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What Are The Main Reasons For A Truck Accident To Happen?

Truck accidents can occur for many reasons. Regardless of what caused a crash though, an accident will almost always cause catastrophic injuries, significant property damage, and even wrongful death. It is not always easy to determine what caused a collision, particularly while you are still at the scene and in shock from being seriously hurt. Still, it is important...

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The 5 Most Common Types Of Truck Accidents In Georgia

Truck accidents are some of the worst collisions on the roads in Georgia. Collisions are usually caused by negligent truck drivers, trucking companies that take shortcuts, and careless truck manufacturers. This negligence can take many forms, including distracted driving, improper hiring or training practices, and the use of defective parts on trucks. While there is more than one type...

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Can A Truck Manufacturer Be Held Liable In A Truck Accident Case?

After a truck accident, it is natural to want to blame the truck driver. Sometimes, it is even fairly obvious that the trucking company or the owner of the truck was to blame. Sometimes though, truck manufacturers are also at fault and these cases are not always so obvious. Truck manufacturers have a legal obligation to ensure the parts...

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Who Is Held Liable For My Injuries In A Truck Accident?

Commercial trucks are massive, and they are also extremely heavy. When they are involved in a crash with another vehicle, it is always the occupants of the smaller vehicle that will suffer the worst injuries. Truck accidents that occur on high-speed highways and interstates are the most severe and can even result in wrongful death. Truck accidents are different...

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Will a Witness Help My Car Accident Claim?

When one person’s negligence, or carelessness, causes a car accident, victims can file a personal injury claim against them to recover financial compensation. Compensation in these cases includes damages for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. To successfully claim damages, accident victims must prove their case to the insurance company and in some cases, the courts. Witness...

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When Does A Car Accident Case Go To Trial?

After a car accident that was caused by the negligence, or carelessness, of another person, there are two ways to resolve your case. You can either settle with the negligent party’s insurance company, or you can take the case to trial. Most people do not want to go to court and they worry about the idea of testifying and...

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Are Elderly Drivers More At Risk To Get In A Car Accident?

There are a lot of elderly drivers on the road in Georgia, and that number is only going to climb in the coming years. In 2009, there were 33 million drivers over the age of 65 in Georgia and that number rose to 45 million in 2018. By the year 2030, that number is expected to increase to 60...

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How To Handle A Drunk Driving Accident In Atlanta

Car accidents happen all the time in Atlanta for several reasons. A driver may act negligently, a part of the vehicle may be defective, or someone on the road may be driving drunk. Drivers cannot control many of these causes, such as poor road conditions and defective auto parts. Others though, such as drunk driving, are completely within our...

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Tips For Keeping Your Child Safe While Driving

Parents will do anything to keep their children safe. Still, when a parent is behind the wheel, their mind can shift from keeping their child safe to the road in front of them and driving safely. Keeping some basic safety tips in mind can help parents keep their children safe while they are in a vehicle, and set a...

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Is It Illegal To Eat While Driving In Georgia?

Distracted driving causes serious injuries every year and is incredibly dangerous behavior. The distraction behind the wheel that most people are likely to think of is picking up a phone and texting or talking. However, there are other distractions, as well. One of the most common is eating while a driver is on the road.  Many people may not...

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