The Suspension Of Jury Trials Under COVID-19 Has Made It Difficult For Accident Survivors To Cover Expenses
- November 23, 2020
- Attorney Matt Stoddard
- Personal Injury
After a seven-month shutdown to protect against COVID-19, Georgia’s courts are just now beginning to reinstitute jury trials, with new social distancing precautions in place. Obviously, no one should have to risk their life or the lives of their family to participate in a trial — their own or someone else’s — but this extended lack of access to the justice system has had disturbing consequences of its own. Specifically, injured individuals who are counting on insurance settlements to cover...