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“Take me to Grady” – trauma center care reduces rate of paralysis after spinal cord injury

If you ever suffer a major injury in metro Atlanta and are still able to talk, remember to say, "take me to Grady."  This is important because treatment at  a Level 1 trauma center significantly improves prospects of successful outcome. A recent article on "The Effects of Trauma Center Care, Admission Volume, and Surgical Volume … Continue Reading

BP suit filed by Georgia owners of Florida property

Class action against BP filed in federal court in Atlanta.
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Attacks on tort responsibility may have less political traction in light of BP oil spill

BP oil spill puts “tort reform” in a different political light.
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Victims of drunk driving can seek justice in civil lawsuits

Drunk drivers may be held financially accountable for injury or wrongful death.
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Electronic on board recorders may be required for trucking

Does anyone really believe the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has the guts to require Electronic On Board Recording devices that would put an end to “comic book” trucking logs?
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Motor carrier enforcement targets unsafe tractor trailers and impaired drivers

Trucking enforcement net puts 19% of tractor trailers out of service for safety violations.
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Spinal cord injury jury trials require explanation of autonomic dysreflexia

Understanding the complex effects of spinal cord injury, including autonomic dysreflexia, is essential to effective trial advocacy for clients whose injuries involve paraplegia or quadriplegia.
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Bus accident in Atlanta kills 2, injures 2

In yet another crash that highlights the lack of inadequacy of bus safety standards, two people were killed and two critically injured Saturday evening after a small charter bus hit a median wall and utility poles on I-85 southbound between the Monroe Drive and Buford Highway exits.  Two occupants were thrown from the bus into … Continue Reading