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COVID-19 CARES ACT SMALL BUSINESS LOAN DENIALS

COVID-19 CARES ACT SMALL BUSINESS LOAN DENIALS

Covid-19 Loan Denial
Ben F. Windham, P.C. is signing up clients who have been turned away from major financial institutions for applying for the COVID-19 Pandemic Disaster Relief Loans Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, H.R. 748 (“CARES Act”)’s Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) for small businesses. The CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that was signed in to law on March 27, 2020, includes the PPP, which empowers lenders to make available as much as $349 billion in government-guaranteed loans to cover eight weeks of payroll and other expenses. Some large Banks are picking favorites and not accepting applications from small businesses who do not maintain deposits with that particular lending institution. This is illegal under law and our firm is filing Class Action lawsuits…
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Were You Injured Over Spring Break?

Were You Injured Over Spring Break?

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Before the COVID-19 shutdown was in full swing, many families and young adults fit in time for a spring break vacation. Whether they went to the lake, the beach in Florida, or to a resort, there is always the possibility of accidents and injuries happening during this type of trip. If you sustained injuries during spring break, you should contact a Covington personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Common Spring Break Accidents While nearly any type of accident can happen on vacation, the following are some of the most common. Traffic accidents - Whether you are on a family road trip or driving through an unfamiliar city, the risk of traffic crashes always exists. Road trips present the risk of distracted or drowsy driving, as well as truck accidents…
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Will Your Injury Claim be Delayed Due to COVID-19?

Will Your Injury Claim be Delayed Due to COVID-19?

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If you were injured by another person or party, you might have filed an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit to seek compensation for your losses. As the medical bills pile up and you lose income from missing work, you might be impatient to get your claim resolved and receive your settlement check. However, with the COVID-19 outbreak taking over seemingly everything, what will happen to your injury claim? Will it be delayed? While many businesses have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, other businesses have kept operating if they are deemed essential or can use teleworking. Fortunately, many insurance companies have employees working from home to continue handling claims. It is important to have an experienced attorney communicating with adjusters to ensure your claim stays on…
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Stay Safe During Stay-at-Home Orders

Stay Safe During Stay-at-Home Orders

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At the time of this writing, Georgia does not have a statewide stay-at-home order, though many cities and localities around the state do. Staying at home is considered the safest choice right now to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, even if you are taking all possible measures to prevent coronavirus, you can still sustain other injuries in your house during this pandemic. There are many types of injuries you or your children might sustain at home, such as: Injuries caused by defective products Injuries caused by toxic cleaning products Injuries while playing in the yard or in common areas While you might feel a sense of safety and security at home, it is important to know that you should still take measures to protect you and your family from…
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What Happens if You are in a Car Crash During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

What Happens if You are in a Car Crash During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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Even though most of us are trying to stay at home as much as possible due to the coronavirus outbreak, there is still plenty of traffic on the roads. While there might not be rush hour traffic jams, people still have to report to essential jobs, as well as get necessary groceries and household items. In addition, many people are making use of delivery services for groceries, meals, and other packages, and those cars and trucks are driving around on a regular basis. All of this means that traffic accidents can still happen - even during a pandemic. What to Do After a Crash It can be difficult enough to know what to do after any type of car accident, and the situation becomes even more confusing when the hospitals…
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Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

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With the temperatures getting much warmer, you can see more and more people out on foot around town. Whether you are walking to a destination, for exercise, or simply to enjoy the outdoors, you should be aware of the risks of pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians can get hit by cars in crosswalks, parking lots, or even on sidewalks where they might feel safe. While any type of traffic accident can be serious, pedestrians often sustain particularly severe injuries when they are hit by motor vehicles. This is because they have no protection from the impact of a crash. Even bicyclists might have helmets, though pedestrians usually have nothing but the clothes on their bodies, which offer zero protection in most cases. Some examples of devastating pedestrian accident injuries include: Fractured hips…
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Henry County Product Liability Attorney

Henry County Product Liability Attorney

Product Liability Attorney
When you purchase a product online or at a store, you likely do not question whether it is safe for use. However, defective or dangerous products cause injuries to many people each year across the United States. When a company sells a product that causes injuries, the company should be liable for the losses that consumers incur. Claims against manufacturers are never simple. It is imperative that you seek the help of a product liability lawyer in Henry County who can stand up for your rights to compensation. Contact the legal team of Ben F. Windham, PC, to discuss your injuries today. Product Liability Claims Product liability claims are filed against companies that do one of the following: Sell products with a defective design Improperly assemble products or use shoddy…
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Henry County Premises Liability Attorney

Henry County Premises Liability Attorney

Premise Liability
Premises liability claims can arise when someone is injured on another party’s property. Whether you are visiting a friend at an apartment complex, staying in a hotel, or shopping at a mall or grocery store, accidents and injuries can happen. If the property or business owner was negligent and led to your accident, they should be held liable for your resulting injuries and losses. If you were in an accident on another party’s property, you should discuss your legal options with a premises liability lawyer in Henry County. Contact the team at the law office of Ben F. Windham, PC, today. Accidents that Can Lead to Premises Liability Claims When property owners are negligent, many types of accidents can happen, which might lead to a premises liability case. Some of…
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Henry County Brain and Spinal Injury Attorney

Henry County Brain and Spinal Injury Attorney

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Serious accidents often lead to very serious injuries, including brain and spinal injuries. Both of these injuries are common to traffic accidents, falls, and many other types of unexpected incidents. If someone else’s negligence has left you with a brain or spinal injury, consult with a brain and spinal injury lawyer in Henry County today. Injury-Related Losses If you’ve suffered either a brain or spinal injury, there are certain losses you’re likely incurring, including: Medical expenses that range from emergency care to surgeries, aftercare, and beyond Lost wages that can extend to a diminished earning potential (and even to a dramatic change in your career path) The pain and suffering associated with these catastrophic injuries The physical, financial, and emotional damages associated with brain and spinal injuries are often immense.…
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Henry County Paralysis Attorney

Henry County Paralysis Attorney

Paralysis
An accident that ends in paralysis will change your life in an instant. Paralysis can be a permanent condition that impacts almost every aspect of your work and family life. If someone else’s negligence leaves you paralyzed, don’t wait to obtain the professional legal counsel you need from an experienced paralysis lawyer in Henry County. How Paralysis Happens Paralysis is caused by an injury to the spinal cord, and the parts of the body below where the injury occurred will be affected. Paralysis prevents you from having movement or sensory abilities in those areas of your body, and the functioning of certain organs can also be impacted, including your bladder, bowels, or even your lungs. Spinal cord injuries and paralysis can result from a wide range of incidents, including traffic…
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