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Georgia Enacts New Car Seat Law

Starting on Friday, July 1st, Georgia law will require children under 8 to be properly secured in an approved car seat or booster seat while...

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  • Jul 1, 2011

FDA Implements Graphic Cigarette Warnings

In the first major overhaul in 25 years, the FDA has implemented new, graphic labels that tobacco companies will be forced to use for packaging...

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  • Jul 1, 2011

SSRI Birth Defects Reportedly Linked to Popular Antidepressants

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are a class of antidepressants including the popular drugs Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Celexa that have come under heightened...

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  • Jun 28, 2011

Georgia Truck Accident Leaves DOT Worker Injured

A Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) worker, 27-year-old Troy Moore of Conyers, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer along Interstate 85...

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  • Jun 28, 2011

Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

Whether you’re a new driver or a veteran on the road, you should always be prepared in the event of an auto accident. Because millions...

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  • Jun 23, 2011

Georgia Motorcycle Crashes Claim Two Lives

Two tragic motorcycle accidents in Georgia have resulted in the loss of both an impressive Georgia Tech graduate and veteran police officer in the span...

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  • Jun 22, 2011

Determining Case Value in Personal Injury Lawsuits

One of the most frequently-asked questions to attorneys is how much a particular case is worth. Though every potential client would enjoy a simple numerical...

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  • Jun 21, 2011

SNIGLAR Cribs Recall Issued Due to Mattress Support Collapse

IKEA has issued a SNIGLAR crib recall, affecting 20,000 cribs in the U.S. and 6,000 cribs in Canada. Reportedly, the bolts provided with certain SNIGLAR...

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  • Jun 16, 2011

Georgia Medical Malpractice Law Requires Insurance Disclosure from Doctors

Georgia physicians must disclose whether they have medical malpractice insurance, according to a new malpractice law signed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Doctors will now...

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  • Jun 16, 2011

Georgia Car Crash Possibly Caused by Texting

According to WBSTV Atlanta, texting may have been the cause of a deadly car crash in Cowetta County, Georgia on Friday night. The crash occurred...

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  • Jun 13, 2011

Crown Vic Worries Confirmed by Balls of Fire

In a string of stories that appear eerily similar to those about the Ford Pinto in the 1970’s, the worries about the Ford Crown Victoria...

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  • Jun 13, 2011

Florida Statutes of Limitations and How It Affects Your Case

If you want to file a lawsuit, there is a certain period of time during which a case can be filed; this is called the...

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  • Jun 2, 2011

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 Introduced

It has become an increasingly common practice for employers to include “arbitration clauses” in employee contracts. Often, workers are not informed that such an agreement...

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  • May 31, 2011

Coal Mine Disaster Result of Owner's Negligence

According to the New York Times, a comprehensive investigation assembled by a team of independent contractors discovered a “pattern of negligence” caused the 2010 West Virginia...

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  • May 23, 2011

Pharmaceutical Companies Found Complicit in Nursing Home Overmedication

Pharmaceutical companies may have illegally promoted atypical antipsychotic drugs (AAP) for dangerous off-label uses in nursing homes, according to report by the Department of Health...

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  • May 16, 2011