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Is Flying Safer than Driving? 

 People with a fear of flying are often told that flying is safer than driving or that the most dangerous part of an airplane flight is the trip to the airport. But even with statistical data that shows the likelihood of perishing in each form of travel, determining whether flying is safer than driving...

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Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft in Georgia

Uber was the first rideshare company. It was founded in 2009 and was followed three years later by Lyft. These companies saw rapid growth but also had a mixed record for safety. Uber and Lyft accidents, robberies, and sexual assaults injured riders and other road users physically and mentally. Worse yet, most states had...

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7 Things to Never Do After a Car Accident

In the best-case scenario, a car accident can leave you feeling dazed and confused. Even if you only have minor injuries, you still need to deal with the physical and mental trauma of the accident. Car accidents are also rare occurrences for most drivers. If this is your first car accident, you may not...

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What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

If you have had your Georgia driver’s license for any length of time, you have certainly heard the term “yielding the right-of-way.” When you yield the right-of-way, you are acknowledging another vehicle’s legal right to proceed with their travel while you wait.  Right-of-way laws are essential to all drivers being able to safely drive...

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Do I Need a Lawyer After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Griffin?

Have you been involved in a hit-and run-accident in Griffin, GA? You are not alone. Thousands of accidents happen every year across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), hit-and-run fatalities were up 26% in 2020 relative to the year prior. The Georgia Electronic Accident Reporting System (GEARS) indicates that 998...

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Is it Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty?

Most adults in Georgia are eligible for jury duty and must serve when called. However, there are some exceptions. If you meet specific exemptions, you can get out of jury duty if you desire. How Are Jurors Selected for Tifton Personal Injury Trials? Jurors are chosen to serve on Georgia state courts from a...

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What Is CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has made a lot of headlines in the past few years. CTE was blamed for cases of dementia and even acts of violence by former professional football players. But you do not need to play professional football to develop CTE. Amateur and recreational athletes, combat troops, and ordinary people who...

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Delayed Concussion Symptoms

Concussions are common occurrences and very treatable when addressed with the proper medical care. However, there are times when a person might suffer a concussion without realizing it. When this happens, the victim may forego medical treatment, which could lead to serious medical consequences or, in the most severe cases, death. What Exactly Is...

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I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident — Do I Need a Lawyer?

Due to their dangerous nature, motorcycle accidents are common and often result in extensive injuries. Motorcycle accident victims regularly ask, “Do I need a lawyer after my accident?” In most cases, the answer is yes; a motorcycle accident attorney can greatly benefit your claim.  The latest report published by the Georgia Department of Driver...

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Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident? 

Imagine this: you’re driving home after a long day of work, enjoying the sunshine and your music when suddenly, a car collides with you.  Luckily, neither of you were traveling at high speeds, and after examining yourselves and your vehicles, you realize that you're both fine and the cars have only minor damage. You...

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