You have been hit in a wreck. What’s next?

You got hit in a car accident in Georgia, and it seems like sorting out the aftermath of car accidents gets really complicated really quickly. The “fault” system for determining liability and the usual confusion and hassle following an accident can make it difficult to know where to start on getting the care and compensation you need. In this post, we want to give you some simple first steps to follow if you get hit in a wreck.

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What Counts as an On-the-Job Injury?

We all hear about workplace injuries, occupational hazards, on-the-job accidents, and so on. Many of us, though, are not sure what exactly counts as an “on-the-job injury,” so we want to help you be aware of the parameters surrounding workplace injuries and offer you clarity on what steps you should take if you are experiencing work-related difficulties.

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How Do I File a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Workplace injuries are common. If you haven’t experienced one personally, you probably know someone who has. What’s less common is knowing the best way to file a workers comp claim so that you can receive maximum protection and benefit. In this blog post, we want to give you the clarity and resources you need in order to best protect yourself and those you love. If you’ve been injured at work, what steps do you need to take?

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I Got Hurt. Should I File a Personal Injury Claim?

You suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own that is causing you to lose time, money, and quality of life. What do you do? Hire an attorney? Submit an insurance claim? Suffer in silence? At Castan & Lecca, we want to help you navigate the tricky waters of personal injury claims. We believe that you shouldn’t have to suffer because of someone else’s negligence, and we are committed to helping you define which course of action is going to suit your situation best.

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Making a Difference!

Making a difference in our community is one of our top priorities! We believe that providing advocacy and care for our clients is just the beginning of building a healthy future for our whole community. That’s why we love participating in multiple other opportunities, opening doors and sponsoring hope for members of our community family.

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Self-Defense vs. Assault

Self-defense: it’s an important and self-evident right that can also be a legal gray area. In order to protect yourself and the people you love, you need to know Georgia’s position on self-defense, and how to avoid having the tables turned on you with an assault or battery charge.

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"Click It or Ticket" Georgia Seat Belt Laws

The Seat Belt Story

Seat belts have been around for a long time: longer than airbags, longer than automatic transmissions, and longer than the assembly line! In fact, Volvo, a company built around passenger safety, invented and patented the first seat belt in 1889. Later, in 1959, Nils Bohlin, also a Volvo engineer, designed the standard 3-point seat belt that all vehicles use today. Realizing the enormous potential for saving lives, Volvo actually opened the patent to allow all manufacturers to use their design, and in doing so, they have saved over a million lives!

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