KSLG Investigates Cause of Silver Creek Contamination on Behalf of Affected Homeowners

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3 Steps to Take After a Dog Bite Injury

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but when you are bitten by one, it can be a real nightmare. Dog bites are frightening, and they can cause serious injuries in a matter of seconds. Each year, approximately 4.7 million Americans are bitten by dogs, so these incidents are more common than many animal lovers would like to believe. Keep in mind, also, that nearly half of bite victims are between the ages of 5 and 9 and that one in five dog bites requires medical attention.

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5 Ways Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Can Be Negatively Affected

If you have been injured at work, the law says that you are entitled to financial compensation. Unfortunately, the process of filing for and actually obtaining workers’ compensation can be frustrating and time-consuming. Valid claims are frequently denied, and recent changes to the system have created more hoops for injured workers to jump through than ever before.

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5 Important Questions to Ask When Filing a Product Liability Claim

If you or a loved one has been injured by a product, knowing what to do can be difficult. Injuries caused by products that are defective due to their design, materials, or manufacturing process can be devastating and, in many cases, the people who get hurt are entitled to financial compensation. Manufacturers are required by law to produce and sell products that are safe for people to use. They are also required to include safety instructions and make buyers aware of any potential risks.

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Case: Everything You Need to Know

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If you have been injured or suffered as a result of poor medical treatment or an incorrect diagnosis from a medical provider, filing a medical malpractice case may be the best option for obtaining compensation. While no amount of money can take away the pain you have suffered as the result of someone else’s negligence, it can help you cover the costs of mounting medical bills, lost wages, etc.

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Wrongful Death Damages: Everything You Need to Know

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In most situations, wrongful death is when someone loses their life due to someone else’s carelessness, negligence, failure to act or incompetence. If, for example, a person is crossing the street and is killed by a drunk driver, that person’s death is considered a wrongful death, and their loved ones may be entitled to compensation.

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Laws & Regulations for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Providers in Georgia

When you are unable to drive yourself to medical appointments due to disability or lack of a personal vehicle, non-emergency medical transportation providers can help you get to where you need to go. Non-emergency medical transportation, or NEMT, is a vital service for anyone who finds it difficult to get themselves to doctor’s appointments, medical treatments, diagnostic testing or other medical obligations.

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Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims: Next Steps

If you’ve been hurt on the job or developed a medical problem as a direct result of your job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. For many sick or injured workers, though, actually getting those benefits is a lot more difficult than just submitting a claim. Denied workers’ compensation claims are common, and if you don’t know what to do next, you could miss out on the financial compensation you are entitled to.

Here are the next steps you need to take if your workers’ compensation claim has been denied.

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The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice: Everything You Need to Know

Legal Actions and Complaints in blue folderWhen a medical professional fails to provide appropriate care to patients, the results are often devastating. When their actions result in death or injury, it is considered medical malpractice. Fortunately, most healthcare professionals deliver quality care and make accidents an exception rather than the rule. Despite the best intentions, though, mistakes sometimes happen. Even worse, medical professionals occasionally act negligently, leading to serious consequences for the patient.

If you or a loved one has been injured or died as the result of medical malpractice, you have certain legal rights and may be entitled to receive financial compensation. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of medical malpractice.

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When Is a Fatal Accident Considered a Wrongful Death?

Fatal accidents are always tragic. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is extremely difficult and finding a way to pick up the pieces can seem all but impossible.

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Unfortunately, people lose their lives in fatal accidents every day. From car crashes to construction accidents, there are countless tragedies in which one can suffer loss of life. But when does an accidental death become a wrongful death?

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