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A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    FDA working with manufacturers to withdraw Zinbryta from the market in the United State

    FDA working with manufacturers to withdraw Zinbryta from the market in the United State
    Another recall, this one on Zinbryta:On March 2, Biogen and Abbvie announced a voluntary withdrawal of Zinbryta (daclizumab), a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug, from the global market, noting concern about the drug’s evolving…
  • May 4

    Primus Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots Within Expiry of Prescription Medical Food Limbrel

    Primus Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots Within Expiry of Prescription Medical Food Limbrel
    News of a recall of the product known as Limbrel. From the FDA:Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Scottsdale, Arizona is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of Limbrel products to the patient (user/consumer) level at FDA's request. FDA has…
  • May 3

    Tasigna in the New

    Tasigna in the New
    News across the web about Tasigna:Tasigna (nilotinib) was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in 2007 to treat patients suffering from Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Ph+ CML). The…
Rank this Week: 174

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • May 24

    Can Victims of Mall Parking Garage Violence Seek Justice, Compensation?

    Can Victims of Mall Parking Garage Violence Seek Justice, Compensation?
    Georgia mall and parking facility owners have a responsibility to protect their patrons from violent crime, sexual assault, and foreseeable harm. Mall parking garages are often targets for such criminal activity due to numerous dark…
  • May 22

    Michael Taylor Shot, Killed Inside Albany Convenience Store; Was This Tragedy Preventable?

    Michael Taylor Shot, Killed Inside Albany Convenience Store; Was This Tragedy Preventable?
    Could this tragic Albany convenience store shooting have been prevented and is justice available to Mr. Taylor’s family? 26-year-old Michael Taylor was reportedly shot and killed while heroically attempting to stop a fight inside a…
  • May 21

    Safe Kids Georgia: Apartment and Hotel Swimming Pool Safety Measure

    Safe Kids Georgia: Apartment and Hotel Swimming Pool Safety Measure
    As another school year comes to a close, thousands of families will soon head to Georgia beaches, swimming pools and spray parks to cool off in the summer heat. Sadly, a day by the water can quickly turn to tragedy without taking the proper…
Rank this Week: 210

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • May 11

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME DEFINED

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME DEFINED
    [Photo of Sociologist Edwin Sutherland from wikipedia]In 1939, famous sociologist Edwin Sutherland defined white collar crime as crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.This…
  • Apr 17

    BLAGOJEVICH APPEAL DENIED AGAIN

    BLAGOJEVICH APPEAL DENIED AGAIN
    [Blagojevich photo from wikipedia]     According to news reports, the appeal to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been denied a second time.    …
  • Mar 28

    DOJ INSPECTOR GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE FISA ABUSES

    DOJ INSPECTOR GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE FISA ABUSES
    [Image from wikipedia]     It finally has been confirmed by various news reports today that the D.O.J. InspectorGeneral has opened an investigation into the FISA abuses by top members and agents of the D.O.J. and…
Rank this Week: 222

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 206

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 273

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-herald.com/
  • May 24

    Man Shot, Robbed at Houston Gas Station; Was This Tragedy Preventable?

    Man Shot, Robbed at Houston Gas Station; Was This Tragedy Preventable?
    Could the senseless loss of life have been prevented? Local News A man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery outside a Mobile station convenience store Tuesday night, May 22, 2018. Police told KHOU 11, “two to four males…
  • May 23

    Can Gas Station Shooting Victims Seek Justice, Compensation?

    Can Gas Station Shooting Victims Seek Justice, Compensation?
    The D.C. Metro Police Department is raising public awareness of “a common crime tactic perpetrated by thieves” at gas stations. “These thieves target unsuspecting vehicle owners when they are pumping gas or paying the tab in…
  • May 23

    Man Critically Injured in Desert Willow Apartment Shooting; Victim’s Avenue to Justice, Compensation

    Man Critically Injured in Desert Willow Apartment Shooting; Victim’s Avenue to Justice, Compensation
    Could this senseless Albuquerque apartment shooting have been prevented? Local News Gunfire erupted outside the “Desert Willow Apartments on Jefferson” Saturday night, May 19, 2018, leaving one man critically injured, according…
Rank this Week: 366

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 324

Lawyer Blog on Civil and Human…

Lawyer Blog on Civil and Human Rights

Covers constitutional law, civil rights, and human rights. By Nexus Derechos Humanos.

https://www.humanrightslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 392

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Dec 22

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia

    Employee Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in Georgia
    It used to be that Georgia took a dim view of employee non-competes, and courts happily threw them out for technical drafting issues the vast majority of the time.  This regime, which persisted up until May of 2011, is now wistfully…
  • Nov 9

    Are you ready for December 1?

    Are you ready for December 1?
    It’s no secret, by now, that December 1 will usher in the application of the “Final Rule” – the increase of the minimum salary payable to “exempt” employees from $455 per week to $913 per week. In addition…
  • Oct 31

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI
    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI by Patrick McDonough.   Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offense that the State of Georgia does not take lightly. Although DUIs are typically considered misdemeanors, there can be…
Rank this Week: 357

Bader Law Firm Blog

Bader Law Firm Blog

Covers auto accidents and workers compensation in Georgia.

https://thebaderlawfirm.com/bader-law-blog/
  • May 26

    On-the-Job Injury Awareness to prevent Work Accident

    On-the-Job Injury Awareness to prevent Work Accident
    Workplace injuries are a concern for both employees and employers. Workers in the U.S. suffer ... The post On-the-Job Injury Awareness to prevent Work Accidents appeared first on The Bader Law Firm.
  • May 25

    What Should I Do If My Child Suffered an Injury During Birth?

    What Should I Do If My Child Suffered an Injury During Birth?
    The birth of your child is supposed to be one of the most beautiful and ... The post What Should I Do If My Child Suffered an Injury During Birth? appeared first on The Bader Law Firm.
  • May 24

    Medication Mistakes May Be a Form of Medical Malpractice

    Medication Mistakes May Be a Form of Medical Malpractice
    When we visit our physician or enter the hospital or clinic we expect that we ... The post Medication Mistakes May Be a Form of Medical Malpractice appeared first on The Bader Law Firm.
Rank this Week: 924

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: CHANNING TATUM

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: CHANNING TATUM
    [Photo of Channing Tatum from wikipedia]According to various news reports, including People Magazine, Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan, are still spending family time together with their four year old daughter.The couple had…
  • May 1

    COMMON DIVORCE ISSUES TO CONSIDER

    COMMON DIVORCE ISSUES TO CONSIDER
    [Courthouse photo from wikipedia]Let's assume you have decided to get a divorce in Augusta, Georgia, here are just some of the common issues for you to consider:Make a list of property items which you would want to take with you;Make a list…
  • Mar 14

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: ANNA FARIS SELLING HOUSE

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: ANNA FARIS SELLING HOUSE
    [Photo of Anna Faris from wikipedia]This is a divorce-related blog written by the divorce attorneys of the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, located in Augusta, Georgia. We offer practical information and tips for divorcing parties to discuss with their…
Rank this Week: 1064

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    The Most Dangerous Time for Truck Accident

    The Most Dangerous Time for Truck Accident
    Have you ever found yourself boxed in between large fast-moving trucks on a busy freeway? Perhaps you’ve looked in the review mirror while at a stop light only to see an oncoming truck that looks like it isn’t going to stop in…
  • Feb 9

    What’s Behind the Rising Rate of Truck Accidents?

    What’s Behind the Rising Rate of Truck Accidents?
    Equipment manufacturers have made remarkable advances in safety and technology to help reduce the rate of truck accidents, as well as related injuries and fatalities. That being said, the most recent traffic studies show that the rate of…
  • Oct 20

    5 Biggest Truck Crash Settlements in the United State

    5 Biggest Truck Crash Settlements in the United State
    When a large truck is involved in any sort of accident or collision, the results are never good. Take a recent fuel tanker truck explosion in Pakistan, for example. More than just a crash, the incident killed at least 153 people and injured…
Rank this Week: 972

Georgia Appeals Blog

Georgia Appeals Blog

Comments on new cases and appellate procedure in Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit. By Andy Clark.

http://andyclarklaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    The 18 U.S.C. § 2422(b) “substantial step” requirement

    The 18 U.S.C. § 2422(b) “substantial step” requirement
    A few weeks ago I posted some documents at my clients’ request about a pending case. I’ve now been asked by another client to share some of his case materials. It’s an online enticement of a minor case under 18…
  • Mar 22

    Forsyth Second Baptist Church v. Hester

    Forsyth Second Baptist Church v. Hester
    At my clients’ request, I’m sharing documents relating to Forsyth Second Baptist Church et al. v. John Hester et al., an action pending in Monroe County Superior Court. This is not the complete file. This matter is set for…
  • Feb 10

    HB 256 Would Roll Back 2016 Sovereign Immunity Decision

    HB 256 Would Roll Back 2016 Sovereign Immunity Decision
    A bill in the Georgia General Assembly would effectively undo the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision in Rivera v. Washington, 298 Ga. 770 (2016). House Bill 256 would amend OCGA § 5-6-34(a) to allow direct appeal, as a…
Rank this Week: 553

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 581

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Nov 8

    Signing Off

    Signing Off
    I’m sad to say that this is my last post for the blog.  I started this blog together with my solo law practice.  But I am moving abroad soon and will be closing down my law practice as well.  So … Continue reading…
  • Jun 21

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose
    If freedom means anything it means the right to commit violence in another person’s name.  This is a lesson that’s been passed on from one generation to the next since the time this country was first founded.  And…
  • May 3

    My Commencement Speech

    My Commencement Speech
    It’s that time of the year again when universities call on dignitaries and luminaries to give commencement speeches to their students.  Most of these speeches will be rambling, pointless and sleep-inducing.  Others less…
Rank this Week: 656

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 869

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Business Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate, contracts and agreements. By The Libby Law Firm.

http://www.atlantabusinesslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 988

Chorey, Taylor, & Feil Blog

Chorey, Taylor, & Feil Blog

Covers business law topics.

http://ctflegal.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Signing Off

    Signing Off
    by John L. WatkinsI want to thank everyone who has read this blog over the past two years. Effective tomorrow, two of my fellow shareholders and I will be joining the Atlanta office of another law firm.It has been a privilege practicing with…
  • May 23

    The Bad Guys Are Still Out There (But Can Usually Be Dealt With)

    The Bad Guys Are Still Out There (But Can Usually Be Dealt With)
    By John L. WatkinsReaders of this blog know that proactive early steps with a lawyer (such as by documenting contractual and business relationships properly before a dispute develops) help avoid lawsuits and save money in the long run.…
  • May 11

    An Insider's Guide on Hiring a Business Attorney

    An Insider's Guide on Hiring a Business Attorney
    by John L. Watkin
Rank this Week: 604

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 1715

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon Attorney at Law.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • May 25

    Georgia Court Rejects Uninsured Motorist Claim Based on Statutory Definition of “Uninsured Vehicle”

    Georgia Court Rejects Uninsured Motorist Claim Based on Statutory Definition of “Uninsured Vehicle”
    Recently, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident lawsuit filed by an injured motorist against his own insurance policy, under the policy’s uninsured-motorist clause. The case required the court to…
  • May 22

    Georgia Appellate Court Discusses Recreational-Use Statute in Recent Premises Liability Case

    Georgia Appellate Court Discusses Recreational-Use Statute in Recent Premises Liability Case
    A hunter went out on a piece of rural property and fell down a well and died and then his family tried to sue the land owner because of the hidden well. The Court of Appeals took a hard look at the immunity for hunting statute and rendered an…
  • Apr 23

    In a Georgia Slip and Fall Case, Testimony Turns the Tide

    In a Georgia Slip and Fall Case, Testimony Turns the Tide
    In most Georgia personal injury lawsuits, a party is asked for their version of the events several times before the case proceeds to trial. This may be through police investigations, pre-trial interrogatories, or depositions, or even through…
Rank this Week: 3674

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Study Names the Most Dangerous Cities in Georgia

    Study Names the Most Dangerous Cities in Georgia
    Most communities in Georgia have a fear of violent crime. However, some are more dangerous than others. Recently, a survey on the website Roadsnacks listed the most dangerous cities in Georgia and there were some surprises. Union City headed…
  • May 24

    What is the Role of OSHA in Workplace Safety?

    What is the Role of OSHA in Workplace Safety?
    Today we assume workplaces in America are relatively safe places. This is not always the case but today’s workplace is much less hazardous than in the 1960s, partly due to the role of OSHA. In the late 1960s, occupational injuries and…
  • May 23

    Which Parties Can Be Sued in a Georgia Trucking Accident Claim?

    Which Parties Can Be Sued in a Georgia Trucking Accident Claim?
    A Georgia trucking accident claim after a wreck with injuries is considerably more complicated than an auto accident claim. More parties can be potentially sued. Given the sheer size and weight of tractor-trailers, injuries sustained in these…
Rank this Week: 2208

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4223

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • May 25

    Some Defective Vehicles Present an Immediate Risk to Safety

    Some Defective Vehicles Present an Immediate Risk to Safety
    When you buy a product, you have the right to expect it will be reasonably free from defects and safe to operate when used as intended. This is especially true with a costly consumer product that has the potential to put you at serious risk…
  • Apr 24

    Water Park Fatality Leads to Criminal Charge

    Water Park Fatality Leads to Criminal Charge
    A tragic accident at a water park has resulted in the owner of a water park and the designer of a water slide facing criminal charges, according to the New York Times. The indictment indicates that the slide violated basic design principles.…
  • Apr 27

    Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse: Over-prescribing Antipsychotic Drug

    Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse: Over-prescribing Antipsychotic Drug
    Nursing home residents deserve to be treated with respect and dignity, but unfortunately many nursing home patients suffer various types of abuse at the hands of caregivers who should be helping them to stay safe and cared for.…
Rank this Week: 3459

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

https://www.constangy.com/employment-labor-insider
Rank this Week: 3062

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Memorial Day Court Hours 2018

    Memorial Day Court Hours 2018
    Most County Governments in Georgia are closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in honor of those who died while serving in the U.S. military.  Below is a list of local counties and links to their holiday schedule:Barrow County ClosedGwinnett…
  • Mar 5

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce? Updated, March 2018

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce? Updated, March 2018
    Divorce cases are filed as Domestic Civil Cases in Superior Court. Filing fees to the Superior Court vary by county, see list and links below for the most recent filing fees as of March, 2018. Alcovy (Walton and Newton Counties) $210.00…
  • Mar 5

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce? Updated, March 2018

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce? Updated, March 2018
    Divorce cases are filed as Domestic Civil Cases in Superior Court. Filing fees to the Superior Court vary by county, see list and links below for the most recent filing fees as of March, 2018. Alcovy (Walton and Newton Counties) $210.00…
Rank this Week: 2861

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Cattle Trailer Overturns On I-76

    Cattle Trailer Overturns On I-76
    Many things have clogged Georgia interstates over the years. From Coca-Cola to chickens to foam tomahawks to, as the late Keith Callan put it, that ubiquitous ladder in the roadway.... Read more » The post Cattle Trailer Overturns On…
  • May 23

    Talcum Powder Lawsuits Approved In Canada

    Talcum Powder Lawsuits Approved In Canada
    Millions of men and women in the United States had baby powder applied to their genitals as babies. Some were even told by their parents, their grandparents, friends, and other... Read more » The post Talcum Powder Lawsuits Approved In…
  • May 22

    Horrendous Bus Crash In New Jersey Involving Students And A Dump Truck

    Horrendous Bus Crash In New Jersey Involving Students And A Dump Truck
    While school buses remain the safest method of transportation for students, accidents do occur. In the years between 2004 and 2013, only .4% of fatal accidents involved school buses. Most of... Read more » The post Horrendous Bus…
Rank this Week: 2526

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • May 24

    A Few Thoughts on Motions for Reconsideration

    A Few Thoughts on Motions for Reconsideration
    This week, I became involved in an appeal much later than I typically do. The Court of Appeals had already made its decision, and I drafted a motion for reconsideraiton for my new co-counsel. Typically, when I draft a motion for…
  • May 21

    One-Liner of the Seminar Regarding the Goals of a Cert. Petition.

    One-Liner of the Seminar Regarding the Goals of a Cert. Petition.
    Last weekend, I chaired a two-day seminar on appellate and habeas practice. GACDL hosted the seminar at my alma mater, the Georgia State University College of Law. I’m jealous of their new building. We didn’t exactly have it tough…
  • Apr 1

    When The Lawyer Works Too Hard and is Penalized

    When The Lawyer Works Too Hard and is Penalized
    The New York Times ran an article this week about a lawyer in Galveston, Texas, who was penalized by a judge for working took hard on his cases. The matter is the subject of a Federal lawsuit. The lawyer was appointed by the judge to…
Rank this Week: 3546

The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • May 24

    Titusville Man Seriously Injured in Apartment Shooting; Victim’s Avenue to Justice, Compensation

    Titusville Man Seriously Injured in Apartment Shooting; Victim’s Avenue to Justice, Compensation
    Could this senseless Titusville apartment shooting have been prevented? Security measures are in question after a Titusville apartment shooting left one man hospitalized Thursday morning, May 17, 2018. Gunfire broke out “at Emerald…
  • May 22

    Nightclubs Address Sexual Misconduct in Wake of #MeToo Movement

    Nightclubs Address Sexual Misconduct in Wake of #MeToo Movement
    Defying a culture that has all too often silenced victims of sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement has ushered in a heightened social awareness of sexual misconduct in the workplace and beyond. Predators once protected by corporate profit…
  • May 22

    TyJuan Lawrence, 19, Killed in Forestville Shooting; Was This Tragedy Preventable?

    TyJuan Lawrence, 19, Killed in Forestville Shooting; Was This Tragedy Preventable?
    Could the senseless shooting of this young Forestville man have been prevented? Gunfire erupted in a Forestville parking lot Wednesday, May 16, 2018, claiming the life of 19-year-old TyJuan Lawrence. Prince George County Police told…
Rank this Week: 1670

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Injured Georgia Worker Required to Disclose Side Business While on Medical Leave

    Injured Georgia Worker Required to Disclose Side Business While on Medical Leave
    When Georgia workers are injured, they are generally entitled to compensation during the time they are unable to work under the Georgia Workers’ Compensation program. However, these days, many people work more than one job, raising the…
  • May 16

    The Impact of OSHA Citations on Workers’ Compensation Claims in Georgia

    The Impact of OSHA Citations on Workers’ Compensation Claims in Georgia
    All employers are required to provide a safe workplace for their employees. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces workplace safety standards, and all employers are required to comply with OSHA’s…
  • May 7

    Workplace Injuries Caused by the Negligence of Coworkers in Georgia

    Workplace Injuries Caused by the Negligence of Coworkers in Georgia
    Since workplace injuries are generally governed by workers’ compensation laws, bringing a Georgia work injury claim against a coworker can be complicated. In a recent case, one state’s supreme court rejected the claims of two…
Rank this Week: 3135

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
Rank this Week: 1798

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • May 23

    Open Water Child Drownings Increasing

    Open Water Child Drownings Increasing
    Child drownings in open waters are on the rise. This is very important news for those who plan outings this spring and summer to oceans, lakes and rivers. Although awareness about pool safety and child drownings has helped to keep kids safe,…
  • Apr 29

    Horrific Georgia Crash Devastates Family and Community

    Horrific Georgia Crash Devastates Family and Community
    Photo Credit: WSB TV – Broadcast Screenshot Our injury blog has never before posted a photograph of an actual crash, but this crash is different. This crash was totally avoidable and is made more poignant by the fact that…
  • Apr 23

    Food Safety: What You Need to Know

    Food Safety: What You Need to Know
    Romaine Lettuce Recalls Raise Safety Concerns In recent weeks, the romaine lettuce many Americans enjoy regularly has been under a cloud of concern with possible contamination of the bacteria known as E. coli. The bacteria is found in…
Rank this Week: 4582

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer.pro/
  • May 23

    Georgia Court Finds Plaintiff Assumed the Risk of Dangerous Condition

    Georgia Court Finds Plaintiff Assumed the Risk of Dangerous Condition
    Georgia premises liability laws are meant to protect plaintiffs who are injured when they encounter a dangerous condition on another person’s property, and the property owner had knowledge of the condition but failed to warn the…
  • Apr 16

    Georgia Court Holds That Defendant Was Entitled to Jury Instruction

    Georgia Court Holds That Defendant Was Entitled to Jury Instruction
    Jury instructions are an often overlooked but incredibly important part of the trial process. The instruction that a jury receives helps them understand and evaluate the case, and make a determination about the ultimate issues. Jury…
  • Mar 13

    Georgia Court Holds Uninsured Motorist Claims Restricted to Third-Party Vehicle

    Georgia Court Holds Uninsured Motorist Claims Restricted to Third-Party Vehicle
    Many times in an auto accident case, a defendant will have only a limited amount of automobile insurance, or perhaps no insurance at all. When this happens, plaintiffs can try to recover against their own insurance company under an uninsured…
Rank this Week: 2384

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Cover injury and accident law. By Slappey & Sadd, LLC.

https://www.georgiainjurylawyersblog.net/
  • May 22

    Common Sources of Medical Malpractice

    Common Sources of Medical Malpractice
    Medical malpractice claims may not be as common as you think but are still very serious. In addition to the potential harm to the patient’s health, these errors can lead to emotional and psychological trauma. To make matters worse,…
  • May 20

    Common Injuries in Slip and Fall Case

    Common Injuries in Slip and Fall Case
    If you have fallen when you were on someone else’s property and are injured, you could be entitled to ask for compensation for your injuries and other losses. Personal injury attorneys refer to these as “slip and fall…
  • May 15

    Cyclists: Know What to Do in Case of an Accident

    Cyclists: Know What to Do in Case of an Accident
    Nationwide, cycling is seeing an increase in popularity for both recreation and transportation. As more cyclists take to the road, the number of accidents between cars and bikes also increases. Because these accidents often result in serious…
Rank this Week: 1681

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Preventing Atlanta Bike Accidents During Bicycle Safety Month

    Preventing Atlanta Bike Accidents During Bicycle Safety Month
    In recent decades, there has been a drop in the number of people seriously hurt or killed in car accidents as car safety technologies have developed. Unfortunately, bicycle riders don’t benefit from the advanced safety technologies in…
  • Apr 24

    Tips on Protecting Your Child After a Car Accident

    Tips on Protecting Your Child After a Car Accident
    Becoming involved in a car accident can be a scary situation under the best of circumstances. Unfortunately, if your child is in the car with you at the time of the accident, it becomes much worse. You want to ensure you do everything…
  • Apr 28

    Common Atlanta Car Accident Injurie

    Common Atlanta Car Accident Injurie
    Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries and a leading cause of injury-related fatalities.  When a motorist is involved in a car accident, it is important for the driver to understand what his rights are so he can pursue a…
Rank this Week: 2532

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Higher Chronic Disease Risk for Children of Mothers with Rheumatoid Arthriti

    Higher Chronic Disease Risk for Children of Mothers with Rheumatoid Arthriti
    Children born to mothers who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis may have a much higher risk of suffering from chronic diseases. That information comes from a new study which found that fetuses that are exposed to symptoms of rheumatoid…
  • May 5

    Stress is a Strong Trigger for Fibromyalgia

    Stress is a Strong Trigger for Fibromyalgia
    Fibromyalgia is a condition that is characterized by chronic body pain.  It is often a misunderstood condition that can have a serous impact on a person’s life. There are some triggers that seem to contribute to a stronger risk of…
  • May 4

    Multiple Sclerosis Drug Poses Dilemma for Women Who Want to Conceive

    Multiple Sclerosis Drug Poses Dilemma for Women Who Want to Conceive
    Women who use a commonly-prescribed multiple sclerosis drug for treatment of their symptoms may find complications arising when they choose to stop the drug before conceiving, or continue to take the drug during their pregnancy. A team of…
Rank this Week: 3178

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

https://www.vansantlaw.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • May 21

    National Bike to School Day: How to Pick a Safe Bike for Children

    National Bike to School Day: How to Pick a Safe Bike for Children
    On May 9th, your child might be encouraged to bike or walk to school as part of National Bike to School Day. To participate safely, you not only want them to have the right equipment but the right type of bike. Surprisingly, parents often buy…
  • May 7

    Qualities to Look for in a New Physician

    Qualities to Look for in a New Physician
    Most people find themselves looking for a new doctor unexpectedly. Perhaps your doctor has retired, you are moving, or you are ill and need medical care right away. Regardless of why you are looking for a doctor, it is important not to rush…
  • Apr 18

    How are Wrongful Death Lawsuits Paid Out?

    How are Wrongful Death Lawsuits Paid Out?
    A wrongful death lawsuit is a claim brought against a defendant for causing someone’s death purposely or negligently. Under Georgia law, wrongful death claims are allowed by the estate of the deceased to cover the financial loses from…
Rank this Week: 2565

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante…

Robbins Ross Alloy Belinfante Littlefield LLC Blog

Covers real estate law.

http://www.robbinsfirm.com/in-the-news/
  • May 18

    Robbins Firm attorneys obtain procurement victory – before documents even produced by government entity

    Robbins Firm attorneys obtain procurement victory – before documents even produced by government entity
    Josh Belinfante recently obtained a victory for a Speech and Rehabilitation Therapy company bidding for work with the a Georgia school district.  The school system initially scored the proposal 5.5 points too low to be considered for…
  • May 15

    Russo Named to SAFE Commission

    Russo Named to SAFE Commission
    Vincent Russo has been named to the Secure Accessible Fair Elections Commission by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.  Russo will represent the Georgia Republican Party on the bipartisan commission.  He currently serves as the…
  • May 15

    FEC Permits Use of Campaign Funds for Childcare Expense

    FEC Permits Use of Campaign Funds for Childcare Expense
    On May 10, 2018, in an unprecedented move, the Federal Election Commission issued Advisory Opinion 2018-06, permitting the use of campaign funds to offset the cost of candidates’ childcare expenses.  The opinion was in response to…
Rank this Week: 1878

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Ramos Law Firm Workers' Comp Blog

Covers Georgia workers' compensation laws.

http://www.ramoslawblog.com
  • May 18

    Cash Benefits for On-the-Job Injuries in Georgia

    Cash Benefits for On-the-Job Injuries in Georgia
    If you have sustained an occupational injury, you may be wondering if you are eligible for benefits and, if so, which ones.  Here are some frequently asked questions about cash awards for workers’ compensation cases. Q: If I am out…
  • May 8

    Common Issues About the Workers’ Compensation Proce

    Common Issues About the Workers’ Compensation Proce
    If you are injured on the job, you must report your injury to your employer. This should be reported immediately when possible, but certainly within thirty (30) days. You then will also need to file your workers’ compensation claim with…
  • May 1

    The Benefits of Hiring an Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Attorney

    The Benefits of Hiring an Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Attorney
    If you’ve been injured on the job, you can attempt to get the benefits that you are entitled to on your own, but there are risks in filing workers’ compensation claims alone. Here are some of the challenges that an injured…
Rank this Week: 4343

Georgia Brain Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Brain Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Scholle Law.

https://www.georgiabraininjurylawyersblog.com/
  • May 17

    Keyless Cars, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Brain Damage

    Keyless Cars, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Brain Damage
    Several years ago, we posted about an Atlanta couple who suffered fatal carbon monoxide poisoning after unknowingly leaving their car ignition on due to a keyless ignition. Their vehicle was a Toyota. Their adult children filed a wrongful…
  • Apr 23

    Brain Injury: Heads Up on Soccer

    Brain Injury: Heads Up on Soccer
    New Focus on Soccer and Brain Injury In our recent posts, we shared information about the most common causes of brain injury. These include, falls, motor vehicle accidents and sports injuries. More and more information and research…
  • Mar 29

    Sports Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury Leading Causes, Part Three

    Sports Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury Leading Causes, Part Three
    Sports Injuries and Concussion  As we continue our series on leading causes of traumatic brain injury, in this post we discuss sports injuries. Athletics for kids and adults has become integral to our lives. Americans are more active…
Rank this Week: 2823

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • May 17

    2 face drug charges following search of Georgia home

    2 face drug charges following search of Georgia home
    Most people in Georgia and across the country have a basic understanding that the U.S. Constitution protects them from certain acts by the government. Despite having this knowledge, they may be unable to recognize and appropriately respond to…
  • May 3

    3 arrested in Georgia, accused of burglary after cashing in coin

    3 arrested in Georgia, accused of burglary after cashing in coin
    Many people who are accused of crimes in Georgia have little to no legal training. As a result, they are often unsure how to respond to criminal accusations. In fact, three young people may need guidance as they navigate the...
  • Apr 19

    10 in Georgia face drug charges following investigation

    10 in Georgia face drug charges following investigation
    When drug use is relatively prevalent in an area, law enforcement officials -- both local and federal -- are often desperate to show that they are making progress in the war against drugs. While the desire to get illegal drugs...
Rank this Week: 1144

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Discusses various aspects of family law in Georgia. By Lunn Law LLC.

http://attorneytiffanyrlunnblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2926

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • May 11

    Sexual Assault in Life Care Center Nursing Home on Hilton Head Island

    Sexual Assault in Life Care Center Nursing Home on Hilton Head Island
    The Beaufort County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office has reported that a resident of a nursing home on Hilton Head Island was sexually assaulted by an employee of the nursing facility.  The assault took place at Life Care Center of…
  • May 2

    LAWSUIT CLAIMS BREAST IMPLANTS LINKED TO CANCER

    LAWSUIT CLAIMS BREAST IMPLANTS LINKED TO CANCER
    A recently filed lawsuit claims breast implants manufactured by Mentor Worldwide, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, caused an Ohio woman to develop a rare form of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL.  Johnson and…
  • Feb 22

    Government Study Finds Issues in Oversight of Assisted Living Facilitie

    Government Study Finds Issues in Oversight of Assisted Living Facilitie
    Today, a growing number of Americans live in assisted living facilities.  These facilities are intended to be a bridge between living at home and residing in a nursing home.  In an assisted living setting, a resident can still live…
Rank this Week: 3462

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • May 11

    Investment Advisers Cautioned not to Use Client Usernames and Passwords to Access Account

    Investment Advisers Cautioned not to Use Client Usernames and Passwords to Access Account
    Investment advisers’ use of clients’ usernames and passwords to access their clients’ accounts to observe the accounts’ performance has come under scrutiny in recent years.  In February 2017, the SEC Office of…
  • May 9

    Texas Prioritizes Regulation of Cryptocurrencie

    Texas Prioritizes Regulation of Cryptocurrencie
    Over the last two months, the Texas State Securities Board (“Securities Board”) has published four emergency cease and desist orders alleging violations of the Texas Securities Act involving the offer and sale of…
  • Apr 27

    FinCEN Publishes Frequently Asked Questions Relating to New Customer Due Diligence Rule

    FinCEN Publishes Frequently Asked Questions Relating to New Customer Due Diligence Rule
    On April 3, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) published Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) to help “covered financial institutions,” including broker-dealers and dually registered…
Rank this Week: 2706

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC.

https://www.atlantainjuryattorneyblog.net
Rank this Week: 1626

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 10

    Faculty Suggested Leisure Reading – Summer 2018

    Faculty Suggested Leisure Reading – Summer 2018
    Summer is here!  Today is officially the last day of finals here at Georgia State University College of Law.  Tomorrow, we will graduate our 2018 class of J.D. Students.  Soon, rising 1L’s and 2L’s will begin summer…
  • May 7

    Finding Your Fit In a Student Org

    Finding Your Fit In a Student Org
    Most everyone entering law school has heard of Moot Court, Law Review, and Student Trial Lawyers Association (Mock Trial), but there are other organizations that get far less attention.  Don’t just focus on Law Review write on…
  • Apr 23

    Diversity in the Workplace

    Diversity in the Workplace
        Diversity:  the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: variety; especially the inclusion of different types of people (such as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization. …
Rank this Week: 3046