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Proving Fault in a Car Accident Published in Car Accidents on December 10, 2018.

Car accidents in Macon, Georgia and everywhere are unfortunate, but they are also inevitable. There are a number of reasons why they occur, but if you know the other driver is the one at fault, it’s important to know how to proceed with a personal injury case. The key to getting the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses and… READ MORE

9 things I should do after a car accident Published in Car Accidents on September 28, 2018.

These steps are important to take after an accident. In the Macon, Georgia area, you can contact the law office of Nelson & Smith and speak with David Ricks about your case. For more information on our Macon Car Accident Lawyers, please visit our site.

How does Comparative Negligence work in Georgia? Published in Car Accidents on September 10, 2018.

If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, our legal system allows you to seek monetary damages from the responsible party as compensation. Whether working with an insurance company who represents the alleged negligent party or through the court system by filing a lawsuit, the primary issues are typically proving the fault of the other party and… READ MORE

What Should I Do After a Car Accident? Published in Car Accidents on September 6, 2018.

Being involved in a car accident can be a scary experience, even if you haven’t been gravely injured. There are certain things you must do immediately after such a situation. Even though your nerves may be frayed and your emotions running high, it is absolutely essential to remain as composed as possible and carry out these steps. If you are… READ MORE

How Care Accident Claims Can Affect Car Insurance Rates Published in Car Accidents on September 3, 2018.

Georgia has over five million drivers operating vehicles on their roads. When drivers in Georgia are involved in an accident, they may worry about experiencing a significant increase in their insurance premiums or having their insurance canceled. A driver in Georgia may be tempted to try and avoid this situation by not filing an insurance claim. This could cause the… READ MORE

What happens if I can’t prove the other driver’s fault after an accident? Published in Car Accidents on August 31, 2018.

In the majority of car accidents, determining who is at fault is relatively simple. There may be a situation of distracted driving, speeding or not obeying the rules of the road. If the other driver falls into any of those categories, it’s plain to see that they were responsible for the accident. However, in some cases, fault may not be… READ MORE

What Happens if I Crash with an Uninsured Driver? Published in Car Accidents on July 16, 2018.

Unfortunately, car accidents happen all the time and often without warning. Usually, when this happens, you can simply go through the other driver’s car insurance or your own to recover compensation for your damages. However, if you get into a crash with an uninsured driver, you may be confused about how to proceed. There are a few options available to… READ MORE

Can I sue someone for causing my car accident? Published in Car Accidents on June 8, 2018.

Being involved in an auto accident is a nerve-racking experience. It becomes even more stressful when you have to deal with the costs of any vehicle damage and personal injuries. However, if you were not at fault in the accident, you may have a legal right to seek compensation from the other party. Car accident victims can sue in civil… READ MORE

What happens if both drivers are at fault in a Car Accident? Published in Car Accidents on May 14, 2018.

The material facts in some auto accident cases can establish clear fault regarding which driver was responsible for a collision. However, sometimes multiple cars can be involved in a crash with two or more drivers being found liable for damages. These cases can be very complicated when the official police investigators are determining a reconstruction scenario. Actually, the most common of all multiple vehicle… READ MORE

What Kind of Information Should I Get From Eyewitnesses To My Car Crash? Published in Car Accidents on April 16, 2018.

Evidence is simultaneously the most important thing in a car accident case and often the most scarce. In far too many accidents, drivers show up to dispute events with no documentation, no photos and nothing but a story of their own supported by no corroboration whatsoever. These same drivers are then surprised when things don’t go their way. What any… READ MORE

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    Car accidents in Macon, Georgia and everywhere are unfortunate, but they are also inevitable. There are a number of reasons why they occur, but if you know the other driver is the one at fault, it’s important to know how to proceed with a personal injury case. The key to getting the compensation you deserve […]
  • Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation for Pain and Suffering?
      An injury can happen just about anywhere, even at work. It is for that very reason that there are laws in Macon, Georgia and elsewhere requiring that businesses that have five or more regular full-time employees carry workers’ compensation insurance. It serves as a two-fold benefit in protecting the employer from being sued and […]
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  • Can I sue for a slip and fall that happened at work?
    If you slip and fall at work, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides accident insurance which can pay you a percent of your income, your medical bills, and your rehabilitation costs if you suffered an on the job accident. If you want to “sue” for a slip and fall accident that happened at […]