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Negligence Laws in Georgia

Georgia negligence law comes into play anytime someone suffers damages due to another person’s wrongful or careless actions. Legal claims that may involve a negligence analysis include: If someone else’s negligence caused your injuries in Georgia, contact an attorney with MG Law to discuss the details of your case. Our team of experienced injury attorneys will determine if you...

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10 Most Dangerous Intersections In Atlanta

Crashes at intersections are common. According to the data collected and published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately one-third of all motor vehicle accidents reported in the United States happen in or around an intersection. While a crash can occur at any intersection, certain intersections are high-risk areas. Recently, investigative reporters at WSB-TV Atlanta put together...

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What Is the Georgia Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims?

When you sustain injuries in an accident caused by another party’s actions, you could have the legal right to pursue financial reimbursement from the negligent party. However, you only have a limited time to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries. This deadline is known as the Georgia statute of limitations for personal injury claims. Failure to...

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Can Symptoms of Whiplash Be Delayed?

Symptoms of whiplash do not always manifest right after a wreck. The shock and adrenaline after a terrifying experience such as a car crash can mask your symptoms.  Whiplash can cause injuries to the discs in your cervical spine or even damage the nerve roots in your cervical spine. That is why getting medical treatment right after a wreck...

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What To Do After a Slip-and-Fall Injury at Walmart

Slipping and falling to the ground in Walmart is not on anyone’s to-do list. Unfortunately, it happens far too often.  Walmart maintains over 5,000 retail operations, including Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets, and convenience stores. These stores owe customers and other visitors a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe, free from debris or spills that could cause someone to fall....

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Can I Sue for Emotional Distress in Georgia?

If you were involved in an accident, you are probably suffering physically and financially and also emotionally. Accidents can be traumatic experiences, and in Georgia, the courts recognize this. That’s why, in certain situations, Georgia courts allow you to seek compensation for emotional distress.  In Georgia, to recover damages for emotional distress, a plaintiff must have sustained a physical...

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What Do I Do If My Insurance Company Is Stalling?

When people purchase an insurance policy, they purchase protection. An insurance policy is meant to protect the policyholder, so they are not held personally liable for paying damages in the event of an accident. However, that insurance is also meant to protect you, too. Whether you were in a car crash, or you were hurt on a negligent property...

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What Makes An Effective Personal Injury Demand Letter

Accidental injuries happen every day. According to data collected and published by the Georgia Department of Public Health, more than 74,000 people are hospitalized or visit the emergency room for an accidental injury annually. If you or your loved one was hurt because of the negligence of another party, you can seek compensation for your damages through a personal...

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How Does Physical Evidence Come into Play?

Physical evidence is the bedrock of a personal injury lawsuit. Without physical evidence, it can be nearly impossible to prove that an accident occurred or to prove the identity of a hit-and-run driver. Physical evidence takes many forms, but we encourage our clients to carefully preserve as much physical evidence as possible. Paint transfer occurs in a car accident...

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What Should I Do If I Am Hit By A Box Truck?

A box truck can be seen all around town making deliveries. Many prominent companies use box trucks, including FedEx, UPS, DHL, and even the Postal Service. A box truck has a distinctive “boxy” appearance, which has given rise to their name. If you have been struck by a box truck, you should follow the steps below. It is critical...

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