Georgia Car Accident Blog

on May 22nd, 2020

Collecting for Diminished Value of a Vehicle after an Accident

Did you know that Georgia is one of the few states where a victim doesn’t have to be injured to collect damages for the diminished value of their vehicle after an accident? Known as diminished value claims, this law obligates insurance companies to compensate a person for the diminished value of their vehicle after an…

on May 15th, 2020

What Causes Car Accidents?

Car accidents cause thousands of injuries and deaths on Georgia motorways every year, and the victims of car accidents are often left with severe, and sometimes permanent injuries. There are many causes of car accidents, but some types occur more often than others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car…

on March 13th, 2020

The Importance the Police Reports After a Car Wreck

It is very important to obtain a copy of your police report after a car accident. This report contains some important pieces of the puzzle that you will need to pursue compensation from the parties responsible for the crash.  The police will come to the scene of your car accident and write an unbiased witness…

on February 28th, 2020

Neck and Back Injuries From a Car Accident

The areas of the body most likely to be injured in a car accident are the back and neck. Many people who are affected by injuries in these areas tend to suffer pain for a long time. The magnitude of this pain may vary depending on the severity and types of injuries suffered. When a…

on February 14th, 2020

Crush Injuries and Amputations 

In particularly violent and severe car accidents, passengers or other victims suffer from serious injuries and amputations. Injuries in car accidents are usually due to: Arms getting stuck between the seat and the car door The driver’s or the front seat passenger’s legs getting trapped under the dashboard. The victim being crushed between two cars…

on February 7th, 2020

Car Defects That can Lead to Accidents

If you drive fairly regularly or have at least taken driving lessons at some point, then you will know that safety precautions must always be adopted before you take to the road. Once you are behind the wheel, there will always be some risk of accident, and you must do all that you can to…

on November 22nd, 2019

Winter Weather Does Not Eliminate Negligence in Car Accidents

Although the state of Georgia may not experience a lot of snowfall during the winter, that does not mean that we do not have to know how to handle the hazardous driving conditions. Although it is common for people to say, “it was just an accident” when winter accidents occur, an accident can cause a…

on October 11th, 2019

Car Defects and Product Liability 

A car that has a problem that significantly reduces its value, safety, and usability is considered a defective car. Each state has its own definition, but in general, if a mechanic tried to solve the same problem many times during a certain period of time or during a certain number of kilometers, the car can…

on September 20th, 2019

Man Uninjured After Collision With Drunk Driver

When a Savannah woman, charged with Driving Under the Influence, ran a stop sign, she struck a truck. The driver of the truck was not injured. However, the woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment. If convicted, the woman could not only be facing charges for driving under the influence and failing to…

on August 16th, 2019

What is Drowsy Driving?

If you have ever been driving and felt your eyes growing heavy, you have probably experienced drowsy driving. Warning signs of fatigue while driving include: Difficulty focusing Difficulty remembering the last few miles driven Rubbing eyes or frequent blinking Drifting out of your lane Becoming irritable or feeling the urge to move These signs are…

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