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2016

Blog Posts in 2016

  • Dangerous Toys List 2016

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 23-Dec-2016

    With the holidays around the corner, we at The Weinstein Firm, LLC., have compiled a list of the most dangerous toys of the holiday season. Parents should be cautious when buying toys for their children this year, between January 2015 and now, 19 toys have been recalled for safety defects in the US. Below is a list of 10 of the most dangerous toys on the market today. 1. Warcraft Doomhammer ...
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  • 8Mil Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 13-Dec-2016

    This December, Conair, the company that produces Cuisinart food processors, has recalled nearly 8 million food processors due to laceration hazards. The blades are reported to crack over time and break off into food. So far, there have been 69 separate reports of injuries caused by small pieces of the blades breaking off lodging themselves in food. Another 30 cases of mouth lacerations and tooth ...
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  • What to Expect: Slip & Fall During Pregnancy

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 7-Dec-2016

    As your belly grows, your center of gravity shifts and your joints start to relax due to a pregnancy hormone released to help you deliver your baby. These changes are often one of the reasons why pregnant women start to feel clumsy or fall during their pregnancy. What if I slipped and fell while shopping? Shopping for Christmas and Hanukah gifts can be stressful enough, as the pregnant woman, it ...
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  • How to Avoid Winter Slip & Falls

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 1-Dec-2016

    As fall comes to an end and winter begins, we at The Weinstein Firm start to notice an increase in slip and fall injury inquiries. In fact, during last winter, slip and fall accidents caused by snow and ice accounted for two-thirds of all workers’ compensation claims. The year before that, it was nearly 30 percent of all workers’ compensation claims. How to Avoid Injury During the ...
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  • Are You Experiencing Memory Loss after Hitting Your Head?

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 26-Nov-2016

    If you have been in a slip and fall accident and hit your head, there is a chance you might have sustained a brain injury. Not all brain injuries are evident right away, and some can be hard to recognize until much later after the accident. Memory loss is a common consequence of a brain injury, leaving the injured individual with impaired abilities to recall information or retain information for ...
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  • How to Prove Liability Due to Bad Road Conditions

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 19-Nov-2016

    If you were in a car accident that was caused by poor road conditions, your crash and injuries are not necessarily your fault. Our Atlanta auto accident lawyers have represented numerous clients that have been the victims of poor road conditions and maintenance. Proving liability in these cases can be a bit more difficult in these situations compared to other car collisions—if a driver ...
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  • Why You Shouldn't Wait to See a Doctor after Your Accident

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 12-Nov-2016

    Whether you have been injured in a car accident or you hit your head after slipping and falling, seeing a doctor or physician as soon as you are able could be in your best interest. Many people skip seeing a doctor after an accident because they don’t feel any pain or don’t believe that they are injured. Even though injuries like broken bones can be obvious right away, other injuries ...
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  • Why You Shouldn't Post About Your Accident on Social Media

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 5-Nov-2016

    In today’s day and age of social media, almost everything gets a post on social media—write a new update, send out a tweet, post a pic of your lunch, share a cute cat video, etc. People use social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to connect and share like never before. Many people might not know this, but sharing and posting information if you are in a car accident is not a ...
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  • Shopping Injuries During Holidays

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 31-Oct-2016

    As shopping centers around the country begin to dust off their holiday decorations, and department stores send out their holiday shopping guides, malls and parking lots start to fill up with people excitedly shopping for Holiday gifts to give their friends and family. The last thing on people’s minds is the prospect of being injured while shopping, but unfortunately shopping injuries during ...
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  • Scary Facts about Drunk Driving on Halloween

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 25-Oct-2016

    Werewolves, princesses and vampires lurk the streets, houses and bars on Halloween weekend, but they are not the scariest thing about Halloween. The scariest thing about Halloween is the increase of drivers getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Kids are twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween 43% of fatal Halloween crashes involve a drunk driver In 2013, 26% of pedestrian fatalities ...
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  • 5 Tips for Choosing a Safe Halloween Costume for Your Kids

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 17-Oct-2016

    Dating back as far as 1980, there have been 16 documented cases of children suffering severe injuries or even death due to an unsafe Halloween costume. Eight of those children were under 12 years old when they were killed or injured. In this blog, our Atlanta personal injury attorney lists five tips for choosing a fun and safe Halloween costume for your children. Choose flame resistant fabrics : ...
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  • The Weinstein Firm, LLC. Awarded Top Pro Status on Thumbtack

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 13-Sep-2016

    Our firm has recently been honored with a Top Pro Status on Thumbtack ! This title means that we are considered one of the few exclusive personal injury professionals on Thumbtack to meet all four of their benchmark qualifications. Thumbtack’s Top Pro Status qualifications include: Consistently delivering exceptional service Eagerly meeting with clients Successfully standing above ...
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  • Slip and Fall Accident Statistics

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 12-Sep-2016

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), most accidents in the work setting involve slips, trips, and falls. They result in 15% of all accidental deaths, which is second only to auto accidents, and make up almost 20% of all job-related injuries. Slippery floors are a contributing factor in most slip and fall incidents. Spills and debris can be dangerous on any walking ...
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  • Tips on How to Settle Your Slip and Fall Claim

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 10-Sep-2016

    In most cases, slip and fall claims are resolved without entering the court process due to the amount of preparation made and evidence gathered by the injured party. At The Weinstein Firm, our Atlanta personal injury attorney understands what is necessary to strengthen your case and increase the chances of recovering the most favorable settlement possible. The following are some guidelines to ...
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  • Atlanta's Roads are the 7th Most Dangerous in the United States

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 8-Sep-2016

    A recent study finds that Atlanta drivers face a considerably higher risk of being involved in an accident. The likelihood of having an accident while driving in Atlanta is 43.8 percent higher than the national average. Furthermore, the average time between accidents for an Atlanta driver is 7 years. This can prove to be a dangerous proposition when one thinks how much time Metro-Atlanta residents ...
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  • Common Places for Slip & Fall Accidents

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 8-Sep-2016

    Slip and fall accidents can happen in various location and liability laws differ based on where the accident and injury occurs. Every place presents its own unique circumstances that could influence the outcome of your case. The following are the most common places for slip and fall accidents to happen: Work – When a slip and fall accident occurs on-the-job, a workers’ compensation ...
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  • Georgia's I-285 Is the Most Deadly Interstate in America

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 31-Aug-2016

    In 2013, the National Highway Traffic Association compiled a list of the 2,867 fatal car accidents that occurred across the country. From the analyzed data, I-285 in Georgia was shown to be the most dangerous. Within one year, I-285 had 26 fatal accidents resulting in 29 deaths. The second closest? The 1-710 in California with only seven accidents and eight deaths. So why is this interstate so ...
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  • Injured in a Motorcycle Accident?

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 29-Aug-2016

    Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating, adrenaline-releasing experience. Many avid motorcycles like yourself write about the feeling cruising along the open road gives them. On top of the feeling of excitement and freedom, motorcycles offer their riders a quicker drive home through 5 o’clock traffic. While riding a motorcycle comes with rewards, it can also be extremely dangerous. As you ...
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  • Negligence and Trucking Accidents

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 23-Aug-2016

    While trucking accidents claim a small percentage of the total number of traffic collisions each year, the truck crashes that do occur can be deadly. Semi-trucks are the “monsters” of the road, and because of their massive size and weight, most fatalities from large truck accidents are the occupants riding in passenger vehicles, not the truck drivers. That is because cars, trucks, and ...
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  • Teenage Driver Accidents

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 9-Aug-2016

    If you have a teenage son or daughter who recently received their driver’s license, there is a strong possibility that you are concerned about your teen’s safety. If you believe that your son or daughter is a “very good” driver who is extremely cautious on the road, you may be feeling a false sense of security. Why do we say this? Because, the facts don’t lie. ...
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  • Drugged Driving Crashes in Atlanta

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 9-Aug-2016

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day 28 people in the U.S. die in car crashes involving an impaired driver. Many people are familiar with the various campaigns imploring teen and adult drivers not to drink and drive, but there are not many circulating about drugged driving. In 2014 over 10 million people reported taking illicit drugs and driving while under the ...
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  • Tips on Taking Pictures After an Auto Accident

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 18-May-2016

    One of the most important aspects of documenting a car accident is taking pictures. Thanks to modern technological advancement, our cellphones are now equipped with cameras, making the process much easier than before. Having photographic evidence of your accident can help you successfully recover the compensation you desire, especially if you suffered any major injuries. Pictures offer visual ...
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  • What You Should Do After a Car Accident

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 13-May-2016

    Auto accidents are often unexpected and stressful. Even though you consider yourself a very careful driver, you may still be involved in an accident at some point in time. When it occurs, injuries may be significant and emotions can run high. Despite feeling overwhelmed about the entire situation, there are certain steps you must follow in order to successfully file an insurance or personal injury ...
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  • Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 28-Apr-2016

    Thousands of people each year are sadly injured in a slip and fall accident. These accidents can happen anywhere—on the stairs, in a friend’s apartment building, at the grocery store, and on the sidewalk. Sometimes it can be difficult to prove who was responsible for the incident. How can one be sure if the property owner was to blame for the accident, or if it was due to the ...
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  • Stay Connected with The Weinstein Firm LLC

    Posted By The Weinstein Firm, LLC || 8-Apr-2016

    If you have been injured due to someone’s negligence, hiring an experienced and dedicated attorney to represent you should be one of your top priorities. Wages lost from time off work and medical bills can start adding up and without legal assistance you could be paying for these burdens. At The Weinstein Firm LLC, our qualified Atlanta personal injury lawyer can help you pursue the ...
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