Blog Posts in 2013

Liability of Businesses Which Serve Alcohol To Intoxicated Persons

In a recent fifteen year study conducted by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) it was determined that 25.8% of all car accident fatalities were caused by drunk drivers. Many of these ...
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Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA) and It's Effect On Teen Drivers

Many states, including Georgia, have implemented programs to ensure that the roadways are safe to drive on. Most of these programs are geared towards making sure that teenage drivers have all of the ...
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Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney If I Am A Victim of A Crime?

As a victim of a criminal act, most of the interaction that injured persons will have is with either the county solicitor or district attorney's office. Crimes ranging from manslaughter, driving ...
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Preventing Costly Mistakes After A Car Accident

An auto accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences someone will ever face. After being involved in a vehicle collision many assume that there is plenty of time to gather one's self, ...
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Medical Payments Coverage (Med Pay) and Its Effect on Your Car Accident Claim?

Insurance can be a particularly broad term when referring to the types of coverage available for vehicles. Car insurance is usually broken down into two categories: insurance which repairs damage to a ...
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Georgia Comparative Negligence Law: Can A Car Accident Plaintiff Recover When Partially At Fault

In many cases the determination of who is at fault in a car accident isn't always clear cut. Sometimes both the plaintiff and the defendant can contribute in differing degrees to the cause of an ...
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Involved In A Car Accident: What Happens Next? Should You Hire A Lawyer?

The majority of Georgia drivers who leave their homes in a vehicle will return safely without ever being involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, every day many drivers are involved in accidents ...
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Injured By An Uninsured/ Underinsured Motorist? What Recourse Do You Have?

An accident in and of itself can be life altering. Finding out that the party at fault is driving without insurance can add to the frustration of having to pick up the pieces and put your life back ...
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Enhanced Damages for Victims of Drunk and/ or Aggressive Drivers

According to MADD, 27 people die every day in the U.S. as a result of drunk driving accidents. In total, the damages caused by drunk driving accidents costs the U.S. an estimated $132 billion a year. ...
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Soft Tissue Injuries and Car Accidents

Soft tissue cases by far comprise the vast majority of injuries resulting from auto accidents. The term "soft tissue" is used to describe injuries to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and ...
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Can You Be Sued for Texting?

Douglasville Personal Injury Attorneys recently published an article addressing the distracted driver problem on our roadways and the injuries caused by these car accidents. Recently, a New Jersey ...
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Distracted Drivers: The New DUI

In July 2010, the State of Georgia became one of many States to enact laws to curb the effect of distracted drivers on the roadway. The State legislature enacted O.C.G.A. §40-6-241.2 to prohibit ...
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