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Distracted Driving Is a Common Cause of Uber and Lyft Accidents

The Atlanta area — with the nation’s busiest airport and a growing population — is one of America’s top markets for rideshare companies. About 50,000 people drive for Uber and Read More

How Does Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Work in Georgia?

Georgia law requires every motorist to carry liability insurance coverage. Yet approximately one in eight Georgia drivers are not insured. If you are injured in an accident with an uninsured Read More

Common Causes of Slips, Trips and Falls in the Home

Falling accidents often occur on commercial property, but slips and falls in homes account for a great number of injuries every year. Around 20 percent of all falls result in Read More

What Is Considered a Catastrophic Injury in Georgia?

The results of an accident are unpredictable. Sometimes the injuries are relatively minor — perhaps a few cuts or pulled muscles. But far too often, accident victims sustain serious, life-altering Read More

Georgia’s Direct-Action Law Permits Naming Trucking Insurers as Defendants

Normally, when a person is injured in a vehicle accident in Georgia, the insurance carrier for a party at fault cannot be named as a defendant in a personal injury Read More

Your Right to Recover Damages for Pain and Suffering After an Accident

If you are injured in an accident that was the fault of another person, you can recover not only economic damages — such as medical expenses, lost wages and property Read More

What to Do if You are a Pedestrian Hit by a Bus in Georgia?

In Georgia as elsewhere, buses are a common form of transportation. There are hundreds of public bus lines, with tour and airport buses adding to the stream. But in densely Read More

Georgia’s Helmet Law May Prevent Injured Motorcyclists from Recovering Damages

Research shows that wearing helmets reduces motorcycles fatalities by anywhere from 22 to 42 percent and can also significantly decrease the seriousness of survivors’ injuries. This is why Georgia, like Read More

What to Do When an Auto Insurance Company Refuses to Pay for Losses

The automobile accident attorneys at Jason & Bradley, LLC in Stone Mountain, Georgia have represented plaintiffs in the Atlanta area and throughout Georgia since 1989. Read More

Who Is at Fault When a Georgia Rear-End Collision Involves Tailgating?

You’re traveling at a reasonable speed limit on a Georgia road you know well, trying to stay safe, but the driver behind you is dangerously close. You spot a hazard Read More

When Is a Georgia Property Owner Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury?

There are countless ways to suffer an unexpected injury on a person’s or business’s property. Hazards like wet floors, uneven ground, wobbly railings and unsecured furniture can make it impossible Read More

What Compensation Can You Recover If You Suffer a Catastrophic Injury at Work in Georgia?

Whether you perform hands-on work in one of Georgia’s biggest industries — like agriculture, film and energy — or you help a business grow from behind a desk, you are Read More

Georgia’s Hands-Free Law and Auto Accident Liability

Handling a cellphone while driving has been illegal in Georgia since July 2018, thanks to the state’s Hands-Free Georgia Act. Drivers cannot legally hold or touch a phone or other Read More

Wrongful Death Suits Allege Unsafe Conditions in Georgia’s Film and TV Industries

Georgia is home to the country’s third-largest film and television production industry, behind only California and New York. The Walking Dead, Stranger Things, and Guardians of the Galaxy are just some of the series Read More

Proposed Georgia Tort Reforms Aim to Reduce Personal Injury Awards

In the wake of recommendations from legislators in the Georgia State Senate at the end of 2019, it may become more difficult for accident victims to recover sizeable compensation awards Read More

Tragedy in Your Own Backyard

We all enjoy spending a quiet afternoon soaking up the sun next to a refreshing swimming pool, but when the proper precautions aren’t taken, this beautiful scene can turn deadly. Read More

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