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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…

on September 8th, 2021

5 Tips for Safe Travel During the Holidays

The days or weeks leading up to Thanksgiving mean heavy traffic. Many people leave town to spend the holidays with their families. Some take flights, while others choose to drive long distances. When more cars are on the road, there’s a higher chance of accidents. The holiday season can also cause impaired and drowsy drivers…

on August 28th, 2020

Common Types of Premises Liability Accidents

When you visit a friend, run to the store for errands, or visit a restaurant for a night out you expect that the premises are safe for visitors. All too often, accidents occur on another person’s property, and a premises liability claim can arise if the property owner or occupier had a duty to keep…

on August 21st, 2020

Who is Liable in a Car Accident Caused by a Defect?

Determining who is at fault for a car accident is often one of the most critical questions after a crash. The determination of liability often has a significant impact on the overall award of compensation, especially if an injury victim is accused of contributing to the accident. Who is at fault when a car accident…

on August 14th, 2020

Different Types of Nursing Home Abuse

When we entrust a Georgia nursing home or long-term care facility with our elderly loved ones, we expect nothing less than the best care from their staff and administrators. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home abuse happen far more frequently than many people realize. There are many different forms of nursing home abuse, and it is…

on August 7th, 2020

Compensation for Wrongful Death Claims in Georgia

While the passing of a loved one is never easy, losing a family member to an unforeseen accident can feel particularly tragic. In many cases, the loved ones of the deceased struggle with financial burdens after a fatal accident, especially if that person was one of the primary breadwinners of the family. At the law…

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