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Georgia Has Lower Rate of Injury-Related Deaths

Want to know what the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44 is? Injuries. But according to a recent survey, relative to other states across the country, Georgia has a lower rate of injury deaths compared to other ...

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Why do corporations refuse to admit when they’re wrong?

The evidence is piling up.  There have been admissions, crash tests, government investigations, recalls, and even a jury verdict.  All of that evidence proves that the Jeeps with rear gas tanks, which can explode when they’re hit in the rear, ...

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Fraud, Corruption, Bribery, and the Civil Justice System

From overweight soccer magnates to government officials seeking fatter paychecks, fraud is an unfortunate part of the world we live in.  Fortunately, our legal system provides some protection from those hurt by it. FIFA official Chuck Blazer enjoys a beer ...

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Video Tip

When the defense lawyer asks a misleading question in cross examination, BRING IT OUT in redirect. When Lauren Friend’s Jeep Grand Cherokee (which had a gas tank in the extreme rear) was rearended, it immediately burst info flames.  Then Chrysler’s ...

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Georgia Wrongful Death Statute Explained

Georgia Wrongful Death Statute Explained Wrongful death in Georgia is a cause of action that is entirely a statutory creation.  A claim for wrongful death can be brought when there is a death caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional, or ...

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Video Tip

When you get a great answer at trial, PAUSE to let the answer sink in.  Click to play:

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Fatal Crash Leads to 24 Year Sentence for DUI Driver

  Driving drunk carries serious consequences.  And more often than not, during the course of discovery in the cases we accept, we find that the offending drunk drivers we sue show some form of remorse for their actions.  Their remorse, while certainly ...

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