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Importance of Medical Care After A Car Accident

Posted by Mark Casto | Jul 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Individuals hurt in a car crash might not be aware of their injuries right away. However, seeking prompt medical care after a car accident should be every accident victim's priority. Visiting a doctor or medical professional immediately after an accident can be crucial for discovering and evaluat...

Is the Personal Use of a Work Computer a Crime?

Posted by Mark Casto | Jul 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

The United States Supreme Court issued a decision on June 3, 2021, that has not received much media attention but may be of great interest to anyone who has ever viewed their personal social media pages, checked personal emails or direct messages, done personal online shopping, or checked sports ...

Understanding No-Contact Motorcycle Accidents

Posted by Mark Casto | Jun 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Most motorcyclists would agree that there is nothing quite like cruising down the road on their beloved bike. Those feelings of freedom and joy can turn to tragedy in an instant, forever changing the life of an innocent motorcyclist at the hands of another driver's negligence. Unfortunately, acco...

Insurance Company Tactics Used To Deny Victims Compensation

Posted by Mark Casto | Jun 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Have you or a loved one been in an accident due to someone else's negligence? If so, you may find yourself dealing directly with an insurance company to process claims for damage. Often, an insurance company will use tactics to try to deny giving victims compensation. It is important that you are...

Common Injuries from Dog Bites

Posted by Mark Casto | Jun 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Injuries from dog bites are common in the United States, but they can cause victims to endure significant pain and suffering. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are over 300,000 emergency department visits each year for injuries from dog bites. While some dog bites do not cause...

A Store's Liability For Slip And Fall Accidents

Posted by Mark Casto | May 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Any business that invites guests onto its premises has an obligation to ensure their safety. Slippery floors, tripping hazards, and other risky conditions in a store can lead to serious injuries or even death. If you or a loved one suffered a slip and fall accident in a public business, consider ...

The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Posted by Mark Casto | May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Elders are often particularly susceptible to nursing home abuse and neglect. With millions of senior citizens living in long-term care facilities, the issue is unfortunately widespread and leaves families wondering what they can do to protect their loved ones. At The Mark Casto Law Firm, our atto...

Traumatic Brain Injuries From Car Accidents

Posted by Mark Casto | May 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Car accidents can range in severity, however, one of the more common consequences is a traumatic brain injury. The effects of a traumatic brain injury often last for a long time, if not permanently, which is why it is important to seek the right amount of compensation to cover not only your medic...

Seat Belt Injuries in Car Accidents

Posted by Mark Casto | Apr 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The seat belt is a standard safety equipment inside all vehicles in the United States today. When the seat belt was first introduced to the motor vehicle, the device consisted of a two-point restraint system with only the lap belt component. The system has been improved with the shoulder harness ...

Tips to Strengthen Your Motorcycle Accident Case

Posted by Mark Casto | Mar 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Due to the complexities and complications involved in a personal injury lawsuit, it is important that motorcycle accident victims be aware of their rights and take the appropriate steps to protect their interests. Here are a few tips that The Mark Casto Law Firm recommends to motorcycle accident ...

Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident Case – Part 5

Posted by Mark Casto | Feb 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

The final installment of our series on necessary evidence in a car accident injury case involves incident reports. This may seem basic and obvious, but it is the most valuable document and piece of evidence available to a personal injury lawyer in a car wreck case. In general, the police report c...

Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident Case – Part 4

Posted by Mark Casto | Dec 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

This installment of our series on evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident case includes possibly the most difficult to obtain, however, it is often the most valuable evidence in a case. This is the testimony of independent eyewitnesses. This includes eyewitnesses to the event as well as eyewitnesses...

Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident Case – Part 3

Posted by Mark Casto | Nov 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

The most common causes of a motor vehicle accident are distracted driving, reckless and aggressive driving, or simple negligence and mistake. Regardless of the cause of the accident, when a person suffers bodily injury from the accident, they are entitled to fair compensation for their injuries. ...

Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident Case – Part 2

Posted by Mark Casto | Nov 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

When a person operates a motor vehicle in a reckless and negligent manner that causes a collision and subsequent injury to another, a personal injury negligence action is created. As previously discussed, the strength of the claim is largely based on the quality of the evidence. This is part 2 of...

Evidence in a Motor Vehicle Accident Case – Part 1

Posted by Mark Casto | Oct 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The law states that all drivers have a legal duty to drive responsibly and with due care. When a driver violates this duty, it often results in a motor vehicle accident and the reckless endangerment of others' safety. In many accidents, someone receives an injury due to the collision and this giv...

$50 Million Claim Against Progressive Insurance

Posted by Mark Casto | Oct 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

The 11th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, which is the Federal Court Appeals for the States of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama has revived a case against Progressive American Insurance Co. in which the auto-insurance carrier has been sued by its own customer, by and through an assignment of hi...

Various Types of Car Insurance Coverage Explained

Posted by Mark Casto | Sep 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

So many of our clients come to us believing that they have “full coverage” on their car insurance only to discover that they do not and are not adequately covered when injured in a car wreck. Most insurance sales agents refer to “full coverage” as being the full car insurance coverage required by...

Importance of Spring Vehicle Safety Checks

Posted by Mark Casto | Mar 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

All vehicles on the roadway can incur wear and tear issues that can create dangerous operating conditions for the driver and others. There is no set time table for these dangerous circumstances can develop so it important to stay vigilant and continuously monitor and maintain your vehicles condit...

A Basic Explanation of the Sixth Amendment

Posted by Mark Casto | Mar 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees a citizen a speedy trial, a public trial, a fair jury, an attorney if the accused person wants one, and the chance to confront the witnesses who is accusing the him/her of a crime. Below is a basic explanation for a foundation and u...

A Law Firm Specializing In Personal Injury Law

Posted by Mark Casto | Feb 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caring for people of our town! From the moment you call The Mark Casto Law Firm or walk into our offices in Columbus, Georgia, you will feel the difference and special relationship that we have with our clients. You are not one of many, as a client of ours you are one of the select clients that w...

Understanding Georgia Wrongful Death Claims

Posted by Mark Casto | Feb 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

A wrongful death claim in Georgia can be complicated and confusing.  There are unique areas of these claims that can cause detrimental pitfalls to the full value of case.  A wrongful death in Georgia can be generally defined as a claim which arises out of an event in which a family member dies fr...

Georgia's Distracted Driving Law

Posted by Mark Casto | Nov 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

What Are the Distracted Driving Laws in Georgia? The holiday season is upon us and it's the time when more people are driving on the roadways than at any other time of the year. With this in mind, we wanted to remind everyone to drive safe and drive free of distractions which are the leading caus...

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