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What is a Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Case in Georgia?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

How much time does a person have to file a lawsuit after a personal injury? In other words, what is the time window for filing a civil lawsuit after a motor vehicle crash, a slip and fall accident, or another type of injury in Macon, Georgia? These questions all concern the statute of limitations… Read More »

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Steps to Take After a Work Injury in Macon

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Nobody expects to get hurt on the job in or around Macon, Georgia, but workplace injuries are more common than you might imagine, and they can occur in any industry. While some types of jobs do have more inherent hazards than others, even professions that only require work behind a desk can come with… Read More »

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What is Comparative Fault in a Georgia Personal Injury Case?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

If you were recently injured in an accident or in another type of incident in the Macon area and you believe another party is liable, you might be thinking about filing a personal injury claim. In researching personal injury lawsuits, or in discussing your case with friends or family members, you might have come… Read More »

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Common Questions About Georgia Workers’ Compensation

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

None of us go to work with the expectation of sustaining a serious injury, but workplace injuries do happen with some frequency. In some cases, workplace injuries are relatively minor and injured employees can get back to work quickly with little to no medical attention from a health care provider. Yet in other situations,… Read More »

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Understanding Georgia Dog Bite Liability

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Whether you have a dog at home, are visiting the home of a friend or family member with a dog, or you regularly encounter dogs on local walks, it is important to know that dogs can bite and may cause serious or fatal injuries. Nobody likes to think about a pet causing severe harm,… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Bedsore Claims

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

When an elderly loved one develops one or more bedsores while residing in a nursing home or assisted living facility in the Macon area, it is essential to know that the facility could be liable for harm. Even minor bed sores can cause pain, and more severe bed sores can be debilitating and life-threatening… Read More »

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Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Nursing home abuse and neglect are serious problems in Macon nursing homes and throughout the state of Georgia. While we want to be able to trust that a facility will provide a proper level of care to our elderly loved ones, a wide range of issues at a facility can result in injuries due… Read More »

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What Are the Types of Product Liability?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Nobody uses or purchases a consumer product with the expectation that they are at risk of an injury. Yet consumer products routinely cause various types of harm due to different forms of defects. To be sure, consumers can sustain injuries due to defects in automobiles, children’s toys, home appliances, food products, electronics, and much… Read More »

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How Long Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Last?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

After a serious workplace injury, our Macon workers’ compensation attorneys know how devastating it can be to learn that you are unable to work and that your path toward recovery appears long and arduous. We know how essential workers’ compensation benefits are during this time, and our firm is here to help you seek… Read More »

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Study Shows That Professional Drivers Working Multiple Jobs Can Be More Dangerous on The Roads

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

According to statistics, more than 80 percent of ride-hail drivers feel unsafe in their profession, and more than 20 percent of American drivers carry weapons in their cars to protect themselves. The driving profession is inherently unsafe, and this especially applies to taxi drivers and those who drive for ride-hail services, such as Lyft… Read More »

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