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Nursing Home Abuse in Georgia

A disturbing exposé series by the AJC called “Unprotected” examines the dark side of senior care facilities in Georgia. Reports of nursing home abuse and neglect, sexual assaults, and suspicious deaths are routinely ignored, underreported or covered up by staff or managers. Neglecting the elderly is a crime but police and prosecutors were not notified in...

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Treatment for Broken Bones and Fractures After an Accident in Georgia

Bones are not easily broken — they are flexible, to a degree. When they crack or break, it is usually due to some sort of extreme force, such as violent car wrecks, motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailer crashes, work injuries or gunshots. Treating broken bones or bone fractures can be incredibly expensive. The injured body part or...

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Atlanta Officials Ban E-scooters at Night Following Four Fatalities

Atlanta is one of several major cities across the United States struggling to find ways to reduce emissions and ease traffic congestion. Dockless electric scooters and e-bikes offer the convenience that many residents and visitors are looking for. They do, however, come with serious risks that city officials are currently grappling with. Electric scooters first...

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What Damages May Be Recovered In An Inadequate Security Claim?

The following is an excerpt from Gary Martin Hays' book The Authority on Inadequate/Negligent Security Claims in Georgia. If you have questions regarding negligent security, contact us at 770-934-8000. In an inadequate/negligent security claim, victims don't just have to cope with the physical and monetary damages inflicted upon them. The greatest harm that may be...

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Attorney and Co-Creator Gary Martin Hays Excited About Personal Injury Court TV Show

Gary Martin Hays & Associates is proud to announce a brand-new TV show called Personal Injury Court. The show runs every weekday from 4 to 5 p.m. locally on Atlanta's CW Network and other stations across the nation. Attorney Gary Martin Hays is a co-creator, legal producer, and legal commentator for Personal Injury Court. He's...

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Diagnosing and Treating Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common complaint in personal injury and workers' compensation cases. The majority of problems involve soft tissue injuries, including muscles, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. These injuries are often caused by repetitive motions, straining, falls, and car wrecks. If you are experiencing shoulder injury symptoms such as stiffness, weakness or feel like your...

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Can You Qualify for Workers' Comp Benefits If You Are a Contracted Employee?

Under Georgia law, contract employees are eligible for workers' compensation, but some key questions need to be answered first. It all depends on the distinction between independent contractor and employee. Did the employer control the time, manner, methods, and means of the work performed by the worker? The Georgia Court of Appeals has established a...

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How BrainScope Is Changing the Way Patients Are Diagnosed with TBI/Concussions

Tools and tests to diagnose brain injuries have come a long way in the last 10 years. But for many people, the only way they can find out if something is wrong internally is to schedule a costly CT scan or MRI (and these tests aren't always accurate). Some facilities around Metro Atlanta, including Grady...

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