According to The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, pedestrian deaths are on the rise, accounting for 16% of all traffic fatalities in America. Nationwide, pedestrian fatalities have increased 46% since their low point in 2009, and Georgia reflects this trend. Read the rest »
Last year, Atlanta’s Grant Law Office received over 5,000 applications for our scholarship! Students from across the United States told us how attending college would help them achieve their future goals, and how they planned to leave their mark on the world. We had quite a time sorting through thousands of essays, but we did manage to pick one impressive winner!
This year, it’s getting harder. Read the rest »
You’ve seen their commercials on late-night TV, and had your view obstructed by their gaudy billboards. They promise you cash, and they promise it fast. We’re talking about “settlement mills,” lawyers and law firms that advertise aggressively and handle a high volume of cases at the same time. Read the rest »
When you put yourself under the care of medical providers, you are putting your health and possibly your life in their hands. If the doctor treating you is impaired—whether due to alcohol, drugs, or mental illness—it is the ultimate betrayal of your trust. Read the rest »
When you are admitted to a hospital, you expect that the treatment you receive there will improve your health. But all too often, this is not the case.
Entrusting your health to a medical facility and its staff is, essentially, entering into a contract—a contract wherein the hospital pledges to treat you with a professional standard of care. If the hospital and its staff are negligent, and you suffer injury, then they have broken their contract with you and can be held liable for medical malpractice. Read the rest »
Putting gas contaminated with water into your car may cost you more than vehicle repairs—it could cost you your life. If water gets into your gas tank, your engine will die, and you won’t be able to restart it. This situation can be very dangerous if you’re on a busy highway and are unable to make it to the shoulder. Read the rest »
If a child has delays in reaching “movement milestones” from birth to 5 years of age, it could be a sign of cerebral palsy. Read the rest »
While the term “nightmare superbug” may seem melodramatic, it is how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) described the danger of antibiotic-resistant bacteria spreading throughout the country. Right now, most resistant pathogens are not exceedingly dangerous in and of themselves, but they have the ability to spread resistance to other bacteria and viruses that can be far more deadly. Read the rest »
The attorneys at Grant Law Office have experienced the benefits of a secondary education, and would like help a deserving student achieve her own academic dreams. It was in this spirit that we hosted a nationwide scholarship. We received over 5,000 essays from entrants vying for the prize, and pored over each one.
There were many good entries, but unfortunately, there could only be one winner; and that winner is… Read the rest »
Many people think getting a pedicure is a way to treat, or pamper, one’s self. This may be true, but manicures and pedicures apparently come with certain health risks. Read the rest »