Some scammers will attempt to pull off a staged car accident. This is where the scammer lures an unsuspecting victim into a traffic collision to make it appear as though the victim holds the most liability. A common example is the T-bone accident, which occurs when the scammer waits for your car to go through an intersection, hits the gas pedal and collides with your vehicle. The scammer, as well as a few phony witnesses, will claim you ran the stop sign even though you drove safely.
Trucking accidents can present particular challenges to victims who have suffered an injury. In addition to the immediate pain and suffering due to the injury, there are legal issues that can arise following an accident with a commercial truck such as an 18-wheeler, which are different from cases involving passenger cars.
The number of traffic fatalities appears to be on the rise in Georgia. The years 2016 and 2017 saw the highest number of roadway fatalities in over a decade, according to data from Georgia's Department of Transportation.
Getting into a car accident is every driver's worst nightmare. The scenario becomes even more difficult, however, when the driver who hit you does not have any insurance or does not have an adequate level of coverage to help pay damages you incur.
The massive I-75 interstate freeway runs north to south through Atlanta. Unfortunately, such a busy thoroughfare also creates a high risk for motor vehicle accidents.
People need to avoid alcohol when they get behind the wheel of any vehicle, including boats. According to data compiled by the United States Coast Guard, alcohol is a leading factor to fatalities experienced while on a boat.
As a motorcycle rider, you most likely already know that getting out on the road on your bike is inherently more dangerous than driving a car. It is easy to see how simple exposure to the elements while riding a motorcycle puts you at risk for injury in ways that driving a vehicle does not.
The state of Georgia wants to make roadways safer for all drivers. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the goal is to reduce the number of roadway fatalities by 41 each year. It aims to achieve this through more proactive campaigns to inform the general public of dangers while driving.
Boating is a great pastime to enjoy on one of the many lakes in and surrounding the greater Atlanta area. This is especially true as the heat of summer sets in and the cool breeze of the water beckons. Oftentimes, however, relaxing and boating may also involve drinking — and this can result in more trouble than fun. Though it seems innocuous, there are actually a number of risks involved.
When caring for your elderly relations becomes too much for you to handle, it is often easiest to turn to a nursing home or some type of assisted living facility. This means that you trust the care and well-being of your loved ones to the facility's staff. Unfortunately, some do not take this responsibility seriously.