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Monthly Archives: February 2024

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The Long-Term Effects of Car Accident-Related Whiplash

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Whiplash, which involves the overstretching of the ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves, and other tissues in the neck, is one of the most common injuries sustained by car accident victims. This type of injury is typically painful and can have debilitating short and long-term consequences for injured parties, who besides struggling with significant pain, may… Read More »

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SUVs and Other High-Profile Vehicles More Likely to Cause Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Collisions between vehicles and pedestrians often result in serious injuries, regardless of the size of the vehicle in question. A recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), however, has shown that pedestrians are most likely to suffer catastrophic and fatal injuries in car crashes with higher front ends, like SUVs… Read More »

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Proving Liability in a Georgia Rideshare Accident

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

While rideshare services like Lyft and Uber have made it a lot easier to get around, their use doesn’t come without its own set of risks. Rideshare accidents can and do happen in Georgia and unfortunately, resolving those kinds of cases tends to be a bit complicated, especially when it comes to establishing liability… Read More »

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Why are Pedestrian Accidents So Common in Atlanta

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

As a bustling metropolis with an ever-growing population, Atlanta sees its fair share of traffic. Unfortunately, this means that pedestrian accidents have become an alarmingly common occurrence in recent years, with Georgia rapidly becoming one of the most dangerous states in the nation for pedestrians. Read on to learn more about this trend, as… Read More »

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Georgia Ranks 6th for Most Distracted Driving Accidents in U.S.

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Distractions tend to creep into most aspects of our daily lives. While this can be a drain on time and energy in most scenarios, such distractions can actually prove very dangerous when they occur while someone is behind the wheel. Despite efforts by lawmakers and safety experts in recent years, distracted driving continues to… Read More »

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The Benefits of Hiring an Accident Reconstruction Expert

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

In Georgia, accident victims who can prove that their crash was the result of someone else’s negligent or reckless conduct could be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and vehicle damage. Proving that the at-fault party caused a crash can, however, end up proving more difficult than a claimant expects. This… Read More »

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Preventing Rear End Accidents During the Winter

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Winter weather conditions, like snow, ice, and low visibility, can create dangerous road conditions for even the most experienced of drivers. This is why rear end accidents are so common during the winter months in Georgia, where sudden cold snaps can leave drivers unexpectedly battling icy roads. Why Rear End Accidents are More Common… Read More »

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Fatal Crash Rate on Georgia Roads in 2023

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

While some traffic trends have reversed in recent years, others have continued to worsen. For instance, in 2023, there were fewer fatal highway traffic accidents in Georgia than in the prior two years. Unfortunately, pedestrian fatalities have not taken a similar dip, but continue to grow worse, a trend that has largely been attributed… Read More »

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