When is a Professional Malpractice Affidavit Required in a Georgia Negligence Lawsuit?
By Darl H. Champion Jr. When is a Professional Malpractice Affidavit Required in a Georgia Negligence Lawsuit? The law is clear. In Georgia, any complaint alleging professional negligence must be accompanied by an “affidavit of an expert competent to testify,…
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In an accident, you expect your airbags to help protect you. They expand rapidly, providing a cushion of air that will help prevent you from experiencing the full force of a crash—and, in many cases, preventing substantial injury. Unfortunately, auto…
Dangerous Atlanta Intersections: East Park Place Boulevard and Stone Mountain Highway
We previously discussed WSB-TV naming Memorial Drive and North Hairston Road the most dangerous intersection in Atlanta, but the 22 crashes at that location were only two more than the intersection with the second-highest total: East Park Place Boulevard and…
Dangerous Atlanta Intersections: Memorial Drive and North Hairston Road
When Dave Huddleston of WSB-TV conducted an investigation into the most dangerous intersections in Atlanta, Mark Arum of WSB Radio wrote in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that despite his 18 years of covering traffic in the city, he was only able…
Do Hands-Free Devices Help with Distracted Driving? Not Really!
In an effort to address the dangers of smartphone use while driving, many people have adopted hands-free devices to allow them to talk or send messages to others while in the car. Some states have even enacted laws that allow…
Traumatic Brain Injuries and Parkinson’s Disease
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research report on a study in the journal Neurology. TBIs are non-degenerative brain injuries that occur when the…
Getting the Most for Your Motorcycle Accident Claim
Motorcycles are thrilling to ride, but it is important for riders to realize that they are at risk of suffering severe or fatal injuries if they are involved in an accident. Injured bikers will likely face significant challenges in their…
Always Call the Police to the Scene of a Car Accident
The immediate aftermath of any motor vehicle accident can be a very confusing and stressful time for anyone involved in the crash. The first steps after a crash should always involve seeking emergency medical attention and contacting local law enforcement….