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Nursing Home Deaths Tragedy Preventable

Monge & Associates Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys express our heartfelt condolences to the families of those that lost their loved ones in the unfolding tragedy of nursing home deaths caused by oppressive heat and sub standard care following Hurricane Irma. Most, if not all, of these death nursing home deaths could have been avoided, if

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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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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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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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Speeding Driver Kills Family After Hitting Tree

Negligent driving takes many forms, and some are more recognizable than others. Drowsy driving has taken the spotlight this year after several high-profile trucking accidents. In these cases, the drivers often fail to adhere to federal regulations related to rest and sleep between shifts. Before these accidents, the nation’s focus was on texting as states

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Scott Monge News Roundup: Negligence and Car Accidents

There are many types of negligent behavior that can cause a serious car accident. Most people know about drunk driving and texting behind the wheel, but there are many other problems that can lead to severe injuries.   For instance, speeding is one of the most common forms of reckless driving, and victims of speeding

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3 Ways Police Find Hit-and-Run Drivers Brought to You by Scott Monge

Many workers are discouraged by stories about the difficulties involved in applying for workers’ compensation after an injury. Coworkers may share their own experiences facing a rejection or waiting for long periods of time before hearing back about an application. The truth is that the workers’ compensation system is complex, and it can be difficult

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Scott Monge Examines Recent Fatal Accidents in Georgia Involving Pedestrians

According to statistics from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, there were 130 pedestrian fatalities across the state in 2011. While this represents a drop compared to previous years—it has been as high as 183 fatalities per year—the statistics are still cause for concern among state officials. In addition, many more pedestrians survive serious

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Scott Monge Reports: Police Seek Hit-and-Run Perpetrators

Hit-and-run accidents are more common in the United States than many people realize, and they leave a significant impact on both the victim and on the perpetrator. The most recent statistics available reflect 1,449 fatal hit-and-run accidents occur across the country every year. In many of these cases, the driver of the vehicle flees the

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