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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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New Study Highlights important Distracted Truck Driver Variables

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

A new study published by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute focusing on distracted driving in truck drivers, specifically, has resulted in both common sense and surprising conclusions. While the study reinforced the obvious reality that visual menial tasks that take someone’s eyes off the road and hands off the wheel pose the biggest risks,… Read More »

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Workplace Injuries & Deaths Still Too Common in 2023

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

While many likely believe that we have come a long way since the 1800s, when it was common for workers to face terrible work conditions and get injured or die at work, in reality, a number of workers are still very much at risk in the workplace, in spite of our many technological advances…. Read More »

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Semi-Trucks Parked on Ramps Pose Significant Danger to Oncoming Traffic

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Around the country, including here in Georgia, there is a serious danger out on highways that many are unaware of: Parked semi-trucks on side ramps, pulled off the road for rest stops where they aren’t allowed to be. As a result of accidents involving these parked semis, every year, a number of drivers –… Read More »

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Recognizing the Signs & Dispelling the Myths of Concussions

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

It is arguably a damaging myth – pervasive in our society – that concussions only occur to those who are involved in contact sports, such as football. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of those who experience concussions incur them in another setting, such as at school, at home, on the road, in the… Read More »

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How Can We Impact the Pedestrian Accident Fatality Epidemic?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, more than 7,500 pedestrians were killed on U.S. roadways in 2022 alone, with an almost 80 percent increase in pedestrian deaths due to accidents just from 2010 to 2021. These increases represent 40-year highs for pedestrian accident fatalities. Fixing this epidemic is not only going to require… Read More »

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