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Is Surgery Safe in Georgia Hospitals?

Eighteen neurological surgery patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to a fatal brain disease because of hospital error. On January 18, 2014, a patient with Creutzfeldt – Jakob disease (CJD) underwent surgery at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem. The instruments used in the CJD patient’s surgery were not properly sanitized […]

Georgia Fifth in the Nation for Fatal Large Truck Crashes

Atlanta drivers were urged to avoid I-85 on the morning of Wednesday, March 12 following a grisly multi-truck accident in which one person died. One truck overturned and split in half before a second truck crashed, causing traffic in both directions to be shut down. Unfortunately, this was not an isolated incident. More and more […]

Who’s Responsible for Winter Weather-Related Injuries?

Arctic vortexes, record low temperatures, snow and massive ice storms: the winter of 2013 – 2014 could possibly be the coldest winter ever in Georgia. The bitter weather was accompanied by an increase in winter weather-related accidents. Some of these accidents may have been “Acts of God.” However, some may have been the direct result […]

Distracted Truck Driver Arraigned on Charges of Killing Two in Crash

In May of 2013, George and Kathleen Weed of Pittsford, New York were northbound on Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania on a Friday afternoon. Moving in stop-and-start traffic, Mr. and Mrs. Weed were behind a tractor-trailer, itself following another tractor-trailer. Tragedy followed just moments later. Driving a tractor-trailer on I-81, Muniru Iddress, of Lancaster, PA, approached […]

Asleep at the Wheel: Dangerous Driving in Atlanta

Modes of travel throughout Atlanta take many forms: by motorcycle, car, truck or bus. With the large volume of motor vehicles on the road, drivers need to stay alert and distraction-free, especially if they’re driving a big rig, but they sometimes do not. Throughout the United States and Atlanta, the dangers of impaired truck driving […]

Despite Federal Regulations, Truck Accidents Cause Serious Damage

In a recent accident involving a FedEx delivery truck and a Gwinnit County Transit bus, the delivery truck driver was killed and the bus driver seriously injured. Preliminary investigations showed that the bus ran a red light and thereafter struck the FedEx vehicle. Both vehicles struck the Museum Bar at Central Avenue and Ralph D. […]

Top Topics to Discuss With a Lawyer After an Auto Accident

It’s natural to have questions if you have been in a car accident and are considering taking legal action. Before you meet with an attorney, it’s a good idea to prepare yourself mentally — that way you can make sure you ask them any questions you may have and come away from your initial meeting […]

No Brain Injury Is Minor

For more than half a century, our law firm has aggressively served injured members of this community. From car accidents to catastrophic injury, our attorneys understand the physical and financial damage of serious injury. No injuries are more serious than those to the brain or spinal cord. In recent years, science has focused on how […]

Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle enthusiasts enjoy riding for many reasons, not the least of which is the undeniable appeal of having the wind in your face on the open road on a warm spring day. Nevertheless, traveling on a motorcycle is inherently more dangerous than driving or riding in a car, not only because motorcyclists lack the protection […]

Car Chases Look Cool on TV — But Are Dangerous

A high-profile incident in the nation’s capitol on October 3, 2013, ended with one woman dead, a toddler in custody and two injured police officers. All major media outlets were on the scene within minutes live-streaming the events as a 34-year-old female driver ran a police barricade at the White House, striking a security officer […]