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Air Safety Hits the Headlines as Three Planes Go Down in a Week

Air tragedies have been in the headlines over the last few days with no fewer than three high profile crashes in the space of a week. In the latest tragedy to make the headlines an Air Algerie flight has crashed in Mali in Africa. French President Francoise Hollande said on Friday wreckage of the jet […]

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Widow of Man Who Died in Paul Walker Car Crash Sues Porsche

When actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas died in a fiery Porsche crash in Los Angeles last November it was reported that excess speed likely contributed to the crash. Rodas was the driver. The high powered Porsche Carrera GT left the road, hit a tree and exploded into flames, killing both men. The […]

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Comedian Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart over Crash Involving Truck Driver from Georgia

The comedian Tracy Morgan is recovering from injuries he sustained when his limousine was hit by a truck driver from Georgia and he is now suing the driver’s employer, Wal-Mart, for his injuries. Last month Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro in Georgia was charged over a wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike that left the […]

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Two Are Arrested and Accused of Assault on Cyclist in Atlanta that Left Him Brain Damaged

Two people have been arrested and are at the Fulton County Jail for suspected involvement in an assault on a cyclist in Atlanta last month, according to media reports. Two TV news stations reported Joseph Alan Lewis, 19, was driving a red Dodge Nitro when he allegedly got into an argument with cyclist Greg Germani. […]

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Pregnant Women Are Given More Protection in the Workplace

I was pleased to read a recent report in the Marietta Daily Journal that pregnant women will have new protections against on-the-job discrimination. As an Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney, I see cases in which pregnant women have been asked to do inappropriate tasks in the workplace which may harm both themselves and their unborn child. […]

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