Compound Fractures vs. Simple Fractures
Posted in Personal Injury on August 15, 2018
Bone fractures are some of the most common injuries in the United States, and there are many types of fractures. Two of the most common are simple and compound, and each requires specialized treatment depending on its severity, the overall medical status of the victim, and the location of the fracture on the body. Simple […]
Who Is Liable If My Child Suffers an Injury at School?
Posted in Personal Injury on August 13, 2018
Kids get cuts, scrapes, and bruises just from being kids. They play rough, fall down, and have accidents. Some injuries unfortunately occur due to maliciousness or negligence. When this occurs, parents have the right to seek legal action against the responsible parties. It’s vital for parents to know their rights and how to handle a […]
What Is The Most Common Cause of Car Accidents in Georgia?
Posted in Car Accidents on August 11, 2018
Car accidents in Georgia have a variety of causes, though some are more common than others. Speeding, distracted driving, and operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol often play a role in Georgia car accidents, but the most common causes of crashes throughout the state might be surprising. Learn the most common factors underlying […]
What If My Car Accident Causes a Ruptured Spleen?
Posted in Firm News on August 9, 2018
Car accidents can lead to serious and debilitating injuries. Some of these require emergency care, complicated surgeries, and months or even years of therapy. Injuries like a ruptured spleen can lead to complications and the need for extensive medical treatment. What are your options if a car accident causes your spleen to rupture? What Is […]
Is There an “Injury Settlement Calculator”?
Posted in Firm News on August 7, 2018
One of the great myths regarding personal injury law is that lawyers have a secret algorithm or formula used to determine the financial value that any given client’s award or settlement will be. Any such formula would focus on many of highly abstract and ambiguous variables. Sad to say, such a formula does not exist, […]
Hands Free Laws in Georgia
Posted in Firm News on August 2, 2018
Distracted driving is one of the most prominent causes of auto accidents. Unsurprisingly, smartphones create some of the biggest road distractions, with everything from voice calls, to texting, to the thousands of apps available. Because of the increasing number of accidents due to phones, lawmakers across the country have been stepping up to try and […]
How Do I Know If I Have a Punctured Lung After an Accident?
Posted in Firm News on July 30, 2018
Punctured lungs are serious injuries that restrict the person’s ability to breathe. Beyond oxygen deprivation, a punctured lung can lead to many other serious conditions without treatment. However, medical care can eliminate most of the future health complications of punctured lungs with quickly administered treatment. Because it is an internal injury, recognizing that you have […]
Georgia Texting and Driving Laws
Posted in Firm News on July 26, 2018
In 2015, there were 38,300 traffic related deaths in the United States. Of those deaths, a staggering 3,500, or nearly 1 in 10, resulted from distracted driving. Cruz & Associates has more than 25 years of experience in personal injury litigation. Every client we serve is unique, and every case is an opportunity for us […]
What Should I Do After a Car Accident?
Posted in Firm News on July 24, 2018
Traffic accidents happen every day in America. Distracted drivers, navigating the roads at reckless speeds, people in a hurry; these events can result in severe damage to multi vehicles, serious injury and even death. Cruz & Associates has more than 25 years of experience in personal injury litigation. Every client we serve is unique, and […]
What Motorcyclists in Georgia Should Know About Lane Splitting
Posted in Firm News on July 19, 2018
If you are unsure about the regulations regarding lane splitting in the metro Atlanta area, the attorneys at Cruz & Associate are here to help. Cruz & Associates has more than 25 years of experience dealing with major and minor traffic accidents. On America’s major highways and interstates motorists of all types – cars, pickups, […]