Tag Archives: injury
For years both lawyers and insurance claims professionals assumed that a plaintiff could not win a substantial verdict in certain suburban Atlanta counties, notably Cobb and Gwinnett. Until the past couple of years, I felt the same way.
Last week, there was a verdict for $1,937,500 in Cobb County. The plaintiff was an assistant attorney general who … Continue Reading
The CDC web site on childhood injuries is a great resource for parents.
On Tuesday, May 27, at 11 am EDT, National Public Radio talk show host Diane Rehm will interview Susan Connors, Brain Injury Association of America president/CEO, and Michael Mason, author of Head Cases, the compelling compilation of individual stories of brain injury and its aftermath.
As a personal injury attorney in Atlanta, I was initially one of those who feared the worst when the Georgia legislature passed it omnibus tort reform legislation, Senate Bill 3, in 2005. It was as if the political power structure had done everything it possibly could to kill victims of negligence — and the lawyers … Continue Reading
As a trial lawyer representing injury victims in trucking accident cases in Georgia, I’m always on the lookout for medications affecting driver alertness. Another suspect medication has been added to the list.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a warning Thursday on the anti-smoking drug Chantix, advising medical examiners "to not qualify anyone currently … Continue Reading