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What To Do If A Government-Owned Car Hits You

Whether you are operating on the streets of Atlanta or in the rural areas of Georgia, one thing is certain – vehicle accidents are going to occur. For the vast majority of vehicle accident cases throughout Georgia, the claim will be resolved through a settlement with the insurance carrier of the at-fault driver. However, what happens if you are involved in a vehicle accident caused by the driver inside of a government-owned vehicle? Here, we want to discuss how these claims will differ from traditional vehicle accident claims. Georgia Accidents With Government-Owned Vehicles Even though you may not realize it,… read more

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Who is at Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

The last thing any person expects when we get behind the wheel of a vehicle is that they will be involved in an accident. However, vehicle accidents are not uncommon on Georgia roadways. In most situations, we will find that the at-fault driver will be responsible for paying compensation to any party who sustained injuries or property damage as a result of their negligent actions. However, when a multi-vehicle crash occurs, determining fault can be difficult. Here, we want to discuss how liability is determined for a multi-vehicle collision as well as how Georgia handles modified comparative negligence when it… read more

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When Does a Car Accident Become a Crime?

Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in Georgia. However, no two vehicle accidents are exactly alike, and there are times when the circumstances surrounding a vehicle accident lead to the situation becoming a crime. Here, we want to discuss exactly what it means for a vehicle accident to be a “crime” as opposed to just a situation where the incident will be handled only through insurance carriers or a civil lawsuit. Most Car Accidents Are Civil Matters The reality is that most vehicle accidents in Georgia are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, there are times when insurance carriers refuse… read more

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How Do Wrong-way Accidents Happen?

Wrong-way vehicle accidents often result in devastating injuries for those involved. Unfortunately, these incidents occur fairly regularly throughout the state of Georgia. Many people think wrong-way accidents occur only in the busier areas of the state, but the reality is that wrong-way accidents are very likely to occur on rural roadways as well. Here, we want to take a look at how wrong-way accidents occur. The hope is that you and your family members will recognize situations where these incidents may arise and take steps to avoid major collisions. Understanding Wrong-Way Collisions in Georgia One of the most comprehensive studies… read more

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Do Car Accident Settlements Cover Chiropractic Treatment?

Car accidents in Georgia often result in drivers and passengers sustaining injuries. In some cases, these injuries are severe and necessitate extensive medical care. However, even mild accidents that result in seemingly minor injuries can lead to pain and suffering. Collisions that result in neck, spine, and soft muscle injuries can often be treated with skilled chiropractic care. Chiropractors who specialize in treating vehicle accident victims can help their patients manage ongoing pain and help promote faster healing. Here, we want to discuss whether or not chiropractic care will be included in a vehicle accident settlement reached with insurance carriers…. read more

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Identifying Child PTSD Symptoms Following an Automobile Accident

Vehicle accidents can be traumatic for any party involved, including children. What many people may not realize is that not all vehicle accident injuries are physical in nature. Many injuries involve emotional and psychological trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Children are just as susceptible to PTSD after a car accident as adults. If your child has been involved in a car accident, you need to be diligent about treating all of their injuries, including their physical ones as well as their emotional and psychological ones. PTSD symptoms can vary from one person to another, and we want to discuss… read more

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How Can I Find A Georgia Car Accident Report?

If you or somebody you love has been involved in a vehicle accident anywhere in the state of Georgia, then you understand that the aftermath of the incident can be chaotic. This is particularly true if another driver was at fault and you need to obtain a copy of the accident report in order to secure the compensation you deserve. While it may seem straightforward, the process of receiving an accident report in Georgia is not always easy. Here, we want to discuss how you can obtain a Georgia car accident report as well as why you need the report… read more

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What Happens During a Car Accident Mediation?

If you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by another driver in Georgia, then you will likely be able to secure compensation for your injuries and other losses. However, the process of securing that compensation can become complicated. While most car accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers, it may be necessary for an injury victim to file a personal injury lawsuit against the alleged negligent party. Once a car accident claim enters the civil lawsuit process, it can become challenging. In some cases, a mediation may be used as a… read more

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Common Mistakes People Make After a Car Accident

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident in Atlanta, you may be entitled to compensation. This is particularly true if the other driver(s) involved in the case are at fault for the incident. However, injury victims can make mistakes after an accident occurs that jeopardize their ability to recover the compensation they are entitled to. Here, we want to discuss the most common mistakes that people make after a car accident occurs. Our hope is that you avoid these common mistakes and work with a skilled Georgia car accident lawyer who can help… read more

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What If I Am In A Georgia Accident With An Out-Of-State Driver?

Being involved in an accident can be a scary and confusing experience. Vehicle accidents can become even more confusing in the event you are involved in an accident with an out-of-state driver. This is not all that uncommon in Georgia. After all, not only are we a tourist destination of our own in many ways, but drivers throughout the country travel through our state to get to and from their tourist destinations, particularly those traveling to our southern neighbor. Here, we want to discuss what you can do if you are involved in an accident with an out-of-state driver. Do… read more

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