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Federal Trucking Regulations Governing Commercial Truck Operators in Georgia

Commercial trucks and other large vehicles are a common sight on Atlanta-area highways. If you drive frequently in the Atlanta metro area, you know how intimidating these large vehicles can be. In fact, commercial vehicles can weigh in at nearly 25 times the average passenger car, which often means that in a collision between these two vehicles the occupants of the passenger car are much more likely to suffer serious injuries, including...

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Does Traffic Congestion in the Atlanta Metro Area Lead to More Car Accidents?

As you probably know if you live in the Atlanta metro area, our city has some of the worst traffic congestion in the country. In fact, in 2018, transportation analytics company INRIX ranked Atlanta the fourth-worst city in the United States for traffic congestion. Residents of the Atlanta metropolitan area experience long, frustrating commutes, losing nearly 108 hours each year to traffic congestion. Although traffic congestion may mean slower...

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Understanding Georgia’s “Super Speeder” Law

Reckless speeders are dangerous to everyone on the road and excessive speeds typically lead to higher fatality rates. Drive defensively and if you are injured by someone who was speeding, let us help you get the compensation you deserve. The Facts Speed-related automobile fatalities are staggeringly high in the United States. In recent years, Georgia has seen a significant increase in the number of speed-related vehicle fatalities with hundreds...

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Potential Damages in a Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit

In the state of Georgia, if you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional acts of a third-party, you may be entitled to damages accounting for the various losses that you have suffered.  Damages available in Georgia car accident lawsuits operate much the same as in other jurisdictions — plaintiffs may recover compensatory damages and, infrequently, may be awarded punitive damages in cases involving...

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Woodstock Truck Accident Attorney Discusses The Seriousness of Accidents With Big Rigs

Every day, tens of thousands of large commercial trucks and 18-wheelers crisscross Georgia’s streets and highways. These hulking vehicles, carrying tons of cargo and large amounts of fuel, must share the road with much smaller passenger vehicles. Driving a truck safely requires more attention, skill, and training than operating a car. Like other drivers, however, truck drivers often drive recklessly, violate safety laws and regulations, or...

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What is The Injury Victim’s Role in a Georgia Car Accident Lawsuit?

After you’ve suffered an injury in a car accident, many unfamiliar challenges await. Recovery from your injuries can involve lengthy medical treatment and multiple surgeries. You may need extensive rehabilitation to regain the ability to function as you did before your accident. Pain, loss of mobility, and the inability to work for an extended period add further stress to an already difficult time. If another driver’s recklessness or negligence...

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