Avoid Summer Slips and Trips

Here in Georgia, we don’t face the same seasonal slip and fall risks as those in the Northern states. Our brushes with snow and ice are few and far between, and typically short-lived. But, that doesn’t mean we don’t face any seasonal hazards. Summer may not seem like a high-risk time to walk in Atlanta,…
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Road Debris Can Kill

Foreign objects in the road are so common that many of us barely register them anymore. Unless there’s a particularly unusual or inappropriate item on a local street or the interstate, most of us change course almost automatically and carry on. Unfortunately, that familiarity means that many people aren’t aware of just how dangerous road…
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Tragic Truck Accident Spotlights Hazards of Unhealthy Driving

A devastating 2019 truck accident is back in the news after investigators revealed that the truck driver concealed medical information when securing the health certificate required to renew his commercial driver’s license. It’s not clear whether the driver’s medical condition caused him to lose control of the vehicle. But, he did lose control, striking a…
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Having a Baby in Georgia Can Be Dangerous

Maternal mortality and its disproportionate impact on Black women have been getting some long overdue attention recently. In April, Vice President Kamala Harris and Domestic Policy Director Susan Rice led a round table discussion of the issue on the White House campus. Exact numbers vary because different organizations count pregnancy-related deaths differently. But, all suggest…
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Distracted Driving Goes Far Beyond Texting

It’s undisputed that distracted driving is dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3,000 people are killed in distracted driving accidents each year around the country. Hundreds of thousands of others are injured. About 20% of those killed by distracted drivers, or about 600 victims each year, are pedestrians, bicyclists,…
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ReShea Balams

ReShea Balams is an award winning attorney and the founder of The Balams Firm.  Prior to answering her true calling to represent families impacted by life-changes tragedies, ReShea gained invaluable experience and insight as an attorney for large insurance companies.  She is known for her record of exceptional results on behalf of clients, and is a zealous advocate for injury victims.

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