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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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7 ways to save on utilities

As spring pushes on and summer creeps closer and closer, temperatures continue inching up and tempting many people to turn on their air conditioning. While some may give in and turn the thermostat down a few degrees, others stubbornly refuse to yield to the heat due to the high cost of utility bills. Whether it’s

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Scott Monge Examines a 12-Car Pileup That Disrupted Traffic in Atlanta

Serious car accidents are common in the state of Georgia. Between 2005 and 2011, there were at least 1,200 roadway fatalities per year, according to statistics from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. In fact, there were 1,729 fatalities in 2005 alone. Alcohol was a contributing factor in a significant portion of these crashes,

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Scott Monge Explains How Police Identified Missing Student

According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the accident rates on the state’s roads remain high. The most recent figures indicate that there are 1,223 deaths on Georgia’s roads each year. Of these, one-third involved speeding or alcohol-impaired driving, and 130 pedestrians died in crashes over the same period. What these numbers do

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Scott Monge Examines Georgia Car Accident That Caused Fatal Injuries

Georgia Highway Safety says that there are more than 1,000 fatal accidents on the state’s roads each year. Traditionally, rural and urban areas host a fairly equal share of fatal accidents, with just a slightly higher number happening outside of the major cities.   The number of car crashes on Georgia’s roads is a concern

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Scott Monge Explains How Black Tusk Bassist Died in Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycles are inherently dangerous, and a large number of motorcyclists suffer injuries or death during an accident. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims that in 2008, car crash-related fatalities reached an all-time low across the United States. However, the number of motorcycle accident fatalities reached an all-time high. Statistics reveal that motorcycle deaths

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Law Firm Monge & Associates Launches Charity Drive to Help Homeless

Atlanta, GA, November 20, 2014– Premium Atlanta based law firm Monge & Associates is organizing a charity based food drive dedicated to 7 Bridges to Recovery which is a charity organization that the law firm has worked with in previous years.  Monge & Associates is collecting donated items and various goods in addition to the

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Scott Monge Explains Why DUI Injuries Are an Epidemic in Georgia

It is common knowledge that driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a bad decision. In spite of this, police arrest many thousands of people across the United States each year for being under the influence while behind the wheel.   There are approximately 300 alcohol-related fatalities on the state of Georgia’s

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Scott Monge Profiles Atlanta Car Accidents That Left Serious Injuries and Fatalities

Workers’ compensation is an important aspect of U.S. law. As a worker in the United States, you have the right to compensation if you have been hurt or injured on the job, and each year, thousands rightfully claim compensation from their employers. Claims cover a range of injuries—from minor neck and back pains due to

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Scott Monge Discusses Two Horrific Falls That Left Workers With Serious Injuries

Personal-injury lawsuits arise in a variety of situations, but they all have one common factor: One party’s negligence caused another’s injuries. This negligence takes many forms including reckless driving, failing to remedy a hazard and not exercising enough caution. It’s rare, but in some cases, victims file lawsuits against a state agency.   For instance,

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