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Tips For Sharing The Road With Commercial Trucks

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

All drivers have a duty to exercise care when operating their vehicles. Taking precautionary measures becomes even more important, however, for motorists who share the road with commercial trucks. Read on for a few tips on how to reduce your chances of being involved in a truck accident this summer. Drive Defensively The importance… Read More »

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Some Of The Most Common Causes Of Slip And Fall Accidents

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

It is not uncommon for slip and fall victims to assume that they were at fault for their accidents. This, however, is not always true. In fact, if the property owner failed to take steps to keep the premises safe, he or she could be held liable for the victim’s accident-related losses. We’ve included… Read More »

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Does Negligent Driving Justify Punitive Damages In Georgia?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

In a personal injury case, the plaintiff only needs to prove that the defendant was negligent. Put another way, if you are injured in a car accident, you do not need to show the other driver was trying to hit you or even driving drunk. All you need to establish is that the driver… Read More »

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds $15 Million Verdict In Georgia Wrongful Death Case

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Accidents involving commercial trucks often result in devastation for the other motorists involved. You do not need to be an engineer or a doctor to understand why. When a multi-ton tractor-trailer hits a regular passenger car, the latter is at a severe disadvantage. This makes it all the more imperative that drivers entrusted with… Read More »

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FMCSA Proposes Speed Limiters For Commercial Trucks

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

A collision with a tractor-trailer is one of the most serious types of car accidents in which a person can be involved. As more and more of these vehicles make their way onto U.S. roadways, regulators have begun proposing new ways to reduce the likelihood of truck accidents. Recently, the federal administration announced its… Read More »

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Can Airbags Cause Injuries?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Not all consumer products end up being safe to use. In fact, some products that are specifically designed to protect us, turn out to be defective and can actually lead to consumer injuries. Airbags, which save thousands of lives every year and have significantly reduced deadly injuries in car accidents over the last four… Read More »

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Why You Need To Specify An Amount Of Damages When Filing A Personal Injury Claim Against A Georgia Municipality

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Contrary to the old saying, “You can’t fight city hall,” you actually can sue a municipality in Georgia for negligence. More precisely, if you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of a city or one of its employees, you can seek to recover damages under the Georgia Tort Claims Act… Read More »

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Can You Sue A Farm If Their Livestock Causes A Car Accident?

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

When a negligent driver causes a car accident, they can be held legally responsible for any injuries sustained by the victims. Of course, not every accident is the result of driver negligence. There are cases where a non-driver’s reckless acts or omissions can lead to a serious accident. For example, if a farmer allows… Read More »

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