Serious Burn Injuries

Attorney Standing in Front of Bookcase with Law BooksJohn Hopkins Medicine explains the varying effects of burn injuries, with some leading to enormous physical and emotional trauma. In fact, victims of burn injuries could be left without certain physical abilities, and this includes loss of limb and complete loss of mobility.…

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Eviction (Dispossessory Proceedings) in Georgia

Gavel on Top of Judge's BenchWhen a tenant violates a section of a rental agreement or fails to pay rent, the landlord can demand possession of the rental property orally or in writing. Yet, surprising to some, he or she cannot file an affidavit for an eviction unless the tenant refuses to grant the landlord possession of the rental unit. Similarly, there is not a set time frame for how long the landlord must give the tenant before…

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Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)

Front of Brick House in Augusta GAIn an effort to provide struggling homeowners with some welcome relief, the Home Affordable Modification Program (better known as HAMP) is a program within the Making Home Affordable (MHA) program offering reduced monthly mortgage payments. Thus, the aim of HAMP is to allow homeowners to remain in their homes by making their payments more affordable and sustainable long-term. To qualify, families must be able to demonstrate that they are facing financial hardship.…

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Workers’ Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions

 Man Holding Eye in Work Related AccidentBy way of the workers’ compensation system, injured individuals have a right to receive compensation and medical benefits following an injury sustained while performing their job. Yet, the principle behind workers’ compensation is that it provides a benefit for the employee and the employer. For instance, when a worker is injured on the job, he can receive workers’ compensation benefits in exchange for…

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Breach Of Contract

Business Contract At the forefront of nearly all business disputes, breach of contract is, by simple definition, failure to hold up one’s end of a bargain. Given that a partner or business associate denies their obligations as stated in a contractual agreement, the non-breaching party can essentially sue them to enforce the details of the contract, as well as recover damages. In the state of Georgia specifically, recoverable…

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