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Who Is At Fault For Yellow Light Accident In GA?

The last thing anybody expects is that they will be involved in a serious accident when they are approaching an intersection. However, car accidents are not uncommon, particularly around yellow lights. Intersections are incredibly dangerous traffic environments, and it is important to know who could be at fault in the event a yellow light accident occurs. There are various ways in which these accidents happen, and we want to look at some of these scenarios here. Left-turn accidents at yellow lights One of the most common types of accidents that happen when a light is yellow are left-turn accidents. These… read more

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What Is The Eggshell Skull Rule?

If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by the negligence actions of another party, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties will do whatever they can to lower the amount of money they pay in a settlement or even deny a claim altogether. One way to do this is to claim that an injury victim had a pre-existing condition that made them more susceptible to injuries, and that the accident in question did not actually cause the injury the victim sustained. The term used… read more

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Rental Truck Accidents In GA

It is not uncommon to see someone driving a moving vehicle such as a U-Haul, Budget Rental, Penske, or other moving truck when you are out on the roadways of Georgia. These vehicles provide a relatively inexpensive way for a person to move their property from place to place, whether this be across town or across the country. However, accidents involving these large moving trucks can lead to severe injuries for those involved. The reality is that it does not take any special certifications to be able to rent and operate these vehicles, and crashes caused by inexperienced drivers are… read more

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Is Personal Injury Protection Required in Georgia?

Every state sets minimum vehicle insurance requirements for drivers. Regardless of where you live, failing to carry adequate auto insurance can result in significant fines and other penalties. However, the amount and type of insurance required varies significantly from state to state. One type of insurance coverage that many states require is called personal injury protection (PIP). However, drivers in Georgia are not required to buy PIP coverage. Regardless, personal injury protection coverage may still be a good type of coverage for Georgia drivers to have. Here, we want to discuss what this coverage is and what it can do… read more

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Is It Illegal To Eat And Drive In GA?

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous and can lead to severe injuries for drivers and passengers. When most people think of distracted driving in Georgia, they think of people texting or talking on their cell phones. However, there are many other ways that distracted driving behaviors occur, including eating and drinking while driving a vehicle. The state of Georgia has taken a very proactive approach to decreasing the number of roadway accidents and deaths caused by distracted driving. Here, we want to look at whether or not eating in drinking is illegal while driving a vehicle in Georgia. What does Georgia… read more

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Injured In A Golf Cart Georgia

Both residents and visitors to Georgia know that golf carts are popular methods of transportation. Not only to golf carts provide transportation for those looking to get in a few rounds of golf, but these vehicles can often be seen on regular roadways throughout the state. However, accidents involving golf carts can lead to severe injuries for drivers and passengers. These vehicles are particularly vulnerable to collisions with traditional passenger cars. If you or somebody you love has been injured in a golf cart accident, you need to know that you may be entitled to compensation. Golf cart accidents in… read more

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Georgia Moped and Scooter Laws

Mopeds and scooters are increasingly popular methods of transportation on the roadways in Georgia. However, most people do not realize that these vehicles are relatively strictly regulated by the state. It is important to understand that the laws surrounding mopeds and scooters are in place to increase the safety of everybody on the roadway. Here, we want to discuss Georgia’s moped and scooter laws, as well as some of the dangers that these vehicles can present. The laws differ depending on the vehicle Georgia has various laws in place regarding mopeds, scooters, and electric bikes. These laws revolve around the… read more

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Can A Party Host Be Held Liable For Drunk Driving In Ga?

When most people think of drunk driving accidents, it is generally understood that liability for any injuries and property damage will fall on the intoxicated driver. After all, that is the person who made the choice to drink and drive and then get behind the wheel of the vehicle. However, while the majority of drunk driving cases do involve liability for the impaired driver, Georgia law also says that the host of a party could be held accountable for an accident under certain circumstances. Here, we want to discuss different scenarios in which a party host could be held liable… read more

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What Is Malicious Prosecution?

Malicious prosecution is the process in which the state authorities bring criminal charges against an individual. In order for a prosecution to proceed, probable cause (a reason to believe the individual committed a crime) must be present. Malicious prosecution occurs when the prosecution against an individual is made without probable cause, or the prosecution has purposes other than bringing a person to justice. Being charged with a crime in Georgia can be an incredibly scary experience, and this is particularly true when a person is maliciously prosecuted. Victims of malicious prosecution may be able to recover compensation for what happened… read more

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What Is a Subrogation Claim?

Most people have never heard of a subrogation claim unless they have been involved in an accident in which their auto insurance or health insurance carriers were reimbursed for payments they made on their behalf. However, understanding a subrogation claim may be an important part of any personal injury case you may be involved in. What does subrogation mean? The word “subrogation,” at its basic form, means that one person will stand in the place of another regarding a debt. When an entity or another individual pays the debt that is ultimately the responsibility of another person, then the person… read more

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