It’s an unfortunate fact, but each year, hundreds of pedestrians are injured or even killed across the state of Georgia. Even more unfortunate, however, is that the vast majority of these victims have suffered injuries through no fault of their own. Careless drivers, intoxicated drivers, and drivers who are distracted are some of the biggest [...]
Category Archives: Compensation Law
Losing a loved one is never easy, but the experience can be made even more difficult when the loved one died due to someone else’s negligent actions. In these cases, a wrongful death lawsuit may be required to receive compensation for the damage caused by the loss; however, deciding upon an accurate figure for this compensation can be difficult. In most cases, people who are interested in pursuing a wrongful death claim are encouraged to seek out the services of an attorney, such as Eric J. Hertz.
If you’ve been injured in a traffic accident and you want to seek compensation, you probably have a number of questions at the moment. As a result, attorney Eric J. Hertz, of the Hertz Law Firm, has compiled the following list of the top 10 questions and answers for people in your situation:
If you are the victim of a serious injury, you may be entitled to compensation. A serious injury can affect every part of your life, including your work, your family life, your ability to continue your education, and your enjoyment of everyday activities. Pain, loss of work, disfigurement, medical bills and loss of ability to work in the future all may be compensable in a personal injury claim. Whether you are injured on the job, in a place of business, in a car accident, or elsewhere, you may have a claim for personal injury or worker’s compensation. To see if you have a claim for your injuries, contact a lawyer right away. Hertz law firm can provide excellent representation in injury claims.
Catastrophic injuries can strike at any time, and usually without any prior warning. These injuries can result in long-term handicaps to the individual and can devastate entire families in both financial and emotional terms. While there are many types of catastrophic injury, they all require the best possible legal assistance possible in order to obtain effective compensation.
Before giving birth in Roswell, GA, virtually all mothers undergo a variety of tests to diagnose the health of their babies before they’re born. The results of these tests are often used to diagnose the likelihood of a baby being born with certain disorders, including Down Syndrome. While these tests, and their subsequent analyzation, are generally carried out the in the proper manner, sometimes mistakes are made, and when this happens, it can create terrible consequences.
Some of the most famous lawsuits and legal cases throughout history have involved celebrities. This is often because a lot of money is involved, but it can also be because the public figure draws the attention of the general public. One of these cases occurred after comedian Dana Carvey underwent heart bypass surgery that the surgeon botched.
Having a baby is supposed to be a joyous and exciting time for both mothers and fathers, and many Norcross, GA residents celebrate the occasion for many months leading up to the actual birth and beyond. Unfortunately, for parents who have a baby who has experienced birth defects, the occasion can be anything but joyous. Birth defects can cause heartache for loved ones and physical and mental pain for the affected baby. Furthermore, birth defects can end up costing tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of an affected baby’s lifetime, and in extreme cases, some babies don’t make it out of the hospital as a result of birth defects.
The legal definition of “statute of limitations” is the period within which an individual or group must initiate legal action for an injury, if he or she does not wish to forfeit the right to legal action. This is an important deadline, as those failing to take action will often find that they have lost [...]
Dog bites may be the subject of post office jokes, but in fact they are no laughing matter. Dog attacks and bites injure many people every year, in some cases resulting in serious injuries or even death. More importantly, victims of dog bites are entitled to receive compensation for their medical costs, as well as [...]