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A Fatal Truck Accident in Mableton: Who is Liable for Damages?

A woman was recently killed in a collision with a semi-truck in Cobb County. Authorities state that 57-year-old Barbara Sims, of Mableton, was turning left in the 6600 block of Mableton Parkway, when a semi-truck driven by 54-year-old Moses Asemota, of Conley, struck the drivers’ side door of Ms. Sims’ vehicle. Police are still investigating […]

Protect Yourself with Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Insurance today is almost as ubiquitous as taxes.  There seems to be insurance for everything from your health to your next trip.  Some forms of insurance, specifically health and car insurance, are mandated by the government. Other forms of insurance like a life insurance policy from your employer may be automatic.  Most remaining forms of […]

Punitive Damages in a Drunk Driving Crash in Georgia

Everyone knows that you should not drink and drive. Action groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving and government public service campaigns have done a great job in recent years of raising awareness and educating people regarding the dangers and tragic consequences of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Unfortunately, as a recent multi-vehicle […]

What to Look for if Your Young Child Sustains a Blow to the Head

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have been in the news recently because of the number of athletes, both at the college and professional level, who have come forward and admitted they are dealing with the effects of a TBI. However, TBIs are most likely to occur in children under age four, adolescents between ages 15 and […]

The Truth About Truck Accidents

Many drivers tense up, grip their steering wheel a little bit tighter, and pay closer attention to the road when they pass large trucks on the highway.  It’s almost instinctual and for good reason.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Facts, in 2010, 276,000 large trucks (defined as vehicles with a gross […]

Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia

According to a study commissioned by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, motorcycle driver fatalities in Georgia have been steadily increasing over the past two decades.  In 2008, motorcycle accidents resulted in 177 motorcycle driver fatalities in the state of Georgia. This is a 59 percent increase from the 111 motorcycle fatalities reported in 2004. […]

Accidents with Tractor-Trailers and Multiple Cars

When big rigs and cars collide, terrible injuries and even death can result. The more vehicles involved, the more horrific the consequences can be. Determining liability in multi-vehicle crashes is especially difficult. Mortality rates skyrocket in accidents involving cars and tractor-trailers. A fully loaded commercial truck can weigh as much as 80 tons. Cars pile […]