menu

Car Accidents

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

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

What Are Georgia’s Seat Belt Laws?

During the latest reporting year of data available from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, we can see that there were more than 1,500 total traffic crash fatalities across the state. Georgia as recently enacted a hands-free law to help curb instances of distracted driving and cut down on total traffic fatalities, but we need to remember that seat belt laws are incredibly effective at preventing fatalities in the event a collision occurs. Georgia’s seat belt laws Each state is responsible for setting its own seat belt laws. Georgia is considered a primary seat belt law state, meaning officers… read more

READ MORE

Is Brake Checking Illegal In Georgia?

Brake checking, also commonly referred to as brake testing, occurs when a driver deliberately brakes hard in front of another driver behind them. This action can cause the second driver to swerve or otherwise react quickly to avoid an accident. Brake checking is a form of aggressive driving that can lead to serious crashes and severe injuries on the roadway. It is important to understand whether or not this type of behavior is legal or illegal in Georgia. Brake checking – legal or illegal? First, we want to note that it is never smart to tailgate another vehicle. By not… read more

READ MORE

How Are Failure To Yield Accidents Handled In GA?

Getting into a car accident is not something anybody wants to happen, but the reality is that vehicle accidents occur regularly in Georgia. In most cases, one or more drivers are to blame for a vehicle accident. One of the most common causes of Georgia vehicle accidents is a failure to yield by a careless or negligent driver. When one driver fails to yield the right of way, they can cause serious accidents and injuries for those in other vehicles, as well as for pedestrians and bicyclists. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a crash… read more

READ MORE

What Should I Do After A Multi-Car Accident In Atlanta?

The last thing that anybody expects is that they will be involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, these incidents do occur, and they often involve multiple vehicles. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 45% of all fatal crashes in Georgia during the latest reporting year were the result of multi-vehicle crashes. Thousands of people were injured and left dealing with the consequences of these multi-car crashes. In the aftermath of a multi-car crash in Atlanta, there are several steps you can take in order to ensure your well-being and help you secure maximum compensation. Seek medical assistance In… read more

READ MORE

How To File A Car Accident Claim With State Farm In Georgia

When you have State Farm insurance, you probably expect that you will receive quality, first-rate coverage in the event you were in an accident. The reality is that State Farm has a sketchy track record when it comes to securing compensation for car accidents in Georgia. It is vital that you understand how the State Farm claims process works so you can take the right steps after an accident occurs. Filing a State Farm Insurance claim in Georgia can seem difficult In addition to the stress of being involved in a car accident in the first place, the weight of… read more

READ MORE

COVID-19 Update: Lawyers and staff are working both remotely and in the office to provide the best legal representation to our clients. If you need assistance, please call or contact us. We can do consultations over the phone or on a video conference. For referring attorneys, we’re still open for business and want to discuss partnering with you on your cases.