Auto Accident

Low-Speed Collisions and Concussions

One of the most common types of car accidents here in Georgia and across the country are rear-end crashes. These can happen for just about any reason, in any weather and at any speed. However, we want to focus on low-speed collisions. Many people – and insurance companies – think that a low-speed accident means…

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Are Self Driving Cars a Good Idea?

Because cell phones have made us accessible 24 hours a day, it has become more difficult to disconnect from work or other obligations. On the other hand, you can now open an app from 300 miles away to see the stranger standing outside your front door, and newer refrigerators give you the ability to order…

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Ford Knew Its Transmissions Were Dangerous. It Sold the Cars, Anyway.

Between 2010 and 2016, Ford produced two vehicles – the Focus and the Fiesta – with a dual-clutch transmission. They were supposed to be low-cost and fuel efficient. Instead, they put drivers’ lives at risk, as the cars would “randomly lose power on freeways” and “unexpectedly bolt[ed] into intersections,” per an in-depth investigation by the…

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Who Is Liable in a Merging Accident Between Two Vehicles?

Generally speaking, when one car is attempting to enter a roadway, it is that driver’s responsibility to enter safely. If the merging driver hits another car, the merging driver is liable for any injuries or damage sustained in the crash. There are times, however, when multiple parties may be liable, and times when a third-party,…

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Failure to Yield Is Dangerous for Everyone on the Road

A failure to yield accident happens when a driver fails to yield the right of way appropriately. These collisions occur when drivers are negligent and fail to follow traffic laws, like running yellow or red blinking lights without looking, failing to yield during a left-hand turn, or aggressively merging onto a highway or roadway without…

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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…

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Your SUV Might Not Be as Safe as You Thought

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…

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Uber Driver Charged in Fatal Collision in Atlanta

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…

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Head-on Collisions in Georgia

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…

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