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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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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 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 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 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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Scott Monge Discusses Blue Bell Ice Cream Recall

The FDA reported that Blue Bell voluntarily expanded its recall all of their products because of an possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Samples taken on March 17 and March 27, 2015 in the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream half gallon showed presence of the Listeria monocytogenes. On March 13, 2015 Blue Bell has removed

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Scott Monge Discusses How to Avoid 3 of the Most Common Motorcycle Accidents

Serious motorcycle accidents almost always cause severe injuries or fatalities. According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, there was an average of 146 motorcycle fatalities per year between 2008 and 2012 despite increased use of helmets and other safety equipment.

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Scott Monge Discusses How Georgia Childcare Laws Protect Your Children

Children are precious and vulnerable, and many parents live in constant fear of them sustaining injuries while in the hands of others. According to the National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies, thousands of children younger than 6 years old have parents who work, making childcare an essential part of their lives.

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