The legal definition of a “catastrophic” personal injury is any injury that has “direct and proximate consequences" that "permanently prevents an individual from performing any gainful work." In layman’s terms, a catastrophic injury is so severe that its victims are left with a permanent disability. There are 3 general categories for catastrophic injuries: Cognitive … [Read more...] about What Makes an Injury “Catastrophic” in Georgia?
You had the misfortune of being in a car accident. The good news is that it wasn’t your fault; the bad news is that there was significant damage done—to your vehicle, your physical well-being and your professional life. The damage was substantial enough that you felt filing a personal injury lawsuit in civil court was the best means to get fair compensation. Your court date … [Read more...] about Time to Go to Court: Your Personal Injury Case Checklist
What would happen if you get injured during martial law? What is martial law and how does it pertain to our COVID-19 pandemic? What would happen if you were injured during martial law? Who can declare martial law? These are questions that have been raised in recent days and rest assured that we'll address these concerns below. But understand that if and when martial law is … [Read more...] about COVID-19, Martial Law and Personal Injury
Amazon has traditionally enjoyed immunity from any liability problems coming from the sale of its products, particularly on the platform’s third-party marketplace. A big blow to that immunity came when a state appeals court in California ruled there would be no Amazon liability in a personal injury case involving a laptop sold on its network. Angelo Bolger bought a replacement … [Read more...] about California Courts Deliver A Blow to Amazon Liability Protection
The coronavirus impact has effectively shuttered a lot of the U.S. legal system and the processing of new cases has ground to a halt. Those who have filed a personal injury lawsuit may be wondering what the future holds and how they should manage the present. Here are some tips for handling COVID-19 personal injury issues that come up. Keep your medical appointments. Of … [Read more...] about How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit During COVID-19