Accident Caused by Drinking- Do Lawyers Really Chase Ambulances?

I recently helped a client injured by an accident caused by drinking in Midtown Atlanta.  As a personal injury lawyer, I tell most all friends of my desire to help people injured in accidents caused by drinking and my dedication to personal injury law.  In this case, a drunk driver was going the wrong way on Ponce De Leon Avenue in Midtown …

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Accident Caused by Drunk Driver- Lawyer Information

Accidents caused by a drunk driver in Atlanta and Fulton County are increasing. Lawyer selection is your first important step to receiving the best settlement.  Here are five helpful steps to select the right personal injury lawyer in Atlanta for you: (1) review the lawyer’s website; (2) check the lawyer’s experience; (3) check client testimonials; (4) check affiliations (5) confirm …

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Drunk Driver Caused an Accident- Five Important Facts

A drunk driver recently caused an accident in Fulton County and injured my client.  Here are five important facts an injured driver should know when making a decision to hire a personal injury lawyer: (1) drunk driver caused accidents are based on punitive damages, NOT compensatory damages; (2) for this reason, a DUI caused accident typically settles much higher than …

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Driver going the wrong way- Dekalb accident statistics

An accident caused by a driver going the wrong way happens often in Decatur, Dekalb County and other metro Atlanta areas.  A driver who was going the wrong way has resulted in three accidents in 2012 thus far, once on GA 400 and twice on I- 85.  This information was obtained from The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC). http://goo.gl/EczMc A wrong way driver caused …

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killed riding motorcycle in Dekalb- Speeding & risk

Someone who is killed or injured while riding a motorcycle occurs more than any other traffic accident in the Decatur (Dekalb County) area.  In fact, the Decatur (DeKalb County) area has one of the highest percentages of a motorcycle rider being killed in Georgia. Specifically, “29 percent of all motorcyclist fatalities from 2004-2008 occurred in Atlanta Metro areas; including Dekalb …

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Driver texting while driving- accidents increase

Being hit by someone texting and driving in DeKalb county and other metro Atlanta areas is an increasing problem. In 2010, 18% of all car accidents where someone was injured involved a driver who was distracted. http://goo.gl/ERFbz  During that same time, over 3,000 people were killed due to an accident caused by a distracted driver. http://goo.gl/KltLy In Georgia, all drivers are …

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Accident caused by drunk driver- how to avoid

An accident caused by a driver who was drinking and driving or DUI in Dekalb County and other metro Atlanta roadways happens more often than most drivers realize.  There are actions you can take to avoid as much damage as possible if you are hit by a driver who has been drinking or is DUI. Watch for drivers who have activated their high beams. Sometimes, people …

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Injured while riding motorcycle in DeKalb – Use a helmet!

A motorcycle rider killed or injured while riding a motorcycle in DeKalb County and other metro Atlanta counties is a common occurrence.  Many motorcycle accidents are caused by DUI or intoxicated drivers, hit and run drivers or drivers who are speeding or texting.  Riding a motorcycle in DeKalb County or elsewhere in Georgia can be more safe by simply wearing …

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