Safety in the Snow: Navigating Winter Weather on Georgia Roads

The colder months in the South are, fortunately, moderate in comparison to the rest of the country. But when winter does strike, like in the case of 2014’s infamous “Snowpocalypse” or this year’s inaugural snow and ice storm, chaos and confusion amongst Georgia drivers can create perilous conditions on the road. At Greathouse Trial Law, …

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What is Medical Payments Coverage

What is Med Payments Coverage? Medical payments coverage, also known as MedPay or medical expense coverage, helps pay the medical costs after you or one of your passengers are hurt in a car accident or any kind of auto-related injury. Medical payments coverage isn’t affected by who is found at fault for any specific accident. …

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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on a Personal Injury Settlement?

Is my Personal Injury Settlement Taxable? Many personal injury cases are settled before or during a trial and only a small percentage are ever tried to the point of a verdict. In saying this, it’s important to know that the case is completely settled the moment your lawyer informs the defense attorney that you accept …

Georgia Good Samaritan Law

Good Samaritan Law The term “Good Samaritan” derives from a Biblical parable, in which a man stops to assist a traveler who has been beaten and left for dead by the side of the road. In modern vernacular, the phrase describes any person who helps another with no ulterior motive. While admirable, such selfless acts …

Negligence in the Eyes of the Law

If you have been injured and are wondering if you have a personal injury lawsuit that can be made, you will need to understand what negligence is in the eyes of Georgia law. While the concept may seem obvious at first, it is actually quite nuanced legally speaking. To be successful in a personal injury …

What You Need to Know About DUI Charges in Georgia

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI, or you’re worried that it may happen at some point in the future, it is important to understand how the process and law works in such cases. The state of Georgia takes DUIs very seriously, which means you need to take these charges …