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Negligent Entrustment in Georgia Auto Accidents

A vehicle can be a dangerous or deadly weapon in the wrong hands. Every driver has a duty to operate his or her vehicle in accord with the state’s traffic laws as well as in an otherwise reasonably prudent manner under the circumstances. This can include accounting for road conditions, weather, traffic and time of […]

Looking Beyond the Other Driver in Auto Accident Cases

In the vast majority of auto and truck accident cases, the other driver is the most likely place to look when assigning fault. However, other factors and parties could be partially or even wholly to blame, and third parties may share in the responsibility for causing a serious vehicle accident. Effective attorneys always consider the […]

Georgia Fatal Car Accident Statistics

Vehicle accidents are a common cause of unexpected deaths in Georgia and throughout the United States. However, few accidents are truly accidents. Most could have been avoided if some involved party had exercised reasonable care. While every accident is different, it is possible to learn something about the factors that tend to contribute to fatal […]

Who’s Responsible for Winter Weather-Related Injuries?

Arctic vortexes, record low temperatures, snow and massive ice storms: the winter of 2013 – 2014 could possibly be the coldest winter ever in Georgia. The bitter weather was accompanied by an increase in winter weather-related accidents. Some of these accidents may have been “Acts of God.” However, some may have been the direct result […]

Asleep at the Wheel: Dangerous Driving in Atlanta

Modes of travel throughout Atlanta take many forms: by motorcycle, car, truck or bus. With the large volume of motor vehicles on the road, drivers need to stay alert and distraction-free, especially if they’re driving a big rig, but they sometimes do not. Throughout the United States and Atlanta, the dangers of impaired truck driving […]

Top Topics to Discuss With a Lawyer After an Auto Accident

It’s natural to have questions if you have been in a car accident and are considering taking legal action. Before you meet with an attorney, it’s a good idea to prepare yourself mentally — that way you can make sure you ask them any questions you may have and come away from your initial meeting […]

Car Chases Look Cool on TV — But Are Dangerous

A high-profile incident in the nation’s capitol on October 3, 2013, ended with one woman dead, a toddler in custody and two injured police officers. All major media outlets were on the scene within minutes live-streaming the events as a 34-year-old female driver ran a police barricade at the White House, striking a security officer […]

The Importance of Seeking Medical Care After an Accident

If you have been injured in an accident, it is essential that you receive professional and timely medical care. If you hope to seek compensation for your injuries, your attorney and the insurance claims adjuster are likely to use a physician’s report as part of the accident evaluation process. Even if you are not aware […]

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 […]