Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Reckless and Negligent Driving in Georgia: What’s the Difference?

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Understanding the state of Georgia’s traffic laws can be confusing, especially when it comes to fine-tuned distinctions between what would appear to be relatively similar acts. Indeed, such is the case with reckless and negligent driving; the two actions are different per Georgia code, and have different legal (and potential civil) consequences as well. Here’s… Read More

Were You Injured in a Distracted Driving Accident in Atlanta?

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Our Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Will Help You Fight for the Fair Compensation You Deserve When you get behind the wheel of your car, you have a legal duty to keep your full attention on the road. In return, every other driver on the highway owes this same legal obligation to you and your family…. Read More

What to Do after a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

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Being involved in a car accident raises a lot of questions: Who will pay for damage to my car? How long will my injuries take to heal? Will I be able to return to work, and if not, how will I pay for my costs of living? All of these questions can be very stressful,… Read More

Were You Injured in a Drunk Driving Accident in Atlanta, Georgia?

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You Need a Top-Rated Atlanta Auto Accident Attorney Who Can Get You Fair Compensation Drunk driving is a very serious public safety problem in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. Despite strong anti-drunk driving laws and extensive public awareness campaigns, far too many people still get behind the wheel of their car after having… Read More

Were You Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident in Atlanta, Georgia?

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Our Atlanta Ridesharing Accidents Attorneys Will Help You Fight for Full and Fair Compensation In recent years, ridesharing has become a popular form of transportation in the Northern Georgia and all around the globe. Far and away, Uber and Lyft are the two most prominent ridesharing companies that are currently operating in the Atlanta metropolitan… Read More

What Is Pain and Suffering?

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When a person is injured as a result of the wrongful or neglectful acts of another, they can bring forth a civil action against that party for damages. The injured party has the right to seek damages for the full extent of the harm they suffered, which typically includes compensation for economic losses like the… Read More

Stages of Pressure Ulcer or Bedsore

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Pressure ulcers, also called bedsores or pressure sores, are serious injuries. Caused by reduced blood flow to the skin as a result of constant pressure, bedsores are especially common amongst nursing home patients and others who are immobile. The severity of pressure sores are described in stages, with stage one being the least severe, and… Read More

Is Your Parking Lot Safe?

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Parking lots may not be pretty to look at, but for those who drive, parking lots are an essential structure type. But parking lots, while they may be useful, also have the potential to be dangerous. To be sure, EHS reports that 500 deaths a year occur to drivers and pedestrian in parking lots and parking… Read More

Did You Fall and Injure Yourself at a Hotel?

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Hotels hold the promise of serving as relaxing getaways, often complete with workout facilities, pools, and spas. But hotels are just as at risk of becoming the site of an accident as are other types of properties, and perhaps even more so when poorly maintained. If you are someone who has fallen and been injured… Read More

Have You Suffered a Major Injury from a Car Crash?

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Every year in the state of Georgia, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur. Many of these car accidents result in injuries – the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reports that in 2015, there were 19,405 serious injuries from car accidents reported, and nearly 1,500 fatalities. There is nothing that can truly compensate someone who… Read More

Were You Robbed at the Mall?

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Being robbed is a very scary experience, especially when the robbery includes some form of assault (remember, assault does not necessarily mean making physical contact) or the display or use of a weapon. In addition to the obvious losses that a robbery can result in, ranging from personal items to jewelry to cash and more,… Read More

Has a Loved One Been Shot? Immediate Steps to Take

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Learning that a loved one has been shot can be a shocking and very upsetting experience. Whether or not the incident was fatal, you may be unsure of what to do and what steps to take next to ensure that your loved one can recover compensation for their injuries. Here are some important and immediate… Read More

Have You Been Robbed in Your Apartment? Things You Need to Know

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Whether you live in Atlanta, Savannah, Augusta, or another city in Georgia, big or small, being robbed is a possibility. Under Georgia code, robbery is defined as taking the property of another from the person, or in the immediate presence of another, by use of force, by intimidation or threat, by placing the person in serious… Read More

Are You a Victim of Breaking and Entering?

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Having your home or vehicle broken into can be a terrifying experience, particularly if you are within the dwelling at the time of the criminal’s entrance. If you are a victim of breaking and entering, the criminal system is not the only way to seek justice; our Georgia personal injury attorneys can help you learn… Read More

Who Is Responsible for My Negligent Security Claim?

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If you have been harmed on the property of another, and you believe that your harm would not have occurred but for the lack of adequate security, you may have a negligent security claim. Our Georgia negligent security lawyers at Apolinsky & Associates, LLC can help you pursue a case to get fair and just… Read More