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What should I do if I was severely injured in a car wreck?

You may already be aware of the standard protocol after a car wreck: survey the crash scene, check on all parties involved, and call 911 if someone sustains a serious injury. Then, exchange insurance information with the other driver, call the police, take pictures of the crash scene, and speak to witness. You may then...

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Injured in a car wreck? Beware of doctors who seek to fill their own pockets.

So you were just involved in a car wreck. You did all the right things: exchanged insurance information with the other driver, took pictures of the crash scene, and wrote down the names and phone numbers of witnesses. You even obtained a copy of the police report. All your ducks are in a row and...

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Everything You Need to Know About Rear-End Collisions and What to Do Afterward

Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident. They account for 1.7 million accidents each year, leaving 17,000 dead and more than 500,000 injured. Odds are you will be involved in at least one or two fender-benders during your lifetime. Make sure you are prepared with our handy car accident checklist. Then call...

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How to File and Retrieve a Police Report After a Wreck

When a car accident occurs, police are often called to the scene to investigate the cause of the wreck and assess who was at fault. They take driver statements, gather information about the vehicles, then file the report back at their precinct. Here’s an example of what an accident report looks like. Car accidents are...

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Client Story: Hiring Gary Martin Hays & Associates Lifted a Weight Off My Shoulders

Near Alabama Road/Hwy 92 Woodstock, GA It’s early morning, a few days after Christmas, and 18-year-old Cathy is driving in a parking lot. Without warning, the front end of a heavy-duty pick-up truck slams into her Jeep on the driver’s side. The impact crushes the door and Cathy feels pain radiating from her left shoulder,...

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Has Georgia's hands-free law curbed distracted driving?

According to Bloomberg, motorists still drive distracted despite laws prohibiting it. In most cases, law enforcement isn’t available to stop drivers from glancing away from the road. In the Bloomberg article, a retired Atlanta executive recalls an incident involving distracted driving that still leaves him haunted to this day. The man says that he “broke...

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I was Injured in a crash with a rideshare driver. What are my legal options?

Rideshare companies (also known as transportation network companies), like Uber and Lyft, offer quick and convenient transportation when it is needed most. They are often touted as cheaper and more advanced alternatives to taxis in most cities across the United States. Atlanta residents rely on rideshares to get to work, medical appointments, and home after...

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Client Story: I Never Thought It Would Ever Happen to Me

Northbound I-285 Past Memorial Drive May 27 It’s Saturday, and 49-year-old Tineke is on her way home to get ready for her second job. Suddenly, a car entering the highway switches lanes, striking the passenger side and rear of Tineke’s vehicle. She loses control and veers into a ditch beside the road. The other driver...

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