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Drive Defensively on the Road

As restrictions ease, more cars are returning to the road and as there will be more cars, inevitably, there will be more distracted drivers. As you resume travel, McGahren Law would like to remind everyone to be safe on the roads. Over the years, we have had quite a few cases where our clients have been negligently hit by distracted drivers. Sadly, in our [ MORE » ]
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Dog Bites are Still a Risk!

While we all love our pets, unfortunately, some owners don’t act in the best interest of their dogs. Dog attack incidents can occur when they are careless and do not keep their dogs under control. Moreover, dog bites can result in serious injuries that cause lasting damage. DOG BITE INJURY CLAIMS: The statistics on dog bites are alarming. According to the Center For Disease [ MORE » ]
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Elevator Risks & Accidents

According to data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Product Safety Commission, incidents involving elevators and escalators kill about 30 and seriously injure about 17,000 people each year in the United States. Elevators cause almost 90 percent of the deaths and 60 percent of serious injuries. Injuries to people working on or near elevators – including those installing, repairing, [ MORE » ]
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Escalator Risks & Accidents

The first operational escalator was patented in 1892 and installed on Coney Island, New York, as an amusement ride.1 It was made principally of wood but metal fabricated escalators soon followed. The first reports of escalator-related injuries in Europe appeared in London in 1969.2 Escalator accidents can result in severe trauma. In the United States (U.S.), about 10,000 escalator-related injuries requiring emergency department treatment [ MORE » ]
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Forklift Injuries & Lawsuits

Are forklift injuries & lawsuits common? According to OSHA, forklift accidents are one of the most common types of work related accidents. So while the guidelines and regulations have become increasingly strict, that has not necessarily ended the relative level of claims related to forklift accidents. Due to the myriad of factors and guidelines involved in a forklift accident, the driver is not always [ MORE » ]
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McGahren Law Client is Featured in AJC Article

Along with our co-counsel Diana Lynch of the Lynch Law Group, we are so very honored to be representing Ms. Lisa Miller in her lawsuit for sexual battery against a local doctor. According to Danny Robbins from the AJC; “Her family and friends said leave it alone, but Lisa Miller had other ideas. Convinced that her doctor had sexually violated her during her last [ MORE » ]
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How Do You Know If You Have Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

While a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has features which can be quickly diagnosed with an MRI or CT scan, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury can occur with just a jolt to the head, or collision with an object, and MRI and CAT scans are often normal. How do you know if you might have MTBI? Confusion that comes and goes, disorientation, or impaired consciousness Dysfunction [ MORE » ]
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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Can Cause Real and Long-Lasting Damage

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is estimated to affect 1.6 million people in the United States each year [in 1991], and of these, 75% are classified as mild TBI (MTBI) [2003]. Many people with MTBI have difficulty returning to routine, daily activities and may be unable to return to work for many weeks or months. In addition to the human toll of these injuries, MTBI [ MORE » ]
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Suing a City or Government is a Tricky Process

For many situations, government is immune from suit. There are a few exceptions such as state worker’s torts (causing harm) while on the job. Section 50-21-23 part A of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) Limited waiver of sovereign immunity: The state waives its sovereign immunity for the torts of state officers and employees while acting within the scope of their official duties [ MORE » ]
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Broken Water Meter Covers & How to Sue a City

You might assume that if there is a problem that causes injuries that are widespread, it would be addressed and the problem solved. You’d think that it can cost more money to undergo lawsuits and simple thing like covering a water meter is less costly than repairing a person. It doesn’t always work out that way. When a local government and/or business is not [ MORE » ]
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