Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

on December 10th, 2021

Five Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Whether you’re riding a motorcycle, it’s important to be thinking about motorcycle safety. Every year, thousands of Americans are severely injured in motorcycle accidents that are largely preventable. By following the steps outlined below, you can help to protect yourself when riding your motorcycle and other drivers with whom you share the road. Stay Alert…

on December 1st, 2021

Why Posting on Social Media After an Accident Can Hurt Your Case

If you or someone close to you sustained a serious injury in an accident that wasn’t your fault, resist the temptation to post your nightmare on social media. Any information that you put out there could potentially hurt your case and help the insurance company and the other parties involved to use the posting against…

on November 20th, 2021

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

After an accident, insurance company representatives will contact you to try to investigate your accident. To protect your rights and your ability to seek full and fair compensation for your injuries, there are some things that you should refrain from saying to them. What Is an Insurance Adjuster? Insurance adjusters are employed by insurance companies.…

on November 10th, 2021

Top Tips for Speaking to Your Doctor After a Car Accident

After being involved in a car accident, you may need medical attention and treatment for your injuries. In order to preserve your future accident claim, there are a few things you should remember during your conversations with medical professionals while receiving treatment for your injuries. What Kind of Doctor Do I Need to See? After…

on November 1st, 2021

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Anytime we travel on a road or highway, we’re likely to pass several tractor-trailers. We may tend to not give a second thought to these massive commercial vehicles and their drivers transporting goods from state to state. But if the unfortunate happens, and you’re involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer due to no fault…

on October 20th, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Car and Truck Accidents?

Car versus truck collisions are usually much more traumatic than car versus car crashes because the force of the impact often results in more death and serious injuries. Car/truck accidents are also a lot more complex because they require the party seeking recovery to prove how the accident happened, which of a variety of potential…

on October 10th, 2021

Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Commercial trucks have been responsible for more than 50,000 collisions, 16,000 injuries, and 428 deaths in Georgia over the past five years. Truck-on-car collisions routinely result in death or catastrophic injuries for the occupants of the car because of the increased weight and velocity of a loaded semi on the highway. Occupants of passenger vehicles…

on October 8th, 2021

How to Prevent Autumn Car Accidents

Drivers can face a range of hazards and dangerous driving conditions when the seasons change. The fall creates certain challenges you might not have experienced during the summer. Most people think winter is the worst season for driving because of ice and snow. However, autumn presents unique situations that can increase the risk of an…

on September 24th, 2021

How Does Texting While Driving Affect Truck Accidents?

Everyone understands the dangers of drunk driving. However, most people don’t know that distracted driving is just as dangerous. Texting while driving is a common distraction that can have fatal consequences. When someone takes their eyes off the road and their hands off the wheel to read or send a text, they’re not focused on…

on September 16th, 2021

How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Accidents?

Although many people believe driving while tired isn’t that dangerous, it can result in a catastrophic accident. Fatigue interferes with a driver’s ability to react appropriately to hazards and maneuver their vehicles around others safely. It also affects coordination, judgment, vision, and decision-making. When a truck driver operates a commercial truck while fatigued, it increases…

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