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What is Bad Faith Insurance?

When you purchase an insurance policy, you should be able to count on the insurance carrier to pay out valid claims. Unfortunately, there are times when insurance carriers refuse to abide by the terms of a contract. Yes, there are legitimate reasons for claims to be denied sometimes, but there are also times when insurance carriers operate in bad faith. Here, we want to discuss what that means and what you can do if this happens to you. What is Defined as Bad Faith Insurance in Georgia? When we examine Georgia statute O.C.G.A. § 33-4-6, we can see that insurance… read more

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Can a Low-Impact Accident Cause Serious Injuries?

Vehicle accidents can lead to severe injuries. When most people think of serious car accident injuries, they think of impacts involving higher speeds. However, that is not always the case. Even a low-impact collision can lead to serious injuries that cause massive medical bills as well as extensive pain and suffering. Here, we want to discuss low-impact vehicle accident injuries as well as steps that individuals need to take after any type of collision. Lower Speeds Are Generally Better Than Higher Speeds, But Still Not Good Generally speaking, if you had the choice between being in an accident with a… read more

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What is Included in an Accident Report?

If you or somebody you care about is injured in a car accident in the state of Georgia, then there will almost always be an accident report involved. Nearly every vehicle accident that occurs must be reported to law enforcement officials. However, do you know what actually goes into an accident report? This is important information because insurance carriers are going to need the accident report in order to move forward with your injury or property damage claim. When do Accidents Need to be Reported in Georgia? If you or somebody you care about has been involved in an accident… read more

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Breaking Down the True Cost of a Car Accident

Vehicle accidents can be scary and confusing for those involved. The most important thing for anyone to do is seek medical treatment for any injuries they sustained in an accident. However, in the days, weeks, and months that follow a crash, there are several expenses that individuals have to deal with that can significantly affect their bank accounts. Here, we want to break down the true costs of a car accident and discuss the importance of seeking maximum compensation from an at-fault party. Your Medical Bills One of the costliest parts of a vehicle accident revolves around medical expenses, particularly… read more

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What to do if You Have Back Pain After a Car Crash

It is not uncommon for individuals involved in vehicle accidents to sustain injuries. In some cases, this includes back pain. If you or someone you care about develops back pain after a cat accident in Georgia, there are various steps you need to take to ensure your well-being and to make sure you recover the compensation you need. 1. Seek Medical Care Immediately If you have been involved in a vehicle accident in Georgia, you need to seek medical care as soon as possible. In some cases, this may mean taking an ambulance to the hospital if the injuries are… read more

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I Totaled a Leased Car

Getting into a car accident can be a scary experience. Unfortunately, the aftermath of the accident often becomes confusing, especially when dealing with the insurance carriers. If you lease your vehicle get into an accident, there are certain things that you need to know that could affect your claim, including information about lease payments and GAP insurance. Treat This Like Any Other Vehicle Accident at First Regardless of whether or not your vehicle is leased, it is important to treat this situation just like any other vehicle accident. You need to call 911, let law enforcement officials investigate the incident,… read more

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Knee Injuries in a Car Crash: How Do They Happen?

Vehicle accidents can result in severe injuries for those involved, including injuries to the extremities. Depending on the type of accident, knee injuries can occur. Here, we want to look into how knee injuries occur in vehicle accidents and whether or not you can recover compensation in these situations. Common Knee Injuries Cause by a Vehicle Crash Vehicle accident victims typically suffer from knee injuries due to the sudden external forces placed on their body, including the knee. Below, we want to examine some of the most common types of knee injuries that occur in car accidents Posterior cruciate ligament… read more

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Can a Car Accident Cause a Herniated Disc?

Car accidents can lead to major neck and back injuries. This includes herniated discs. Here, we want to explain what your “discs” are, how car accidents can cause disc damage, and the steps you need to take right after a crash occurs. It is important for you to be able to recover compensation if your herniated disc was caused by the negligence of another driver. Defining a Herniated Disc Information presented by the Mayo Clinic says that a herniated disc refers to problems with the rubbery cushions, what we refer to as discs, that sit between the individual vertebrae in… read more

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I Was Hit by a Driver Who Was Texting

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, and it happens in many different ways. One of the most common causes of distracted driving in the state of Georgia is sending and receiving text messages. If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage in an accident caused by a driver who was texting, you need to know what steps you can take to recover compensation for your losses. Make Sure You Seek Medical Care The number one step that you need to take after any vehicle accident occurs is to seek medical care. If you are at… read more

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What are the Most Common Costs Associated with Car Accidents?

Vehicle accidents can affect anyone, and they often result in significant expenses that an individual would otherwise not have to worry about. When a vehicle accident occurs, the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier is typically responsible for paying compensation to the other parties involved. It is important to understand what kind of costs are usually associated with vehicle accidents in the state of Georgia. The Immediate Costs Associated With a Crash When examining the total cost of a vehicle accident, it is important to point out that there are many expenses that individuals do not think about right away. However, there… read more

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