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Auto Accident Claims: Personal Injury vs. Car Crash Damage

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Car crashes vary in severity depending on many factors, including the angle of impact, the size of the vehicles involved and the speeds they were traveling. Some crashes might mangle cars but leave the driver injury free. Other accidents lead to only minor car body damage but cause serious harm to the people inside…. Read More »

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What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

When motorcyclists are involved in accidents, they often face serious injuries. Without the protection of a steel frame, car body, seatbelts and airbags, crashes are more likely to cause major damage, including broken bones, internal bleeding and concussions. There’s a lot motorcyclists can do to better protect themselves, however, including wearing appropriate gear and… Read More »

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Dash Cam Footage in a Collision

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

After a crash, responding officers investigate what occurred—speaking to both drivers, talking to witnesses, assessing damage and noting conditions that may have led to the accident. In this situation, it can feel frustrating when the other driver is dishonest, or when the officer misreads what occurred, placing the blame on you. Sometimes, even when… Read More »

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Who is liable after a trucking accident involving a faulty trailer part?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Truck accident investigations are some of the most complex cases personal injury attorneys face. The stakes are incredibly high: The heavy weight of tractor-trailers leads to crashes that often result in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. With high medical expenses, potential lifetime care, and pain and suffering, insurance companies always put up a fight. In… Read More »

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Can I Still Make a Claim Even If I Don’t Receive Medical Attention Right Away?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

After a car crash, the confusion of the scene can make it hard for people to focus on their own bodies and assess themselves for possible injuries. While some injuries are obvious, others may not be noticeable until after the shock and stress of the accident subside. Injuries that don’t seem serious at first—just… Read More »

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Pros and Cons of Rideshare Services

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

When rideshares first appeared on the scene, they seemed almost too good to be true, with low prices and on-demand service. Over the years, more people have adopted ridesharing as a way to get around town or avoid sky-high airport parking prices. According to a Pew Research Center study, 36 percent of U.S. adults… Read More »

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Who Is at Fault in a Sideswipe Accident?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

With many collision types, determining fault is fairly straightforward. The rear driver in rear-end crashes is almost always accountable for the wreck. The car that ran the red light in an angle crash may be caught on camera. But sideswipes are more challenging. While typically the driver of the car that left its lane… Read More »

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I Was Injured in a Road Construction Crash

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Anyone who spends a fair amount of time on Georgia’s roads knows that construction happens year-round—and seemingly just about everywhere. It’s also probably no surprise to drivers who’ve had to suddenly merge into a different lane or slow for an unexpected flagger that work zones are incredibly dangerous. And not just for the construction… Read More »

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What Is My Hearing Loss Worth?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Hearing loss tends to creep up on people. You might have trouble hearing your spouse while dining in a crowded restaurant. It may be tricky to get the volume just right on the TV. You might ask your kids to speak up more often or repeat themselves. While hearing loss is a common part… Read More »

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What if I Am Exposed to Hazardous Materials at My Job?

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For some workers, handling hazardous materials is a regular part of the job. Agricultural workers, hairdressers, mechanics, lab employees, construction workers and nail technicians all regularly come into contact with dangerous chemicals, solvents or other hazards. Even office workers can be exposed at work through broken toner cartridges or toxic cleaning materials. So what… Read More »

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