Be prepared for the new Georgia cell phone law! Effective July 1, 2018, it will be illegal in Georgia to hold a cell phone and talk while driving. Instead, if you talk and drive, you must do so hands-free via Bluetooth or some other hands-free device. Distracted Driving Statistics According to the Georgia Department of… Continue Reading about Georgia Cell Phone Law
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If you’ve recently purchased a new car in Georgia and discover that it has a defect, then you might have purchased a “lemon.” Don’t assume, however, that just because it has a defect then it will qualify under the Georgia Lemon Law. The defect must be a qualifying defect, and there are certain steps that… Continue Reading about Lemon Law in Georgia
The statistics are staggering: Someone is sexually assaulted in the U.S. every 98 seconds. This past year there was an outpouring of sexual assault victims come forward to share their stories, probably because of the #Me Too movement, a social media outlet that has given women and men a voice to speak up about their sexual… Continue Reading about Lawsuits for Sexual Assault Victims
Do you know when you’re allowed to pass a school bus in Georgia and when you’re not? I have a friend who apparently did not. Like most people, he knew that he must stop if traveling behind a school bus that extended its stop-arm with red lights flashing. He also knew that he had to… Continue Reading about Know the Law! When You Should Stop for a School Bus in Georgia
Georgia school buses carry our most precious cargo. And keeping that cargo safe is our number one priority. As parents, we put our complete trust in the bus driver transporting our children. Georgia School Bus Crash Statistics It’s alarming to see the number of school bus crashes that have occurred throughout the Middle Georgia area.… Continue Reading about The Safety of School Buses in Macon and Warner Robins
Most drivers in Georgia follow the long-standing tradition of slowing down and stopping while a funeral procession passes, even when the law states they’re not required to. Georgia code 40-6-76 details the rules of the road for drivers who find themselves unsure of how to behave when they come upon a funeral procession. The code… Continue Reading about Are you Supposed to Stop for a Funeral Procession in Georgia?
Just because you are the passenger in a car that causes an auto accident doesn’t mean you can’t recover for your injuries. After all, you are merely a passenger, so the accident typically isn’t your fault. It also doesn’t mean you can only receive compensation if you sue the driver of the car in which… Continue Reading about What To Do If You Are The Passenger In a Car Accident In Georgia
It’s a delightful time of year. The weather in Georgia has cooled, the leaves are falling and the holidays are fast approaching. To kick it all off, Halloween is right around the corner. Halloween night is meant to be fun, so try to avoid any frightful accidents that would lead to an ER visit. The… Continue Reading about Five Ways To Avoid A Frightful Accident On Halloween
Few joys in life can compare to the joy of having a child. For some, though, it can be devastating if something goes wrong, and for T’Miaya Smith, that something happened. Shortly after her son was born, he began having seizures. A head CT scan later revealed ischemic (lack of blood flow) injuries to his… Continue Reading about The Importance of Satisfying all Elements of Medical Malpractice Claims is Demonstrated in a Recent Lawsuit in Georgia Against a Midwife
Children get hurt all the time. It’s part of being a child. But when a child is injured because of someone else’s negligence, the injured child may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, accidents, or unintentional injuries, are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among children and… Continue Reading about What is a Parent’s Legal Rights When a Child is Injured in an Accident?