Blog

Does an Insurance Policy Cover Three Collisions in One “Accident”?

Posted in Insurance Policy on May 4, 2021

Does an Insurance Policy Cover Three Collisions in One “Accident”? Every vehicle that drives on Georgia roadways has insurance. That’s a rule and anyone who drives in Georgia without insurance, will be arrested. But what happens when there isn’t enough insurance? Ask an experienced Atlanta accident lawyer after you read the below. In December 2016,… read more

Read More

Cargo Causes Crashes on Georgia Highways

Posted in truck accident on April 28, 2021

The North American Cargo Securement Standard says that all cargo must be contained, immobilized, or secured so that it doesn’t leak, spill, blow off the truck, fall from or through the semi, otherwise become dislodged from the vehicle, or shift so that the big rig’s stability or maneuverability is adversely affected. Our knowledgeable Atlanta truck… read more

Read More

Researchers Find Nearly 50% of Truckers May Have Sleep Apnea

Posted in Car Accidents,truck accidents on April 20, 2021

You’ve heard of falling asleep at the wheel. Drowsiness can be a significant hazard for truck drivers. But so can sleep apnea. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a breathing-related, sleep disorder. It causes short interruptions or stoppages of breathing during sleep. These pauses in breathing can last 10 seconds or more and can… read more

Read More

Where Does Atlanta Rank in the List of Worst Truck Bottlenecks in the U.S.?

Posted in truck accident,truck accidents on April 15, 2021

Where Does Atlanta Rank in the List of Worst Semi Bottlenecks in the United States? The American Transportation Research Institute’s has just released its annual Top Truck Bottleneck List. The list looks at how intense semi truck congestion is in more than 300 spots on the U.S. highway system. The list is based on GPS… read more

Read More

Alleged Impaired Georgia Truck Driver Causes Fatal Crash

Posted in truck accident on April 11, 2021

The family of Georgia high school principal Jaroy Stuckey is suing a number of insurance and trucking companies concerning a four-vehicle crash on I-16 in Bulloch County last month. The accident with a semi killed Dr. Stuckey, his pregnant wife, and their child on the afternoon of March 14th. Stuckey was well known in the… read more

Read More

PTSD After an Accident: What to Expect and How to Cope

Posted in Car Accidents,medical treatment on April 9, 2021

When it comes to dealing with injury after an accident, there are two types of injuries to deal with.  Seen and unseen.  It is easy for doctors to look at a patient, see obvious injury and treat those injuries accordingly.  Treating the injuries that are not seen are not always straight forward and easy to… read more

Read More

What Does the Term “Accident” Mean in an Auto Insurance Policy?

Posted in Car Accidents,truck accidents on April 2, 2021

What Does the Term “Accident” Mean in an Auto Insurance Policy? A good truck accident lawyer Atlanta residents turn to for advice should have answers to your questions. In an appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals just announced a per curiam decision where… read more

Read More

Georgia’s “Family Purpose” Doctrine

Posted in Car Accidents on March 30, 2021

Georgia’s “Family Purpose” Doctrine Car accidents happen every single day, all day. In Georgia, it is possible to be held responsible for an accident in which you are not directly involved under what Georgia calls the “Family Purpose” rule. The “Family Purpose” doctrine allows the owner of a vehicle to be held liable for damages… read more

Read More

What Are the Requirements in Georgia for Semi Cargo Loads?

Posted in truck accident,truck accidents on March 22, 2021

We see them every day. Big trucks hauling stuff. It might be lumber, heavy equipment, cars, or even a house! This cargo being hauled by a semi can weigh tens of thousands of pounds. If loaded improperly, the cargo can fall off the truck and into the path of other motorists, causing a crash. It… read more

Read More

Is a Trucking Industry Expert Permitted to Opine on the Cause of a Truck Crash?

Posted in truck accident on March 12, 2021

Sometimes expert testimony can play an important role in a truck accident case. To assist our experienced Atlanta truck accident lawyer at Tobin Injury Law with proving what happened that led to the collision, we often hire a trucking industry expert to render an opinion about exactly how the accident occurred and why it happened…. read more

Read More