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Long, late hours lead to injuries at work

Some research has likened drowsy driving to the dangers of drunk driving — but what about drowsy working?

If you work one of the more dangerous jobs in Georgia, such as within the construction, oil, production or welding industries, you may be all too familiar with the dangers of the night shift.

How does my pain and suffering translate into damages?

Since 2010, Georgia's supreme court ruling has allowed plaintiffs to recover up to any amount in damages for a personal injury claim — unlike other states who put limits on the amount of money a plaintiff can receive. But how is pain and suffering measured in monetary value?

If you have recently suffered at the hands of a negligent party, read on to learn more about the considerations a court makes to determine which types of injuries warrant which amounts of compensation.


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