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Facts + Stats: Drunk Driving Accidents in Georgia

Under Georgia law, a motorist cannot have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher when in possession of a motor vehicle. If a driver is under 21, then Georgia’s zero-tolerance laws apply. Anyone with a BAC over the allowable limit is considered intoxicated and can be prosecuted for DUI. As the statistics below show, drunk driving is...

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18-Wheeler Accidents In Georgia: Everything You Need To Know

Large commercial vehicles are central to Georgia’s economy. They transport goods around the state and to distant parts of the country, returning goods from far-off states for Georgia consumers to enjoy. Drivers involved in 18-wheeler accidents in Georgia need to know; 18-wheeler accidents differ from run-of-the-mill car crashes because of the vehicle’s size and the number of parties who...

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How Do You Determine Fault In A Sideswipe Accident?

Sideswipe accidents occur when two vehicles parallel to each other collide. Typically, a failure to yield the right of way is to blame, but there is often a question as to who had the right of way, to begin with. Generally, the vehicle that hits the other is legally liable, though this is not always true. Here, we’ll cover...

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Do I Need To Hire An Attorney Following A Parking Lot Accident?

Most parking lot collisions happen at low speeds, so people generally assume that the amount of damage caused should be minimal. In our experience, this is far from the case. Even slow-moving vehicles can cause considerable bodily injuries, such as concussions, whiplash, and back injuries. Also, a slow-moving vehicle can still smash up another car, causing thousands of dollars...

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Who Pays For Pain & Suffering In A Car Accident?

According to the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, there are approximately 300,000 car accidents reported in the state each year. Every day, hundreds of people are injured in traffic collisions. These injuries vary widely—from relatively modest bumps and bruises to those that lead to catastrophic, even life-lasting physical harm.   Virtually any auto accident injury results in some form...

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What Types Of Injuries Should I Make An Injury Claim For Following An Auto Accident?

Unfortunately, traffic accidents remain a serious problem in Georgia and all over the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that car crashes send more than two million Americans to the emergency room every year.  Even if you are a safe, careful driver, there is still a chance that you could be involved in a...

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What To Expect After Being Rear Ended

Rear-end collisions can happen anywhere, though they are most common at intersections and in parking lots. Being rear-ended can cause considerable damage, not only to your vehicle but also to your body. If someone has struck you from behind, you should be prepared for a lengthy recovery and a possibly frustrating experience getting compensation for your claim. For help,...

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Dangerous Chemicals Like Ethylene Oxide: The Rattlesnake Problem

With the ethylene oxide facility (EtO) in Willowbrook, Illinois closed permanently, and the facility in Smyrna, Georgia closed indefinitely, more attention should be placed on facilities that remain open and operational, such as the one in Covington, Georgia, that continues to use EtO. Several troubling facts make it hard to justify the use of EtO when the threat to nearby...

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To-Do Checklist Following A Car Accident

After a car collision, you need to take certain steps to protect your right to compensation. If you don’t, then it is much harder for your Conyers car accident lawyer to get the information needed to negotiate fair compensation on your behalf. For this reason, we offer a checklist that you should keep handy in your glove compartment box...

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Tractor Trailers Can Be Deadly

Collisions between tractor trailers and passenger vehicles are notorious for resulting in devastatingly severe injuries, many of which leave victims to struggle with chronic pain and permanent disability for the rest of their lives. While recovering damages from the person or entity who cause these types of collision cannot truly compensate those who find themselves in this situation, it...

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