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Proving Damages in a Nursing Home Abuse Case

According to the CDC, over 2 million people reside in nursing homes and that number continues to increase every year. Nursing homes are expected to provide a safe, comfortable environment for their residents and take care of their increasing needs. Unfortunately, in some nursing homes, residents are subjected to abuse rather than care. It is possible to file a legal claim against the abusive caretaker or nursing home. However, you will be required to prove the abuse happened and any injuries sustained by the resident resulted from the abuse. Nursing home residents can be abused in several ways including physically, sexually, or financially. This abuse usually comes from caretakers and residents may not be healthy enough to defend themselves. It is therefore important to keep an eye out for signs of neglect or abuse, such as unexplained injuries or missing property, so you can report the abuse immediately. Further, if…
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What is Georgia’s Yield Behind the Wheel Initiative?

What is Georgia’s “Yield Behind the Wheel” initiative? Harvest season is upon us, and in Georgia that means an increase in the number of tractors and farm equipment on rural roads. You’ve probably seen a tractor or two already, but what you might not know is that farmers are putting their lives on the line every time they take a tractor onto the road with cars. The relative lack of protection afforded by tractors means that farmers are exposed to a serious risk of injury and even death in car accidents. According to reports, last year, there were nearly 500 vehicle crashes involving farm and construction vehicles. 185 resulted in injuries while 12 led to fatalities. These accidents are completely preventable, one of the factors that makes these injuries and deaths so tragic. Many of these accidents result from the negligence of other drivers. Speeding in particular is a major…
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Attorneys Kathy McArthur, Laura Penn and Karen Robertson Recognized for Excellence

A big congratulations to our attorneys, who have been recognized for excellence in various fields by Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell! Kathy McArthur has, for many years in a row, been selected by her peers for recognition by Super Lawyers for plaintiff’s personal injury practice. This year, she was also selected as one of the top 50 female attorneys in all areas of law. Attorney Laura Penn has, for the second year in a row, been selected as a Super Lawyers rising star in personal injury for plaintiffs. Attorney Karen Robertson received an AV Pre-eminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell, an accomplishment that very few attorneys ever achieve. The AV Pre-eminent rating demonstrates her quality in the practice of law as well as her level of integrity and ethics. Karen was also selected as a Super Lawyers rising star this year. We would also like to congratulate her on the birth of her…
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