Atlanta Accident & Injury Blog
When a parent or guardian drops their child off at daycare, they often do so assuming that the child is in good, trained, and reliable hands. They trust that the people behind the door are professionals with appropriate training. Parents believe that their children will be safe.
Sadly, as Atlanta daycare injury lawyers, we know that this isn’t always the case:
Our Atlanta car accident lawyers know that Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular in the city and throughout the state. The use of these two services, and others like it, has boomed in the last few years. Just a decade ago, no one uttered “Call an Uber” as often as they do now. Getting in a car with an Uber or a Lyft driver has become more convenient than ever.
They may be popular, but popularity does not negate the risk. They are still vehicles, after all. When you climb into a car driven by someone else, you are essentially putting your life in their hands.
If you are injured in an accident while riding in an Uber or Lyft, you may not be covered. There are obstacles that are unique to the circumstances surrounding this type of accident.
August started with heavy rainfall throughout the Atlanta area. But rain on the roads is more than just an inconvenience; it’s much more dangerous than people may think.
As Alpharetta car accident lawyers, we have represented countless victims that were involved in car accidents during inclement weather. We have put together a list of driving tips to help you keep yourself and others on the road safe.
The state’s new hands-free law, called The Hands-Free Georgia Act, took effect on July 1, 2018. Chances are that you’ve at least heard of the law even if you don’t know exactly what it mandates.
To help you better understand what is now considered illegal and to keep you on the right side of the law, we’ve put together a quick guide to what can be found on the books. Here’s what you need to know.
A truck accident is often more serious than an accident between two passenger vehicles. The force that a truck packs means that colliding with one often causes more serious injuries to the occupants of the vehicle. Knowing why truck accidents most often occur can help keep everyone on the road safer.
Atlanta’s highways are considered some of the most congested in the country. If you ask anyone who commutes through the city on a daily basis, they can attest to this fact. Whether you live in or near the city or are visiting on vacation, you will be sharing the roads with semi trucks, tour buses and other large vehicles. Driving near these trucks is not the same as driving near another car.
There are simple actions you can take to avoid being in a collision with a semi or causing a semi to hit someone else. Keep reading to discover more about how you can drive safely, and avoid an accident with a big rig.
When you decide to file a personal injury lawsuit in Atlanta, you undoubtedly vet your potential attorney. There may be many things that factor into your decision making, not the least of which is their success in obtaining settlements. If that’s the case, Andrew Goldner should top your list. In a matter of three weeks, the Atlanta attorney won a total of $5.5 million in settlements.
One of the most common causes of motorcycle versus car accidents is the left hand turn. When a driver of a vehicle turns left in front of a motorcycle, the aftermath can be devastating. Motorcycle drivers often find themselves unable to stop when vehicles make this surprise move. This is exactly what happened in Columbia County just before the holidays.
A woman from Madison County will spend 25 years behind bars for her part in a crash that took the life of a college student in Georgia. The 32-year-old woman was sentenced to 31 years in prison. Only 25 of those years will have to be served and the remainder will be completed on probation.
A Friday night football game ended in tragedy for four families in and near Norcross. One teenager was left seriously injured in a car accident and three others were killed. The accident is thought to have been caused primarily by speeding.
According to reports, four teenagers left Friday’s football game in a Toyota 4Runner. The driver of the Toyota is thought to have been traveling at high speeds when the vehicle came upon a slower one in the roadway. To avoid colliding with that car, the driver of the Toyota swerved and ended up traveling down an embankment.