Category: Personal Injury

Fatal Crane Accident at the Port of Savannah Might Be Grounds for a Civil Suit

A union longshoreman, 50-year-old Stephen Cobb, was killed in a crane accident at the Port of Savannah on March 26th. He was pronounced dead at the scene at the Garden City terminal in the early morning. Little information has been released about the nature of the accident itself. It involved a rubber-tired gantry crane that was used for moving shipping containers, but it’s not clear whether Cobb was operating the crane or working nearby, whether there was an equipment malfunction, or w...

The Suspension Of Jury Trials Under COVID-19 Has Made It Difficult For Accident Survivors To Cover Expenses

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...

What is the average payout for a head injury?

What is the average payout for a head injury? If you or a loved one has sustained a head injury in a car or truck crash, serious fall or workplace accident, then you are devastated.  Not only are you spending hours with medical specialists, but you’re also facing lost wages, huge medical bills and an uncertain future.  If the injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, then the frustration at getting your life back to normal can be even worse. If this has happened to you, then it’s time ...