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5 Things to Do if You’re in a Car Accident in Athens, Georgia

As a child, we’re not taught what to do if we get into a car accident in Athens. They don’t teach us this in school. They don’t even teach us this kind of stuff in driving school. You may go through your entire life without ever having to deal with a car accident. But for…

What are Some of the Ways Georgia Cuts Down Drunk Driving Accidents?

Drunk driving accidents account for more deaths on the road than any other sort of accident. This is true in Georgia as well. Although the drunk driving rates are slightly lower in Georgia than the rest of the country, it’s still way too high. Despite the fact that we all know how dangerous drunk driving…

Does My Insurance Have to Be Reimbursed When I Settle?

When you first get into an accident, you have no idea whose insurance is going to be responsible. In the meantime, you need to get your car fixed. You also need medical care. Odds are, your own insurance is going to have to cover these things while you wait to sort your case out. If…

How Dangerous is Distracted Driving in Georgia?

Despite the focus the news has put on distracted driving, people still do it. In fact, when polled, over 80% of drivers said they text and drive at least once or twice a week. This number is probably closer to once or twice a day. More than 3,000 die every year in this country because of…

What to Do if the Insurance Company Denies Your Accident Claim?

Usually, if you get into a car accident, you submit your insurance claim and it’s paid right away. However, this usually only happens when your claim is small. If you’ve suffered serious injuries, your claim is going to be a for a substantial amount of money. Insurance companies are not as quick to pay these.…