Can Bars and Restaurants Be Held Liable for Drunk Drivers?

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When someone drives drunk and causes a crash, victims can file a lawsuit for their damages. And if the other driver was issued a DUI or DWI by the responding police officer, it will be much easier for victims and their attorneys to prove the […]

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School in Session Means More School Bus Crashes

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The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) calls school buses “the safest vehicle on the road,” but 4-6 children are killed in school bus crashes every year. According to the National Safety Council, 109 people (bus passengers, occupants of other vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists) were killed […]

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Am I Liable If Someone Was in an Accident While Driving My Car?

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Unfortunately, yes, in most cases you are legally responsible if you give someone permission to drive your vehicle and they then cause a crash. This is because your insurance is tied specifically to your car first and to you second. Because the insurance is tied […]

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Can I Be Sued for a Wreck in a Different State than Where I Live?

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Maybe you were traveling out of state to go on vacation, or maybe you live near the border between two states and commute back and forth when going from home to work when you were involved in a crash. After a collision involving an out-of-state […]

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Disputing Partial Fault After a Crash in Alabama

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Alabama has some of the strictest laws in the entire nation about who can get compensation after a car crash. That’s because not only does Alabama say that victims of car crashes can be partially at fault for their own injuries, it also says that […]

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Can I Sue for Injuries I Got as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

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The quick answer is yes, if you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, you can usually get compensation for your injuries rather than having to pay for your medical bills out of your own pocket. Both Georgia and Alabama law state that […]

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I’m a Member of the U.S. Military and Got Into a Car Accident–What Now?

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It happens more often than you think; active duty service members can become seriously injured in accidents that have nothing to do with their military service. And one common cause is car crashes. If you’ve been involved in a car crash caused by someone else, […]

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How to Make Yourself More Visible to Cars When on a Motorcycle

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As a motorcyclist, your risk of being seriously injured in a crash is high. And even though most people, including insurance adjusters, like to blame motorcyclists for their own accidents, you’re most likely to crash because a driver of a car, truck, or SUV wasn’t […]

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What NOT to Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

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After a car wreck, you are typically required to notify your insurance company of the crash regardless of who was at fault. And if you were not at fault, you will probably be contacted by the other driver’s insurance as well. The insurance companies will […]

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How Much UIM Auto Insurance Do I Need?

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UIM stands for “uninsured/underinsured motorist,” and is one of the most important forms of auto insurance coverage you can get. Although Georgia and Alabama, like most states, only require drivers to purchase liability insurance to legally drive a car, we urge all drivers to purchase […]

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