Georgia Insurance Company Fails to Pay $25k So Ends Up Paying $7.5M
Insurance companies are a business. And a business has a bottom-line. But sometimes putting the bottom-line ahead of doing the right thing can be costly. The mother of a Liberty County man who was fatally injured on Christmas Day 2018 as he rode his bicycle, settled her wrongful death claim for $7.5 million with the… read moreRead More
Where are a Semi-Truck’s Blind Spots and Why Should I Avoid Them?
“If You Can Read This, I Can’t See You.” You may have seen this on the back of a semi-tractor-trailer. Semi trucks in the U.S. are an average of 72 feet long, 8½ feet wide, and 13½ feet tall. A big rig can have a gross weight of up to 80,000 pounds. That’s indeed a… read moreRead More
Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Tractor-Trailer Accident?
A federal district court in Georgia recently ruled that an accident victim’s claim for punitive damages under state law could proceed. The lawsuit stemmed from an accident in which a tractor-trailer rear-ended Plaintiffs Willie Moore and Martha Moore’s vehicle on Interstate 20 in McDuffie County, resulting in a violent collision. The Victim’s Allegations The Moore’s… read moreRead More
Welcome to 2021! We Still Have COVID-19 and We Still Have Traffic!
Welcome to 2021! We still have the pandemic and we still have traffic! If you live in or around Atlanta, you know that traffic congestion is a way of life. It was last year and it will be this year (and next year too, unfortunately.) The city is the home of six major interstates, including… read moreRead More