Auto Accident

Apr 18, 2019

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By |April 18th, 2019|

Many people believe that drunk driving is the most dangerous thing a person can do behind the wheel, but distracted driving is just as serious, and just as risky. Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers and hundreds more have been injured each year in the United States. The End Distracted Driving website [...]

Apr 8, 2019

Your SUV Might Not Be as Safe as You Thought

By |April 8th, 2019|

Many Americans mistakenly believe that a larger vehicle increases the safety of the driver and other vehicle occupants during an accident. However, the facts demonstrate that there are too many variables involved in car crashes to make this simplistic assumption in all cases. One of the reasons many motorists are purchasing minivans, SUVs, and pickup [...]

Mar 25, 2019

Georgia Police Face Serious Dangers on Our Roadways

By |March 25th, 2019|

In February 2019, a man pulled over to the side of I-285 to refuel his car. He was rear-ended by another vehicle and thrown into the roadway, where he was hit by a different car and pronounced dead at the scene. For the average Georgia driver, this is an uncommon accident. For law enforcement, however, [...]

Mar 22, 2019

Uber Driver Charged in Fatal Collision in Atlanta

By |March 22nd, 2019|

An Uber vehicle was hit by a semi-truck on Thursday night, around 9:30 p.m., in northwest Atlanta. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police say the Uber driver, 29-year-old Aaron Ragins, ran a red light, and the truck hit the passenger side of the car. The passenger died as a result of the crash, and the [...]

Dec 20, 2018

Head-on Collisions in Georgia

By |December 20th, 2018|

Car accidents do not always leave vehicle occupants with life-threatening injuries. However, when two vehicles crash head-on at high speed, the results are often devastating. The victims of these car accidents can suffer injuries that lead to chronic or debilitating pain, lost income, and overwhelming (and sometimes ongoing) medical expenses. These losses can place an [...]

Sep 25, 2018

Georgia Paves the Way for Self-Driving Cars

By |September 25th, 2018|

Recent legislation passed in the Georgia General Assembly sets guidelines for the operation of autonomous vehicles. Although many Georgia residents are enthusiastic about the prospect of self-driving cars gaining an increased presence on our roadways, others are skeptical about their safety. This skepticism has been magnified due to recent high-profile crashes involving these cars. On [...]

Sep 17, 2018

What Should I Say to an Insurance Company after an Accident?

By |September 17th, 2018|

 After an accident has been reported to an insurance company, the adjuster will usually reach out and want to take a recorded statement. It's one thing to report an accident to an insurance company, which can be done shortly after the wreck, but before giving a recorded statement to an insurance company – talking [...]

Sep 10, 2018

Multi-Car Collision on Diamond Causeway in Savannah Leads to Injuries

By |September 10th, 2018|

Georgia State Patrol (GSP) is currently investigating a multi-car collision on the Diamond Causeway at the Moon River Bridge in Savannah. News outlets are not releasing photos of the crash, but WTOC’s Russ Riesinger reported on the crash on his livestream this morning, stating that it appeared to be a head-on collision involving at least [...]

Aug 27, 2018

Who Is Liable for a Car Accident?

By |August 27th, 2018|

Almost every automobile wreck that takes place on the road is caused by one of three things, and sometimes a combination of those three. The first is an inattentive driver. This occurs when someone crosses the center line, follows too closely, or was going too fast and causes a wreck. There're two other types of [...]

Aug 13, 2018

What Is the Car Accident Claim Process?

By |August 13th, 2018|

 In Georgia where Harris Lowry Manton is located, there are two primary types of insurance coverage that are involved in most automobile wrecks: personal injury coverage and property damage coverage. In personal injury coverage, the person who is injured has to prove that someone else caused the wreck. So at beginning of the process, [...]

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