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Collapsed Lungs are a Common Car Accident Injury

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

There are a lot of different ways that a person can be injured in a car accident. Some of the most common injuries, however, occur in the chest area, which often takes the brunt of impact in a collision. These types of injuries are very dangerous, as they often affect the lungs, which provide… Read More »

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Liability for Accidents at Four-Way Stops

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Car accidents can and do happen just about anywhere on Georgia roads. There are, however, certain areas, like intersections, where crashes are more likely to occur. Intersections are high-risk places for collisions, typically because of driver negligence. This is especially true in intersections with four-way stop signs, as drivers are often unsure of who… Read More »

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Federal Regulators Cracking Down on Use of Jokes on Electronic Highway Signs

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Federal officials recently announced that they will begin phasing out the use of humor on electronic highways signage in the next two years. Although some state representatives have come forward arguing that such message boards are tools that help highlight the importance of safe driving, other safety experts argue that signage that is humorous,… Read More »

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The Biggest Dangers on Georgia Roads in 2024

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

While none of us like to think about the potential dangers of driving, the reality is that the possibility of being involved in an accident is a legitimate worry for anyone who spends any time on Georgia’s roadways. Many of these dangers can be attributed to worsening road conditions, an increasing tendency of motorists… Read More »

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Georgia Lawmakers Pass Bill Targeting Reckless Driving

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

Earlier this year, the Georgia Senate passed a new bill, specifically aimed at discouraging reckless driving, like illegal street racing, across the state. It is hoped that by the implementation of such laws as the “Safe Streets Act”, lawmakers and public officials can help put a stop to the rise in illegal drag racing… Read More »

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Improved Auto Accident Avoidance Systems Can Prevent Collisions

By Shiver Hamilton Campbell |

In recent years, auto accident prevention technologies, like automatic emergency braking and forward-collision warning systems have drastically reduced the risk of collisions across the U.S. While they can help prevent a wide variety of accidents, they are perhaps most effective in reducing the risk of rear-end collisions. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway… Read More »

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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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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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