Negligence

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Elder abuse in Georgia is illegal, and the law provides remedies for people harmed by this abuse For most people, abuse of the elderly is such an abhorrent idea. Unfortunately, elder abuse is much more common than most people realize. Elder abuse happens in various ways, and the perpetrators of…

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Who the Real Erin Brockovich? In the 90s, a small town in Hinkley, California made headlines after it was discovered that something sinister was going on in the city. The people there had settled into their own way of life, but things in the town were quickly changing. A company…

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Preliminary reports for 2018 reveal the highest number of pedestrian deaths in the United States in nearly 30 years. The GHSA report states that pedestrian deaths increased by 35 percent from 2008 through 2018. However, all other traffic-related deaths combined decreased by six percent during the same period. Sadly, except for one…

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How often do you see other drivers around you talking on their cell phones? How about drivers with their eyes on the phone screens instead of on the roadway? Cell phone and similar devices are a major part of our lives now and they certainly have made their way into…

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On March 15, 2018, a pedestrian bridge under construction in Florida collapsed killing one employee, permanently disabling another, and causing fatal injuries to five motorists who were traveling underneath. The bridge was strategically constructed on Florida International University’s campus to facilitate accessibility for students who walked to the campus from the adjourning…

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The Dangers of Premature Psychiatric Patient Discharge If you or a loved one is admitted to a hospital or medical facility, you would hope that the doctors and health care workers there have your best interest in mind over monetary gain. One would expect to be taken care of and…

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Who’s at Fault for an Apartment Complex Shooting? Paul Edgar had just come back to his friend’s apartment from a late night stand-up comedy show around 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 12th, 2019. Edgar was looking forward to moving into Polo Club Apartments in the coming weeks with his friend,…

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Georgia Doctors Performing In-Office Surgeries With social media setting a precedent for beauty trends and body image, the rate of cosmetic procedures and surgeries is on the rise. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2018, 1,811,740 individuals had plastic surgery, and 15,909,931 individuals had minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures done….