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 …

Rideshare Accidents: Who is At Fault?

As the popularity of rideshare apps such as Lyft and Uber in Atlanta continues to rise, the question of who is ultimately responsible for car accidents occurring in rideshares is asked more often. While Uber and Lyft are generally safe and economic alternatives to traditional taxi services, Uber and Lyft drivers are typically normally people …

Yielding the Right of Way: What it Means for You

For most drivers across the United States, right-of-way refers to general traffic rules to be observed while on the road or highway. However, it is much more than that: To yield right-of-way refers to the strict adherence to roadway rules and regulations, especially those about who is entitled to keep moving at a controlled round-about …

Personal Injury Claims against a Business

Filing a personal injury claim against a business is typically much more complex than filing a claim against an individual. There are two main causes to file a personal injury claim against a business—premises liability and product liability. Many businesses—particularly corporate giants—are well-equipped with seasoned legal teams to defend themselves in the courtroom, and to …

Five Things Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Filing a personal injury claim following an accident can be stressful for a number of reasons. Perhaps the person you are filing a claim against appears to have more resources at their disposal than you do, scaring you from the possibility of taking them to court. Or, perhaps the defendant’s insurance company has decided to …

Common Airbag Injuries in Georgia Car Accidents

Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most traumatic—and too often, deadly—situations that you or any driver could be involved in on the road. Fortunately, recent developments in safety features, such as airbags, and efforts to combat distracted driving have helped make Georgia’s roads safer for you and other drivers alike. …

Injury Accident: How to Avoid Aggravating a Serious Situation

How Not to Make a Bad Situation Worse Your spouse was in a bad vehicle accident, they’re seriously injured, they’re in the hospital. You’re stressed, you’re worried, the kids are worried, there’s too much to think about, there’s too much to do in too little time. No one disputes that your family is in a …