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April 25, 2016

Distracted driving is a serious problem in the United States. Every year, thousands of people die in avoidable car accidents caused by distracted drivers.

In recognition of this fact, the National Safety Council has declared April National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. You can read more about the details here. You can also sign up to receive informational materials that you can then share on various social media channels.

And awareness of these issues is... Read More

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April 21, 2016

In this video, attorney Lance Lourie discusses how you can handle the extraordinary tragedy of losing an adult child in a car accident:

 

If you want to speak to our experienced Atlanta, Georgia car accident attorneys about pursuing a wrongful death case, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

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April 20, 2016

Because long-haul trucking crosses state lines, many of the most important regulations governing the operation of massive commercial trucks is national in nature. These regulations are set by Congress or federal regulatory authorities.

But with deaths from truck accidents increasing sharply in recent years, attention on the role of Congress and trucking industry lobbyists has also been rising. And the results aren't pretty.

Many of these regulations relate to driver... Read More

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April 15, 2016
WAS TISSUE DAMAGE, AMPUTATION OR FATALITY THE RESULT OF FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE COMPARTMENT SYNDROME?

Did a doctor fail to diagnose and treat compartment syndrome, resulting in muscle and nerve damage? You may have reported that you were ill, telling the doctor that you felt weak and numb. Your skin may have been pale, and you also had severe pain along with the numbness.

In fact, you were suffering from compartment syndrome, resulting from swelling and blocked blood flow to "compartments... Read More

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April 14, 2016

In this exclusive video, attorney Joseph Watkins discusses Georgia's wrongful death statute and how it relates to young children:

 

If you've lost a family member due to negligence and misconduct in the Atlanta, Georgia area, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

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April 12, 2016

In this video, attorney Lance Lourie discusses one of his most gratifying cases, involving a young man who was struck by a drunk driver:

 

If you want to speak to an experienced Atlanta, Georgia personal injury lawyer, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

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April 06, 2016

The data are clear- exercise of any sort, even just a simple afternoon walk, can make an extraordinary difference in your health and quality of life. It's for this reason that The American Heart Association has declared today, April 6, National Walking Day.

It's an excellent occasion to re-commit yourself to some simple exercise. Park a bit further away from the office. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Take the dog and the kids for a walk when you get home tonight.

As... Read More

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April 04, 2016

Injuries on private property always present complications. This is certainly true of burn injuries. Attorney Robin Lourie discusses burn injuries on private property in this new video:

 

If you've suffered a burn injury in the Atlanta, Georgia area, our lawyers want to hear your story. Please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

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March 30, 2016

In this exclusive video, attorney Robin Lourie explains why you can still pursue legal action if a drug that hurt you was approved by the FDA:

 

If you've been hurt by a defective drug in the Atlanta, Georgia area, please call Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance, PC today at 404-760-7400 for a free consultation.

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March 30, 2016

During surgery, it's quite common for a patient's core body temperature to drop dramatically and dangerously. Keeping patients warm while under anesthesia is thus a significant concern for hospitals and surgical teams.

3M's Bair Hugger product is supposed to do just that. It's a forced air, single-use warming blanket that is wrapped around a patient during surgery. It keeps the patient's body temperature at a safe level.

However, there's growing evidence that the Bair... Read More

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