Article Library About Issues Related to Personal Injury and Disability Law

We know that some people like to do their homework before speaking with an attorney, so we've created this article library as a way of helping you educate yourself about various topics related to personal injury and disability.

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Why do I need to hire an auto accident attorney?

Frankly, we think a better question is why wouldn’t you hire an Atlanta car accident attorney if you were hurt in a traffic crash? First of all, when you work with the Accident & Disability Attorneys at Monge & Associates, your satisfaction is 100 percent guaranteed. That means that if, within the first 30 days

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Four Commonly Overlooked Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Auto Accident Case

As drivers, most of us have been told what to do in the event we are in an auto accident in Georgia: make sure everyone is okay, check out the damage, call the police, call your insurance company, exchange contact information with the other driver. But what shouldn't you do? Which actions end up being

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Motorcycle crash fatalities increasing

Motorcycle crash fatalities are on the rise, according to a recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While the number of passenger vehicle occupant deaths has been declining in the past few years with advances in vehicle safety, the number of motorcycle fatalities has increased. According to NHTSA, the largest factors in motorcycle

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8 ways to reduce stress

Stress is a normal part of life. Most people are confronted with difficult situations every day. Over time, the daily grind can wear on people. Whether it’s work, child care, school or mounting health issues, learning to cope with the stresses you face day in and day out is crucial to improved mental and physical

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How to avoid identity theft

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. The Federal Trade Commission reports that 9.9 million people a year become victims of identity theft. That means in one minute, about 19 people will be targeted by criminals of opportunity seeking important personal information. Avoid becoming a victim of identity theft with the following tips.

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Eat better and healthier for less money

Get your hands on fresh, tasty, healthy food and spend less at the same time by joining a Community Supported Agriculture program. CSAs are a great way to buy local, in-season produce directly from the farmer. By joining a CSA, you purchase a share to gain access to fresh veggies and other farm products. Generally,

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Women more at risk from effects of alcohol consumption

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, and women should be aware that the effects of drinking alcohol can vary across genders. Most women know that alcohol consumption is risky during pregnancy, but there are several other risk factors women are more prone to if they drink often or in large quantities. Binge drinking contributes to the

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Children eat more when given larger plates

In a recent study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Initiative, researchers assessed plate size and children’s appetite. The study focused on first-grade students at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, elementary school. The results showed that children served themselves more food when given larger dishware. Former studies have shown that adults consume more when

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Tips to surviving spring’s pollen

The annual yellow dusting of cars, porches and sidewalks has peaked. This week’s pollen count in Atlanta is soaring above 2,000 and continues to climb. Blooming trees are the culprit for all the yellow powder, but experts say it’s what you can’t see that’s most problematic. Pines are the main contributor to all the pollen

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Tips to keep your kitchen clean and safe

About 48 million people are affected by foodborne illness each year in the U.S., according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Germy kitchens increase the risk for several infections such as E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella and several other diseases and parasites. While the overall number of incidence of infection has decreased in recent years,

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