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August 17, 2015 – in Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Risk Reduction on the Road

Educating your teenager on safe driving in Atlanta

Statistically, compared to every other age group, young people ages 16-19 have the highest risk of being involved in an automobile accident. Young people account for roughly 30% of the total cost of auto accident related injuries, and are nearly three times more likely than older drivers to be involved in a fatal accident.1 At […]

August 10, 2015 – in Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Risk Reduction on the Road, Serious Injury & Death

Atlanta Weekend in Review: School Bus Laws & Car Crashes

This is the weekend review for August 7-9, 2015 in Atlanta. A reminder on traffic laws relating to school buses Seems like all students have now returned to school.  Drivers should keep in mind that passing a school bus while it is stopped to pick up or drop off children is a citable offense under […]

July 6, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Fatal Crash: City Of Atlanta – Moreland Ave at Memorial Drive

Police arrested a suspected DUI driver on Saturday, July 4 following a three car crash which left one person dead. The crash occurred at the intersection of Moreland Ave and Memorial Drive in Southeast Atlanta.  The alleged drunk driver was identified as Brandon Thomas.  The crash, which occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m., happened when the […]

July 2, 2015 – in Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Alleged DUI Driver Causes Serious Injury In Buckhead

Yesterday we posted that Georgia is targeting drunk drivers over the holiday weekend. Despite that the Fourth of July holiday has not formally started, police allege a drunken driver caused a serious injury last night in Buckhead. Police report that Jeremy Odom was arrested after the Maserati he was driving collided with a Toyota Corolla. […]

July 1, 2015 – in Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Georgia targeting DUI over Fourth of July holiday

Law Enforcement officials around the state of Georgia announce that DUI will be targeted over the fourth of July holiday. The holiday period officially begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2015 and runs through midnight, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Unfortunately, the highways are treacherous over the holiday weekend.  The highest number of fatalities […]

June 30, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Hit & Run Drivers, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Hit & Run in Gainesville, Georgia

Georgia State Patrol and Hall County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a man pushing a shopping cart on Clark’s Bridge Road. 65 year old Clyde Smith suffered broken bones, as well as head and neck injury, and remains in critical condition.  The driver, who has yet to be identified, did […]

June 26, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law

DeKalb County Police charge driver involved in accident with officer

DeKalb County Police took Tingiero Ma Lourdes into custody and charged her with failure to yield, and driving without a license following an accident with injuries involving Ms. Lourdes and a DeKalb County Police Officer. Investigators say that Ms. Lourdes pulled out in front of a DeKalb County officer which caused him to swerve to […]