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Five Most Common Types of Vehicle Accident Injuries

Three million people are injured each year in motor vehicle accidents. Although these injuries may range from very minor to quite serious, there are several types of injuries that are most commonly seen among crash victims. The five most common types of auto accident injuries are the following: Soft tissue damage: Soft tissue injuries are […]

The Deadliest Driving Distractions

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents in the United States. The dangers of texting and talking on the phone while driving are well known and have been clearly established, as they make up the majority of distracted driving injuries and deaths. But what are some of the other deadliest examples […]

Two Drivers Injured in Wrong-Way Accident on Georgia SR 400

All of the southbound lanes on Georgia State Route 400 near Atlanta were blocked for approximately an hour in the early hours of April 20 after a car accident that was reportedly the result of a driver traveling the wrong way on the highway. The accident happened around 5 a.m. between Lenox Road and the […]

Police Officers in Critical Condition After Accident

Officials confirmed that a police officer from Garden City is still receiving care in a hospital after suffering severe injuries in an accident that occurred at the Garden City Terminal on Monday, March 2. The officer was in the process of coordinating routine traffic operations while on duty when a motor vehicle struck him. The […]

Lane Splitting May Cause Severe Motorcycle Accidents

While riding a motorcycle is an exhilarating experience, there are certain practices that some motorcycle riders engage in that could lead to significant safety risks. Chief among these is lane splitting, the process of driving between two lanes of slowly moving or stopped cars. You might see this happening during rush hour or other traffic […]

Accident Involving Pair of Semis Blocks Traffic at Florida-Georgia Line

All of the southbound lanes on Interstate 95 were closed near the Florida-Georgia Line on a Friday in late January after an accident involving two semi trucks blocked traffic on the freeway. The accident occurred around 5:30 a.m., and the Florida Highway Patrol quickly responded to the report of the crash. The collision of the […]

Man Sentenced After Fatal DUI Accident

A man from Acworth, Georgia was sentenced to 15 years total, including five years of prison time, after being found guilty of causing an accident while driving under the influence. Kenneth Lee Chitwood, the 49-year-old who was sentenced, plead guilty to two different charges related to the accident: homicide and driving under the influence. According […]

Bus Carrying High School Cheerleaders Involved in Head-On Collision

A charter bus that was transporting the cheerleading team from Bullitt Central High School in Shepardsville, Kentucky to a national competition in Orlando was involved in an accident near Atlanta. According to the Superintendent of Bullitt County Public Schools, the bus had 29 cheerleaders and three coaches on board when a drunk driver reportedly struck […]

Can Helmet Non-Use Affect the Rights of Motorcycle Accident Victims?

Every motorcyclist should wear a helmet every time he or she rides. This is true not only because it is the law in Georgia but because studies have repeatedly shown that riders who wear helmets are less likely to be killed in accidents and that helmets can significantly decrease the severity of motorcycle head injuries […]

Georgia Dram Shop Laws and DUI Accidents

When a person chooses to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated, nothing can absolve him or her of the consequences of those actions. However, from the perspective of the injured victim, the DUI perpetrator may not be positioned to pay the compensation they require for the injuries they caused. Many may be […]