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  • The Takata Airbag Recall – Manufacturer Hit with $1 Billion Fine

    More than 64 million Takata airbags have been recalled in the United States, affecting a significant number of automakers that sell vehicles both inside and outside the United States. In 2015, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA") began a national recall of certain Takata airbags that have been linked to eleven deaths and more than 180 injuries.

  • The Value of Child Safety Restraints in Car Safety

    Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Remind of the Value of Child Safety Restraints Motor vehicle accidents reported to police claimed the lives of 21,132 people in a recent one-year period. Tragically, fifteen (15) percent of the passengers who died in auto accidents were children, youths, or young adults according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The toll that motor vehicle...

  • Eating and Driving Might be Greater Danger to Traffic Safety Than Cell Phones

    Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Observes Eating and Driving Might be Greater Danger to Traffic Safety Than Cell Phones Enormous efforts have been undertaken to get cell phones out of the hands of drivers. These strategies include public awareness campaigns, laws imposing steep fines, and media coverage of the tragic results of distracted driving. While cell phones still pose a significant threat to...

  • Information for Tailgating Accident Victims

    Atlanta Car Accident Attorneys Offer Information for Tailgating Accident Victims While there are many forms of unsafe driving, the practice of tailgating is one of the most dangerous forms of driving behavior. Tailgating is defined as traveling too close to the vehicle in front of you. This unsafe driving practice increases the probability of a crash because the driver sacrifices critical moments ...

  • Victims in Tesla Crash Could Not Be Promptly Rescued Because of Exploding Batteries

    Rescue of Car Crash Victims Hampered Because of Exploding Batteries Rescuers responding to the crash of a Tesla electric vehicle in Indianapolis this week were reportedly held at bay for a time due to the car's batteries exploding, creating a safety hazard to rescuers. A Tesla electric car being driven by a 27-year-old woman and carrying a male passenger in his forties crashed into a tree and park...

  • Steps To Take After a Hit-and-Run Crash in Georgia

    Hit-and-Run Crashes Can Affect Anyone Even Hollywood celebrities are not immune from the trauma and harm that can result from a hit-and-run accident. Earlier this month, a driver struck a vehicle in which celebrity Chrissy Teigen was riding as a passenger, according to US Weekly. The driver is then alleged to have fled the scene of the accident. Teigen was fortunately not injured and a suspect was...

  • South Carolina Workplace Accident Leaves One Man Dead and Two Others Seriously Injured

    Certain jobs by their very nature are more dangerous than others. Jobs that involve working at plants that utilize large and complex machinery can pose a greater risk of employees suffering injuries. Additionally, high temperatures are often used in the manufacturing process, and this can be an additional danger that employees are exposed to. A recent South Carolina workplace accident has left one...

  • The Extreme Danger Posed by Distracted Truck Drivers in Georgia

    Drivers that do not devote their full attention to the road put others with whom they share the roadways at risk, but this risk is never greater than when the vehicle being operated by a distracted driver is an 80,000 pound fully loaded tractor-trailer combination. A prominent Kentucky tractor-trailer accident that was widely reported by the national media provides a compelling example of the life...

  • Understanding the Restrictions on Alcohol Use by Truck Drivers

    Most commercial truck drivers are law-abiding and safe when traveling.  Commercial drivers that operate tractor-trailers may cause horrific trucking accidents when they operate their enormous vehicles while under the influence of alcohol. In order to protect other vehicle occupants, there are strict regulations that pertain to alcohol and drug use by commercial drivers. These rules are designed to...

  • Fatigue and Sleep-Deprivation May Have Been the Cause of Deadly Arkansas Freight Train Accident

    Train accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, but sleep deprivation and sleep-related disorders have been involved in many recent train accidents. According to USA Today, a report issued last month by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) provides investigative details into a deadly train accident that occurred in Arkansas more than two years ago.

  • Early Morning Gwinnett Wrong-Way Accident Leaves One Atlanta Man Fatally Injured

    January has already seen a tragic start for many who have been injured in recent auto accidents as well as the families of those who have lost their lives in recent auto accidents. An Atlanta family is mourning the loss of a 44-year-old man who suffered fatal injuries following a wrong-way accident that took place on I-85 near Jimmy Carter Boulevard in the early morning hours on a January Monday. ...

  • Leading Safety Issues in Georgia Tractor-Trailer Accidents

    The unique character of tractor-trailers makes for unprecedented safety issues for other motorists with whom these extremely long and enormously heavy vehicles share Georgia roadways. While there are many factors that can play a role in a Georgia tractor-trailer collision, there are certain safety factors that are particularly problematic. When a person in a passenger vehicle is involved in a coll...

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  • Children Are Vulnerable Dog Bite Victims

    Georgia ranks fairly high when it comes to the number of dog bite cases each year based on the number of insurance claims that are filed. A young girl's story is yet another example of how prevalent dog bites are, and how children make up at least half of all dog bite victims in Georgia. As a three-year-old was petting a small mix breed dog with the owners' permission, the dog's originally nice de...

  • Young Man Killed in Atlanta Area Workplace Accident

    Young Man Killed in Atlanta Area Workplace Accident – Are Legal Options Available to Family Members? This year has already had a tragic start for a young man and his family. A 25-year-old Augusta man suffocated to death after falling in a trench while working at a home building construction site. Dirt quickly filled up the trench after the young man fell in, making it impossible for the man to bre...

  • Jury Awards Surviving Nurse of Fatal Georgia Southern Trucking Accident $15 Million

    Many Georgians may remember when we reported on the catastrophic tractor-trailer accident that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students almost two years ago in April of 2015. This horrific accident occurred when the driver of a tractor trailer going 70 miles per hour failed to stop when cars were at a standstill in front of him. The impact of the accident left five innocent nursing...

  • Final Report Released in Tesla Autopilot Crash

    NHTSA Clears Tesla and Its Autopilot System Following an eight-month investigation into the death of a Tesla driver killed while driving a vehicle with the company's signature "Autopilot" system active, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its final report. In that report, NHTSA declared that the Autopilot system functioned as intended and that there were no desi...

  • Update on Baltimore School Bus Accident: NTSB Says School Bus Driver Had History of Seizures

    Many readers may recall that just a few months ago, a catastrophic school bus accident left six people dead (including the school bus driver himself) and eleven other people seriously injured. The cause of this accident was not immediately known. After time to evaluate and review the available information, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued an initial report finding that the dr...

  • NHTSA Study Finds Traffic Fatalities are on the Rise

    Numbers are Cause to Issue a "Call for Action" The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a study last month indicating that the number of individuals who died in motor vehicle accidents throughout the United States from January 2016 to September 2016 was eight percent higher than the number of traffic-related fatalities for the same period during 2015. Whereas 25,808 indi...

  • Atlanta Single-Vehicle Accident Leaves Driver With Catastrophic Injuries and Passenger Child Unharmed

    A 49-year-old man is tragically on life support after suffering catastrophic head injuries following a recent single-vehicle accident on I-75. According to the local news report, the man was ejected from the vehicle when he slammed into the highway's median and flipped over onto the exit ramp from northbound I-75 to Langford Parkway. There was a four-year-old child in the vehicle at the time of th...

  • Does my Child Have to Wear a Helmet While Riding an Electric Scooter?

    Does my Child Have to Wear a Helmet While Riding an Electric Scooter? Electric motorcycles and scooters have evolved to become more than only simple transportation. They have also become a popular play activity for young children. Wikipedia defines a Electric motorcycles and scooters as "plug-in electric vehicles with two or three wheels powered by electricity." Just about all electric scooters an...

  • Role of Braking Systems in Causing or Preventing Georgia Motorcycle Accidents

    If you choose to ride a motorcycle as a source of transportation for commuting or recreation on the weekends, you are forced to accept the basic reality that no matter what you do you are less safe than occupants of other motor vehicles. There are many factors that can cause a motorcycle accident, including an inexperienced rider, distracted or intoxicated driver and even a defective motorcycle. O...

  • Trucking Accident in Chicago Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

    Like Georgia, Illinois is a state that sees its fair share of trucking accidents each year, with many of those trucking accidents being fatal. A recent accident involving four trucks and one passenger vehicle tragically left three people dead and many people asking who was to blame for the accident that closed a busy Illinois Highway for hours. The chain reaction accident occurred southwest of Chi...

  • Louisiana Woman Files Suit Against Police Department for Injuries Sustained in Car Accident

    Louisiana Woman Files Suit Against Police Department for Injuries Sustained in Car Accident A woman who suffered injuries in a car accident has filed suit against multiple parties including the driver of the vehicle she was a passenger in, two insurance companies, the police department, and the police officer driving the vehicle. As the woman was traveling on a Louisiana highway, a police vehicle ...

  • Quadriplegic Still Rehabilitating from Horrific Florida Bicycle Accident

    Quadriplegic Still Rehabilitating from Horrific Florida Bicycle Accident More Than Two Years Later A Florida man continues to rehabilitate in a Georgia facility after a bicycle accident left him paralyzed nearly two and a half years ago. The man does not recall how the accident occurred and only remembers waking up while lying on his back. The man's brother believes the bicyclist may have hit a ro...

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  • Star Trek Actor's Parents to File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Fiat Chrysler Over Recent Car Accident

    Star Trek Actor's Parents to File Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Fiat Chrysler Over Recent Car Accident Many people have become aware of the untimely and tragic death of the actor Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov in the Star Trek reboot. The actor was killed recently in his driveway, and the death was presumably caused by a defect in his Jeep. The actor had put his Jeep in park and stepped outside...

  • Pokémon Go – A New Cause of Dangerous Car Accidents?

    Pokémon Go – A New Cause of Dangerous Car Accidents?  Pokémon Go has recently gained attention worldwide and has done so at an exponential rate. It's only been a few weeks since the Pokémon Go craze began and there has already been an accident involving the game. Notably, a recent car accident in Australia occurred when a 19-year-old man playing Pokémon Go crashed through a fence and into a school...

  • Tips to Minimize Injury to Your Child If An Accident Occurs.

    For parents whose children ride to school every morning on the familiar yellow school bus, one of the most terrifying items of breaking news is hearing that a school bus has been involved in a crash. The image of a child, perhaps yours, being thrown around a bus, or maybe even killed, is horrifying.

  • Distracted Driving & Disregard of Seat Belt Laws Led to Increase of 2016 GA Death Toll

    Georgia continues to be plagued by distracted and irresponsible drivers who put themselves and others at increased risk. Georgia increased again in 2016, just as they had the year before, after consistently falling each year between 2006 and 2014. Fatalities on Georgia roadways topped 1,450 in 2016, surpassing the 1,432 deaths that occurred in 2015. Georgia's Department of Transportation and Georg...

  • Milledgeville High Speed Car Chase Leads to Serious Accident

    On December 28, 2016, it is reported by the Union-Recorder that a 20-year-old woman stole a 2015 Toyota Corolla from a male acquaintance in Milledgeville, Georgia. She ignored the owner when he tried to retrieve his car. He then called the sheriff's office to report the theft. While talking to the victim outside his home, the investigating deputy spotted a car matching the description of the stole...

  • New Study Examines Traffic Deaths and Their Relationship to Medical Marijuana Laws

    Are accident rates lower in states that allow medical marijuana? As more states continue to pass laws legalizing medical marijuana, it is important to examine the effects of such laws. One new study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, examined traffic fatalities from the years 1985 and 2014. The study found that traffic accident deaths were actually reduced by an average of 11 per...

  • The Atlanta Metro Area Saw More than 700 School Bus Accidents in 2016

    The Chattanooga school bus accident last year has raised awareness about school bus safety and whether our children are safe when riding on a school bus. While the Atlanta area has not seen any school bus accident as serious as the one in Chattanooga, the Atlanta metro area did see more than 700 (approximately two per day) school bus accidents in 2016, which may come as a surprise to many people. ...

  • Are Some Dog Breeds More Dangerous Than Others?

    Our Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss Dog Bites by Breed of Dog All dogs are capable of inflicting serious bite wounds, but some breeds of dog may pose a greater threat than others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 4.5 million dog bites happen across the United States. Approximately one out of every five dog bites become infected, leaving the...

  • Victims File Lawsuits Following Tragic Chattanooga School Bus Accident

    It has been a tragic year for many Americans, and the Chattanooga School Bus Accident is no exception. As families and friends are still mourning, victims of the school bus accident have sought legal action to recover damages for the suffering the injured and deceased victims have gone through.

  • NHTSA’s V2V Rule May Not Be an Effective After All

    NHTSA Promotes a Rule Requiring V2V Technology We recently reported that in December 2016, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed a rule that seemed poised to take advantage of cutting-edge technology when it suggested that all new cars manufactured for sale in the United States be equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology. Unlike current collision avoidance techno...

  • Tesla Autopilot May Predict Crashes Before They Happen

    Our Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Technology and Car Accidents Tesla has been a pioneer in the development of new technologies aimed at improving vehicle safety and preventing car accidents. One of these features is Tesla's autopilot mode. Drivers of newer Tesla models have the option of switching on "autopilot" while driving, but are reminded to keep their hands and focus on the wheel. Whe...

  • Whiplash Injuries Can Be Serious – When to Seek Monetary Damages

    We all know or have met someone, a friend, acquaintance, or even a stranger, who has experienced whiplash from an automobile accident. Sometimes we see that person wearing the familiar collar used to stabilize the neck during recovery. Sometimes we hear or are told about the pain, discomfort or stiffness someone is experiencing in his neck, shoulders, low back, arms or hands. Depending on how well...

  • Overheated Tap Water Can Cause Serious Injuries

    Being in hot water can mean more than just being in trouble. Excessively hot water, at temperatures above 135 degrees, can result in serious, sometimes permanent, injury. Scalding injuries, particularly to children, are serious and all too commonplace. Consider the following true story.

  • Defective Air Bags Cause or Worsen Injuries in an Auto Accident

    Recalls of Defective Air Bags Confirm - Defects May Cause or Worsen Injuries in an Auto Accident Air bags are meant to protect drivers and front-seat passengers from potentially devastating consequences of a front-end or front-side collision. Statistics show that air bags are 14% effective at saving lives in a serious accident. However, in 2016, safety inspectors discovered that this may not be th...

  • Atlanta Single-Vehicle Accident Leaves Driver With Catastrophic Injuries

    A 49-year-old man is tragically on life support after suffering catastrophic head injuries following a recent single-vehicle accident on I-75. According to the local news report, the man was ejected from the vehicle when he slammed into the highway's median and flipped over onto the exit ramp from northbound I-75 to Langford Parkway. There was a four-year-old child in the vehicle at the time of th...

  • Road Debris From Truck - A Frightening and Potentially Deadly Reality.

    Imagine that you are motoring along in the left lane of I-95 at 9 p.m. on a weeknight in moderate to light traffic. It is raining. Suddenly, a tractor trailer--150 feet in front of you--begins to swerve erratically from lane to lane before toppling over on its side into a wooded median. It caroms into a stand of trees, its rear doors fly open, its cargo spills out, rips open and scatters debris in...

  • Indoor Rock Climbing in Georgia and Signing Liability Waivers

    Indoor rock climbing has become a growing sport for children and adults alike all over the country. Little if any experience is required, and indoor rock climbing is often an enjoyable group activity for birthday parties and other celebrations. While indoor rock climbing can certainly be fun, it can also be very dangerous, especially for younger children. So, what happens if someone suffers injuri...

  • Black Ice - One of the most treacherous of winter driving conditions

    Seldom do Atlanta drivers pay attention to national winter weather forecasts about an approaching Polar Vortex, a powerful cold front that surges down from the artic once or twice a winter, bringing a sudden, bone-chilling blast of frigid air to the Upper Midwest, Northeast, and occasionally, the mid-Atlantic. But they should. If a Polar Vortex is strong enough to reach Atlanta, it can generate th...

  • Pedestrians and Drivers May be Held Responsible in Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Accidents.

    Whenever a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, the results are often tragically fatal. Take, for example, the recent incident that happened in Jonesboro at GA 138 and Devonshire Drive, near Swint Elementary School. According to initial newspaper reports, an unidentified individual was struck by two different vehicles and ultimately killed as a result of the accident. Clayton County officials ...

  • Lawmakers Push for Georgia to Go 'Hands-Free'

    Could Hands-Free Laws Save Lives in Georgia? Distracted driving is a tremendous national problem, killing an estimated 3,000 people each year. Distracted driving can encompass any activity that pulls the driver's attention from the road ahead. The main types of distraction include texting, talking on the phone, eating or drinking, grooming, adjusting the radio, using the GPS, and more. Instances o...

  • Apple Sued After Facetime Causes Fatal Car Accident

    A case recently filed in California seeks to hold Apple accountable for a fatal car accident that happened in Texas. The facts of the accident are as follows: A husband and wife were traveling with their two children on Interstate 35W. All were secured with seat belts and the youngest child was in a booster seat. James was driving when traffic slowed down. Simultaneously, Garrett Wilhelm was trave...

  • Atlanta Woman Dies in Gun Range Accident

    A 24-year-old Gwinnett County woman was recently killed at a gun range in South Carolina. The young woman was visiting friends and family for the holidays when she and another friend decided to make a trip to a gun range in Anderson. Out of nowhere, a bullet from someone's gun hit the Georgia woman in the head. She was on life support for several days, but ultimately did not survive the accident. ...

  • Your Self-Driving Car May Kill You

    Artificial Intelligence in Vehicles May Decide Your Life Does Not Matter Autonomous vehicles are being heralded as the next great innovation in automotive technology, but is this technology ready to make the profound ethical decisions that human drivers make on a regular basis? Ethicists and scientists alike are now suggesting that unless specific algorithms exist telling an autonomous vehicle how...

  • Coming Soon to a Car Near You: Alcohol Detection Equipment

    NHTSA Desires All Cars to Be Equipped with Alcohol Detection Equipment Drivers convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other driving-and-alcohol-related offenses may be court-ordered to only operate personal vehicles that are equipped with ignition-interlock devices. These devices operate by requiring the driver of a vehicle to provide a breath sample before the device will allo...

  • Disturbing Study Establishes Road Rage is Dangerous

    Disturbing Study Establishes Road Rage is Dangerous During the busy post-holiday season, to-do lists are long and tempers are short. This creates the perfect conditions for road rage to develop. Whether you find the antics of aggressive drivers amusing or intimidating, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Auto Vantage club (compiled by SafeMotorist.com) clearl...

  • Balancing Independence and Motor Vehicle Safety for Elderly Drivers

    The balance between maintaining independence and safety as motorists grow older is never easy. The ability to drive is often critical to a senior citizen's sense of living independently. However, sometimes seniors experience declines in their sensory perception, including poor eyesight and loss of hearing. Seniors may also experience age-related medical conditions that impact their cognitive abili...

  • Distracted Commercial Truck Drivers in Georgia Still Pose Serious Danger

    The Department of Transportation (DOT) has enacted a series of measures to deter commercial truck drivers from multi-tasking while operating a commercial truck. Despite several mobile phone bans involving commercial drivers, distracted driving in other forms continues to be a serious problem. Most commercial drivers are law-abiding, safe drivers, but some struggling with the tediousness of the roa...

  • Traffic Congestion in Atlanta Does Not Mean More Fatal Collisions

    Many Georgia drivers assume that they are at a greater risk of being involved in a fatal accident when driving in heavy populated areas like downtown Atlanta. This assumption is fairly reasonable because it is based on the theory that less traffic congestion and smoother traffic flow should mean fewer collisions and, consequently, fewer traffic-related fatalities.

  • Understanding the Forces that Cause Georgia SUV Rollover Accidents

    There is always a risk of suffering life-altering injuries or the loss of a loved one in a motor vehicle collision, but rollover accidents pose unique risks. When a vehicle rolls over in a collision, occupants may suffer roof crush injuries or vehicle ejections. These types of motor vehicle accident scenarios involve a significant risk of head injuries, spinal cord injuries, damage to vital organs...

  • Do Motorcycle Helmets Really Make a Difference in a Georgia Motorcycle Accident?

    There has been a recent trend to repeal or modify mandatory helmet laws for those who ride motorcycles over the course of the last decade. The justifications for this trend are varied ranging from concerns about individual autonomy and personal choice to theories that motorcycle helmets may increase the likelihood or severity of a motorcycle accident. The statistical evidence in states that have e...

  • Atlanta Distracted Driving Frequently Asked Questions

    Despite efforts of federal and state motor vehicle safety agencies to enact legislation and invest substantial public resources intended to discourage distracted driving. Many drivers continue to multi-task and place others in harm's way. While cell phones pose a common form of distraction while driving, the issue of drivers with divided attention has long been a significant cause of serious injur...

  • What types of activity while driving causes collisions?

    Inattentive drivers pose a danger to other drivers, passengers, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians akin to the risk posed by alcohol impaired drivers. Federal motor vehicle safety regulators refer to distracted driving as the "new DUI." While most motorists acknowledge that driving while intoxicated is an unacceptable and risky practice, fewer drivers have the same negative attitudes toward...

  • Subrogation in the Context of a Georgia Auto Accident

    If you are involved in a car accident, you will likely hear the term "subrogation" mentioned by medical providers, insurance companies, or attorneys. While subrogation issues can be extremely complex, the term means that one party stands in the place of another. This principle is important when pursuing a lawsuit or insurance claim following a collision because the right to pursue a legal claim be...

  • Liability Claims for Defective Motorcycle Parts

    Of course many motorcycle accidents are the result of reckless behavior or negligence, whether on the part of the motorcyclist or the driver of the automobile, but other accidents are caused by defective motorcycle equipment. Because a motorcycle is made up of many complex parts and pieces which work together to ensure your safety, if even one of these pieces is designed improperly, the entire mot...

  • Most Common Accidents in the Workplace

    The most recent numbers show that in 2009 there were 3,277,700 recordable, non-fatal accidents in private industry workplaces. Of those, nearly 52 percent involved sprains and strains, most often involving the back, and nearly a million of these injuries caused significant time away from work. If you add bruises, contusions, cuts, lacerations and fractures to the list, you have accounted for almos...

  • Financial Compensation for Car Accidents Caused by Drivers Taking Prescription Drugs

    While most drivers in Atlanta and throughout Georgia are aware of the potential danger posed by drivers who are operating a semi-truck, car or SUV while under the influence of an illegal narcotic or alcohol, many do not give a second thought to driving after taking a prescription medication or over-the-counter drug. However, there are many legal drugs that can impede one's ability to drive just li...

  • Pursuing Compensation for Heavy Machinery Accidents on Georgia Construction Sites

    If you work in the construction industry, you understand that occupational hazards that can cause serious injury are a constant presence at construction projects. While compliance with safety rules, proper maintenance of equipment and vigilance can decrease the risk of enduring catastrophic injury or wrongful death, construction sites are inherently dangerous. Although there are many hazards on th...

  • Mistakes That Can Jeopardize Your Accident Injury Case

    There are several issues that everyone should be aware of regarding auto accidents. Considering that an auto accident takes place nearly every 60 seconds in the United States, you stand a pretty fair chance of needing this information at some point in time. When you are involved in an unexpected car crash, you may be so shook up that you don't know what you should do. It can be extremely helpful t...

  • Is Poor Vision Among Seniors a Factor in Auto Accidents?

    Because the baby boomers are aging, it is believed that the number of drivers over the age of seventy will triple over the next twenty years. Generally speaking, as drivers age they tend to become more cautious and conservative on the road, modifying their driving habits in order to avoid the busiest highways or driving at night. Even so, older drivers are significantly more likely than younger on...

  • Injuries Caused by Airbag Deployment in an Auto Accident

    Considering there were 177 million vehicles on the road in 2006 which were equipped with airbags, it's hardly surprising that there have also been injuries caused from the airbags themselves. There are also records of injuries or death resulting from the airbag's failure to deploy in a serious accident. While no one will dispute that airbags do save lives, injuries and deaths from this safety devi...

  • Data Reveals Those Most Impacted by Rising Number of Pedestrian Accidents

    Pedestrian accidents present a much greater risk of injury than the risk experienced by those in motor vehicles because a pedestrian has no protective steel enclosure let alone safety equipment like seatbelts and airbags. While the danger associated with pedestrian accidents has fallen consistently over a recent five year period, this trend has ceased as the number of pedestrian accidents have sta...

  • How Aggressive Driving Causes Accidents During the Holidays

    Many people believe that road rage and aggressive driving are the same thing, however these two issues are completely separate causes of auto accidents. Aggressive drivers may actually cause more anxiety to American drivers than impaired drivers. Drivers who operate their vehicles with such behaviors as unsafe lane changes, excessive speeding, chronic tailgating or running red lights or stop signs...

  • Vehicle-2-Vehicle Technology May Reduce Car Wrecks

    Car With Vehicle-2-Vehicle Technology May Be Able to Speak to One Another Wirelessly As Soon As 2020 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is moving forward with a proposed rule that would require all automakers to install specialized radios in cars that would enable the vehicles to "speak" to one another wirelessly. The radios (called dedicated short-range communication (DSRC...

  • Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles Means Victims Must Pay Attention After a Crash

    Uber Vehicle Caught Running Red Light, But Who is Behind the Wheel? On Wednesday, December 14, a Lyft rider's tweet quickly gained national attention after the rider/tweeter claimed a self-driving Uber car entered a San Francisco intersection on a red light and nearly struck the Lyft vehicle in which the woman was riding. The report raised concerns about the safety and reliability of autonomous ve...

  • Woman’s Crusade Leads to Demands for Fix to Faulty Seatbacks

    Faulty Seatbacks May be to Blame for Hundreds of Deaths, Including Children While defective and deadly airbags may have occupied the headlines for the past year or more, one woman has been waging a decades-old war against another vehicle design defect that claimed the life of her young daughter in 2000. According to the woman, a faulty design in her vehicle caused her seatback to collapse in a cra...

  • Michigan Passes First-of-Its-Kind Self-Driving Car Legislation

    Self-Driving Car Legislation is First of Its Kind in the Nation Earlier this month the State of Michigan – once a trailblazer in the development and production of the automobile – became the first state in the nation to pass legislation that allowed automated cars to be tested, sold, and utilized for ride-sharing operations. The law is more expansive than even California's autonomous vehicle legis...

  • New Study Suggests Humans Have Trouble with Semi-Autonomous Driving Systems

    Transition Between Automated Driving and Human Driving is Not Smooth, Study Says In the future, truly "driverless" cars will be able to shuttle passengers from one destination to another without a human having to make any manual input to adjust the car's speed and/or direction of travel. Autonomous cars (it is hoped) will be able to travel along a roadway at a constant speed, avoid colliding with ...

  • New Study Explains in Numbers the Risks of Drowsy Driving

    Common Practice of Driving Without Enough Sleep Can Lead to Car Collisions Whether out of ignorance or necessity, many Americans choose to drive without being adequately rested. A 2005 study from the National Sleep Foundation claimed that over 150 million adult drivers (or about sixty percent of adult drivers) have operated a vehicle when they were "drowsy." The National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...

  • The Role of Surveillance Videos in Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores

    Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss the Role of Surveillance Videos in Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores Grocery stores, department stores, and other retail chains have a legal duty to keep their establishment reasonably safe from hazards that might cause slip/trip and fall accidents. This duty might take the form of providing adequate warnings to suppliers and shoppers or making fall hazard...

  • The Dangerous Effects of Ignoring a Vehicle Recall

    Ignoring a Vehicle Recall Can Affect More than Your Safety According to a January 2016 MarketWatch.com article, which cited statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 was a record-setting year in terms of the number of vehicles subject to a recall. More specifically, NHTSA statistics (as cited in the article) showed that over 50 million vehicles were subject t...

  • The Effectiveness of Sobriety Checkpoints in the Enhancement of Traffic Safety

    Georgia Auto Accident Lawyers Analyze the Effectiveness of Sobriety Checkpoints in the Enhancement of Traffic Safety Those who drive under the influence of alcohol continue to account for a significant number of serious accidents resulting in injury and death. The average number of DUI fatalities in the U.S. continues to hover at approximately 10,000 people per year. Because drunk drivers account ...

  • The Severity of Safety Risks Posed by Scooters and Mopeds

    Atlanta Scooter Accident Lawyers Discuss Severity of Safety Risks Posed by Scooters and Mopeds Scooters and mopeds offer a cost-effective form of transportation especially given the mild weather experienced in Georgia much of the year. High fuel prices have made motorized bikes, such as scooters and mopeds, popular options in the Atlanta metro area and throughout Georgia. Although some people sele...

  • Claims Arising From Roofing Fall Accidents in Georgia

    Workplace Injury Attorneys Discuss Claims Arising From Roofing Fall Accidents in Georgia A man fell to his death while he was working on the roof of the a convention center. The roofer tragically lost his life after falling approximately fifty feet. His tragic death is a sobering reminder that construction jobs are dangerous jobs, especially roofing jobs, which place workers high above the ground ...

  • Fatal Dump Truck Accident on Fort Argyle Road/204 in Savannah, Georgia

    Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law Discusses Truck Accident Complexities Following a Fatal Dump Truck Accident in Savannah, Georgia on December 9, 2016 WTOC reported on Friday that Law enforcement, fire, and EMS services were called to an accident scene Friday morning just west of I-95 on Fort Argyle Road/204 in Savannah, GA.

  • Caution - The Holidays Can Bring Out the Worst Drivers

    The Holidays Can Bring Out the Worst Drivers. So which State Has the Worst Holiday Drivers? It is no secret that nearly every state in the nation experiences an increase in the number of traffic injury and traffic fatality crashes around the holiday season. It is unclear precisely why this happens: perhaps the increase in the number of cars on the roadway make it statistically more likely that a c...

  • Is It Time to Aggressively Deal with Drowsy Driving?

    The Deadly "D's" of Driving There are many laws and regulations as well as public safety campaigns geared towards reducing the rates of drunk and distracted driving.  While it is true that both distracted driving and drunk driving are responsible for a significant number of traffic-related injuries and deaths each year, there is a third "D" – drowsy driving – that can be just as dangerous as drunk...

  • Distracted Driving Accident Claim Filed against Snapchat

    Our Car Accident Lawyers Analyze Distracted Driving Accident Claim Filed against Snapchat The distracted driving crisis has reached epidemic proportions because of the prevalent use of mobile phones by drivers, especially newly licensed motorists. The focus of law enforcement efforts and legislation aimed at curbing cell phone use by drivers has tended to focus on talking and texting on a mobile p...

  • Bus Driver Arrested and Charged in Deadly Chattanooga School Bus Accident

    Bus Driver Arrested and Charged in Deadly Chattanooga School Bus Accident School buses provide transportation for millions of school children. Parents must trust that the school bus company has employed experienced, competent, dedicated and compassionate drivers who truly care about the children on their bus. These drivers are responsible for the children they take from point A to point B.

  • Georgia Parking Lots Can Contain Hidden Holiday Dangers for Pedestrians

    Poor Design and Maintenance of Parking Lots and Garages Can Lead to Serious Injury The holiday shopping season has begun, and even though an increasing number holiday shoppers are choosing to make their holiday gift purchases online, many still prefer the experience of shopping at their local malls or retail establishments. Parking lots filled with vehicles belonging to festive shoppers are a comm...

  • Report Indicates a Failure to Report Fatal Hospital Infections in Georgia

    A Medical Malpractice Attorneys Review Report Indicating a Failure to Report Fatal Hospital Infections in Georgia While many people are aware that surgical errors, anesthesia errors, and birth injuries are forms of medical malpractice that can result in debilitating or fatal injuries, the impact of preventable infections continues to be a top threat to patient safety. Most hospitals and their medi...

  • Recent Survey Finds West Georgia Hospitals are Among the Safest in the State

    Recent Survey Finds West Georgia Hospitals are Among the Safest in the State Hospitals provide life-saving medical care for millions of people in Georgia, and while a significant number of patients receive quality medical care, some patients do not. In fact, some patients suffer injuries or illnesses because of hospital errors that go undetected. As such, it is always nice to see that some Georgia...

  • Complex Legal Issues Raised by Multiple Vehicle Traffic Accidents in Georgia

    Auto Accident Attorneys Discuss Complex Legal Issues Raised by Multiple Vehicle Traffic Accidents in Georgia Multi-car pileups can be one of the deadliest types of car crashes because of the number of vehicles involved and the risk of multiple impacts. Auto collisions that involve a chain reaction with several cars are not uncommon on highways with heavy traffic and factors like road hazards, limi...

  • Jury Finds Father Guilty of Toddler's Death After Leaving the Child in a Hot Car

    The case involving a father and the death of his two-year-old son finally came to a conclusion when a Georgia jury found the father guilty of murder. In June 2014, the father left his toddler in a hot car for seven hours while he was working, leading to the young boy's death. On that same day, the father was "sexting" with multiple women, one of whom was a minor. The father was not only found guil...

  • The Danger Posed by Unlicensed Drivers in the State of Georgia

    Car Accident Lawyers Warn Motorists of the Danger Posed by Unlicensed Drivers in the State of Georgia Motorists without a valid driver's license pose a more substantial risk to vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. A recent AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report indicates that one in five fatal motor vehicle collisions involve a driver without a valid license or a licens...

  • Georgia Teenager Suffers Fatal Injuries Following Tragic I-475 Head-On Collision

    Georgia Teenager Suffers Fatal Injuries Following Tragic I-475 Head-On Collision Anytime a teenager suffers severe or fatal injuries as a result of a car accident, the aftermath is especially tragic. Teenagers have their entire lives ahead of them, and one accident can change everything in the blink of an eye. A recent Macon car accident resulted in the death of a 19-year-old after the teen was st...

  • Liability of Childcare Providers for Injuries to Children

    Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Liability of Childcare Providers for Injuries to Children Parents drop their children off at childcare facilities on a daily basis and presume that their children will be properly supervised and kept safe. Most of the time, that is exactly what happens. Parents are increasingly more dependent on childcare because many families cannot make ends meet without t...

  • Legal Drugs as a Leading Cause of Serious Tractor-Trailer Collisions

    Trucking Accident Lawyers Discuss Legal Drugs as a Leading Cause of Serious Tractor-Trailer Collisions If a tractor-trailer cruises down the roadway at freeway speeds while outweighing passenger vehicles by more than twenty times, the potential consequences of a collision can be devastating. The danger increases exponentially when commercial trucks are operated by a truck driver whose driving abil...

  • Chattanooga Crash is a Tragic Reminder of the Dangers of Bus Accidents

    Chattanooga School Bus Tragedy is a Somber Reminder of the Dangers Posed to Bus Passengers in the Event of an Accident In the wake of two fatal bus accidents in the last two months – one in California that left over a dozen people dead and a school bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee that killed six children – People magazine, parents, passengers, and legislators alike are all revisiting a deca...

  • Sleep Apnea May be to Blame For The Hoboken Train Accident

    Georgia Personal Injury Provides Update on Hoboken Train Accident – Sleep Apnea May be to Blame Now that nearly two months have passed since the tragic Hoboken train accident occurred in New Jersey, killing one woman and injuring more than 100 people, we finally have some information that may shed light on what went wrong. 

  • Burn Injuries From Exploding Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

    Canadian Man Claims to Have Suffered Serious Burns from Exploding Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge The world has recently seen some frightening incidents related to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, as the phone has been linked to spontaneous smoking, fires, and even small explosions. Samsung has recalled all Note 7 phones pending further investigation. However, Samsung still has other phones on the mar...

  • NHTSA Adds Sound Requirement for Hybrid and Electric Cars to Protect Pedestrians

    NHTSA Adds Sound Requirement for Hybrid and Electric Cars to Protect Pedestrians as Cars Become Quieter, New Features Are Necessary to Protect Pedestrians Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it was adding a sound requirement for new hybrid and electric vehicles that is aimed at protecting pedestrians. This novel safety standard will help to alert ped...

  • Self-Driving Truck Makes First Commercial Delivery

    Self-Driving Truck Makes History When It Delivers 2,000 Cases of Beer Otto, Uber's self-driving truck operation, recently completed its first commercial delivery. The self-driving truck traveled about 120 miles on Interstate 25 to Fort Collins, Colorado to deliver 2,000 cases of Budweiser beer. A trained driver was present in the cabin of the vehicle with the ability to take over if needed, but th...

  • Fatal Jefferson County Tractor-Trailer Accident

    Jefferson County Tractor-Trailer Accident Results in Four Fatalities – Is a Dangerous Intersection to Blame? A collision between a passenger vehicle and a large tractor-trailer tragically killed four family members. This recent accident occurred in Jefferson County at the intersection of Highway 88 and Highway 296, where a tractor-trailer was unable to avoid striking an oncoming passenger car. The...

  • Fatal Injuries Following a Hayride Accident

    Mother and Two Daughters Suffer Fatal Injuries Following a Hayride Accident Halloween is always supposed to be fun for children as they go trick-or-treating with family and friends. Hayrides are also a common activity that many children and adults enjoy as the fall season approaches. Sadly, a seemingly normal Halloween night turned tragic for the small town of Chunky in Newton County, Mississippi.

  • Fatal Head Injuries Following Workplace Accident

    Massachusetts Man Suffers Fatal Head Injuries Following Workplace Accident Workplace accidents happen every day in our country. Whether a person works in an office setting, is a delivery driver, or has a job that requires manual labor, a workplace accident can occur that results in serious injuries or death. Such an incident, involving a Massachusetts man, occurred recently and resulted in fatal h...

  • Fatal Atlanta I-20 Van Roll-Over Accident

    Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law Reports on a Tragic and Fatal I-20 Van Roll-Over Accident Steve Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Channel 2 Action News reported today that there was a tragic traffic accident that occurred along Interstate 20 this morning.

  • The Jackson Herald Today reports that a fatal accident on I-85 South

    The Jackson Herald Today reports that a fatal accident on I-85 South occurred after the person who was stopped for a traffic violation attempted to flee police. The Audi A4 was pulled over near mile point 145.

  • Fatal Truck Accident In Whitfield County Georgia

    Georgia Trucking Accident Attorneys Examine a Tragic, Fatal Truck Crash In Whitfield County Georgia Whitfield County, Ga., - The Dalton Daily Citizen reported that a tragic car crash took the life of a 14-year-old girl while the driver lies in the hospital with injuries that have left her in critical condition, according to a local news report. The incident occurred on I-75 North in Whitfield Coun...

  • The Unique Nature of Traumatic Brain Injuries.

    Teenager Speaks Fluent Spanish After Awakening from a Coma, Surprising Himself and Others Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) can change a person in the blink of an eye. There are a variety of TBIs that range in severity from very minor to catastrophic. The damage of any TBI, however, can be permanent. As such, even if a person suffers a mild concussion, and the injury is considered to be a minor TBI,...

  • Fatal Baltimore Accident Involving Two Buses

    Georgia Auto Accident Attorney Discusses Fatal Baltimore Accident Involving Two Buses Whenever an accident involves a school bus, the first thing that many people hope for is that all children on board are safe. In the case of a recent Baltimore school bus accident, there were no children on board, according to the Kansas City Star. However, the accident tragically resulted in the loss of six live...

  • The Prevalence of Fatal Medical Errors in Medical Malpractice Claims

    Georgia Medical Malpractice Injury Attorney Discusses the Prevalence of Fatal Medical Errors Medical treatment and surgical procedures are a necessary source of healthcare that we need to save and improve lives. However, the same medical treatment intended to help patients has resulted in harm for hundreds of thousands of lives – something that many people are not aware of. Overall, the United Sta...

  • Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 75 Tragically Kills Two

    Accident Attorneys Report on a Tragic Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 75 Which Killed Two Lowndes County, Ga., - Two people were identified by Georgia State Patrol after an early A.M., wrong-way crash on Interstate 75 in Lowndes County took their lives, according to WCTV. A luxury vehicle engineered by Lincoln, which was being driven by a male driver from Brooksville, Florida, was navigating in the ...

  • Fatal Rollover Accident Causing Ejection Provides Grim Reminder of Importance of Seat Belt Use

    Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Note Fatal Rollover Accident Causing Ejection Provides Grim Reminder of Importance of Seat Belt Use A recent severe collision between an Infiniti and a BMW on the I-75 in Cobb County caused fatal injury to the driver of the BMW, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The driver of the BMW lost control of the vehicle before slamming into the Infiniti. The Infini...

  • Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on I-85 Kills One, Injures Another

    Jackson County, Ga., - According to AccessWCUN, a wrong-way driver on Interstate 85 was killed early Friday morning when he struck another vehicle going in the other direction.

  • Georgia Men Suffer Fatal Injuries Following Potomac River Speedboat Accident

    Two Georgia Men Suffer Fatal Injuries Following Potomac River Speedboat Accident Boating is a popular activity for many people living in Georgia and throughout the entire Southeast and East coast. Boating can be just as diverse as driving. With vehicles, you can drive a tractor trailer, passenger vehicle, pickup truck, or a motorcycle, among others. With boats, you could be traveling on a pontoon ...

  • The Dangers of Theme Park Rides – Tragic Accident Results in Fatal Injuries

    Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss the Dangers of Theme Park Rides  Theme parks are supposed to be fun for the entire family, with many activities available for even the smallest of children. However, theme park accidents do happen, and often, the results can be catastrophic. Many of you may recall that a young boy lost his life earlier this year at a Kansas City water park when he fell from the ra...

  • Child Recovering After a San Francisco Bay Boating Accident

    Child Recovers Following San Francisco Bay Boating Accident Boating accidents occur more often than many people realize, but they often are not on the news the way car accidents, trucking accidents, and train accidents are, especially those accidents resulting in fatal injuries. Boating accidents do not surface the news unless they are memorable or result in severe injuries or death.

  • Severely Injured Man Loses Out on Much Needed Benefits Due to Auto Insurance Rule Change

    Severely Injured Man Loses Out on Much Needed Benefits Due to Auto Insurance Rule Change Motor vehicle accidents involve much more than physical injuries and property damage. Accidents also have a significant financial component that can be detrimental to an injured individual depending on how serious the injuries are. A Canadian man has learned just how financially devastating an auto accident ca...

  • Hoboken Train Accident – NTSB Reports Brakes Were Not Defective at Time of Crash

    The NTSB Reports Brakes Were Not Defective at Time of Crash in Hoboken Train Accident The Hoboken train accident will take months if not years to investigate fully, but we continue to learn more each day. Approximately two weeks after the September 29, 2016, Hoboken train accident killed one person and injured more than 100 other individuals, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued ...

  • A Deadly Mix of Drunk Driving and Pokémon Go Leads to the Loss of a Young Boy's Life

    A Deadly Mix of Drunk Driving and Pokémon Go Leads to the Loss of a Young Boy's Life Drunk driving accidents continue to occur despite our best efforts to reduce or eliminate the incidence of drunk driving. Accidents involving distracted driving or distracted bystanders has been on the rise as both drivers and pedestrians alike turn to their phones to send a text message, play a game, post a photo...

  • New Hospital Sinks Intended to Reduce Infections May Actually Be Making the Problem Worse

    Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys Discuss How New Hospital Sinks Intended to Reduce Infections May Actually Be Making the Problem Worse Hospitals are essential to treat those who suffer from injuries and illnesses. Hospitals save lives, but they also can cause more harm than good for some patients. It is commonly known that germs are prevalent in hospitals given the number of patients and the vari...

  • Self-Driving Cars Could Improve Evacuation Procedures

    Self-Driving Cars Could Improve Hurricane Evacuation Procedures Hurricane Matthew sent millions of families in coastal areas of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas to evacuation destinations across the country. Evacuees were forced to contend with flooded roads, downed trees and power lines, and backed up highways. Some families were injured in car accidents while simply trying to move out of pote...

  • Takata Failed to Alert Regulators to 2003 Air Bag Rupture

    Report States Takata Failed to Alert Regulators to 2003 Air Bag Rupture Is my car potentially affected by the Takata airbag recall? New information has emerged concerning the Takata airbag recall. Japanese company Takata Corp has admitted that it failed to inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of a 2003 rupture of one of its inflators in Switzerland. This information was contai...

  • Dennis Byrd, Former NFL Player, Killed in Car Accident

    Dennis Byrd, Former NFL Player, Killed in Car Accident Recently, Dennis Byrd, a celebrated former New York Jets Player, died in a car accident near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Byrd is remembered not only for his time in the NFL, but also his continued perseverance in the face of a serious injury. Four years into his NFL career, Byrd suffered an on-field injury that left him paralyzed and ended his profession...

  • Gilmer County Tour Bus and Tractor-Trailer Accident

    Gilmer County Tour Bus and Tractor-Trailer Accident Leaves One Man Dead and Others Injured It is not every day that you see a trucking accident that involves both a tractor-trailer and a tour bus. A recent Gilmer County accident demonstrated that two extremely large vehicles have the potential to do a lot of damage and cause severe and sometimes fatal injuries. As a tour bus was traveling northbou...

  • Teenage Brothers Suffer Fatal Injuries Following South Fulton County Car Accident

    Teenage Brothers Suffer Fatal Injuries Following South Fulton County Car Accident Many car accidents will bring more questions than answers. Some accidents can seem inexplicable, and it may be extremely difficult to know what went wrong. It can take months if not years to fully understand how and why an accident has occurred. A recent accident in South Fulton County has left three College Park tee...

  • Proposal to Allow Self-Driven Vehicles without a Licensed Driver in the Vehicle

    Atlanta Defective Auto Accident Attorneys Consider Proposal to Allow Self-Driven Vehicles without a Licensed Driver in the Vehicle Commercial airlines currently are equipped with an auto-pilot feature that can take control of the aircraft and fly the plane without input from the pilots. Despite this capability, passengers might be more apprehensive about flying if they knew the plane was not equip...

  • Alarming Trend of Uber Asking Patrons to Waive Liability for Injury or Death

    Atlanta Auto Collision Lawyers Analyze Alarming Trend of Uber Asking Patrons to Waive Liability for Injury or Death Our Atlanta auto collision lawyers recently wrote a blog about Uber using driverless vehicles to provide rides in certain test markets. Certain details have since emerged that merits careful consideration from consumers considering accepting such rides. What many passengers might not...

  • The Importance of a Vehicle Door Latch During a Collision

    Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Discuss the Importance of a Vehicle Door Latch during a Collision While any serious motor vehicle accident poses a risk of causing severe injury, this danger is magnified when a vehicle occupant is ejected. There is a much higher probability of suffering catastrophic injuries if someone is ejected from a car, truck, or SUV. More than three out of four people ejected in...

  • The Duty of Care Auto Repair Facilities Owe Customers

    Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Discuss the Duty of Care Auto Repair Facilities Owe Customers Although most people associate car accidents with careless and inattentive drivers, sometimes collisions occur because of a vehicle malfunctions. When a tire blowout or brake failure results in a collision, an auto repair facility can be liable for injuries caused by inadequate repair work or a failure to no...

  • The Hoboken Train Accident and What May Have Gone Wrong

    Georgia Train Accident Attorney Discusses Hoboken Train Accident and What May Have Gone Wrong Train accidents seem to be occurring with more frequency over the past few years. While many of the train accidents do not involve injuries, a few train accidents have resulted in significant injuries and deaths. A recent transit train accident in Hoboken, New Jersey has reminded us yet again how catastro...

  • Injured Man to File Lawsuit Against New Jersey Transit After Hoboken Train Accident

    Injured Man to File Lawsuit Against New Jersey Transit After Hoboken Train Accident Whenever a major accident occurs, and people are injured or killed, it can be expected that at least some of those injured individuals or their loved ones will pursue injury claims. The recent Hoboken train accident in New Jersey has had our country's attention over the last few weeks as it is an accident that simp...

  • Rental Truck and Equipment Dolly Accidents in Georgia

    Georgia Auto Accident and Injury Attorneys Discuss Rental Truck and Equipment Dolly Accidents Caused by Improper Lessee Screening and Faulty Tow Hitches This blog article is the second installment of the two-part blog series reviewing potential negligent conduct associated with the rental of moving trucks, utility trailers, enclosed trailers, and other rental vehicles. While the first installment ...

  • Disturbing Report Revealing a Substantial Rise in Traffic Fatalities

    Georgia Auto Collision Injury Lawyers Review Disturbing Report Revealing a Substantial Rise in Traffic Fatalities Our Georgia auto collision injury lawyers laud traffic safety improvements, such as roadways with safer designs and vehicles equipped with more safety equipment. These types of innovations have contributed to significant declines in traffic fatalities in recent years, but a new report ...

  • Short-Term Leased Truck Collision Risks in Georgia

    Atlanta Rental Truck Accident Lawyer Analyzes Short-Term Leased Truck Collision Risks The constant influx of people relocating throughout the Atlanta-Metro area results in many families renting moving trucks to facilitate their relocation. When renting a moving truck or trailer, most customers presume that the vehicles are properly maintained and safe. However, the failure of truck rental companie...

  • Rise in Traffic Fatalities in Early 2016

    Georgia Trucking and Car Accident Attorney Discusses the Rise in Traffic Fatalities in Early 2016 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released alarming information that all drivers and passengers should be aware of. While traffic accidents are a daily occurrence across the United States, many of us still feel pretty safe when traveling this country's roadways. Howev...

  • FAQs about SUVs and Rollover Accident Claims in Georgia

    Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, Answer FAQs about SUVs and Rollovers Today, many cars are equipped with various safety features to reduce the likelihood of injury and death to passengers in the event of an accident. However, there are some vehicles, especially SUVs, that are still dangerous even though they are touted as being more safe than other cars. Why? Because some SUVs are prone ...

  • Overview of Preventable Infections and Surgical Errors

    Atlanta Medical Malpractice and Negligence Attorneys Provide Overview of Preventable Infections and Surgical Errors Many people throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas of Georgia place their faith in surgical teams and hospitals on a daily basis. Surgical patients presume that their surgeon and the rest of their medical team will exercise a high level of skill and expertise. Most surgeons ris...

  • Answer to Questions About Back-Up Accident Claims in Georgia

    Georgia Auto Collision Lawyers Answer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Back-Up Accidents Many people underestimate the frequency and risk posed by motor vehicles that are backing up, but these types of collisions can be fatal for small children. While any vehicle blind spot is dangerous because it limits a driver's ability to perceive and respond to hazards, blind spots behind the rear ...

  • Motorcycle Helmets That Fail to Meet DOT Safety Standards Can Pose Serious Safety Risks

    Atlanta Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Remind Riders Motorcycle Helmets That Fail to Meet DOT Safety Standards Can Pose Serious Safety Risks If you have ever been involved in a motorcycle accident or had a near miss, you know the importance of having a helmet. When you lay your bike down, the probability of your head impacting the roadway is extremely high. A helmet can prevent traumatic brain injuri...

  • Train Safety in Wake of the Hoboken, New Jersey Train Crash

    Our Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Train Safety in Wake of Hoboken, NJ Train Crash Recently, a busy commuter train, as it was pulling into the historic Hoboken, New Jersey train station, was unable to stop, crashing full speed into the platform and tragically killing one person while injuring over 100 others. An investigation remains underway as to the underlying cause of this tragedy. Wh...

  • Carpool Accidents Can Pose Complex Challenges for Injured Passengers

    Atlanta Auto Collision Lawyers Carpool Accidents Can Pose Complex Challenges for Injured Passengers There are many people who rely on carpools when commuting to work or transporting kids to school to avoid traffic, increase productivity during their trip, promote fuel efficiency, or a variety of other reasons. While carpools offer many benefits, they also can result in car accidents that cause ser...

  • Life Insurance Policyholders of Potential Legal Remedies for Double-Digit Premium Increases

    Have the premiums on your universal life insurance recently increased dramatically? Recently, some life insurance companies have informed certain policyholders of premium hikes as high as 38% or more taking effect on universal life insurance policies  These sudden cost increases pose serious challenges for these policyholders as they likely purchased their policies years or even decades before. No...

  • Explosion Risks on Construction Sites

    Georgia Construction Accident Lawyers Discuss Explosion Risks on Construction Sites Construction projects are extremely hazardous and pose serious dangers to construction workers, visitors to construction sites, and even passing drivers of sites. While there are a multitude of dangers that lurk on a typical construction project, explosions pose a particularly serious risk of causing catastrophic i...

  • Answers to Important Questions about Trucking Collision Injury Claims

    Georgia Tractor-Trailer Accident Attorneys Provide More Answers to Important Questions about Trucking Collision Injury Claims This second installment in our two-part blog post outlines key information for victims of trucking accidents. In this blog series, our attorneys continue to address frequent questions regarding tractor trailer accidents.  If you have been involved in a trucking accident cau...

  • How Defective Airbags Can Turn a Minor Collision into a Serious Accident

    Atlanta Car Accident Lawyers Discuss How Defective Airbags Can Turn a Minor Collision into a Serious Accident While there have been enormous safety improvements in recent years aimed at reducing the number of motor vehicle accidents and the severity of injuries, sometimes defective safety equipment in passenger cars, SUVs and pickup trucks can increase the risk of serious injury. Airbags are a vit...

  • Important Answers Regarding Georgia Tractor-Trailer Accidents

    Georgia Trucking Accident Lawyers Provide Important Answers Regarding Tractor-Trailer Accidents Tractor-trailer or commercial trucking accidents are unique among traffic collisions because of the degree of carnage caused and the complexity involved in trucking accident claims. Victims of trucking collisions sometimes assume that these claims, which involve a large vehicle, are more or less akin to...

  • Ways Insurers Avoid Paying the Full Value of Collision Injury Claims

    Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Review More Sharp Practices Used by Insurance Companies to Limit Car Accident Settlements or Judgments This post is the second installment in our two-part blog series reviewing strategies employed by insurance carriers to limit the amount paid out to auto accident victims struck by negligent drivers. Our experienced Georgia car accident lawyers are familiar with these ...

  • Dishonest Tactics Auto Insurance Companies Use to Minimize Claims

    Georgia Auto Collision Injury Lawyers Discuss Unfair and Dishonest Tactics Auto Insurance Companies Use to Minimize Claims If you are involved in a car accident in Atlanta or the surrounding areas of Georgia, you could suffer serious injuries or even the tragic loss of a loved one. When you suffer injury in a serious auto collision caused by a negligent driver, you can normally pursue a claim agai...

  • Man Fleeing Police Crashing Killing One Person on I-85

    Date Published: October, 5, 2016By: Jason Saltzman, Associate AttorneyJackson County, Ga., (JacksonHeraldToday) - A fatal accident on I-85 South occurred after a person who was stopped for a traffic violation attempted to flee police. The driver of an Audi A4 was pulled over near mile point 145.5. Initially, the vehicle left the interstate at the Jefferson exit. It then entered onto Hwy. 129 North...

  • Pursuing a Claim Against a Business for a Car Accident Caused by Employees

    Georgia Auto Accident Attorneys Discuss Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim Against a Business Owner for a Car Accident Caused by a Negligent Worker If you are involved in a collision with a delivery driver or anyone else engaged in employment related functions, you may be entitled to seek financial compensation from both the motorist and the driver's employer. Respondeat superior is the legal princi...

  • How Georgia's Move-Over Law Prevents Many Serious Car Accidents

    Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Explain How Georgia's Move-Over Law Prevents Many Serious Car Accidents If you travel the streets of Atlanta or Georgia freeways, you have almost certainly experienced the sudden traffic slowdowns that occur when there are emergency vehicles with flashing lights on the side of the roadway. These interruptions in the flow of traffic often result from traffic accidents, ...

  • Tire Issues That Could Cause Serious Auto Accidents

    Car Accident Lawyers in Georgia Remind Motorists That Tire Issues Can Cause Serious Auto Accidents Most collisions in Atlanta involving cars, trucks, and SUVs are the result of drivers who are negligent. This negligence may take the form of violating traffic safety laws, driver inattention, or otherwise unsafe driving conduct. However, there are other motor vehicle collisions in the Atlanta metro ...

  • Benefits of Passenger Restrictions to Prevent Teen Traffic Fatalities

    Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Note the Benefits of Passenger Restrictions to Prevent Teen Traffic Fatalities There are a growing number of states, such as Georgia, that impose limits on the ability of inexperienced teen drivers to transport friends in their vehicle. These restrictions are designed to prevent a key driving distraction that might contribute to car accidents involving teenage drivers....

  • Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Discuss Common Causes of Auto Accidents

    Georgia Car Accident Lawyers Discuss The Common Causes of Auto Accidents Although the variety of factors that can contribute to serious motor vehicle collisions is almost limitless, there are several dangerous driving practices and motor vehicle safety hazards that contribute to a disproportionate number of crashes. Our car accident lawyers in Georgia recognize that motorists can reduce their prob...

  • Special Risks Associated with Multi-Car Pileups

    Georgia Traffic Accident Attorneys Discuss Special Risks Associated with Multi-Car Pileups Pursuing an insurance claim for injuries suffered in a Georgia car accident can be complicated under any circumstances, these complexities are multiplied when you are injured in a multi-car pileup. Multiple parties to a claim create questions about assigning liability, available insurance to cover losses, an...

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    In today's Hero Central we are celebrating a group of educators in the Cobb County school district who were awarded $27,000 from Voya to fund their innovative educational programs. A public service of Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Helping Georgia families since 1984. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law 17 Executive Park Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Telephone: 1 (404) 529-6333 Toll Fr...

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    Montlick Associates' Hero Central - Former Tech Player Writes Children's Books A former Georgia Tech and NFL running back is paying it forward by becoming a children's author. Prince Daniels was back in Atlanta to give back to the city where his career started. His new book, "Danny Yukon and the Secrets of the Amazing Lamp" is a story of a young boy who overcomes the loss of his father. Daniels...

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    Montlick Associates' Hero Central - Wounded Boy Meets Neighborhood Heroes It is everyone's dream to meet their hero and one Atlanta boy got to do just that thanks to some help from 11 Alive. A boy who was struck by a bullet became an honorary firefighter today. A public service of Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Helping Georgia families since 1984. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys a...

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    Congratulations Toni Bailey from Druid Hills Middle School for winning The Atlanta Families Award For Excellence in Education. From all of us at Montlick & Associates, thank you for your dedication and exceptional work. A public service of Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Helping Georgia families since 1984. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law 17 Executive Park Dr NE Atlanta, GA 303...

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    At Montlick & Associates, we have been committed to promoting excellence in our schools and community for over 30 years. That's why we are proud to join Channel 2 and the Atlanta Families Award for Excellence in Education. To recognize the best of the best and support exciting school projects across metro Atlanta. To each of the 2016 award winners from Montlick & Associates, thank you for your c...

  • 2016 Atlanta Families' Award in Education by Montlick & Associates

    Hi and welcome to the Daily Two. We are here today as part of Channel Two's commitment to education. Joining me is Amber Stewart, Executive Director of the Atlanta Families' Award in Education in Atlanta and Melinda Jeffress, Director of Community Programs from Montlick & Associates. Amber, each year your organization seeks out the truly exceptional across metro Atlanta schools. Yes, we believe...

  • Montlick & Associates, Atlanta Injury Attorneys, Athlete of the Week 2016. Week 11

    From ABC News: Montlick & Associates' Athlete of the Week. Zay Malcome | Cartersville High School Montlick & Associates, Atlanta Injury Lawyers www.montlick.com 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) Call us 24/7 for a Free Consultation or visit us online at montlick.com and use our Free 24/7 Live Online Chat

  • 2016 Safe Teen Driving Academy in Atlanta Sponsored By Montlick & Associates

    2016 Safe Teen Driving Academy in Atlanta Sponsored By Montlick & Associates Hello and welcome to The Daily Two. I'm Shannon Walshe. Joining me today is Jacquie Palisi, Family Safety Advocate from Montlick & Associates and Len Pagano, President and CEO of Safe America Foundation. The Safe America Safe Teen Driver Academy is coming up again soon. This is no ordinary driving education for teens ...

  • Montlick & Associates' 2016 Safe Teen Driving Academy

    Learning to become a good driver is something that every parent wishes for their teen. That's why we are proud to sponsors Safe America's Safe Teen Driving Academy on November 5, 2016. A public service of Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Helping Georgia families since 1984. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law 17 Executive Park Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Telephone: 1 (404) 529-6333 Toll ...

  • Montlick & Associates' 2016 Veteran's Day Salute

    Hi and welcome to the Daily Two and joining me today is Melinda Jeffress, Director Community Programs from the Georgia personal injury law firm of Montlick & Associates. Today as we know is Veteran's Day. Yes. One thing we have learned from our time with military families is that Freedom Isn't Really Free and that one of the most helpful things we can do to support our troops is to show them tha...

  • Montlick & Associates Congratulates LT Col. Tammie Oemke of Marietta, Georgia

    Montlick & Associates Congratulates LT Col. Tammie Oemke of Marietta, Georgia for winning the Montlick & Associates' Most Deserving Military Family Contest. Thank you Georgia for your votes to send the Oemke Family on their dream vacation from Montlick & Associates. A public service of Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Helping Georgia families since 1984. Montlick & Associates, Attorney...

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  • How Inconsiderate Drivers Pose a Serious Risk to Harley Riders

    Georgia Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Review How Inconsiderate Drivers Pose a Serious Risk to Harley Riders Motorcycles have become a popular part of the trendy culture. Motorcycles provide a great way to commute or just get away from the pressures of everyday life. Despite the fact that motorcycles have become fashionable for those from all walks of life, including Hollywood actors/actresses, cor...

  • The Danger of Hands-Free Texting with Infotainment Systems

    Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers Warn of the Danger of Hands-Free Texting with Infotainment Systems Technology can make our lives easier and safer, but sometimes advances in electronic gadgetry make us less safe. Recent advances in Bluetooth hands-free technology have persuaded some states to repeal their universal bans on text messaging while driving. The new law would permit hands-free texting vi...

  • Personal Injury Claims Involving Severe Burn Injuries in Georgia

    Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss Personal Injury Claims Involving Severe Burn Injuries A severe burn injury can cause overwhelming pain and disfigurement, requiring a long and difficult course of medical treatment, including surgeries and rehabilitation. There are many types of personal injury accidents that can result in devastating burn injuries. In this blog article, our Atlanta burn i...

  • Tailgating Is an Extremely Dangerous Driving Practice

    Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer Warns That Tailgating Is an Extremely Dangerous Driving Practice While failing to allow a proper following distance constitutes an especially dangerous violation of traffic safety laws, the practice remains common. Motorists who tailgate cause a substantial number of serious accidents resulting in severe injuries and fatalities. While most motorists are familiar with th...

  • The Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Traffic Safety

    Georgia Auto Accident Attorneys Analyze the Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Traffic Safety While many people in Georgia and across the U.S. are aware of the danger associated with drunk driving, but fewer drivers might recognize the extent of the risk posed by drivers impaired by narcotics. Ten million people across the country admit to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs, according t...

  • New Study Indicates a Rise in New Forms of Distracted Driving

    Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss New Study Indicating a Rise in New Forms of Distracted Driving: Selfies and Social Media Activity While distracted driving has always been a significant cause of car accidents that result in serious injury, cell phones have magnified the danger because so many people own mobile phones with an expanding array of "apps." Although the majority of drivers are ...

  • Potential Benefits Offered by the Textalyzer

    Atlanta Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers Discuss the Potential Benefits Offered by the "Textalyzer" Although DUI/DWI constitute a significant cause of traffic-related fatalities, a high probability exists of holding drivers that engage in this unsafe practice accountable. In many states, drivers can be compelled to submit to a blood test if they are involved in a car accident that causes injury...

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  • Factors Contributing to the Increased Risks of Serious Injury for Motorcyclists

    Our Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Factors Contributing to the Increased Risks of Serious Injury for Motorcyclists All motor vehicle accidents involve certain common legal and factual issues, but the unique nature of motorcycles means that riders who are involved in a collision often must overcome special challenges. In short, vehicle collision claims are not all created equal. In this blog a...

  • Will the Era of Autonomous Vehicles Will Impact Car Accident Lawsuits?

    Atlanta Auto Accident Injury Lawyers Consider Whether the Era of Autonomous Vehicles Will Impact Car Accident Lawsuits Although the prospect of cars that do not need drivers was once limited to science fiction movies and the Jetsons, vehicles that have the capacity to take over more tasks from motorists are already on the market. The 2017 E-Class Sedan introduced by Mercedes-Benz at the 2016 North...

  • Repetitive Stress Injuries and Georgia Worker’s Compensation

    Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Discuss Repetitive Stress Injuries Georgia employees might recognize that they have a right to pursue a workers' compensation claim for medical care and partial wage replacement when they suffer an on-the-job injury. While the process might seem straightforward, there are many procedural, evidentiary, and substantive complications that can disrupt, compromise,...

  • The Myth of Extensive Worker's Compensation Fraud by Claimants

    Georgia Worker's Compensation Lawyers Examine The Myth of Extensive Worker's Compensation Fraud by Claimants The insurance industry, employers, and others with a vested interest in discouraging workers' compensation claims and reducing the amount of payouts have perpetrated the widespread myth that the system is inundated with fraudulent claims. This myth is based on isolated anecdotal incidents w...

  • Georgia Theme Park Safety Given Recent Fatal Waterpark Accident

    Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Theme Park Safety Given Recent Fatal Waterpark Accident Families flow into Wild Adventures, Six Flags Over Georgia, Adventure Crossing, Fun Junction USA, and other Georgia theme parks and water parks every day. Although a sense of apprehension might be in the back of the minds of guests contemplating flying down a waterslide at breakneck speeds or the G-Forc...

  • Sensing and Diagnostic Control Module Could Keep GM Air Bags from Deploying

    Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Report GM Recalling 4.3 Million Vehicles Because of Defective Air Bag Software Air bag recalls have dominated the news in recent times because of faulty inflators that spew shrapnel at vehicle occupants, but a new air bag recall has just been announced related to an unconnected issue. General Motors (GM) has announced a recall of four million vehicles because of p...

  • Negligent Selection and Hiring of Drivers as a Basis for Tractor-Trailer Liability

    Atlanta Trucking Accident Attorneys Discuss Negligent Selection and Hiring of Drivers as a Basis for Tractor-Trailer Liability When motorists are involved in a multi-vehicle collision, there is always a risk of severe injury or wrongful death. If one of the vehicles weighs 25 times more than the other vehicle, the consequences can be even more serious for occupants of the smaller vehicle. Given th...

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  • Montlick & Associates Recognizes Veteran Who Helps Other Vets With Yard Work

    In today's Hero Central, a war veteran not only serves his country but he goes out in a way to serve veterans. Eric Wells served in Iraq and now that he is home, he has found a way to help his fellow vets. Wells who joined the National Guard at 18 and served in Iraq mows lawns for veterans and for families who have a military member deployed. His hope is to help as many veterans as he can. A...

  • Montlick & Associates, Atlanta Injury Attorneys, Athlete of the Week 2016. Week 4

    From ABC News: Montlick & Associates' Athlete of the Week. It is time to recognize players who excel both on the field and in their community. It is our Montlick & Associates, Athlete of the Week. Jake Fromm from Houston County High School is this week's Athlete of the Week. Fromm surpassed the 10,000 career yards mark this week and has a real shot at the state record. Currently he is averaging ...

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  • Car Accident Injury Claims Brought by Vehicle Passengers

    Auto Collision Lawyers Analyze Car Accident Injury Claims Brought by Vehicle Passengers If you are injured while you are a passenger in a motor vehicle, you generally face fewer obstacles when seeking financial compensation for your injuries. While a driver who is injured in a collision must prove the fault of the other driver or a third-party, passengers can expect that one of the drivers will be...

  • New Study Suggests Efforts to Make Highways Safer Falling Short

    Traffic safety regulators, legislators, and law enforcement officials have implemented a diverse range of strategies to improve highway safety in recent years. Unfortunately, a new report from the Department of Transportation (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) suggests that there is considerably more work needed to make U.S. highways safe. The number of U.S. highway fatal...

  • DUI Sobriety Checkpoints as a Strategy to Protect Serious Car Accidents

    Georgia DUI Accident Injury Lawyers Evaluate DUI Sobriety Checkpoints as a Strategy to Protect Serious Car Accidents Those who drive under the influence of alcohol continue to account for an unacceptable number of serious accidents that result in injuries and fatalities involving law-abiding drivers. Nationally, 1.5 million people will be arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in a ty...

  • Defective and Missing Airbags Can Cause Life-Altering Injuries and Wrongful Deaths

    Our Compassionate Personal Injury Lawyers Warn Drivers That Defective and Missing Airbags Can Cause Life-Altering Injuries and Wrongful Deaths Most airbags operate effectively and safely. Airbags saved approximately 25,782 lives between 1987 and 2008 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, the NHTSA also notes that malfunctioning airbags have accounted for...

  • Cranes Pose a Serious Risk of Causing Fatal Construction Accidents

    Georgia Construction Accident Lawyers Warn That Cranes Pose a Serious Risk of Causing Fatal Construction Accidents Cranes are a fundamental piece of heavy machinery used in the construction industry. While mobile cranes constitute an essential form of equipment on many building projects, they also are a leading cause of serious injury and wrongful death in construction accidents. Data from the Occ...

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Georgia Workers' Compensation Claims

    If you suffer a workplace injury, the experience can be stressful and debilitating. Many people are aware that the Georgia worker's compensation system provides benefits for on-the-job injuries, but they are unclear about how the program works. Anxiety associated with these unanswered questions can mount while you are missing work. Your mortgage, utilities, and other expenses do not disappear beca...

  • The Risk Confined Space Accidents To Georgia Workers

    Construction projects are chaotic worksites with many different types of equipment, business entities, and dangerous hazards. There are dozens of unsafe conditions that can result in serious injury or even wrongful death on a construction site. Confined spaces constitute one of the most dangerous types of construction worksite hazards. Confined space accidents on a construction site often cause pe...

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