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January 2013 Archives

North Georgia man dead after forklift accident

Losing a loved one in a fatal accident can be one of the most difficult experiences a family can live through. An individual's sudden death can leave an array of unexplored questions, many of which might have been answered most thoroughly by the deceased person. As a result, it can often be very hard for parents, siblings and other immediate family members to recover from a wrongful death.

Hit-and-run driver who hit school bus sought in Atlanta

Driving during rush hour creates extra hazards for even the most careful drivers. More traffic on the roads means more opportunities for accidents. A distracted driver can miss things, and the result can be an accident. The hassle and expense of a car accident can be magnified if the accident becomes a hit-and-run. Those who suffer injuries or vehicle damage are forced to deal with their own insurance companies for compensation if the negligent drivers are not caught.

Woman to serve jail time after fatal Atlanta car accident

Families who lose a loved one in any type of car accident can seek compensation for medical expenses and emotional damages. This is especially true when recklessness or negligence on the part of another driver contributed to the accident. In some cases, authorities may decide to pursue criminal charges, which could have an impact on the outcome of personal injury lawsuits.

Rise in for-profit nursing homes leads to rise in abuse, fraud

Families are naturally hesitant to trust the care of their aging parent or loved one to a nursing home. Although families genuinely feel confident that their loved one will be provided with a reasonable standard of care, nursing home abuse and neglect is not entirely uncommon. Elderly residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are prone to fall victim to elder abuse and personal injury while under the supervision of nursing home staff.

Death of disabled Georgia man leads to indictment

When a patient is injured or dies under suspicious circumstances in a nursing home or assisted living facility, an investigation may be conducted to determine if there was medical malpractice. Sometimes, an investigation will result in a determination that criminal acts occurred. When this happens, the responsible party may face criminal prosecution. A criminal conviction in connection with nursing home abuse may make it easier to pursue compensation for the victim or victim's family.

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