Motor vehicle collisions occur because of weather, improper vehicle maintenance and also bad driving decisions. Certain kinds of maneuvers at the wheel have a stronger correlation with crash risks than others. When you identify these dangerous or high-risk maneuvers,...
How is liability determined in a Georgia dog bite case?
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Aug 16, 2022 | Personal Injury
A dog bite can leave you with serious injuries. If you are a victim of a dog attack, you may be eligible for compensation through Georgia’s premises liability lawsuit. However, to recover your damages, you need to prove that the pet owner was negligent and that the...
Either party can be responsible for a rear-end accident
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | May 17, 2022 | Personal Injury
Many people assume that the driver at the rear is responsible for a rear-end crash. However, This is not necessarily the case. If the other driver was reckless, they could be held liable. So, how is fault ascertained in a rear-end accident? Proving negligence...
4 factors that prove negligence in a personal injury claim
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Oct 25, 2021 | Personal Injury
If you are hurt following an accident, you might be wondering what you need to do to obtain fair compensation for your damages. In order to win your personal injury suit, you need to prove fault. This legal concept refers to the amount of evidence you can produce in...
Establishing causation in slip-and-fall accidents
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Oct 13, 2021 | Personal Injury
Slip-and-fall accidents are a common factor in personal injury cases in Georgia. Injuries sustained from slip-and-fall accidents can vary in severity, but common injuries include broken bones, injured spinal cords and even traumatic brain injuries. In Georgia,...
If an injured victim was at fault, the 50% rule comes into play
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Aug 4, 2021 | Personal Injury
Each year, many Georgians suffer accident-related injuries. A lot of them seek compensation. State laws determine who may collect damages in the case of an accident. In some states, you can't receive compensation if you were even partially at fault. In other states,...
Could lane splitting lead to an accident?
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Mar 10, 2021 | Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury
Commuting on a motorcycle comes with many benefits for owners. Parking a motorcycle might not be too difficult on many Georgia streets, and riding a bike could be enjoyable. Some motorcyclists appreciate the ability to speed up their trips with "lane splitting," a...
What to know about skull fractures
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Nov 2, 2020 | Personal Injury
Those who are involved in car accidents on Georgia roads or highways may experience skull fractures. A skull fracture can be categorized as simple, linear or depressed, and it will be labeled as a compound fracture if it causes your skin to break. Let's take a look at...
Slip and falls and poor security among premises liability issues
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | Aug 31, 2020 | Personal Injury
At a moment’s notice, your life can change in any scenario. From a visit to a friend’s home, a relaxing sidewalk stroll and walking to your car in a parking ramp to shopping inside a retail store and a trek to a restroom while inside your favorite restaurant. Snap!...
Inattention linked with greater risk for highway work zone crash
On Behalf of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP | May 15, 2020 | Personal Injury
You commute to and from Gainesville, Georgia, and are no stranger to traffic jams on the highway. Matters can be made worse in highway work zones with their narrow lanes, so you know that the risk for a car crash can be great. In fact, an accident occurs in a highway...
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