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How Insurance Companies Use Social Media Against You

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Almost 2.5 billion people are on social media in 2018, spending an average of two-and-a-half hours of their day on various platforms. With this proliferation comes an increase in competition between users, vying to get the most likes, comments and shares. And while we all know to be conservative on social media when applying for jobs or college, did you know it is equally important when submitting a claim to your insurance provider? There are several steps you should take after suffering a personal injury. One of the most important — and often overlooked — is to protect yourself from your...

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Roundup Lawsuits

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Last week, a jury in San Francisco, California returned a whopping $289,000,000.00 verdict against Monsanto Company, a subsidiary of Bayer AG.  The jury's verdict was in favor a terminally-ill man who alleged he developed stage IV Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a result of repeated exposure to Roundup, a weed killer regularly used by farmers, gardeners, and landscapers and made by Monsanto, while working as a groundskeeper for a school district.  The plaintiff claimed that Monsanto has known for years that exposure to Roundup increases the risk of developing cancer, yet the company failed to warn the public of the risks.  ...

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James Robson to Speak at 2015 GTLA Convention

James A. Robson, co-founding partner of (Glass & Robson, LLC), has been asked to speak at the 2015 Georgia Trial Lawyers (GTLA) Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. James will give a presentation to the New Lawyers Division on "Running Your Own Successful Personal Injury Practice." Several hundred personal injury attorneys from throughout Georgia are expected to attend the 2015 convention. The GTLA Annual Convention is a two-day seminar being held this year in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Ritz=Carlton hotel in Buckhead. Founded in 1956, the GTLA is a non-profit members-only organization dedicated to strengthening and upholding Georgia citizens' access to the...

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Multi-Vehicle Car Accident Cleared

Police have re-opened the northbound lanes of I-85 in Gwinnett County following a multi-vehicle car accident during the early morning hours. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, six vehicles were involved in the accident. Fortunately, there were no immediate reports of serious injury. Multi-vehicle accidents such as this one are unfortunately common place in metro Atlanta. This is especially true during the work week when many metro Atlanta residents commute into the city for work. In fact, statistics show that 86% of the U.S. workforce drives to work each day. On average, commuters spend 38 hours per year stuck in...

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Attorneys Receive “A-V” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Glass & Robson, LLC is pleased to announce that co-founding partners, Robert Glass and James Robson, have received "A-V" Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. This rating service is the pre-eminent rating system for attorneys, providing an objective indicator of a lawyer's ethical standards and professional ability. Notably, ratings are based solely on evaluations by other members of the Bar and the judiciary in the United States. The Peer Review rating system consists of two components: Ethical Standards and Legal Ability. The General Ethical Standards rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant...

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2014 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy

Glass & Robson, LLC. is excited to announce our participation in the 2014 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. As a participating firm, we will be raising money and collecting food to support the Atlanta Community Food Bank, which serves 14 Metro Atlanta counties. If you are interested in donating canned food items or making a monetary donation to support this worthwhile charity, please contact our office at (404) 751-4702. For more information on this event, please visit: http://galegalfoodfrenzy.org...

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One Killed, One Injured in Car Accident on I-75

  One person was killed and another badly hurt in a car accident late Tuesday morning on I-75 in Henry County. According to police, the car accident happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. in the southbound travel lanes just south of Jodeco Road. Although Henry County police continue to investigate, authorities have already confirmed that two people were ejected in the single-vehicle crash. It is unknown at this time whether either occupant was wearing a seatbelt. While one occupant died at the scene, the other was life-flighted from the car accident scene directly to an area hospital. Due to the severity of...

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Tractor Trailer Accident in Atlanta, Georgia

Driver Injured in Tractor Trailer Accident All travel lanes on I-20 west were closed early Friday morning due to a tractor trailer accident during the early morning hours. According to the Georgia State Patrol, a westbound tractor trailer struck the rear end of another tractor trailer at approximately 11:15 p.m. near mile marker 19. One tractor trailer was hauling food products and the other tractor trailer was carrying produce. The collision between the two tractor trailers was significant and resulted in a fire. According to reports, one of the tractor trailer drivers was serious injured and was airlifted to Atlanta Medical...

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5 Helpful Tips for Victims of an Auto Accident

There are few things more trauamtic and scary than an auto accident. Knowing which steps to take to protect your rights after you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident can be overwhelming. The insurance company will not look after your interests and will try to settle your claim for less than its fair value. You need lawyers that you can trust to protect your rights and to maximize your recovery. 5 helpful tips for victims of an auto accident: 1. Call the Police - After an auto accident, you should immediately call to report the accident to...

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