Oftentimes, when one hears of injuries related to a traffic accident, one pictures a chaotic scene involving several vehicles. However, even a low speed car accident can cause serious injuries to the spine or soft tissue. There are countless Georgia residents who have suffered physical impairment from an accident that did not initially appear to be serious.
Georgia State Police are frequently called to the scene of serious traffic collisions that could be prevented. In spite of the numerous public service campaigns conducted every year to alert motorists to be aware of the presence of motorcycles, there are countless riders who are seriously injured or killed in these collisions. One recent motorcycle accident resulted in fatal injuries for the motorcyclist.
Domestic violence is one of the worst traumas a family can experience. For the person being violent, there is stress and anxiety along with actions that can't be taken back. For victims, the reality is often that without help, they could end up badly or unable to extricate themselves from difficult situations.
One of the most dangerous sections of many routes and rural highways are intersections. No matter the care that most motorists exercise to avoid causing a collision, there are others who are not as diligent. Georgia officials are currently seeking the commercial truck driver who is believed to have caused a fatal car accident.
Over the past few years, shippers who haul food and agricultural products via tractor-trailers have requested changes in the weight limits that they are permitted to haul across the country. Thus far, the majority of states -- including Georgia -- cap cargo capacity at 81,000 pounds. If these limits are increased, it is feared that it may also increase the chances of a truck accident.
You were enjoying a bike ride on a familiar route when the unexpected happened: You were side-swiped by a passing vehicle, unbalancing you and causing you to fall into the roadway. Then vehicle behind the one that hit you, and now you have a serious neck injury.