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The Dangers of Truck Accidents and Commercial Transportation

Truck and bus injury and fatality accidents have been on the rise in recent years.

U.S. highways had started looking a little safer at the turn of the century. Large truck and bus accidents dropped an impressive 34 percent between 2002 and 2009. The positive trend was unfortunately short lived and began reversing in 2009. By 2017 they had increased a dismal 40 percent.

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What’s the Difference Between Product Liability, Premises Liability and Slip and Fall?

Product liability cases involve injuries caused by unsafe products. Premises liability cases are those in which a person is injured on someone else’s property. Slip and fall cases are a category of premises liability cases and occur when someone slips or trips and gets injured in the fall. Some people use the terms premises liability and slip and fall interchangeably.

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What is Required to Prove a Wrongful Death Claim and How Are They Different from Personal Injury Cases in Georgia

In Georgia, a wrongful death is defined as a death caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional or criminal actions of another person, business or government entity. There are some fundamental differences between wrongful death cases and standard personal injury cases.

The most obvious difference is the victim is unable to bring their own case to court, leaving it to the victim’s family to bring the case on their behalf. The types of damages awarded can be slightly different as well, and the calculations can be significantly impacted as a result.

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