Monthly Archives: July 2019

Road Rage Behaviors Get Fired Up in Summer Heat

Road rage behaviors occurs throughout the year in Georgia, but during the summer, with higher temperatures road rage gets fired up! Driving in hot, humid, weather often increases frustration and agitation, leading to impatience, stressed driving, and even anger on the roadways. Road Rage Laws in Georgia In Georgia there are laws specific to road rage behaviors or aggressive driving. The State of Georgia defines road rage or aggressive driving as operating a motor vehicle with the intent to annoy, harass, injure, intimidate, or obstruct another person. The road rage and aggressive driving behaviors may be directed toward another driver, […]

Prescription Medication Errors Affect Millions

Approximately 1.3 million people in the U.S. are injured every year by prescription medication errors. Prescription medication errors are the most common medical error reported in out-patient clinics, hospitals, long term care settings. Most of the medication mistakes were preventable and can be traced back to human error. Prescription Medication Error Drug Categories The prescription medications that are most frequently associated with serious medical issues are those most commonly taken by those over 50-years of age. The medication categories reported with the most errors include common blood pressure medications, cardiovascular medications, pain relievers including opioids and acetaminophen, or diabetic prescriptions […]

Defamation – Libel, and Slander Bring Damages

Defamation, slander, and libel are terms that frequently confused with each other. They all fall into the same category of law and have to do with communications that falsely debase another’s character. If accused, or in accusing another of any of these, truth is the defense. In basic terms, if what was said was true, there is no case, however if false statements were made, a legal case may be brought as recourse to protect one’s reputation. Defamation, Libel, and Slander Definitions As simple definitions, the following help to define and separate the meaning of these terms: Defamation can be […]