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What to Do After a Car Accident

In the U.S., it’s estimated that six million (or more) vehicle-related accidents occur. The good news is, most involve just property damage, such as damage to the vehicles, rather than the occupants. However, every one of the three accidents will involve an injury to the passengers or driver, and out of those, two of every 10 accidents result in fatal injuries. (more…)

What are pain and suffering damages worth after a car accident?

As we know pain and suffering is one of the components of a damages case in a car accident claim. The others are your medical expenses, your loss wages, future earning capacity issues, future medical expenses. Pain and suffering is often the biggest one to discuss in front of a jury and obviously throughout the litigation of your case with an insurance company but how do you calculate what your pain and suffering is worth? The truth of the matter is there is really no way to do it. All you have a right to in Georgia is a jury of six or 12 of your peers to tell you what your particular pain and suffering is worth. (more…)

Common Mistakes Made When Filing Worker’s Compensation Claims

Workers that sustain injuries at their workplaces are entitled to worker’s compensation benefits. The benefits can include medical bills and lost income due to the injuries or sometimes death. Unfortunately, workers start the compensation claim process without knowledge, which causes denied claims or not getting the fair amount of compensation that they deserve. As a way of equipping yourself with knowledge about filing for worker’s compensation benefits, you need to understand some commonly made mistakes. Such mistakes can ruin your case. (more…)