How Does Georgia’s Impact Rule Work in Personal Injury Cases?

How Does Georgia’s Impact Rule Work in Personal Injury Cases? The recovery for emotional distress following a physical injury caused by another person’s negligence in Georgia is limited to compensation for any mental suffering or emotional distress the plaintiff incurred as a consequence of the plaintiff’s physical injuries. There are three elements to the Georgia… read more

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How Can Uninsured Motorist (“UM”) Coverage Be Waived in Georgia?

Having good insurance with a reputable insurance company is more important than most people realize.  In fact, we may even go so far as to say that having good insurance with a reputable insurance company is even more important than having a great personal injury lawyer on your side.  Yes, it is that important. An… read more

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Georgia’s Sudden Emergency Defense Explained

The sudden emergency doctrine is a defense that insurance company lawyers try to use against a negligence claim. The sudden emergency doctrine theory says that a person who is faced with a sudden emergency and either acts within his best judgment or doesn’t have enough time to form such a judgment isn’t chargeable with negligence…. read more

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