Car Accidents in Atlanta
Car Accidents are one of the most common causes of personal injuries. Injuries resulting from car accidents can range from minor bruising and emotional trauma, all the way to multiple deaths. Litigation stemming from car accidents can become complicated because of the myriad ways that insurance companies get involved. This is especially true now that insurance is mandatory in Georgia.
If you have been injured in a car accident where another person, company, or group may be even partially at fault, you may be able to recover in a personal injury lawsuit. An Atlanta Personal Injury lawyer can help you understand if you have a personal injury case.
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By Jenny Tsay, Esq. on March 26, 2014 6:41 AM
A 6-year-old boy from DeKalb County was critically injured when he was struck by a car as he was crossing the road with a guardian.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the intersection was across from a school and although there was a school crossing guard present, the child stepped into the street before the guard entered the intersection and was hit by a car.
When it comes to pedestrian accidents, who’s responsible?
Lethal traffic and car accidents are tragic events. Recently, a fatal car accident in Clayton County left one person dead and three injured.
There are legal remedies available to family members of the deceased victims. This legal how-to will get you started on filing a lethal traffic accident lawsuit.
By Aditi Mukherji, JD on November 18, 2013 6:41 AM
Atlanta authorities believe alcohol played a role in the fatal crash of a city garbage truck. The driver, who is seriously injured and still hospitalized, is now facing a slew of criminal charges for the death of his passenger.
But the city may soon find itself in legal hot water, too. A former public works employee alleges that supervisors were made aware of on-the-job alcohol issues but didn’t do anything about it, reports Atlanta’s WSB-TV.
The tragic story highlights the need for employers to proactively address substance abuse issues by having comprehensive substance abuse policies in place. Employers who fail to do so can be liable for their employee’s acts .
By Betty Wang, JD on August 27, 2013 6:41 AM
Parents in Georgia, did you know that texting while driving actually surpasses drinking and driving as the leading cause in teenage car accidents? According to PRWEB, this is the case as of last year. It’s also good to note these risks now that it’s back-to-school season, as there will likely be more teens on the road during the weekdays before and after school hours.
Teenagers can be a handful, and they may be stubborn especially when it comes to their texting habits, to which many have a barnacle-like attachment. However, as parents, their ultimate safety should be your number one concern. Keeping that in mind, here are 3 tips on how you can stop — or at least regulate — your teen when it comes to texting and driving:
A car accident can be stressful. You may be in mild shock and there may be many things going on.
However, you have to keep your cool and remember that there are certain things you need to take care of.
The scene of an accident is unique, and the period immediately following the accident may be the only opportunity you can have to take certain actions. Here’s a look at five things you should remember to do following a car accident :