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3 Rules for Hit and Run Accidents Published in Car Accidents,dui,Evidence,Personal Injury on June 27, 2017.

I was recently asked this question by friend, now client that was involved in a hit and run car wreck: “I was hit by a drunk driver and he fled the scene. My insurance company found him with the tag number we got and he is telling my insurance company no accident occurred and he is not even talking to… READ MORE

Legal Difference Between Drunk Driving and Driving While on Drugs Published in Car Accidents,dui on April 18, 2016.

A DUI – driving under the influence – is still a DUI, no matter what “influence” you’re under. In Georgia, you’re over the legal drinking limit for driving if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) registers .08% or higher within three hours of driving – regardless of whether your driving ability was actually impaired. However, you can also get a DUI… READ MORE

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    Truck accidents are exceedingly dangerous accidents that often lead to serious injuries. Truck drivers are professional drivers who – as a result – are held to more exacting safety standards. Trucking, however, is sedentary work that requires long hours behind the wheel. The lifestyle itself can lead to health issues that render truck drivers more […]
  • Holding Distracted Drivers Liable for Serious Injuries
    When you get behind the wheel of your car, you take on the immense responsibility of helping to keep our roads safe for everyone who travels on them. When drivers, instead, allow themselves to become distracted by anything other than safely adhering to the rules of the road, they endanger everyone with whom they share […]
  • Study Indicates that Georgia Drivers Are Among the Worst Tailgaters
    Tailgating means driving too closely behind the vehicle in front of you, and it is dangerous at any speed. In fact, a new study forwarded by WSBTV in Atlanta finds that Georgia’s drivers are among the worst offenders when it comes to this dangerous practice. No matter where you happen to be, however, it’s important […]
  • Common Causes of School Slip and Falls
    When you send your children off to school each day, you expect them to learn in an environment that’s safe for them. If instead, your child is injured, it is very upsetting. The fact is, however, that schools and school grounds can be rife with risk factors related to slip and fall accidents. If your […]