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Where Most Fatal Car Accidents for Children and Teenagers Happen

Over the last fifteen years, more than 70,000 children and teenagers died in car crashes in the U.S. These are disturbing numbers. This age group is disproportionately represented in fatal car crashes across the country, and Georgia is no exception. Studies have repeatedly shown that crash rates decrease steadily as driver age increases; there is…

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Harris Lowry Manton LLP Discusses Access Road Bridge Collapse

On October 19, 2021, demolition work on the Access Road bridge in Newton County led to tragedy as part of the bridge collapsed into the Yellow River. Three workers fell into the river; two workers were critically injured, and the third worker died. The bridge is labeled “structurally deficient,” and is being replaced with a…

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NHTSA Urging Chevrolet Bolt EV Owners to Take Fire Safety Precautions

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) is following up on a November 2020 recall of Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles with a warning to current owners of some models manufactured between 2017 and 2019. Owners are being told to park these vehicles outside and away from their homes because of a potential fire risk. According…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Caregivers

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often caused by motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, construction incidents, and incidents that cause a forceful blow to the head. Victims often require a lifetime of medical care with different types of medical providers, including doctors and therapists. Many TBI patients suffer physically, emotionally, and cognitively. According to the…

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What Are the Leading Causes of Wrongful Death for Teenagers?

It is the worst call a parent can imagine. A hospital, the police, or another authority phones to report that your teenager has been killed. In an instant, your dreams are shattered. In an instant, you are thinking double thoughts. For every memory of your child’s first words, first day of school, first car, first…

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Avoiding Georgia Boating Accidents This Summer

The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area near Atlanta, Lake Lanier, the Savannah River, and the Savannah Harbor are popular places to spend the day on a boat. During the warm weather months – and even during a good part of the spring and fall – the rivers, lakes, and streams in and around Georgia are…

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Tesla’s Loose Caliper Bolts Led to Recall of About 6,000 Vehicles

Defective car parts cause deaths, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, amputations, broken bones, and other serious injuries. Car manufacturers must never place profit before the safety of the public. The families of deceased victims and injured traffic victims have the right to file a product liability lawsuit against manufacturers who make defective parts if…

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