Blog: Serious Injury & Death

November 25, 2015 – in Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Serious Injury & Death

Data scientist creates interactive map of traffic accident fatalities in Atlanta

Max Galka, using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System, has created an interactive map that shows all traffic accident fatalities from 2004 through 2013 in Atlanta and the United States as a whole. Max created the interactive map in order to help people visualize the severity of the statistics. […]

October 12, 2015 – in Car Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Risk Reduction on the Road, Serious Injury & Death

AT&T launches #itcanwait campaign to combat distracted driving

As part of their effort to combat distracted driving, AT&T has released a short video focusing on the story of Fletcher Cleaves. Fletcher graduated from Cordova High School in Memphis, TN in 2009 with a football scholarship and a promising career ahead of him. However, shortly after graduating, Fletcher was involved in a serious car accident where a distracted […]

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 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 22, 2015 – in Personal Injury Law, Risk Reduction on the Road, Serious Injury & Death

Inattentive Driving – The Cause of Too Many Crashes

Cell phones, and in particular, smart phones, are now ubiquitous to our population.  They are extensions of us.  We encase and bejewel them to suit our personalities.  We look at them while conversing with our spouses or friends at dinner, while listening to a lecture either at school or during a professional seminar, and unfortunately, […]

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, […]