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CANTON, Ga. – (May 20, 2024) – The American Health Care Association has designated May 12-18 as National Skilled Nursing Care Week. Formerly known as National Nursing Home Week, this week aims to highlight the role of skilled nursing care in nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the country….

How to Choose a Safe Elder Care Facility in Georgia

Are you preparing to move a loved one into an elder care facility? If so, choosing a safe, supportive facility is probably at the top of your mind. Here’s how you can make this important decision with confidence.   Understanding Your Elder Care Needs As you begin considering your loved one’s…

Car Accidents in Autonomous Vehicles

As self-driving cars become more common on Georgia roads, the odds of them being involved in car accidents increase. Collisions involving autonomous vehicles raise factual and legal implications that may make personal injury claims more complex. Although many autonomous car accidents occur due to driver negligence, inherent problems with self-driving…

Understanding the Rights of Nursing Home Residents in Georgia

In Georgia, nursing home residents have the right to a safe, clean, supportive environment where they can live in dignity.  Overview of Nursing Home Residents’ Rights in Georgia Georgia has a Long-Term Care Facilities Residents’ Bill of Rights that codifies the rights of nursing home residents. Rights of the elderly…

Understanding Comparative Fault in Motorcycle Crashes

Hurt in a motorcycle accident in Georgia? If someone else was responsible for the wreck, they could owe you compensation for your medical bills, property damage, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. But how much money you might receive can depend on several factors – including whether you also…

How Long Does A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Take?

Losing a loved one is painful, and coping with their death involves dealing with intense changes to your family life. Georgia state law allows those who’ve lost close family members because of the legal fault of other parties to seek compensation for what they’ve suffered through a wrongful death lawsuit….

Every year, thousands of patients needlessly suffer from medical malpractice errors. Any act or omission that deviates from accepted standards of care could rise to the level of malpractice. If you’re uncertain whether you or a loved one received substandard care that caused injury and loss, a Georgia medical malpractice…

Georgia’s parks are gorgeous places to spend quality time with your family. From fishing to picnicking, there’s something for everyone. However, parks also have many hazards that can potentially cause harm. But unlike injuries at stores or private residences, it might not be clear who you can hold liable in…