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Georgia Legal Accelerator Launches With Class of 16

The new law firm incubator kicked off with a busy weekend of workshops to help practices find success. By Meredith Hobbs|January 21, 2020 at 02:15 PM The Georgia Legal Accelerator has kicked off with an inaugural class of 16 new and aspiring solo practitioners. The unique yearlong incubator program for law firm startups is the […]

Negligence Per Se: Civil Liability for O.C.G.A. 40-6-16: Spencer’s Pass Law

Proving Negligence After a Car Wreck in Georgia: Failing to Change Lanes Away from a Stopped Emergency Vehicle Can Result in Civil Liability   When most people think of the consequences of broken traffic laws, they imagine tickets and fines. These are the most common ways courts enforce traffic laws.  But traffic laws are not […]

Charitable Giving Tips from Your Lawyer

How To Avoid Being Scammed This Year We live in an incredible time.  Although the problems that people face are very serious, many of them have simple and inexpensive solutions.  Both at home and abroad, we have a moral responsibility to help where we can.  For most people reading this article, that means contributing money. […]

2019 Guide to Filing an Unsafe Product Complaint

How to Help Protect Others From Dangerous Products We receive many calls involving dangerous products that “almost” cause serious injury.  Although we cannot pursue legal claims for near misses, it is incredibly important that the public knows about these dangerous products.  Your story may help prevent someone else from being seriously injured or killed. The […]

O.C.G.A. 40-6-397 – Aggressive Driving

Proving Negligence After a Car Wreck in Georgia: Aggressive Driving Is Negligent Driving   The term “aggressive driving” gets thrown around a lot, but few people are aware of its legal definition, or even that it has one. Being decisive and moderately assertive on the road can be necessary for getting around safely and effectively, […]

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Who is Responsible if a Bystander is Hurt in a Police Chase?

Proving Negligence After a Car Wreck in Georgia: Officers Who Give Chase in a Reckless Manner May Be Responsible for Injuries In this series of articles on vehicular accidents and negligence per se, we’ve been talking about how the rules of the road can take the guesswork out of determining negligence after a car wreck. […]

Legal Guide: Obtaining Medical Records

Lawyer’s Guide to Obtaining Medical Records This article is written for personal injury attorneys.  As you already know, medical records are extremely confidential, privileged and private. Paralegals and attorneys in your office will become very familiar with your client’s personal life. It is imperative to enforce and mandate the highest standards of confidentiality regarding all […]

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