Blog: Breaking News

July 24, 2016 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law

First fatal car accident directly involving autonomous driving system raises questions of liability

After an investigation by the NTSB was released this past week, a fatal car accident in Florida became the first ever recorded fatality where an involved vehicle was using an autonomous driving system.1 According to reports, a tractor trailer crossed in front of a Tesla Model S traveling at 74mph. The Tesla was operating with […]

February 29, 2016 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Hit & Run Drivers, Trucking Accidents

Two pedestrians killed in Atlanta car accidents on Friday

Within a 12-hour period, two pedestrians were killed in separate car accidents in the Atlanta metro area. On Friday morning, January 26th,  according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Richard Cummings was struck by a GMC truck on South Cobb Drive. Cummings was attempting to cross the multi-lane highway without using a crosswalk, and tragically, was […]

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 […]

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 […]

June 23, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Another wrong way Interstate driver!

Incredibly, for the second time in three days, a wrong-way driver on I-75 caused a major collision. Initial reports indicate that eight people were injured, one critically.  On Sunday morning we reported that three lives were taken by a wrong way driver just north of this collision. The latest crash occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m. […]

June 21, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Wrong way driver on I-75 takes three lives

Police arrested Jorge Solis after he crashed into a small passenger car. Tragically, the accident results in the deaths of an adult male and two children, ages seven and eight. According to reports, Mr. Solis was driving an F-350 pickup truck north in the southbound lanes when the crash occurred early on Sunday, June 21, […]

June 16, 2015 – in Breaking News, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Risk Reduction on the Road, Serious Injury & Death

Street racing in Atlanta results in injury to two children

Local news reports that two children were rushed to and treated at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston after they were struck by a vehicle that lost control while street racing on McDaniel Street in Atlanta. Reports indicate that the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro lost control while racing a Dodge Charger.  The Camaro smashed […]