Georgia Car Accident Blog

on May 17th, 2018

After a Car Crash: Tips for Recovery

None of us like to think about the potential for a car accident, but the truth is that the average driver, over the course of their lifetime, will experience 3-4 collisions. Thankfully, most of these are not serious or fatal, but every car crash can have lasting physical, mental, emotional, and financial damage. Our brains…

on December 29th, 2017

Parental Responsibility for Teen Drivers in Car Accidents

For some parents, the thought of their teenagers driving can be scary. Teen drivers can sometimes engage in behavior that is likely to cause accidents, either by being negligent or through a lack of experience. In some ways, parents do have a reason to be concerned. In addition to any injuries their child may suffer,…

on November 30th, 2017

Emergency Doctrine and Car Accidents

Accidents can sometimes happen without any driver being negligent. This may happen, for example, when a driver is driving along and experiences a medical emergency that causes the driver to swerve and cause an accident with another driver. If the driver swerves and causes an accident in which others are severely injured, it may be…

on June 14th, 2017

How to Survive a Motor Vehicle Accident

In the state of Georgia, an average of 5 people die in motor vehicle accidents each and every day. Dozens more are seriously injured, adding up to thousands of auto crash victims every year. The thought of a car accident is enough to make most of us think twice about our own driving habits and…

on May 5th, 2017

Compensation for Diminution of Car’s Value After a Car Accident

In many states, one of the most frustrating issues for car owners is that when they are involved in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, they may not receive enough compensation from the insurance company to account for the loss of their car’s market value. Georgia drivers can recover this loss in what…

on February 25th, 2017

Understanding comparative fault in Georgia

In most personal injury cases, there is a single injured party and a single party who was responsible for an accident. What happens, however, when the circumstances are more complex? What happens if there are multiple negligent parties? Or if the injured party somehow contributed to the accident that harmed them? In these cases, Georgia’s…

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5 dangerous causes of Alpharetta car accidents

While some car accidents are simply unavoidable, far more are the result of the negligent, reckless, or otherwise irresponsible behavior of a driver. In this blog, our Alpharetta car accident attorney discusses five of the most common and dangerous causes of car crashes here in Georgia. If you’ve been injured in any of these types…

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Dangers of texting and driving video

In acknowledgement of the time-honored pastime known as Throwback Thursday we wanted to post the amazing video that was made for us by the students at West Forsyth High School here in Cummings, GA last year. We donated to their Color Run and in return they created great video about the dangers of texting and…

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Vehicle Collisions Where Fault Was Driving Without Headlights

When a defendant’s insurer denies a claim a personal injury attorney is often required to obtain justice for the injured party. This was the case for Betty McManus, who was seriously injured on Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, Georgia when she turned left in front of Defendant’s oncoming vehicle. The Defendant driver admitted to driving without…

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Tips to prevent summer teen auto accidents

Summer is Auto Accident Season for Teen Drivers This week marks the beginning of summer, which means school is out and more teen drivers will be on the road. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that summer months are the deadliest for teen drivers. This doesn’t come as too much of a surprise; summer…

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