Category Archives: Auto Accidents
New Program Hopes To Reduce High Rate Of Auto Accidents Amongst Drivers With ADHD
Many do not realize that young drivers are not only involved in the highest rate of auto accidents on our roads, but teen drivers with ADHD, specifically, have a much higher rate of accidents: While teens are four times as likely to be involved in crashes, teens with ADHD are twice as likely as… Read More »
Auto Accident Claims: Personal Injury vs. Car Crash Damage
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 »
Dash Cam Footage in a Collision
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 »
Who is liable after a trucking accident involving a faulty trailer part?
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 »
Pros and Cons of Rideshare Services
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 »
Who Is at Fault in a Sideswipe Accident?
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 »
I Was Injured in a Road Construction Crash
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 »
Steps to Take After a Truck Accident
With trucks weighing 20 to 30 times as much as cars, it’s no surprise that when they’re involved in crashes, the results can be serious. According to the National Safety Council, large trucks account for 9 percent of all vehicles involved in fatal crashes, even though they make up only 4 percent of registered… Read More »
How to Avoid Springtime Drowsy Driving
In the weeks after Daylight Saving Time begins, most people feel a little “off.” Sure, it’s nice to get home before dark, but you might also find yourself yawning more at work. The kids stay up too late—their internal clocks telling them it’s not quite bedtime. Little ones with set nap schedules may be… Read More »
What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Teen Drivers?
It can be hard, after years of keeping your kids close, to hand them the keys and hope they stay safe on the road. Driving is a challenge even for those with plenty of experience. But for teens, who are just learning the ropes, there are extra risks involved. According to the CDC, six… Read More »