The Hands-Free Georgia Act: A Summary

Categories: Car Accidents

On May 2, 2018, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the Hands-Free Georgia Act, which was designed to make the roads safer by reducing incidents of distracted driving. While there are mixed feelings about the new law, it essentially expands on the existing texting ban by adding hand-held phone use to the list of prohibited activities…

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Back to Basics: 5 Ignored Rules of the Road to Start Practicing

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Driving down the Road

Accident and Injury Attorney Helping Victims Injured by Careless Drivers When you turn sixteen, you thoroughly read and memorize the driver’s manual. You practice all driving laws with precision, and you make sure you do not miss one single rule. After a few years of driving, and long past your driver’s test, you might forget…

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Is a Teen Driver Liable for Damages in an Auto Accident?

Categories: Car Accidents

teen driver

Teenagers are a high-risk category when it comes to driving. That is why parents experience heightened insurance premiums the moment when they add their teen driver to the policy. Most states recognize the danger as well, which is why parents or guardians can be legally liable for damages caused by their teen drivers. When a…

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Is Driving with ADHD Considered a Liability?

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ADHD and car accidents

A vast amount of individuals are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and it is a recognized medical condition. However, as with all medical conditions, there are limitations that sufferers of this condition experience, and it could impair their ability to drive safely. Therefore, those diagnosed, their parents, and those involved in accidents with…

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Can I Sue a Driver in an Accident If They Didn’t Hit My Car?

Categories: Car Accidents

Accidents do not have to involve two vehicles colliding physically with one another for a driver in another car to still be liable for your accident. This may sound complex, but this area of the law is known as no-contact accidents – and they are quite common. In a no-contact accident, the driver of the…

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Poor Driving Choices Leads to Tragedy for Georgia Teens

Categories: Car Accidents

Two teen girls, Isabella Chinchilla, 16, and Kylie Lindsey, 17, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a Georgia State Patrol car on Highway 27.  From the information available, a series of poor choices combined that Saturday night, leading to heartache for family and friends. Dangerous Speeds in a Dangerous Intersection…

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Can I Sue an Aggressive Driver?

Categories: Car Accidents

Aggressive driving is defined as an act that involves one or multiple traffic offenses that put the safety of other drivers at risk for accident or serious injury. If you are injured in a car accident with an aggressive driver, you may be wondering about your legal rights and whether or not you can seek…

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Most Common Injuries Suffered in a Car Accident

Categories: Car Accidents

From broken bones to flesh wounds, injuries from an auto accident can leave you with scars, chronic pain, and a litany of medical bills. Every accident has unique circumstances, but certain types of injuries are significantly more common following vehicular impact. Similarities among insurance claims and in court cases show that brain, neck, and back…

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