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When a Child Is Injured in a Car Accident | Personal Injury

All 50 states and the District of Columbia require children to be restrained when riding in a vehicle. These laws have saved many young lives, but some children (particularly those four and older) still ride without proper safety mechanisms. Children may also be injured or killed by a motor vehicle while as pedestrians while walking,...

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Georgia's Distracted Driving Laws Go Beyond Texting While Driving

Stay focused, Georgia: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month In Georgia, texting while driving is illegal, as is the use of mobile phones by teenage drivers behind the wheel. Nevertheless, distracted driving accidents continue to occur at an alarming rate in communities throughout the state, including Atlanta. In one recent year, the Georgia Governor's Office...

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Wrong Way Car Accidents: A Deadly Problem That’s Getting Worse

A wrong-way accident occurs when a motorist drives in the opposite direction to the flow of traffic. Due to speed and the nature of head-on collisions, wrong-way crashes are often fatal. Although rare (wrong-way collisions make up only 1% of fatal accidents), the problem has gotten worse in recent years. Between 2015 and 2018, wrong-way...

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New Study: More Action Needed To Reduce Impaired Driving

It’s well-known that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is an extremely dangerous behavior that leaves people seriously injured – sometimes fatally. Yet according to a new study, impaired driving remains a serious problem that is a major cause of car accidents in Georgia and states throughout the country. In its report “Alcohol,...

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Injured in an Uber/Lyft Rideshare Accident? Here’s What to Do

Uber and Lyft have completely changed the travel game, with more and more Americans using rideshare to get around for vacation, work, and basic errands. While taking an Uber or Lyft is convenient, studies have shown that ridesharing services have increased traffic congestion and reduced public transportation. This increase in automobile usage has contributed to...

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What Is KABCO? How Police Categorize Injuries After a Crash

As part of their investigation into a car accident, officers take statements and record injury information in the police crash report. Police officers are also required to make a note of any crash injuries and their severity that resulted from the wreck using the KABCO scale. KABCO, as defined by the guidelines established by the...

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6 Ways to Reduce Road Fatalities in Atlanta

Each year, more than 1.25 million lives are lost on the roads around the world. Georgia saw a surge in fatal crashes, with an estimated 1,806 deaths due to traffic accidents in 2021, along with tens of thousands of injuries. Traffic-related fatalities nowadays are often seen as “inevitable,” “unavoidable,” and “common.” That's just how things...

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Invisible Wounds: Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident

It’s possible to survive a horrendous crash without any cuts, bruises, or broken bones and still become permanently disabled for life. Such was the case for Dr. Nicole Eastman, who was driving to work for her shift at the hospital. A tractor-trailer truck crashed into her vehicle, striking it multiple times. Emergency personnel were shocked...

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What If You’re Injured By a Driver Who Failed to Yield?

Failure to yield the right of way is one of the most common reasons for car accidents and pedestrian injuries. In most cases, a failure-to-yield accident happens due to decision errors or reckless behavior — up to 94% of crashes are attributed to driver performance and mistakes. Such errors may include: Impatience Speeding or driving...

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