Auto Accidents

Injury & Accident Attorney Serving Nearby Areas of Columbus & Fort Benning, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama

April 27, 2020
Most motor vehicle accident cases do not go to trial. Instead, they are resolved through settlement negotiations between the injured party and an insurance company. During this process, the individual who was harmed in the crash agrees not to pursue further legal action in exchange for an agreed-… Read Full Post
March 27, 2020
Pedestrian accidents often result in death or severe injury. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a pedestrian is fatally injured every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That’s a more than a three percent increase from the previous year. The experienced pedestrian… Read Full Post
February 10, 2020
Under Georgia law, O.C.G.A. 40-6-270, drivers involved in motor vehicle accidents must stay at the scene of the accident or return to it once they are able to stop. When a driver disregards this law, the accident is considered a hit and run in Columbus, Georgia.  A driver may flee the scene for… Read Full Post
January 21, 2020
Car accidents can be traumatic and stressful. The high levels of emotion, along with the physical discomfort of injuries can be overwhelming. Drivers often make mistakes in the critical moments after an accident that can jeopardize insurance settlement outcomes. This is not a comprehensive list of… Read Full Post
December 19, 2019
Semi trucks can carry up to 80,000 pounds of freight. With so many tons of cargo crisscrossing the country in tractor-trailers every day, accidents involving loose or unsecured loads are practically inevitable. However, when a load comes loose and causes an accident, who is responsible for the… Read Full Post
December 09, 2019
With proper planning, gear, and precautions, you can enjoy year-round motorcycle riding in Georgia and Alabama. While winter weather in this area is relatively mild, if you’re caught off guard, you could find yourself in a precarious situation. The same exposure that makes riding the thrill that… Read Full Post
August 07, 2019
Whether you commute on your bicycle or take scenic weekend rides, bicycling is an eco-friendly, healthy mode of transportation. Unfortunately, sharing the road with much larger and more powerful vehicles puts cyclists at a significant risk. Bicyclists injured in accidents involving motor vehicles… Read Full Post
July 24, 2019
How Long do you Have to Settle a Car Insurance Claim? After an auto accident, you are on the clock to file a claim. You may have a claim for property damage, bodily injury, or both. In addition to reporting the claim to the responsible party’s car insurance company, you may have an obligation to… Read Full Post
June 14, 2019
It’s no secret that motorcycle riding puts you at higher risk for injuries than other modes of transportation. In fact, for every vehicle mile traveled, “motorcyclist fatalities occurred 26 times more frequently than passenger car occupant fatalities in traffic crashes,” according to a National… Read Full Post
May 09, 2019
The vast majority of truck drivers are responsible, skilled professionals who perform an important duty in our economy. They keep our grocery store shelves stocked. They deliver logs, fuel, dairy and numerous other resources and products we use in daily life. They deliver packages and move motor… Read Full Post