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Ways to Educate Others About Your Brain Injury

By Riah Greathouse / March 19, 2018 /

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can create short and long-term impacts that not only affect the injured individual but also their friends, classmates, teachers and family members. Many people who suffer from a TBI also aren’t exactly sure where they should begin in terms of educating the people they love and are closest to them.  …

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Safety in the Snow: Navigating Winter Weather on Georgia Roads

By Riah Greathouse / February 2, 2018 /

The colder months in the South are, fortunately, moderate in comparison to the rest of the country. But when winter does strike, like in the case of 2014’s infamous “Snowpocalypse” or this year’s inaugural snow and ice storm, chaos and confusion amongst Georgia drivers can create perilous conditions on the road. At Greathouse Trial Law,…

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What is Medical Payments Coverage

By Riah Greathouse / November 27, 2017 /

What is Med Payments Coverage? Medical payments coverage, also known as MedPay or medical expense coverage, helps pay the medical costs after you or one of your passengers are hurt in a car accident or any kind of auto-related injury. Medical payments coverage isn’t affected by who is found at fault for any specific accident.…

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Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on a Personal Injury Settlement?

By Riah Greathouse / November 27, 2017 /

Main Takeaways Personal injury settlements can be nontaxable, taxable, or even partially taxable depending upon the certain circumstances of the case and the kind of injuries that were suffered. The money someone receives in a personal injury settlement that directly correlates to a physical injury or sickness, or to vehicle or property damage, is generally…

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Georgia Car & Booster Seat Laws | Greathouse Trial Law

Georgia Car Seat Laws

By Riah Greathouse / July 18, 2017 /

Main Takeaways Children under 1 year should ride in rear-facing car seats; a child shouldn’t ride in forward-facing seats until he or she has reached 1 year old and weighs 40 pounds. All children under the age of 8 are required to use a car seat or booster seat, and to sit in the backseat…

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How to Obtain an Atlanta Police Report

By Riah Greathouse / July 11, 2017 /

Main Takeaways To be on the safe side, you should make a report even if the accident seems minor. Once a report has been filed, you can obtain a copy of it in one of two ways: first, the easiest method is to go online to www.buycrash.com, where you can search for and order police…

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Georgia Good Samaritan & 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia Good Samaritan Law

By Riah Greathouse / June 8, 2017 /

Main Takeaways The phrase describes any person who helps another with no ulterior motive. Georgia’s Good Samaritan Law protects from civil litigation any person “who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an accident or emergency to the victim or victims thereof without making any charge.” Georgia’s 911 Medical Amnesty Law, signed…

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Negligence in the Eyes of the Law | Atlanta, GA 30303

Negligence in the Eyes of the Law

By Riah Greathouse / January 23, 2017 /

If you have been injured and are wondering if you have a personal injury lawsuit that can be made, you will need to understand what negligence is in the eyes of Georgia law. While the concept may seem obvious at first, it is actually quite nuanced legally speaking. To be successful in a personal injury…

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What You Need to Know About DUI Charges in Georgia

What You Need to Know About DUI Charges in Georgia

By Riah Greathouse / November 20, 2016 /

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI, or you’re worried that it may happen at some point in the future, it is important to understand how the process and law work in such cases. The state of Georgia takes DUIs very seriously, which means you need to take these charges…

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