Wearing a Seatbelt Saves Your Life – and Your Injury Claim

Categories: Accident Victims

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Personal Injury Lawyer Assists Georgia Drivers with Seatbelt Safety and Injury Claims In the state of Georgia, passengers and drivers are required to wear seatbelts in a vehicle. If you don’t wear your seatbelt and get into an accident, you may wonder how the failure to buckle-up will affect your case. Well, here’s the answer…

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Six Critical Steps to Take Following a Truck Accident

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No one ever expects to be involved in an accident with a semi-truck, but if it happens, you need to know how to act. While there are literally dozens of things you could do, there are six critical steps that you must take to preserve evidence (and your case). Each year in the United States,…

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Who is At-Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

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You may have heard that the car behind you is always at-fault in a rear-end collision. While this is often the case, it is not 100 percent accurate. The circumstances of the accident will determine who was truly at-fault, and sometimes, the leading car can be considered the responsible party in a rear-end collision. If…

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Can You Sue a Driver for Road Rage?

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Incidents of road rage are increasing in the United States. These incidents can lead to devastating accidents – including death. When you are the victim of an accident caused by road rage, you may wonder if you can sue the other driver for his or her actions and your losses. If you can identify the…

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How Much is My Car Accident Case Worth?

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If you have been injured in a car accident, you will have plenty of questions. One of the most pressing being how much you will get from your settlement. The “how much” question is not the easiest to answer – even for the most experienced personal injury attorney. No one can give you an exact…

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Can an Auto Insurance Company Audit My Medical Records?

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As your insurance claim moves through the process, the adjuster may request all documentation regarding your injuries and medical treatments received for those injuries. In some cases, you may be required to submit to an independent medical examination (IME) in order to establish your injuries. Can Insurance Adjusters Request Medical Records? While you may have…

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5 Steps to Take When You’re Hit by a Drunk Driver

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 30 people in the U.S. die each day in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. In other words, someone dies every 51 minutes and someone is injured every 90 seconds as the result of alcohol-related vehicle accident. In the end, alcohol-related accidents have an annual costs that topple $59…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Auto Accident Liability Claim

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This article looks at two categories of damages that often go overlooked in auto accident litigation: punitive damages for driving under the influence and compensatory damages for physical damage to personal property in the vehicle. Punitive Damages where the At-Fault Driver was Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol Under Georgia law, someone who causes…

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