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Q&A With Jed Hill: Are Hands-free Devices Safer While Driving?

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Jed Hill is a Macon personal injury lawyer at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill. He specializes in serious personal injury cases, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, and Social Security disability law. It’s been a few months now since Georgia put its new “hands-free driving law” into effect. The law essentially makes it illegal… Read More »

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Car Accidents and Prescription Drugs

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Like most areas of the country, Middle Georgia and Macon are facing down an increase in opioid addiction and overdoses. Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone quickly become addictive, and for some people, a medication meant for short-term pain can become an all-consuming habit. Painkillers and the Road Unsurprisingly, the rise in opioid prescriptions… Read More »

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Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer: Who Pays Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

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When you’ve been injured in a car crash, one of your biggest concerns is getting the medical treatment you need. In fact, any lawyer in Macon, Ga., would advise you get checked out by a doctor as soon as possible after the wreck. Not only does quick medical attention help head off complications, it… Read More »

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Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer: Do I Carry Enough Auto Insurance?

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At Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, we’re often asked by our clients about auto insurance—how much to carry, how little to carry, and why it matters so much in the first place. Of course, in Georgia, it’s the law to carry auto insurance, and there are required minimums. But as we’ve found time and time… Read More »

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3 Ways Car Defects Can Cause an Injury

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With the massive Takata airbag recalls still in the news, many folks may be feeling a bit worried about their car’s design and manufacturing safety right now. And as newer model cars continue to add semi-autonomous driving systems, it’s okay to have concerns about unfamiliar features. The good news is that cars have become… Read More »

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What can I recover in a car accident lawsuit?

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Even a minor car accident can upend your life. With medical appointments, lost time at work, and the pain and hassle of getting your car repaired or replaced, it can quickly feel like it’s impossible to get back on track. Factor in more complicated issues, like long-term pain or major anxiety related to the… Read More »

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Are You at Risk for Fatigued Driving?

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Driving while fatigued has probably happened to you: You’re driving on a quiet road, maybe after a long shift or at the tail end of a family road trip. Your eyes flutter and you know you should stop, but you decide to press on. Suddenly, you’re jolted wide awake: You’ve drifted toward the shoulder… Read More »

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Why You Shouldn’t “Go It Alone” After a Car Accident Injury

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When you’ve been injured in a car accident, it can feel overwhelming to take the plunge and reach out to an attorney. Maybe your injuries have you feeling less than your best or you’re missing time from work. Your car might be totaled or need extensive repairs, leaving you trying to line up transportation… Read More »

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Local High School Senior Dies in Auto Accident

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Car Accident in Macon, GA We at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill were saddened to hear the news of a local high school senior’s death in a Macon auto accident. The 17-year-old student died after her car went off the roadway going north on I-475/I-75. The accident occurred a little before 3:30 p.m. Unfortunately, car… Read More »

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How to Get a Rental Car After an Accident

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After a car accident, getting a rental car can jump-start your routine again, making it possible to get to work, get the kids to school and carry on with your life. But figuring out who pays for a rental car after an accident can sometimes be more complicated than it needs to be. If… Read More »

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