If you’ve traveled by plane this past year, you’ve likely heard warnings about bringing your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onboard. Samsung had to recall over 2 million of the popular smartphone devices. While the Samsung recall has been one of the most publicized and costliest product recalls of the year, it is far from the largest. With that in mind take a look at our list of the largest product recalls of 2016.
To the uninitiated, a personal injury claim and a workers’ compensation claim may look the same, which is quite understandable because both are about compensation for injuries. However, the two are not exactly the same; there are differences between them. The main difference is that fault (on the part of the defendant) is required in a personal injury case, while it is not required in a workers’ compensation case. Let’s examine the differences in more detail.
Thousands of pedestrians are severely injured and hundreds more are killed every year in the streets of America. While pedestrians themselves are often at fault (such as texting when walking), a majority of them are injured or killed by negligent, drowsy or intoxicated drivers. Clearly, rules and regulations are not enough to prevent accidents; the answer lies in the use of advanced technologies. If you are injured in an accident, only skilled pedestrian accident attorneys can help you.
Victims who suffer preventable injuries in a slip and fall accident may have a right to pursue legal recourse. If a slip and fall occurs on another person's property, victims may be able to file personal injury claims against the property owner. In order to recover compensation under premises liability law, however, victims must prove several legal elements. As cases and situations can vary, it is crucial to have a Atlanta personal injury lawyer review your case to determine how these legal elements may be applied to the facts of your accident. Brogdon Champion, LLC is available to discuss your case, call us today and schedule an appointment.
If you have been involved in a car crash, you may be wondering how to win your case. First off, finding a good attorney among the many car accident attorneys in town will play a huge role in helping you win your case. Additionally, there are several common mistakes made by car accident victims that you must avoid.
With all of the media frenzy and hype surrounding the November 8th presidential election focused on major party candidates, it might be easy to forget that you have other choices when it comes time to cast your vote. There are over a dozen other candidates who have actually qualified to be considered this fall beyond the major party candidates.
It’s a well-known fact that football is a violent sport. From amateur all the way to professional leagues, injuries take place often. But sometime injuries occur as the result of more than just moments in a game or at practice. Some football injuries are the result of human error or negligence. If you have been hurt because of someone else’s mistake, you may have a right to compensation for your injuries
Since the news had surfaced that the Georgia Bar had mis-graded bar exams from 2015 and 2016, telling 90 students they’d failed the test when in reality they’d passed, people were expecting litigation to follow the incident. A lot of the victims suffered both professionally and personally (and as hopeful members of the legal profession) one would expect for them to seek after remedies.
The legal world was in for a shock yesterday when the Georgia Board of Bar Examiners announced that 90 test-takers were mistakenly told they had failed when they, in fact, had passed. This incident altered the career trajectory of many promising lawyers, and the victims could potentially sue for special damages (such as loss of income or loss earning capacity). If you have been in a situation where you experienced a loss of income (or a loss of earning capacity) due to the negligence or errors of someone else, call Brogdon Champion, LLC today.
Unfortunately, sometimes healthcare professionals make mistakes, but sometimes these mistakes are a result of negligence. This means that the medical professional has treated patient with care that does not reach the standard of care, which is determined by the medical field and requires expert evidence to establish. Investigations are conducted to help reach such conclusions.
The lives of three young children were changed forever when a motorist, 28, hit the three children while they talked on an Atlanta sidewalk. The family of the children can file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver for the injuries their son sustained. And because the driver was under the influence, if the driver was in treatment for substance abuse and was allowed to leave, the program may be partially liable for the injuries the children sustained.
Already, the internet is saturated with rumors that people playing Pokémon GO are causing car wrecks and tractor trailer accidents. As of today, most of these tales are tall ones, but it’s not difficult to imagine that one day soon, we will read a real headline about a vehicle crash that is accurately blamed on the driver playing Pokémon GO while operating his vehicle.