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Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer | Atlanta Car Accident & Injury Blog
Atlanta Injury Lawyer Shane Smith maintains a legal blog to comment on and update readers about topics relevant to Atlanta car wrecks, DUI victims, and pedestrian accidents. Learn more about these subjects and issues that may affect your Atlanta traffic accident case.
Icy weather is to blame for hundreds of accidents around metropolitan Atlanta. If possible, avoid driving when roads are icy. If you must drive, slow down and follow these safety rules. If you are in a winter driving accident and need help obtaining insurance compensation for your injuries and property damage, contact Atlanta accident attorney Shane Smith at 770-HURT-999.
Twenty-seven people were injured when a car struck a trailer that was carrying a church group on a hayride. There are many types of vehicles. Drivers and passengers on mopeds, bicycles, ATV’s, even horses and buggies have rights if they are injured in an accident that was someone else's fault. If you have minor injuries, you probably don’t need an attorney. But, if you have been seriously injured in any type of Georgia motor vehicle accident, speaking a lawyer is a good way to learn about your rights. Contact Atlanta personal injury attorney Shane Smith at 770-HURT-999 to learn more.
In the future, new technology may prevent Atlanta pedestrian accidents. Volvo, a Swedish-owned car company, recently premiered the world’s first pedestrian detection and accident avoidance system. If you or a loved one is a victim of an Atlanta pedestrian accident, you have rights. Attorney Shane Smith is dedicated to protecting those rights and helping victims of Georgia pedestrian traffic accidents recover fair compensation for their injuries, medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. To learn more, contact The Law Offices of Shane Smith at 770-HURT-999.
If you were hit by a drunk driver you may get notice of a subpoena to come testify at the hearing. You may want to testify. Is your testimony going to make the judge punish the drunk driver? Are they going to pay for your injuries? Find out where our DUI victims lawyer says about the criminal DUI hearing and why it will not find justice for the victim.
Unusually icy roads are dangerous for Atlanta area drivers. Even emergency vehicles are having difficulty with the icy conditions. A firetruck wrecked while responding to an ambulance crash. If you have been injured in a traffic accident, you may have a hard time getting fair compensation from the insurance companies. The Law Offices of Shane Smith can help. Call us at 770-HURT-999 and we'll help you get fair compensation for your injuries, property damage, pain and suffering, lost wages and other losses.
Four Alcovy High School students are in the hospital following a one-vehicle truck crash. Teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 have the highest traffic-fatality risk of any age group. Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death of teenagers. If your child has been a victim of an Atlanta-area car accident, contact accident attorney Shane Smith. Call 770-HURT-999 to schedule a free consultation.
Woodstock police are investigating a deadly accident that killed a bicyclist on Monday afternoon. The bicyclist, Andrez Martinez, of Woodstock died of head trauma after being hit by a van on Main Street. He was not wearing a helmet. The van was pulling out of a parking lot to make a right turn when Martinez hit the side of the van.
Nationwide, about 200 children and 700 adults are in killed in bicycle accidents each year. Nearly all these deaths involved a collision with a motor vehicle. The leading cause of death in a car-bicycle crash is head injury. In 90% of these accidents, the motor vehicle driver was at fault.
Bicyclists are at an extreme disadvantage when they are hit by a car. While the damage to the car is minor, the pedestrian or cyclist is lucky if they escape with their lives. Such accidents can cause broken bones, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, brain injuries and internal injuries. Many victims never fully recover from their injuries. The medical expenses, the pain and the suffering following a bike accident can ruin lives.
While bicyclists can take safety precautions, they can not prevent all accidents. A bicyclist may follow all the safety and road rules, but he still may not be seen by a distracted driver.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Metro-Atlanta bicycle-vehicle collision, we can help. Call the Atlanta bicycle accident lawyer, Shane Smith, at 777-HURT-999 to learn more.
An Atlanta Police Officer was involved in major car accident in downtown Atlanta. Details are sketchy right now but both drivers are in critical condition. The officer went to Grady and the other driver went to Atlanta Medical Center. Both have serious injuries. Find more information at www.shanesmithlaw.com