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Monge & Associates Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Monge & Associates, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm in Atlanta, announced that it is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The firm started in 1996 when Scott Monge decided to create a legal practice committed to quality work, personal attention and stellar client satisfaction. Since then, the firm has grown exponentially over the years and

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15 Facts on the Dangers of Driving in Atlanta

With the school year ending many families and their children are getting out on the road for some much needed relaxation and exploration time. But before you head out, make sure and check out our list of the dangers of driving in Atlanta. In the United States, over 37,000 people were killed in motor vehicle

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Category: Auto Accidents, Blog, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

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Scott Monge Discusses the Necessary Evidence for Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits

Few people understand the potential risks of walking on U.S. roads. Each year, thousands of pedestrians are injured or killed in collisions with cars, trucks and other motor-vehicles. These accidents are an ongoing concern for law enforcement in Georgia and across the country.

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Zenith Financial Group’s shut down their services due to illegal debt-collection

Zenith Financial Group’s owner, Earnest Earvin IV, an Atlanta and surrounding area debt collector, announced this week that he has been in agreement with The Georgia Consumer Protection Office to shut down their services due to illegal debt-collection. Zenith Financial Group had 33 complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau in the past three years

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Category: General, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

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Scott Monge Discusses Boating Age Restrictions in Georgia

Boating accidents are an unfortunate reality in most states with open water, and the resulting injuries can be devastating. According to Georgia Wildlife, there were more than 100 recorded boating incidents on the state’s waters in 2013, including 27 drownings and 59 injuries. In that same period, police arrested 160 people for boating under the

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Scott Monge Discusses 2 Important Elements of Boating Laws

Every year, thousands of people across the United States sustain serious injuries in recreational boating accidents. According to the United States Coast Guard, more than 2,600 people suffered injuries in boating accidents during 2013, and more than 500 victims died. There were also more than 5,000 vessels in accidents during that same period.

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Scott Monge Discusses the Importance of Georgia’s Booster Seat Laws

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are more than 60 million children in the United States who are under the age of 14. Unfortunately, car accident injuries are a leading cause of death among children in this country—especially for those between the ages of 3 and 14.

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Scott Monge Discusses 2 Important Elements of a Slip and Fall Case

A slip and fall on a hard surface can have devastating consequences. In addition to the immediate trauma and pain, there is a possibility that you will struggle with ongoing medical treatment and associated expenses. Many people choose simply to go on with their lives and handle the consequences privately, but if you believe you

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Scott Monge Provides 4 Boating Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries

Each year, a significant number of people sustain serious injuries during recreational activities. One mere second of inattention or carelessness could cause a life-altering accident during an otherwise pleasant excursion.

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Scott Monge Discusses Truck accident kills five nursing students

USA today reported early Wednesday April 22, 2015 five Georgia Southern University nursing students were killed when a tractor trailer failed to slow down in stop and go traffic.  The five students were heading to Savannah hospital when the crash happened. The accident on Wednesday involved 3 tractor trailers, 2 pickup trucks and two cars. 

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Category: Blog, Truck Accidents

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