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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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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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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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How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Georgia? 

With fuel prices rising, greater numbers of Georgia’s motorists are continuously seeking alternative ways to commute around town without breaking the bank. In response, fuel-efficient motor scooters are becoming an ever-popular means of transportation across the state.  These vehicles are significantly cheaper than motorcycles and cars, and their small engine size offers simplicity, convenience,...

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Is it Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty?

Most adults in Georgia are eligible for jury duty and must serve when called. However, there are some exceptions. If you meet specific exemptions, you can get out of jury duty if you desire. How Are Jurors Selected for Tifton Personal Injury Trials? Jurors are chosen to serve on Georgia state courts from a...

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What Is CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has made a lot of headlines in the past few years. CTE was blamed for cases of dementia and even acts of violence by former professional football players. But you do not need to play professional football to develop CTE. Amateur and recreational athletes, combat troops, and ordinary people who...

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4 Reasons Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

If you sustain an injury because of another party’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries, financial losses, and other damages. Hiring an experienced Tifton injury lawyer can improve your chances of recovery.  However, there are certain reasons a personal injury lawyer may decline your case. Each personal injury case...

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