Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Personal Injury in Georgia
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is damage caused by a jolt or blow to the head. The most common causes can be motorcycle or car accidents, falls, assaults, and sports injuries. While minor crashes can result in concussions, a severe injury can cause permanent brain damage. If you are a resident of Georgia and suffered a… read moreRead More
Drunk Driving, Truck Accidents, and Intervening Causes
Is a Drunk Driver’s Actions an Intervening Cause? An intervening cause is an event that happens after a party’s improper or dangerous action and before the damage that could otherwise have been caused by the dangerous act. In effect, it “breaks the chain” of causation between the original act and the harm to the injured… read moreRead More
PTSD After an Accident: What to Expect and How to Cope
When it comes to dealing with injury after an accident, there are two types of injuries to deal with. Seen and unseen. It is easy for doctors to look at a patient, see obvious injury and treat those injuries accordingly. Treating the injuries that are not seen are not always straight forward and easy to… read moreRead More
How Does Georgia Law Protect At-Risk Adults?
If someone you love is over the age of 18 but cannot care for themselves, you likely worry about their well-being. Elderly and disabled adults are at higher risk for abuse, neglect, and exploitation. While Georgia law protects such at-risk adults, as the number of elderly people continues to rise in our state the number… read moreRead More
Medical Malpractice: What is it and how do I know if I have a case?
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A CASE? When it comes, to medical care, you as the patient has a right to expect that the doctor or professional you are seeing will provide you with a basic standard of care. This includes proper assessment, ordering correct lab tests,… read moreRead More
OSHA, PERSONAL INJURY AND WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
Odds are if you have recently started a job or have been working for years, you were required to have training as it relates to OSHA and the protocols in place for your workplace. OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA is the governing agency that was established after the passing of… read moreRead More
The Impact that Catastrophic Injuries Have on Family Members
Catastrophic injuries generally have a life-long impact on the person that sustains them. These impacts can range from mobility issues to the inability to communicate or perform self-care. Struggles with mental health issues are common, as the person struggles to come to terms with the changes in their life. Catastrophic injuries include severe burns, limited… read moreRead More
How do I prove a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Whether it be in the movies or on various television talk shows, traumatic brain injuries in children and young adults and athletes has come to the forefront recently. There have been lawsuits in the NFL and in school districts because the effects of a head injury last years after the injury actually occurs. The focus… read moreRead More
What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?
WHAT IS THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME? You are going about your daily routine, and then it happens. Your chest starts hurting, you have some trouble breathing, your fingers are numb and tingling. It even hurts to move your neck and lift your arm. You feel like you are having a heart attack. The only thing you… read moreRead More