Car Accidents

Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer after a Car Accident

This information is for individuals who were injured in a car wreck due to someone else’s carelessness. If there were no injuries, and the only damage was property damage to the vehicle, then you may be able to handle the claim on your own, and you won’t need to hire an attorney for a car… Learn more about Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer after a Car Accident

3 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After Your Car Accident

When you have been injured in a car accident you have two choices: Handle the claim on your own, which means dealing with the insurance adjuster yourself; or Hire a car accident lawyer who will handle everything for you, and who is experienced dealing with claims adjusters. Things to consider when deciding if you want… Learn more about 3 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After Your Car Accident

Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit Process

Not every personal injury case goes to trial. In Georgia, most auto accident claims are settled before a lawsuit is even filed. However, if the interested parties can’t agree on a settlement amount, or if they can’t agree on who’s at fault, then it’s likely that the plaintiff’s lawyer will file a lawsuit and let… Learn more about Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit Process

Georgia Cell Phone Law

Georgia cell phone law makes it 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 Transportation, 1,549 people died on Georgia roads in 2017. That’s… Learn more about Georgia Cell Phone Law

How much is my car accident case worth?

This is probably the most frequently asked question of personal injury lawyers, but one of the most difficult to answer definitively. While a lawyer can explain how they came up with an amount of what they think your case is worth, they can’t tell you exactly how much your case is worth. If you’ve hired… Learn more about How much is my car accident case worth?

Holiday Car Accidents & Tips to Avoid Them

The Holidays are upon us. And while the coronavirus pandemic may have changed our travel plans for the season, many people will still be traveling by car to see family and friends. As always, with an increase in travel, comes an increase in accidents and injuries. Holiday Travel and the Risks of Driving With the… Learn more about Holiday Car Accidents & Tips to Avoid Them

Uninsured Driver Hit by Insured Driver

If you were injured in a car wreck in Georgia that wasn’t your fault but were driving without insurance, can you file a lawsuit and recover money for your injuries? Not having an active insurance policy with the minimum liability coverage can result in penalties to the uninsured driver. However, if an uninsured driver is… Learn more about Uninsured Driver Hit by Insured Driver

Why You Should Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer to Handle Your Injury Case

Most people wouldn’t let a proctologist handle their brain surgery. Instead, they would probably want a brain surgeon with lots of experience doing … well … doing their brain surgery. So why do people who have been injured in an accident let a lawyer handle their injury case whose practice and experience doesn’t focus on… Learn more about Why You Should Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer to Handle Your Injury Case

Car Accident While Social Distancing? Be Prepared and Know What to Do

A car accident is stressful at any time, but being in a car accident while social distancing adds a whole other level of concern. Our roads are less congested right now, and most people are sheltering at home, but we still must venture out for essential items, such as food, prescriptions, etc. Although traffic has… Learn more about Car Accident While Social Distancing? Be Prepared and Know What to Do

Hurt in a Car Wreck by an Uninsured Driver

Anyone in an auto accident, especially one caused by an uninsured driver, knows how difficult it can be to recover for injuries and property damage. Car wrecks involving an uninsured, at-fault driver may give the insurance adjuster an excuse to try to deny your claim. An experienced car wreck attorney who understands how to handle… Learn more about Hurt in a Car Wreck by an Uninsured Driver

Car Accident Witnesses and Why They Are Important to Your Injury Case

When a car accident involves two or more vehicles and the only witnesses are the people involved in the accident, then it can sometimes be difficult to determine who was at fault. Having an unbiased, “third-party” witness, someone who saw the accident happen but who wasn’t involved in the accident, can be crucial to the… Learn more about Car Accident Witnesses and Why They Are Important to Your Injury Case

High-Speed Police Chase

What happens if you are injured in Georgia from a high-speed police chase? Can you sue law enforcement for your injuries? Can you Sue Law Enforcement Law enforcement in Georgia is protected by what is known as qualified immunity. This sometimes makes it difficult but not impossible to sue. Qualified immunity is a legal doctrine… Learn more about High-Speed Police Chase

How to Survive a Rollover Crash

Rollovers account for only about 2% of auto accidents but 35% of all traffic fatalities. They don’t happen as often as other accidents, but when they do, they can result in severe injuries. Because rollover accidents are often complex cases, an experienced accident attorney can help to prove fault and recover fully for damages to… Learn more about How to Survive a Rollover Crash

Late Appearing Car Accident Injuries

Any car accident, even a minor one, can cause injury. Some people realize immediately after an auto accident that they’ve been injured. Others walk away thinking they’ve avoided injury, only to realize hours or even days later that they are experiencing pain and are not okay. Sometimes, because of the rush of adrenaline we experience… Learn more about Late Appearing Car Accident Injuries

What To Do If You Are The Passenger In a Car Accident 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… Learn more about What To Do If You Are The Passenger In a Car Accident In Georgia

What Happens When Both Parties In A Car Accident Dispute Fault?

Venus Williams, famous tennis player who lost in the finals of Wimbledon on July 15, 2017, had been involved in a fatal car accident a few weeks before the competition. The accident occurred in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and she was initially blamed for it but after review of camera footage, the police officially cleared her of… Learn more about What Happens When Both Parties In A Car Accident Dispute Fault?

Pedestrian Fatality Rates Increase: Macon’s Latest Victim, an Elderly Man Taking Out the Trash

On July 18th, an elderly man took out the trash, which was seemingly a harmless task and one that he probably engaged on a regular weekly basis. But on this day, he took the trash out for the last time. The man lived on the 3800 block of Avera Road, which has traffic traveling both east… Learn more about Pedestrian Fatality Rates Increase: Macon’s Latest Victim, an Elderly Man Taking Out the Trash

M.A.D.D. President Visits Georgia

Mothers Against Drunk Driving or M.A.D.D. is an organization dedicated to raising awareness and expressing support for actions taken against drunk driving. The organization is committed to ending drunk driving nationwide, and advocates for steps taken to enhance laws and policies to crack down on drunk drivers in an effort to make the nation’s roadways… Learn more about M.A.D.D. President Visits Georgia