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Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?

As tempting as it may be to spend all your savings on a big red Harley and set out on a journey across the American South, motorcycles aren’t always all that they’re cracked up to be. After all, there’s a reason they’re nicknamed “donorcycles.” Motorcycle riders are overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes. In 2021,...

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Diminished Value Car Accident Claims

You may sustain several types of damages when you are involved in a Tifton car accident. Damages include your injuries and non-economic damages. They also include your economic damages, including property damage.  Property damage is the harm to your vehicle caused by the collision. Georgia is an at-fault state for car accidents. Therefore, you...

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Average Neck and Back Injury Results from Car Accidents in Georgia

If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident in Georgia, you understand how a collision can affect your life. You may be facing different kinds of injuries, which could include neck injuries, back injuries, or both. These injuries could impact the amount of financial recovery you’re owed for your personal injury claim.  Common...

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What Is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

When talking about the legal profession, many people use the terms “lawyer” and “attorney” interchangeably. And often, even lawyers and attorneys will refer to themselves and their colleagues with either term. But did you know that there is a difference between lawyers and attorneys? So what is the difference between the two, and how...

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Contributory vs. Comparative Negligence

We’re used to thinking of an accident being “his fault, her fault, or nobody’s fault.” In actuality, however, accidents that produce injuries are often “their fault,” meaning partly one party’s fault and partly another party’s fault.  In some cases, multiple parties share fault. Contributory negligence and comparative negligence refer to ways that US jurisdictions...

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Recovering From the Wrongful Death of a Loved One in Georgia

Georgia's Wrongful Death Statutes allow family members to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one. Money does not ease the grief a family experiences when they lose a loved one suddenly. However, wrongful death laws allow the family to recover compensation for their losses and potentially help with...

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What Classifies as a Catastrophic Injury in Georgia?

When a person is injured due to the negligence of another, they may be able to pursue compensation for their injuries. In some cases, the injuries sustained are considered catastrophic. What qualifies as a catastrophic injury in Georgia, though, and what does that mean? Does it differ from other types of injuries, and if...

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Statute of Limitations in a Wrongful Death Case

Under Georgia law, certain specified relatives of someone who died from a catastrophic injury or another similar type of incident can file a wrongful death claim seeking compensation. As a last resort, the estate executor can file the claim instead. Compensation goes to the victim’s relatives. The statute of limitations deadline for either filing...

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Motorcycle Riding Safety: What You Need To Know

No mode of ground transportation can be as exhilarating as motorcycling. Unfortunately, motorcycling in Georgia is not a risk-free activity. In 2020, 179 motorcyclists lost their lives in wrecks, according to the Georgia Department of Drivers Services (DDS). From 2017 to 2019, the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes increased by 22 percent....

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Highest Paid Types Of Lawyers: Must Read

When it comes to salary, lawyers can be some of the most well-paid professionals. But how much money do lawyers actually make? The answer to that question is complicated and depends on several different factors.  Years in Practice The longer an attorney has been in practice, the more experience they have and the higher...

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