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What Are the Hardest Injuries to Prove in a Personal Injury Case?

What Are the Hardest Injuries to Prove in a Personal Injury Case?

Understanding Personal Injury Cases: A Comprehensive Guide   Unlike criminal lawsuits in which a person accused of committing a crime is being prosecuted by the state or federal government, personal injury cases involve an individual (the plaintiff) filing a...

What Happens When Someone Dies in a Personal Injury Accident?

What Happens When Someone Dies in a Personal Injury Accident?

Navigating the Legal Process After a Fatal Accident   When someone dies in a personal injury accident, the family of the deceased may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party. This type of lawsuit seeks to recover damages for the...

Settling Personal Injury Claims Out of Court in Atlanta

Settling Personal Injury Claims Out of Court in Atlanta

Efficient Out-of-Court Settlements for Personal Injury Claims in Atlanta Despite the media publicizing some high-profile legal disputes, such as the infamous Johnny Depp versus Amber Heard defamation case (yes, defamation is a type of personal injury), most personal...

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Georgia?

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Georgia?

Understanding Georgia Personal Injury Statute of Limitations   In Georgia, you have two years from the date of your injury to file a personal injury claim. This is known as the statute of limitations and applies to most civil lawsuits. However, some exceptions...

Common Mechanical Failures that Lead to Car Accidents

Common Mechanical Failures that Lead to Car Accidents

Key Mechanical Failures in Car Accidents   At the Dressie Law Firm, we deal with all types of auto and truck accident injury cases. Although most crashes are caused by negligence, some are caused by mechanical failures. These accidents are often the fault of the...

What Skills and Abilities Should You Look for in a Lawyer?

What Skills and Abilities Should You Look for in a Lawyer?

If you were involved in an accident that resulted in injuries, you may benefit from experienced legal assistance when filing and negotiating your claim. Having an experienced personal injury attorney on your side could be especially important if you’re forced to...

Factors that Affect the Value of Workers’ Comp Settlements

Factors that Affect the Value of Workers’ Comp Settlements

Crucial Factors Affecting Workers Comp Settlement Values   You may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits if you're injured at work. These can help to cover lost wages and medical treatments required after the accident. The process for receiving workers'...

What to Know About Construction Accidents and Undocumented Workers

What to Know About Construction Accidents and Undocumented Workers

Hurt & Undocumented in Georgia Construction?   Workplace injuries are common in Georgia, especially in the construction industry. The construction industry is considered one of the most dangerous jobs, and for undocumented immigrant workers, this is a tough...

Is Atlanta Traffic Bad? A Comprehensive Analysis

Is Atlanta Traffic Bad? A Comprehensive Analysis

What to Know About Atlanta’s Horrible Traffic   Atlanta is a bustling Southern city known for its rich history, world-class cuisine, and diverse art and music scene. Although Atlanta’s unique heritage makes it a wonderful place to call home, it still has its fair...

What Should You Do if You Witness a Car Accident?

What Should You Do if You Witness a Car Accident?

What Steps Should You Take if You Witness a Car Accident?   People who witness a serious auto accident in Georgia may have mixed feelings. Fear of what you could see may draw you back to the safety of your car, but the urge to help or the guilt of not assisting...

How Is Car Accident Fault Determined in Atlanta, Georgia?

How Is Car Accident Fault Determined in Atlanta, Georgia?

Determining Fault in a Car Accident Case   Each year, thousands of drivers in Georgia get into car accidents. Car accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Still, most of them result from some negligence on one of the involved driver's part, such as...

Analyzing the Percentage of Accidents Caused by Semi-Trucks

Analyzing the Percentage of Accidents Caused by Semi-Trucks

What Percentage of Accidents Are Caused by Semi-Trucks?   While headlines often grab attention with statistics on semi-truck accidents, understanding the whole picture is crucial. According to the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data...

Typical Car Accident Settlement Amounts in Georgia

Typical Car Accident Settlement Amounts in Georgia

What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Georgia?   When it comes to car accidents, one of the biggest concerns for those involved is how much compensation they will receive for their injuries and damages. In Georgia, several factors can affect the...

The Dangers of Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident

The Dangers of Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident

After getting into a car accident, it's important to take inventory of your body and pay attention to how you’re feeling. Injuries from a car crash range from mild to severe, sometimes taking hours or days until the first signs of symptoms. Seeking medical attention...

Why It’s Important to See a Doctor After a Car Accident

Why It’s Important to See a Doctor After a Car Accident

Protect Yourself After a Car Accident With Immediate Medical Attention   The convenience of having a car is great when you have somewhere to be, but that doesn't mean it's always safe. Driving is one of the most dangerous things the average person does daily....