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Five Steps To Take After A Motorcycle Accident

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With gorgeous weather all year round and great scenery, Marietta is a great city to ride around on a motorcycle. Traffic accidents involving motorcycles, though, are some of the most dangerous. The aftermath of these crashes is also very difficult, as insurance companies, judges, and juries often hold biases against bikers. If you have… Read More »

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Is Texting And Driving Against The Law In Georgia?

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Since 2010, texting while driving has been against the law in Georgia. In 2018, the Hands-Free Georgia Act took effect, which also made it illegal to use a phone for many other functions. These laws are important to know after a car accident, as it can sometimes make it easier for you to claim… Read More »

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Safety Tips For Using Roundabouts In Cobb County

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Did you know that there are almost a dozen roundabouts in Cobb County, and several more are currently under construction? A roundabout is a circular junction or intersection in which traffic flows in one direction only around an island in the center. Research has shown that roundabouts are safer than traditional intersections that require… Read More »

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How Long Do You Have To File An Insurance Claim After A Car Accident In Marietta?

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All car accident cases in Marietta, as throughout the rest of Georgia, follow tort law. This means that if you have been hurt due to another person’s negligent or careless actions, you can file a claim with their insurance company to recover damages. Unfortunately, you only have a limited amount of time to do… Read More »

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Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim In Marietta?

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Losing someone you love is the most difficult thing you will ever have to go through. When the loss was due to the negligent, or careless actions of someone else, it is even more difficult to move on from it. It is sometimes possible for family members to file a lawsuit to recover damages… Read More »

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Common Mistakes Made After Car Accidents, And How To Avoid Them

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Car accidents are stressful and traumatizing, and this leads many people to make some common mistakes afterwards. These mistakes sometimes result in injuries becoming worse. They can also greatly hurt a person’s car accident claim, which can result in a reduction of financial compensation. Below, our Marietta car accident lawyer explains the most common… Read More »

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How To Win Your Truck Accident Case

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After a truck accident that was caused by the negligence, or carelessness, of another person, you have the right to claim financial compensation. Legally, this  compensation is known as damages and it can offset the financial burden of the crash. Obtaining the full damages you deserve after a crash is not easy. The trucking… Read More »

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Top Four Causes Of Truck Accidents

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Of all the accidents that happen on Marietta’s roads, truck accidents make up a large percentage of injuries and fatalities. Trucks are much larger than passenger vehicles and so, when they are involved in a crash, it is typically those in the smaller vehicle that sustain the worst injuries. These collisions occur for a… Read More »

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Four Reasons A Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer May Not Take Your Case

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After being injured in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have the right to pursue legal action. Through a personal injury claim, you can obtain financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost income, and more. To do this, you should enlist the help of a Marietta personal injury lawyer… Read More »

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Motor Vehicle Accidents And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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While many people may first think of military service or the death of a loved one when they consider post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it has also been linked to motor vehicle accidents. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 39.2 percent of people who survive car accidents suffer from PTSD afterwards. Consider that… Read More »

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