Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Determining Liability in a Self-Driving Car Accident Lawsuit

Determining Liability in a Self-Driving Car Accident Lawsuit Atlanta Georgia

When it comes to self-driving cars, it’s fair to say the emerging legal implications are as dynamic as the technology. Atlanta car accident attorneys at Apolinsky & Associates LLC recognize that these vehicles (not entirely autonomous yet, despite the name) have the potential to vastly alter the transportation landscape. The fact that it’s all so… Read More

Five Most Common Personal Injury Cases Won

Most Common Personal Injury Cases Won

When it comes to your chances of winning a Georgia personal injury lawsuit, it’s not like the lottery. Outcomes frequently heavily depend not only on the facts of your case but the skill of your Atlanta injury attorney and often the type of case you have. For example, claims of medical malpractice, product liability/defective products,… Read More

The Complex Nature of Georgia Trucking Accident Lawsuits

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The complex nature of Georgia trucking accident lawsuits begins with the fact that they so often result in profound injuries. Devastating injuries reported time-and-again in Atlanta truck accidents have included crushed and broken bones, amputated limbs, fractured facial bones, severed spinal cords, painful burns and permanent scarring and emotional trauma. Those who walk away are… Read More

Damages For Victims of Drunk Driving Accident in Atlanta, Georgia

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When drunk driving plays a role in a motor vehicle crash that results in serious injury or death, it’s important to understand the unique damages victims of drunk driving accidents in Atlanta, Georgia might obtain. The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reported the three-year average of alcohol-related motor vehicle deaths was 263 – a… Read More

Filing a Georgia Truck Accident Lawsuit or Insurance Claim Against a Trucking Company

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Atlanta truck accident lawyers know that when tractor trailer vehicles are involved in collisions, especially at highway speeds, death and serious injury are sadly the norm. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported more than 4,200 large truck crash deaths in the U.S. in 2016, an increase of 3 percent from the year before. About… Read More

Atlanta Injury Lawyers’ Review: Lyft & Uber Accidents, Insurance Claims and Georgia Law

Atlanta Injury Lawyers’ Review: Lyft & Uber Accidents, Insurance Claims and Georgia Law

Atlanta Uber accidents have been on the rise since 2015 when Georgia lawmakers granted the rideshare companies approval to operate statewide. Although Georgia law makes it clear transportation network companies (TNC’s) like Uber and Lyft must carry auto insurance far in excess of what’s required of non-commercial drivers, an Atlanta Uber accident attorney can explain… Read More

Car Totaled But Not at Fault? Here’s What To Do

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Although all drivers have a responsibility to use reasonable caution behind the wheel, Georgia auto accidents occur when one least expects. Not only do these collisions put you at risk of severe injury or death, they can put motorists at financial and legal jeopardy too. It’s a smart idea for all drivers to recognize their… Read More

Can an Atlanta Lawyer Represent Someone Who Is Injured in Alabama?

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If you live in Atlanta, but are injured in a different state, like Alabama, you may be wondering whether or not a Georgia lawyer can represent you in pursuing a claim for damages. The answer is that it depends upon the residence of the defendant, and whether or not the attorney you hire is licensed… Read More

Injured in a Truck Wreck: Atlanta Truck Driver Laws You Need to Know

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Large trucks are essential for our economy, and ensuring that we all have the goods, produce, and food that we need to live adequately. And while drivers of big rigs are charged with a high duty of care in the operation of their vehicles, large truck crashes–many of which are caused by drivers’ errors–take the… Read More

Four Settlement Tips When Rear-Ended By Semi-Truck [Infographic]

Settlement Tips When Rear-Ended By Semi Truck

Anyone driving in or around Atlanta is likely to be familiar with the feeling of seeing a large semi truck looming in your rearview mirror. These massive machines are intimidating to most drivers, and rightly so. Commercial trucks often weigh as much as 80,000 pounds and in the event of a truck accident, it is… Read More