Injury victims are accustomed to seeking damages only if they can prove the negligence on the part of the person they are accusing of having caused the injuries. However, negligence isn't the only legal basis for seeking personal injury damages. Here are two more legal principles under which you can pursue personal injury damages: Strict Liability Strict liability laws allow a person to be held legally responsible for an injury even if there is no proof of their carelessness or fault. [Read More]
Does Failing A Drug Test Mean No Workers' Compensation In Georgia?
It is standard procedure for you to undergo a drug test if you were injured during a work-related accident to make sure the accident was not the result of you being intoxicated. Logically, it would make sense for you to assume you are not eligible for worker's compensation benefits if you failed the drugs test. If you live in the state of Georgia, however, this is not exactly how it works. [Read More]
Being Sued For The Mishandling Of Auto Accident Claims? How Your Auto Accident Attorney Can Help
Most auto accident attorneys handle cases involving a party that was injured in an accident that is suing the other driver(s). However, because they have a solid knowledge and understanding of law surrounding car accidents and insurance, they can also handle cases for the insurance companies when the insurance companies are being sued. That said, if you, personally, are being sued by a claimant for the mishandling of his/her claim and you know you handled the claim exactly as your company would expect, then you may want to hire your own auto accident attorney to countersue them. [Read More]
2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney To Help With A Slip And Fall Case
A slip and fall case is a very common case that personal injury attorneys will deal with on a regular basis and deals with situations where you fell and hurt yourself at a business or a private residence due to the owner's negligence. Listed below are two reasons to hire a personal injury attorney to help you deal with this type of case. Find Signs Of Repairs One of the first steps that an attorney will take in order to strengthen your case against the property owner that was responsible for the area where you fell is to investigate the site of the accident. [Read More]