Auto Accident

    • Police Chases Kill Thousands of Bystanders

      We often read about police chases that escalate and end up in accidents that cause serious injuries and even deaths. What is less well known is the grim toll bystanders or people who were in the wrong place at the wrong time pay for these police pursuits. An article in USA Today in 2015 revealed more than 5,000 bystanders and passengers lost their lives in police car chases from 1979 to 2013.

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  • Why You Should Never Post Accident Details on Social Media

    …. Accident details on social media may ruin your case Social media can do little to help your case but it can do a lot to harm it. It can ultimately complicate things but there are ways to protect yourself and your auto accident injury case. You may be surprised at how some factual content can harm your subsequent case if you are in an accident…

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  • Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injuries

    …. The police report is likely to be invaluable in a future personal injury claim. If another driver is charged with a criminal offense, it may also help your case. However, you should not rely on police evidence alone. It can be inaccurate and the accident scene may have changed by the time an officer arrives. Take pictures on your smart phone…

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  • Hockey Bus from Georgia Wrecks on Exit Ramp

    … Bus crashes are often serious. They can involve multiple injuries and even deaths. Recently, a hockey team from Georgia feared the worst when their bus wrecked on an exit ramp. The bus carrying the Columbus Cottonmouths flipped on an exit ramp in Illinois on the way to a game in Peoria earlier in the year. The rollover accident occurred…

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  • Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck

    … injured. Georgia State Patrol said the driver lost control of the 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee shortly after midnight. It left the roadway, striking numerous trees. If you are a passenger who has been injured in a car wreck you should be aware you have a better chance of a successful car crash injury claim than a driver. Call our Atlanta car wreck accident lawyers for a free consultation today at (404) 913-1529. The post Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck appeared first on Law Office of Michael West. …

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  • Head-On Crashes are the Most Deadly Kind of Wreck

    … in the wrong direction. According to The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, about one in five fatal accidents are head-on collisions. The deadly nature of these accidents is highlighted by the stark fact they cause 20 percent of deaths but a mere 2 percent of accidents are head-on collisions. Older research from 1999…

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  • The Rights of Pedestrians in Georgia

    … in a personal injury lawsuit. Pedestrians are often hit when they are trying to escape crashes. In May, University of Georgia student Bridget Thompson, 19, of Grayson was killed in a pedestrian accident in Oconee County. A report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution suggested she was walking away from a crash scene. If you have been hurt in an auto…

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  • Car Accidents in Construction Zones

    …Who’s to blame when a Dallas car accident is caused by road construction or lane shifts? If you’ve been injured in a car accident which occurred within a construction zone, call our Dallas accident attorneys today at 1-877-405-4313. We’re happy to listen to the facts of your accident and explain your options moving forward. Car Accidents Caused…

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  • A Safety Checklist for Your Summer Road Trip

    … sure your auto insurance is up to date and covers other items you may take on vacation like motorcycles, boats and jet skis. It’s important to have a comprehensive policy as opposed to the bare minimum in case you are hurt in an automobile accident. Remember to always leave plenty of time to get to your destination; don’t drive distracted or drunk…

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  • Car Accidents on Central Expressway (Highway 75)

    …Injured in a car accident on Central Expressway in Dallas? Central Expressway (AKA Highway 75) sees more than its fair share of car accidents. If you’ve been injured in a crash on Highway 75, we can help you with your claim for no out of pocket costs. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313. If you are involved in a car accident on Central Expressway…

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  • Five Tips for Safe Work Zone Driving in Georgia

    … can cause a dangerous situation and frayed tempers. When you are driving in work zones you should always exercise common sense. Keep your speed down and increase the distance between your car and the vehicle in front of you. If you were injured in an accident, please call our experienced Georgia car accident lawyer at (404) 913-1529. The post Five Tips for Safe Work Zone Driving in Georgia appeared first on Law Office of Michael West. …

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  • Survey Finds More Distracted Drivers in the South

    … Distracted driving is contributing to more and more accidents as smartphone technology advances. Drivers in the southern United States are more likely to be involved in accidents linked to distracted driving, according to research. More distracted drivers are in the south Everquote, an insurance company, gathered information during 2.7 million…

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