March 2024

The Maze of Health Insurance Reimbursement in Georgia Personal Injury Cases

By Pierce Blitch When you’re grappling with the aftermath of a car accident or other personal injury, understanding the interplay between your health insurance benefits and your settlement can feel like navigating through a legal labyrinth. The statutes in Georgia, specifically O.C.G.A. §33-24-56.1, lay out precise conditions under which your health insurance benefits provider can […]

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Why a DUI Charge Doesn’t Mean Automatic Guilt

by Pierce Blitch Defying DUI Misconceptions: A Lawyer’s Perspective on Breath Test Fallacies In an era where driving under the influence (DUI) charges are often equated with automatic guilt, many overlook the critical flaws in this assumption. This oversight is primarily due to the widespread trust in chemical breath tests. However, as experienced DUI defense

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The Five Elements That Make Auto Insurance Companies Worry

by Pierce Blitch Unveiling the Tactics of Insurance Giants In the complex world of auto insurance, companies thrive by collecting more premiums than the payouts they make. This profit is further amplified through investments in various financial vehicles. However, when accidents occur, these companies are legally obliged to compensate the innocent victims harmed by their

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Prescription Medication and the Risk of Drugged Driving

by Pierce Blitch The Unseen Threat on Georgia Roads It’s clear that the peril of driving under the influence extends beyond alcohol. This article dives into the underestimated danger of drugged driving, particularly when prescription medications are involved. In Georgia, the laws are stringent, and the consequences, severe. Understanding these laws is critical for every

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Four Critical Ways a Criminal Record Can Disrupt Your Future

By Pierce Blitch It’s a common misconception that minor criminal infractions or charges won’t have long-lasting effects. This article aims to shed light on the seriousness of criminal charges and their potential to linger on your public record, sometimes indefinitely, depending on your jurisdiction. Housing Hurdles In many locations, rental applications necessitate a criminal background

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Blood Testing in DUI Cases Explained

by Pierce Blitch In the complicated world of DUI charges, understanding the administration of blood tests for determining Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) levels is critical. As attorneys at Fleming & Nelson, LLP, we dive into this process, shedding light on its significance and potential challenges. The Critical Role of Blood Tests in DUI Investigations Blood

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The Rising Tide of Employer Liability in Cell Phone-Related Auto Accidents

By Pierce Blitch & Will Dasher In the complex landscape of legal liability, an important Georgia Court of Appeals decision spotlights a ruling which may favor those injured in a distracted driving injury case. The case in question dives into the murky waters of cell phone usage by employees in transit, opening new avenues of

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