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What Are the Causes of Large Truck Accidents in Atlanta?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 4,761 fatalities due to accidents involving large trucks in 2017. This is the highest number of people killed in this type of accident in the most recent 10-year period. With this number on the rise, it is important to understand exactly what causes these accidents. […]

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Georgia’s Highway of the Future

Georgia officials are planning to construct a truck-only highway along the 40-mile stretch from Macon to Atlanta. The project would help to reduce congestion, increase safety, and provide for the anticipated increase in truck traffic over the next several years.   Sharing the Road Unfortunately, truck-only highways are still a few years away. In the […]

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What Should You Do If You’re Involved in a Trucking Accident?

If you are a victim of a trucking accident, 18-wheeler accident, or tractor-trailer accident, several questions may immediately pop in your mind.  You may be wondering who is responsible for the damage caused by the truck accident, who caused the accident, and how can you recover for your damages and pain due to the accident. […]

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Undercover Operation Results in 20 Arrests for Sexual Exploitation of Children

A four-day undercover operation in Bartow County, Georgia, nicknamed “Operation Paladin” resulted in the arrest of 20 men that had been using electric means to sexually solicit interactions with children. The investigation took months of planning by multiple different agencies. The Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force was involved as well and the men […]

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How Does the Attractive Nuisance Law Affect Child Personal Injury Claims?

According to the Georgia Attractive Nuisance Law, five elements must be met by the possessor of land for them to be subject to liability for the physical harm of a child that is trespassing upon their land. These five elements include the following:    The place has conditions that the owner already knows or has a […]

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Child Personal Injury Claims Are Somewhat Different Than Adult Claims

One person was arrested after causing a car crash that left a five-year-old in critical condition. Michelle Wierson, of Avondale Estates, is facing charges after her Volkswagen struck two cars. A Toyota Corolla had a child in the car and was stopped at a red light when Wierson continued into the intersection and caused the […]

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Playground Danger Liability: Who pays if my child is injured on dangerous equipment?

Some 200,000 children are injured each year on playgrounds. These children, ages 14 and younger, are injured so severely that they require emergency treatment. These injuries cost over $1 billion annually. Approximately 75 percent of the nonfatal injuries happen on public playgrounds, and about 70 percent of all fatal playground injuries take place on home […]

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