If you have a loved one that is getting care from a nursing home, you will want to take the time to monitor this individual on a routine basis. You may have heard some of the horror stories about abuse going on in a facility of this type. Of course, this isn't something you want to witness, but it's always a good idea to keep an eye on an elderly individual you care about in a nursing home. [Read More]
Beyond Negligence: Two More Bases For Personal Injury Claims
Injury victims are accustomed to seeking damages only if they can prove the negligence on the part of the person they are accusing of having caused the injuries. However, negligence isn't the only legal basis for seeking personal injury damages. Here are two more legal principles under which you can pursue personal injury damages: Strict Liability Strict liability laws allow a person to be held legally responsible for an injury even if there is no proof of their carelessness or fault. [Read More]
Does Failing A Drug Test Mean No Workers' Compensation In Georgia?
It is standard procedure for you to undergo a drug test if you were injured during a work-related accident to make sure the accident was not the result of you being intoxicated. Logically, it would make sense for you to assume you are not eligible for worker's compensation benefits if you failed the drugs test. If you live in the state of Georgia, however, this is not exactly how it works. [Read More]
Being Sued For The Mishandling Of Auto Accident Claims? How Your Auto Accident Attorney Can Help
Most auto accident attorneys handle cases involving a party that was injured in an accident that is suing the other driver(s). However, because they have a solid knowledge and understanding of law surrounding car accidents and insurance, they can also handle cases for the insurance companies when the insurance companies are being sued. That said, if you, personally, are being sued by a claimant for the mishandling of his/her claim and you know you handled the claim exactly as your company would expect, then you may want to hire your own auto accident attorney to countersue them. [Read More]