Every year, many Georgia residents are placed in nursing homes. The expectation is that seniors will live in a safe environment, where they have immediate access to proper medical attention and can enjoy the company of others their own age. However, one recent case of a woman giving birth, while being in a coma for 10 years, has caused the public to consider the prevalence of sexual assault for family members who are being cared for away from home.
If you have been injured or became sick on the job in Georgia, you are probably now considering your options. One of the top questions you will be faced with is how to file a workers’ compensation claim.
Most drivers in Georgia have probably noticed the yellow caution signs that depict a tractor-trailer up on two wheels, about to tip over. According to American International Group, Inc., accidents involving large truck and tanker truck rollovers occur at an alarming rate: about 1,800 per year.
Most people in Georgia have gotten in their vehicles after a less-than-restful night's sleep and gone about their day feeling fatigued. However, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns that if the sleep issue is insomnia, there is a high chance of a fatal accident.
Like most parents in Georgia, you prioritize your baby’s safety above everything else. While you may want to lock your young one in a tower to protect him or her forever, you realize this approach is not practical. Eventually, you must strap your infant or toddler into a car seat and hit the road.
You could slip or trip and fall anywhere in Georgia, and your first impulse may be to get up and move on. However, hurrying away after the accident could be one of the worst things you can do. We at Cromartie Law understand the importance of taking precautions after a slip-and-fall accident.