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February 26, 2015

You've just experienced an auto accident. You're a little shaken up, but you don't feel hurt. Everything seems to be in good working order. No need to worry about going to the hospital, right?

 

Wrong, sadly. You should always seek medical attention after any auto accident. That's the advice our accident injury lawyers provide to friends, colleagues and prospective clients alike.

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February 16, 2015

Medical restraints can serve a valuable purpose in nursing homes. There's no denying that many nursing home residents suffer from conditions that make it difficult for them to hold still during needed medical treatments.

 

However, Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC's Atlanta nursing home abuse lawyers have seen just how these restraints can be mis-used and abused. This mis-use can cause... Read More

February 09, 2015

Because of the federal government's size and the amount of money it can bring to bear on certain problems, it is a tempting target for fraudsters. The False Claims Act, initially passed during the Civil War, imposes financial penalties on companies that defraud federal programs.

 

It is the government's chief weapon against fraudsters, and it is also the chief way by which whistleblowers protect... Read More

February 02, 2015

At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, we always urge the victims of a motor vehicle accident in the Atlanta area to move forward with legal action as quickly as possible. Our accident attorneys do this not because we underestimate how difficult your life has become, but because it's absolutely vital for your chances of success.

We know you're dealing with the physical and emotional trauma of your accident. But putting off... Read More

January 21, 2015

Intoxicated driving is a serious issue in Atlanta and throughout the country. But the problem is more serious than drunk driving, which is what we normally think of when we think of driving under the influence.

Indeed, our Atlanta truck accident lawyers have seen a number of wrecks involving commercial trucks that were caused in whole or in part by the intoxicated state of the truck's driver. In these cases, the intoxicant is rarely alcohol. Instead, truck drivers are often found to... Read More

January 21, 2015

Our Atlanta truck accident lawyers understand the importance of a vigorous investigation into the true cause of the accident that hurt you. That means pursuing liability wherever it might exist- and it often exists back at the headquarters of the trucking company.

This sort of knowledge comes only with decades of experience in truck accident litigation. We understand the particulars of truck accident liability, and we understand how trucking companies can make the roads more dangerous... Read More

January 21, 2015

Medical malpractice law recognizes the difficulty and sensitivity of the medical profession. Medical professionals are often placed in positions where tragic results occur in spite of their best efforts. As such, the mere fact of a poor outcome is not sufficient to justify a medical malpractice claim.

Instead, your Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer must demonstrate that the medical professional acted with negligence or misconduct. In legal terminology, this means proving that the... Read More

January 21, 2015

In the aftermath of a devastating accident, it's not greedy or litigious to wonder how much your personal injury case might be worth. At Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC, our Atlanta personal injury lawyers understand that these accidents are as expensive as they are painful, especially if you're suffering from a catastrophic personal injury.

The answer to the question that serves as the title to this post will depend on the specifics of your accident. Relevant factors include... Read More

December 12, 2014

Violation of Federal and State False Claims Acts is at the heart of recent lawsuit claims and prosecution of drug companies including Johnson & Johnson, a pharmaceutical company slapped by the Department of Justice (DOJ) with billions of dollars in punitive fines. According to Wall Street Journal reports, the company is about to settle with the DOJ for committing off-label marketing of products, including their flagship drug Risperdal. The settlement is estimated to be around $1.5... Read More

December 12, 2014

Riding in an airport shuttle, most people worry about making a plane on time or whether they will remember where they parked their car. A few recent riders, however, now have to worry about recovering from injuries sustained in a truck accident.

Seventeen people were injured in the accident, which occurred in Atlanta when an 18-wheeler truck was attempting to make a U-turn on North Loop Road. The shuttle, which was carrying 16 passengers, skidded 160 feet before slamming into the... Read More

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