Difference Between Negligence & Gross Negligence

Difference Between Negligence & Gross Negligence

In the aftermath of a serious accident or personal injury, one of the things you will spend considerable time doing is building a solid personal injury case. Doing so while recovering from the stress and trauma of an accident is no small feat, and you are bound to make some errors. Being informed about the …

Essentials to Keep in Your Car During Summer

Essentials to Keep in Your Car During Summer

Friends, sun, sand, and sea? That sounds like a summer to me! If this has been your go-to chant through this past month, we bet you can’t wait to get the car loaded and take-off on a long, much anticipated absolutely unplanned road trip. And while there’s something extremely thrilling about waking up and taking …

Where Does Georgia Rank Among the Best and Worst Drivers of 2019?

As of 2017, Georgia suffered 1,549 fatalities due to automobile accidents. Fifty-six percent (56%) of these deaths were motorists not wearing their seatbelts. The other seventeen percent (17%) involved vehicles and pedestrians. The 2018 numbers were quite similar. Motor vehicle fatalities accounted for 1,515 preventable deaths. Numbers for 2019 are already at 487 year-to-date. What …

3D-Painted Crosswalks: Could They Improve Pedestrian Safety?

3D-Painted Crosswalks: Could They Improve Pedestrian Safety?

3D street art has played a major role in art communities all over the world in recent years, and now many cities across the world are utilizing 3D paint to improve traffic safety. From China to Iceland, pedestrian crosswalks have been turned into intricate works of art that look like above-ground barriers to approaching drivers. …

Workers’ Compensation Vs. Personal Injury Claims

Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury Claims

When you’re hurt—especially when it happens at work—it can be difficult to decide what to do next. Most people know they are entitled to some sort of compensation to help pay bills and cover lost wages, but they aren’t exactly sure how to go about getting that compensation. The two options available to you when …

Errors to Avoid in a Personal Injury Case

Five Mistakes to Avoid in a Personal Injury Case

All too well, we know that mistakes can happen and can result in personal injury. However, did you know that mistakes can also hurt or prematurely end your personal injury claim? When an accident occurs and an injury is sustained a result, the clock begins ticking for you to recover compensation from the party responsible …

Insurance Coverage for Pedestrian Accidents

Insurance Coverage for Pedestrian Accidents

Whether you are out for a lengthy jog or simply a walk around the city, pedestrians often stick to sidewalks and crosswalks for their own safety. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents regularly occur due to inattentive drivers who may not see or notice pedestrians in time to prevent a collision. Despite the caution exercised by pedestrians, it …

Comparative versus Contributory Negligence

Comparative versus Contributory Negligence

When someone is seriously injured as a result of an accident, one of the first questions that gets asked by those involved (and their insurance companies) is, “Who was at fault?” The legal concepts of contributory and comparative negligence often answers these questions in the eyes of the law, and provides a way to allocate …