Can I Get Treatment After a Car Crash if I Don’t Have Health Insurance?

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If you were injured in a car accident, you can get compensation for your medical expenses through a personal injury lawsuit. But negotiating with the insurance company can take months or longer, especially if you need to go to court. In the meantime, you are […]

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Can You File a Lawsuit If a Drunk Driver Gets Off in Criminal Court?

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Drunk driving is illegal in all states, and anyone who gets caught doing so can face criminal charges. In Georgia and Alabama, a first offense DUI is considered a misdemeanor. That means drivers could face prison time of up to a year for driving under […]

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Does Someone Always Get a Ticket After an Accident?

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After a car accident, you probably know to call the police to file a report. In fact, you are legally required to file a police report after a crash in both Georgia and Alabama if anyone was injured. However, you may be surprised to find […]

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7 Motorcycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

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Motorcycles are not only fun to ride, they are also practical, as they are easy to park and can’t be beat on fuel economy. However, motorcycles are nowhere near as safe as cars because they lack safety features like seatbelts, airbags, and crumple zones that […]

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Should You Use Your Own Insurance to Pay Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

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Not only should you use your own insurance to pay your medical bills after an accident, you may need to! When you are injured in a crash that isn’t your fault, the at-fault party is legally responsible for compensating you for your resulting medical expenses […]

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The Importance of Medical Visits After an Accident

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One of the biggest mistakes that injury victims make after an accident is downplaying their own injuries. No one wants to be injured – it’s stressful, often frightening, and almost always expensive. That’s why many accident victims try to wait it out and see if […]

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How Does an Auto Accident Settlement Work?

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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 […]

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How To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents

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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 accident attorneys […]

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What do I do if I’m Involved in a Hit and Run?

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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, […]

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Avoid Doing These 3 Things after an Auto Accident

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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 […]

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