Car Crashes

  • The Role of Police Body Cams in Car Accident Investigations

    … to fight the case. Being able to witness the investigation of the accident via video footage and also the initial unguarded statements of all parties caught on camera can be useful in determining fault in car, truck, and motorcycle wrecks. It’s important to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident to make sure…

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  • Intersection Accidents Occur Frequently in Georgia

    …-Fairburn Road. Improvements can be made at many intersections to reduce crashes such as installing red light cameras and left turn filter lanes. But drivers also need to exercise more care and not be in a rush to get through an intersection. If you have been hurt in an intersection crash due to the fault of another driver, you should call our Atlanta area car accident injury lawyer at (404) 913-1529. The post Intersection Accidents Occur Frequently in Georgia appeared first on Law Office of Michael West. …

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  • Eight Vehicle Crash in Lawrenceville Kills One, Injures 17

    … Georgia. Fatigue in the trucking industry remains a very serious issue, although the reason why the truck hit other vehicles in Lawrenceville has not been disclosed. If you have been a victim of a Georgia trucking accident, please call our Newnan personal injury lawyer at (404) 913-1529. The post Eight Vehicle Crash in Lawrenceville Kills One, Injures 17 appeared first on Law Office of Michael West. …

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  • Georgia’s Comparative Negligence Laws in Personal Injury

    … traveling too fast. Georgia has comparative negligence laws In some cases, when you try to file an insurance claim after you were injured, the other party will try to claim you were partly or even completely responsible for the wreck. Georgia has a modified comparative fault rule that reduces or eliminates damages if you’re found to be partly or mostly…

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  • Teen Accidents Spike Over the Summer Months in Georgia

    … In June, a state trooper tried to stop a car with five teenagers inside in Cobb County in Georgia. Instead of complying, the teen driver tried to flee. The results were devastating even by the standards of the summer months in Georgia when teen accidents spike. The high-speed chase that ensued led to no less than nine separate crashes. Georgia…

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

    … Head-on crashes are the most dangerous type of collision due to the increased force sustained by drivers and passengers in each car. In these wrecks, two cars are traveling toward each other before the collision takes place. Statistics estimate that only 2 percent of all crashes are head-on collisions. However, they account for well over 10…

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  • The Rights of Pedestrians in Georgia

    … The rights of pedestrians have been bolstered in Georgia in recent years but arguably they still have a considerable way to go. Many drivers are still unsure of the law when they encounter a pedestrian, states the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. More than 15 years ago in 1995 the Georgia legislature amended the crosswalk law so…

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  • A Safety Checklist for Your Summer Road Trip

    … Drivers in the United States often take long summer road trips. It’s not unusual for families from the north east to travel all the way to Florida. By the time they pass through Georgia, drivers are often tired and kids are fractious. It can be a recipe for car wrecks. You can’t ever eliminate the danger of becoming a statistic but you can take…

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