Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Why Consult a Lawyer After an 18-Wheeler Accident in Georgia?

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U.S. trucking companies employ some 3.5 million drivers who operate some 15.5 million trucks – roughly 2 million of those being 18-wheelers. These powerful rigs fuel our economy, but these highway behemoths are extremely dangerous.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports there were nearly 4,900 fatal large truck and bus crashes in 2017, a… Read More

Recover Fair and Just Compensation for Your Car Wreck

How much is my Georgia car accident case worth

Most claims for personal injury damages aren’t won in any dramatic courtroom verdict. Instead, they’re secured in the form of a settlement. Sometimes, Georgia car accident settlements are the result of extensive negotiation. Other times, it isn’t even necessary to file a lawsuit before the claim is fairly resolved. In either scenario, if you’re concerned… Read More

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia

Georgia law defines wrongful death as death of another person caused by negligent, reckless, intentional or criminal act. The law permits a victim’s estate or surviving family members to bring a claim for damages against an at-fault party. Those who can bring a wrongful death claim include: OCGA § 51-4-2 governs who can bring a wrongful… Read More

Have You Suffered a Major Injury from a Car Crash?

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Every year in the state of Georgia, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur. Many of these car accidents result in injuries – the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reports that in 2015, there were 19,405 serious injuries from car accidents reported, and nearly 1,500 fatalities. There is nothing that can truly compensate someone who… Read More

Was a Loved One Murdered? Cases Where You Have a Negligent Security Claim

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There is nothing more shocking than losing a loved one to a violent act of murder. When homicide takes the life of a family member, living life may feel impossible, and you may experience everything from shock to anger to depression. You may also have dozens of questions about why this happened to you and… Read More

A Lawyer’s Perspective on Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage in Georgia

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All automobile drivers in Georgia are required to purchase and maintain a minimum of $25,000 in liability coverage. The purpose of this requirement is to protect other drivers in the event of a wreck caused by the insured driver. Therefore, if you are in a wreck in which another driver is at fault, you should… Read More

Injured in a Car or Truck Wreck? Know When to Hire a Lawyer

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Not all car wrecks require the assistance of a lawyer. As an example, if you got into a minor rear end collision on your way to the office, and you only incurred a few hundred dollars of property damage, then a car accident lawyer is generally not necessary. However, in the event that you suffer… Read More