Entries by Powers Law Group

OSHA Report Echoes ProPublica and NPR’s Workers’ Comp Findings

Separate investigations into changes in the workers’ compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families. Separate investigations into changes in the workers’ compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families. Nearly a year ago, ProPublica set out to investigate the extent of changes to America’s […]

Georgia Citizens’ Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury Under Assault Again in the General Assembly

Atlanta, GA – This morning, legislation was introduced in the Georgia State Senate that – if enacted – would unconstitutionally abolish Georgia citizens’ inviolate Right to Trial by Jury. Known as the “Patient Compensation Act,” Senate Bill 86[i] seeks to strip Georgia patients of their constitutionally-guaranteed ability to hold negligent healthcare providers accountable before a […]

Medical Malpractice in Georgia

When you’re sick or injured badly enough, it’s natural to want to seek qualified medical care. Like most people, you probably assume the doctors and other medical professionals who care for you are competent and competent enough to diagnose the issue and help you get healthy again. Although the vast majority of medical professionals are […]

To Prevent Child Heat Stroke Deaths in Vehicles GTLA Partners with KidsAndCars.org

GTLA Partners with KidsAndCars.org to Petition White House to Prevent Child Heat Stroke Deaths in Vehicles FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Kelleher (770) 355-6052 The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association is partnering with KidsAndCars.org to save children’s lives across the country. Together, GTLA, KidsAndCars.org and numerous other safety advocates and organizations are petitioning the White […]

Personal Injury Attorneys in Macon GA Represent Distracted Driver Victims

There has been a recent trend for people to stay connected through a growing number of great innovations that include everything from mobile phones to online social networks. Unfortunately, this has also led to several tragedies. Motorists distracted when texting and driving are becoming increasingly more responsible for highway accidents. With this in mind, several […]

To Kick Off Distracted Driving Awareness Month GTLA Announces Partnership

GTLA Announces Year-Round Partnership with EndDD.org to Kick Off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Kelleher (770) 355-6052 Atlanta, GA – In recognizing the start of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced a year-round partnership with EndDD.org (End Distracted Driving). A campaign that began […]

The Discovery Process in Civil Litigation Reveals the Truth, Allows Injured Georgians to Hold Negligent Parties Accountable

Melton v. General Motors Cited as Prime Example of the Link Between the Civil Justice System and the Safety of Georgians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Kelleher (770) 355-6052 Atlanta, GA – The Georgia General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 643, legislation that would severely limit the discovery process in all civil litigation […]

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Selects Inaugural LEAD Program Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Chris Kelleher October 23, 2013 (770) 355-6052 Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Selects Inaugural LEAD Program Class ATLANTA, GA – This year, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association launched the Leadership Education & Advanced Direction (LEAD) Program. Designed to identify those with leadership potential from among the Association’s younger lawyers, the LEAD […]

Workers Compensation Testimonial by D.R.

A family member recommended that I go see Jeff Powers at Powers Law Group. I had been hurt while working for my company that I had worked for over 22 years. I didn’t want to file a workers’ compensation case because I wanted to go back to work, but I did need help with the car accident situation.