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Dangerous Drivers Negligent Truckers And Their Employers

Undoubtedly commercial truck drivers have one of the most difficult jobs. Drivers spend hours behind the wheel of large vehicles carrying tons of cargo often on dangerous roadways and in high traffic areas. However, these professionals and their employers are expected to be diligent and safe. Trucking Accident Statistics According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), thousands of people are injured and [ MORE » ]
Dangerous Drivers Negligent Truckers And Their Employers
Posted in Personal Injury

Ssd Increasing Your Odds Of Getting Approved For Benefits At The Appeals Stage

When you initially send in an application for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits, you may think that having a lawyer might not be all that useful to you. But, having the assistance of an attorney will become much more important if your claim gets denied and you need to file an appeal. The information below is provided for the benefit of those who are [ MORE » ]
Ssd Increasing Your Odds Of Getting Approved For Benefits At The Appeals Stage
Posted in Social Security Disability

Steps To Take After A Car Wreck

If youve ever been involved in an automobile crash, you probably already have an appreciation for the profound effect it can have on both you and your family members — particularly if you or your passengers sustained serious injuries. And on top of all that, the accident probably happened so fast that it has left you feeling a whole host of emotions, including confusion [ MORE » ]
Steps To Take After A Car Wreck
Posted in Personal Injury

Social Security Disability Increase Your Chances Of Getting Approved At The Evaluation Stage

Social Security disability applicants, take note: many disability claims are wrongfully denied at the initial evaluation or decision-making level. The good news is that the majority of cases that are appealed to the administrative law judge hearing do get approved. Still, there are a number of things you can do to enhance your chances of being awarded disability benefits — even at the evaluation [ MORE » ]
Social Security Disability Increase Your Chances Of Getting Approved At The Evaluation Stage
Posted in Social Security Disability

Car Accidents A Closer Look At Negligence

Negligence often plays a significant part in many car accidents that occur throughout the state of Georgia and elsewhere in the country. Generally speaking, negligence occurs when an individual fails to use reasonable care. But what is reasonable care? Under the law, reasonable care involves the individual acting in a manner that a reasonably prudent person in the same circumstances would act. In order [ MORE » ]
Car Accidents A Closer Look At Negligence
Posted in Personal Injury

Thinking of Hiring A Personal Injury? Lawyer Be Sure To Ask These Questions First

If youve been injured in an accident or incident of some kind, you may be searching for an attorney to help you fight for your rights and the just compensation to which you are entitled. Duluth injury lawyers can help accident victims and their families deal with the at-fault partys insurance company or, if it becomes necessary, they can represent victims in court. For [ MORE » ]
Thinking of Hiring A Personal Injury? Lawyer Be Sure To Ask These Questions First
Posted in Personal Injury

10 Reasons Why You Need A Will

If you dont decide how you want your estate to be distributed upon your death, the State of Georgia will decide for you. Having a Will is less expensive as you can avoid bonding fees, taxes, and do away with tasks (such as the filing of inventory) that the state will require. Having a Will allows you to choose who will distribute your estate [ MORE » ]

Applying The Fair Labor Standards Act To Your Business

Each employer, and those that are seeking to start a business and hire employees, must understand the federal laws and regulations that apply to them, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 USCS 202, et. seq., which establishes the federal standards for minimum wages, overtime pay, and record keeping. Pursuant to 29 USCS 206(a)(1)(C), effective July 24, 2009, the current minimum wage is [ MORE » ]
Applying The Fair Labor Standards Act To Your Business
Posted in Employment, Corportate and Business Transactions

Liability Of Cities For Injuries On Streets And Sidewalks

As a general rule, it is very difficult, though not impossible, to sue the government. This difficulty arises from the doctrine of sovereign immunity, which prevents suits against governmental entities, unless an exception is specifically provided. One of those exceptions relates to the obligation of a city to properly maintain its streets and sidewalks, and allows for the recovery of damages by those injured [ MORE » ]
Liability Of Cities For Injuries On Streets And Sidewalks
Posted in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation

McGahren Law Firm Obtains Full Defense Verdict In Wrongful Eviction Trespass Conversion And Negligent Misrepresentation Matter In Gwinnett County Superior Court

On November 18, 2015, after a three day jury trial in Gwinnett Superior Court, attorneys Christopher J. York and Daniel H. Park of McGahren, Gaskill & York obtained a full defense verdict on behalf of their clients in the Superior Court of Gwinnett County. This matter concerned a foreclosure sale of the Plaintiff’s home, which was sold at the foreclosure sale of August 5, [ MORE » ]
McGahren Law Firm Obtains Full Defense Verdict In Wrongful Eviction Trespass Conversion And Negligent Misrepresentation Matter In Gwinnett County Superior Court
Posted in Representative Cases, Real Estate, News, Civil Litigation

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