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Who is at Fault in Rear-End Car Accidents in Georgia?

In most car accidents, each driver argues that the other driver was the person who caused the accident. Rarely are car accidents as straightforward as a scenario in which Driver A was simply minding his own business and obeying the rules of the road when Driver B came along and crashed into his car. Therefore, many car insurance companies base their settlement offers on the percentage of each driver’s fault for the accident. One would imagine that rear-end collisions would be one of the easier situations when it comes to assigning fault for a car accident, and often they are....

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What is Contributory Negligence, and How Does it Work in Georgia?

A central issue in almost any personal injury lawsuit involves proving that the defendant was negligent. In other words, the plaintiff must show that the defendant was not exercising the required level of caution to prevent the accident. Traffic laws and building codes provide specific rules and instructions that a defendant is required to follow. There are times where legal disputes arise because the rule the defendant violated was unclear, thereby prompting the defendant to allege it does not bear responsibility for the plaintiff’s injury. The Law Allows for Nuances in Determining Fault Auto accidents may not be 100% the fault...

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Can I Recover After a Car Accident if No Tickets Were Issued?

If you are able to walk away or drive away without a ticket after being involved in a car accident and reporting it to the police, then you should be thankful. Just because no tickets are issued in an accident, it does not necessarily mean that everyone’s troubles are over. If someone was injured in a car accident, the injuries resulting from that accident can still form the basis of a personal injury lawsuit, even if the police did not issue any tickets related to the accident. It is possible for Georgia courts to award damages to an injured party...

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