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What To Do If You Were Involved In A Freeway Auto Accident

The aftermath of any accident is frightening, but those that happen on the freeway are especially terrifying. Vehicles are zooming past at very high speeds, larger vehicles such as commercial trucks are on the road, and like after any crash, you may not know what to do. The most important thing to do after any freeway auto accident is...

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What Is Okay To Give To The Insurance Company After An Accident?

If you have been in an accident, you will likely need to file an insurance claim with either your own insurer or another person’s insurance company. If you got into a car accident with an uninsured motorist, for example, you may need to file an insurance claim with your own auto insurer. On the other hand, if you were...

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How Does Coronavirus Affect My Car Accident Claim or Case?

If you were injured in a car accident in Georgia prior to or during the coronavirus pandemic, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against the at-fault driver. Yet you may be concerned about whether the coronavirus pandemic is going to affect your lawsuit. In particular, if you got hurt in motor vehicle collisions quite sometime before the COVID-19...

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10 Most Dangerous Intersections In Atlanta

Crashes at intersections are common. According to the data collected and published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately one-third of all motor vehicle accidents reported in the United States happen in or around an intersection. While a crash can occur at any intersection, certain intersections are high-risk areas. Recently, investigative reporters at WSB-TV Atlanta put together...

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How To Deal With A False Auto Accident Claim Against Me

Some people lie. It’s a sad fact, but one we need to deal with. If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, the other motorist might falsely claim that you were to blame. Even worse, the police officer who responds to the accident might agree with the motorist and tag you as responsible for the incident. Fortunately, motorists victimized...

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When is a Car Considered “Totaled”?

Another term for totaled is “total loss.” In many states, a statute spells out when a vehicle is considered a total loss after an accident. This matters, because an insured will not have to go get their vehicle repaired when it is a total loss. Instead, they usually get a check from the insurance company for the vehicle’s value....

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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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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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