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Bicycle Accidents in Atlanta | Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys

Published August 22nd, 2012 in Bicycle Accidents, Blog

As personal injury attorneys, we see a lot of clients who have suffered from motor vehicle accidents.  However, even within motor vehicle accidents, there are several different types, such as the bus accidents I wrote about a few months ago.  Today, I want to discuss bicycle accidents. Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in Atlanta given […]


The Dangers of Distracted Driving | Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Published August 20th, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are three kinds of distracted driving: manual: when your hands are not on the steering wheel. visual: when you are not looking at the road ahead. cognitive: when your mind is wandering off from the road ahead. The NHTSA also shares that in 2010, there […]


Ask An Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney: Do I Still Have A Claim If I Was A Passenger In An Accident?

Published August 9th, 2012 in Blog

If you were a passenger in a vehicle involved in an accident, you still have the option to pursue a personal injury claim.  But, how the claim is processed will depend on which vehicle you were in. First, if you were the passenger of vehicle that was struck and it was the other driver that […]


Should You Hire An Attorney After A Minor Traffic Accident | Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Published July 3rd, 2012 in Blog, Car Accidents

1. Always Consult With A Personal Injury Lawyer Clients, potential clients. friends, family, everyone and their mother ALWAYS ask me whether they should retain an attorney after a minor accident, such as a fender bender or love tap.  And I ALWAYS give a very lawyer-like response. “It depends.”  Remember a while back when I discussed […]


How To Weaken Your Car Accident Claim

Published June 20th, 2012 in Blog

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you must know what NOT to do to weaken your claim.  An Atlanta personal injury lawyer will be able to recover compensation for the injuries you suffered in a car accident.  However, you want an Atlanta injury attorney to maximize your settlement.  You can help your attorney […]


What Is A Soft Tissue Injury?

Published June 14th, 2012 in Blog

Soft tissue injuries are fairly common in automobile accidents and are a frequent source of pain and discomfort in many people.  The term “soft tissue injuries” cover a wide-spectrum of injuries.  Generally, a soft tissue injury occurs when there is damage to a ligament, tendon, muscle or nerve.  This damage is often in the form […]


Potential Claims and Damages in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Published June 11th, 2012 in Blog

The death of a family member can be one of the most difficult times in a person’s life.  The situation is even worse when the cause of your loved one’s death was the fault of someone else.  It is in these situations that wrongful death lawsuits are initiated.  But what exactly are you entitled to?  […]


Why You Should Hire An Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer When You’re Involved In A Slip and Fall Accident

Published June 8th, 2012 in Blog

There is often a misconception in the media and our society that “slip and fall” accidents are simply people’s attempts to gain easy money through frivolous lawsuits.  While fraudulent claims can be at issue, a vast majority of claims are not only legitimate but also very serious.  In our culture, we enjoy slapstick comedy and […]


THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

Published December 20th, 2011 in Blog

With absolutely zero protection, pedestrians are, in some ways, most exposed to injuries at the event of an accident.  Everyone knows it is important to share the road, but it can be difficult at times.  Pedestrians can be difficult to see at night and hidden in blind spots. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]


WHAT IS MEDPAY COVERAGE?

Published December 6th, 2011 in Blog

Medical Payments coverage (also called MedPay coverage) is an important part of an automobile insurance policy.  Although Georgia law only requires vehicles to have liability coverage, it is often a wise choice for individuals to carry additional Medical Payments coverage.  (O.C.G.A. §33-34-4).  Remember, liability coverage does not cover your own personal health in an accident.  […]