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The Affirmative Action Debate
Affirmative action is one of the most controversial political issues facing America. Most often, affirmative action assists disadvantaged groups by improving placement in higher education and employment, and the term is most often conceived as a...
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Injured in Georgia? Need a Georgia Personal Injury Attorney?

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Being injured or hurt in an accident or industrial accident can be a frightening and stressful experience. Here is some basic information about personal injury law as pertains to the State of Georgia.

If you were injured as the result of an accident, you may be entitled to damages. The first thing that you will need to do is to determine the cause of the accident, which will help you to decide on which lawyer is best for you. For example, was it a car or boat accident? Were you injured while riding your bike? Was it a 'slip and fall' accident? Perhaps you were injured due to malpractice, or perhaps injured by slander or libellous statements. If so, then you most likely will need a Georgia personal injury attorney, who specialises in personal injury law, in the State of Georgia.

Maybe the act was intentional rather than the result of an unintentional act. If so, you may be entitled to punitive damages, as outlined by the laws in Georgia. Examples of this type of injury include assault, defined as reasonable harm that occurred, or battery, which refers to the intentional harming of another person, like hitting or striking. Defamation is an area of personal injury that is often overlooked. This type of assault, if you will, is often the result of hateful or intentionally harmful communication, like verbal or written commentary about you or your character.

Once you've decided which type of Georgia personal injury attorney you'll need for your lawsuit, you need to find one. There are numerous databases available online, to help you with finding a Georgia personal injury attorney, which are designed to help you find the best attorney for your individual case. Likewise, you can also contact your local legal association or state Bar association, which will most likely be happy to provide you with a referral.

Being injured or slandered is never a pleasant experience. If you have suffered because of someone else's negligence or intentional acts, you may be entitled to damages.
Dave Hoffman is the founder of Personal Injury Atorneys a website providing information on personal injury law

 

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