Accidents

Boat

There is no better place to be than enjoying the water while boating in Georgia. Unfortunately, a day of fun and relaxation can quickly turn catastrophic when people act recklessly. Boating accidents can cause significant injuries and property damage, leaving victims struggling personally and financially. At Geiger Legal Group, LLC,…

in the hospital after a car accident

When you recover compensation in a legal claim after an auto accident, you may discover that a portion of your financial recovery must be used to pay one or more parties who have placed a medical lien on your car accident case. A car accident lawyer can help you understand…

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If you have been involved in a car accident, it is crucial to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Seeing a doctor or going to the hospital costs money, though. You might wonder whether you can or should use your own health insurance to cover the cost of treating…

Warning triangle with people talking in the back after car accident

Georgia is an at-fault state, giving you the right to file a claim after a car accident to pursue compensation for your injuries. However, car accident lawsuits are based on negligence, meaning the person who caused the crash must compensate the other driver for their injuries. Not every car accident…

Man lying on the street after car accident

Holidays are dangerous times to be on roads and waterways, with Memorial Day often one of the deadliest. The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) feared this year would be no different, warning drivers to be extra careful this Memorial Day weekend. Unfortunately, 20 lives were lost in accidents involving…

a passenger talking through the phone

If you’re a passenger injured in a car accident, the aftermath of the collision can be a confusing and stressful time. You could be dealing with painful injuries, expensive medical bills, lost income from time off work, and emotional trauma. You likely bear no fault for the crash since you…

deer hit by a car graphics

If you’ve driven in more rural parts of Georgia, you’ve likely encountered deer on or near the roadway at some point. However, you might not know what to do if you are unfortunate enough to hit one while driving.  First and foremost, don’t panic if you hit a deer. Check…

Injured woman looking at letter

Whiplash is a neck injury that frequently arises after car accidents, particularly rear-end collisions. Whiplash can range in severity from minor discomfort to debilitating pain. If you suffered whiplash due to what seems like a minor car accident, you could be entitled to compensation. Can You Get Whiplash from a…

a frustrated man after a car accident in Georgia

Motor vehicle crashes claimed the lives of 15 people throughout the New Year’s weekend, according to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Holiday accident statistics show that’s just one fatality less than the same time last year. The collisions happened throughout the state, especially in Cobb County. Most Common Causes…

Car accident

Traffic accidents happen on Georgia roads every day. While many are minor fender benders, a startling number of people suffer injuries that can last a lifetime. Check out these shocking Georgia car accident statistics for a better understanding of the scope of the problem. If you’ve been hurt in a…