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 …

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 …

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. …

Helping the Family Return to Normal – FAQ

The aftermath of a serious injury accident can last long after the settlement is reached or the trial ends. You’ll need plenty of patience as you continue to help your child and your family return to normal life. You’re also likely to encounter one or more bumps in the road. Let’s begin exploring some of …

Anatomy of a Personal Injury Settlement

In a personal injury case involving your child, what would a settlement look like? What aspects of the accident would be covered, and how much could you expect to receive? Once your attorney begins the negotiation process with the insurance company, you’re likely to hear phrases like “actual damages,” “pain and suffering,” “punitive damages” and …