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October 2014

To Answer the Question, “How did this Happen?,” Ms. Joan Rivers’ Family Retains Counsel to Investigate the potential Medical Malpractice that may be linked to the Passing of the Late Female Star of Comedy ~ part 1.

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Georgia High Court Holds Statutory Penalty is Time-Barred in Workers’ Compensation Case

file1521271603232-morguefile-duboix-300x225.jpgThe Supreme Court of Georgia has found that an injured employee waited too long to request statutory penalties in a workers’ compensation case. In Marta v. Reid, an individual filed a workers’ compensation claim following a workplace injury that occurred in October 1999. Soon afterward, his employer began paying him total disability benefits. Eventually, the payments ceased when the employee returned to work. Apparently, 12 of the 32 disability payments the man received were untimely under the Georgia workers’ compensation statute. About eight years after the man returned to work, the employee demanded that his employer pay him statutory penalties for the untimely payments. His employer asserted that the man’s claim was time-barred and refused to remit the requested funds to the worker.

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The Douglas County Jail in Georgia is being Sued for Medical Malpractice and the Wrongful Death of an Inmate: And, it won’t be the First Time the Douglas County Jail in GA has had these Problems

photo-of-inmate.jpgIn 2012, Joe Dent, age 52 was in the Douglas County, Georgia Jail’s Medical Unit when he died after he was returned from the hospital that had diagnosed him with pericarditis (inflammation around an area of the heart), gout, and kidney failure. A day before his death, Dent was given Bactrim in a double dose which was an antibiotic that was listed in his chart as one that he was allergic too.

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The Parents of their Slain Cobb County, Georgia Daughter who was Attending Auburn University seek $ 1 Million Dollars For Inadequate Security on Campus

parking-lot-blog-oct-7-2014.jpgAs I have stated in my website about Premises Liability, Premises Liability is not just limited to Slip and Fall Cases and can often apply to cases in which there was Inadequate Security when the property owner or manager knew or should have known about the dangers of the property and did not make the property safe for its guests or invitees.

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Settlement of $ 12 Million Dollars for an Augusta, Georgia Family Man Who was Severely Brain Damaged in a Trucking Accident ~ part two

light-speed-blog-oct-5-2014.jpgThis is my continuation of a very interesting case from my last blog post titled, “Settlement of $ 12 Million Dollars for an Augusta, Georgia Family Man Who was Severely Brain Damaged in a Trucking Accident ~ part one.” As I discussed in my last blog post, there were many factors that finally led up to the insurance company of the Defendant’s Employer to decide to settle the case early and for an amount that was double the amount of the actual compensatory damages of the Plaintiff.

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Settlement of $ 12 Million Dollars for an Augusta, Georgia Family Man Who was Severely Brain Damaged in a Trucking Accident ~ part one

tractor-trailer-blog-october-3-2014.jpgWho says that the character of your client isn’t going to make a difference in a case, or the severity of the crash scene itself as recalled by eye witnesses (who aren’t always the most credible in remembering the details as the actual scene happened) isn’t going to change the mind of the insurance company about when and for how much to settle, or whether or not the particular severity of your client’s injuries may have an impact on the final judgement of the insurance company about whether or not to settle or prepare the case for trial?

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