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How Much Is a Burn Injury Claim Worth in Georgia?

07.25.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Man receiving care for his burn on his arm.

When you or someone close to you suffers a burn injury, your immediate focus is on recovery. Burn injuries differ from other injuries in that they typically involve a substantial, expensive recovery process. The CDC estimates that 1.1 million people suffer burn injuries every year,….

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Who Is Liable for a Burn Injury in Georgia?

07.14.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Young kid contemplating on whether or not to touch a hot stove and risk a major burn.

Any injury that happens to a person can be devastating in its effects. But of all the different types of injuries, burn injuries are among the worst. Not only are they immediately painful and traumatic, the ongoing effects usually last throughout the burn victim’s life…..

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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of a Burn Injury

07.07.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Female burn victim receiving medical care from an EMT.

Burns are among the worst injuries a person can suffer. Studies from Research America found that the United States sees over $1.5 billion spent per year on burn-related medical costs and the average cost of a burn-related trip to the hospital costs $24,000. Such costs….

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Who Is at Fault for a Crosswalk Accident in Georgia?

06.09.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Woman using a crosswalk in Georgia.

When most people think about car accidents, they think about collisions between two or more drivers. But another, often more dangerous category of accident occurs when a person is struck by a driver while walking through a crosswalk. Data from the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration….

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The 4 Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries

06.02.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Woman burning herself while ironing her husbands clothes.

No matter how it occurs, a burn injury is often serious and carries with it long-term effects, both physical and psychological. According to the American Burn Association, over 400,000 people suffer burn injuries severe enough to require medical treatment each year. Such numbers indicate a….

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Can You Sue a Car Manufacturer After a Defect Causes Your Car Accident?

05.10.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Car manufacturers selling cars for profit are legally responsible for ensuring the safety of their vehicles. This legal responsibility is known as the duty of care. When manufacturers fail to take reasonable steps to protect consumers from harm, they can be held legally responsible for….

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Who Is Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury Resulting From a Broken Sidewalk?

05.03.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Who is liable for broken sidewalk injuries

Simply tripping or falling because of a broken sidewalk does not mean there is automatically a liable party. Personal injury cases or claims are built on the theory of negligence. Therefore, an individual or entity must have been negligent, and that negligence must be the….

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Can a Car Dealership Be Liable for Your Accident Injuries?

04.12.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Can a Car Dealership Be Liable for Your Accident Injuries?

When you drive your shiny new car off the lot, the last thing you expect is to be involved in a car accident. You certainly don’t expect the dealer to possibly be at fault, though this is precisely what can happen. Depending on the circumstances….

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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxed in Georgia?

04.01.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxed in Georgia?

Personal injury cases often come with severe injuries and damages. The treatment costs, hospital bills, and other financial losses can feel overwhelming. Filing a personal injury claim to recover your damages and compensate you for recovery finances is vital to your health and well-being. While….

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What to Do after Suffering an Injury at a Concert in Georgia

03.15.22 | Posted By Jay Howard

Injuries at concerts in Georgia

Concerts are popular pastimes where many people can enjoy seeing their favorite artists perform live while joining others in a crowd. A concert is generally planned for months with strategy and preparation to organize large gatherings and the essentials of a safe event, whether large….

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