Auto Accident

    • Left-Turn Motorcycle Accidents and Failure to Yield

      Has a loved one been seriously injured or killed in a Texas motorcycle accident caused by another driver’s failure to yield? When it comes to motorcycle-vs-car accidents, statistics show that a staggering 42% of collisions are caused by drivers of passenger cars making left turns across traffic. Motorcyclists have every right to use our roads just as much as other drivers, and ...

      Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
    • Five Wet Weather Driving Tips in Georgia

      The fall has brought a series of hurricanes to the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico and heavy downpours to Georgia. Extreme weather calls for extremely careful driving on the interstates and back roads of Georgia. It takes longer to stop and visibility is reduced when roads are slick. Some simple wet weather driving tips can help to protect you during downpours.

      Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 10 readers -
    • Outlining Georgia’s “Move Over” Law and Why it Was Extended

      Every year, first responders like police and paramedics are injured or killed on the highways of Georgia. Tow truck drivers are also extremely vulnerable. It’s a reason for the creation of Georgia’s move over law. Georgia enacted the “move over law” which is intended to protect first responders in 2003. The state extended it recently to include vehicles with white lights.

      Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 9 readers -
  • Georgia Leads the Nation in Car Insurance Hikes

    … Americans have seen high hikes in car insurance rates in recent years and Georgia saw the highest increases in the country as the industry blamed more wrecks. Recently, the Atlanta Journal Constitution noted Georgia experienced the highest increases in personal auto insurance rates in the country in 2016. The AJC reported a decade ago, Georgia…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 12 readers -
  • Stay Safe This Halloween: Child Pedestrian Tips

    …It’s no surprise that more kids are injured in auto-pedestrian accidents on Halloween than on any other night of the year. Stay Safe this Halloween! All car-vs-pedestrian accidents are preventable, so make sure your children stay safe by following a few simple Halloween safety tips. For those who have to drive on Halloween night, be sure stay…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 17 readers -
  • The Hidden Dangers of ATVs in Georgia

    … and to take safety precautions. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, ATV accidents injure as many as 135,000 people every year and kill about 700 in the United States. Worryingly, they are often driven by teens and even children. About a third of those who die in ATV crashes are under the age of 16. In many cases, riders ignored safety…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 9 readers -
  • How a Traumatic Brain Injury Can Cause Cognitive Problems

    …. A traumatic brain injury, depending on its nature and severity can impact many of these functions. That’s why if you have suffered a brain injury in an auto accident, you may struggle to keep your job and relationships with family members may suffer. Any compensation award should reflect your altered state. Cognitive problems can stem from…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 17 readers -
  • 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…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 13 readers -
  • Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injuries

    … be seriously hurt. Never assume that the soreness or the pain that you are feeling after a collision is going to go away. Typically, the pain from an injury can exacerbate in the hours and days after the wreck. Make sure to document any new complaints that crop up in the days and weeks after the wreck because long-term injuries may take longer…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 15 readers -
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