Spotlighting negative traffic-linked news relevant to south central Georgia and other parts of the state is of course not a pleasant task. Vehicle crash data does comprise important subject matter, though; the personal injury toll from motor vehicle accidents is a...
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The Common Health Problem Responsible For Many Truck Accidents
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Sep 26, 2020 | Truck Accidents
It is a sad fact that truck accidents on U.S. roads are far too common. Accidents involving large trucks kill more than 4,000 people per year – almost always occupants of smaller vehicles. And while there are numerous preventable causes of truck crashes, one of the...
Taking your distractions from three to zero behind the wheel
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Aug 18, 2020 | Car Accidents
Car accidents happen all the time because drivers simply aren’t paying attention. But if you take actions to cut out your own distractions, then your alertness might help prevent a fatal crash. Almost all fatal car accidents that happen in Georgia are because of...
Types of car accident compensation you may seek in Georgia
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Jul 28, 2020 | Motor Vehicle Accidents
When you are on the receiving end of a car crash, your day can go from normal to extremely frustrating in a matter of seconds. You want to move on, but you’re in pain and your vehicle isn’t exactly in one piece. Thankfully, when your actions didn’t cause the accident...
Shocking stats about distracted driving accidents in Georgia
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Jul 1, 2020 | Motor Vehicle Accidents
Driving distractions can run the gamut from a simple passenger conversation to reading the daily newspaper while in traffic. Unfortunately, while they believe they can effectively multitask behind the wheel, distracted drivers cause devastating accidents and...
How liability for an injury on a premises is established
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Feb 27, 2020 |
If you were recently injured on a premises in Georgia, you may have suffered financial damages in addition to significant pain and suffering. If this was the case, you will likely be wondering whether you can take legal action against the responsible party so that you...
Common questions about accidents on a hotel premises
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Jan 29, 2020 |
If you were hurt while in a hotel, it's possible that you suffered financial damages because of the medical bills that you needed to pay. You may have also lost wages if you needed to take time off to recover. In addition to financial damages, you may have gone...
Parents: What to expect as your child recovers from brain trauma
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Dec 31, 2019 |
Your child was heading back to college when you got a call that is a parent's worst nightmare: They were involved in a serious collision hundreds of miles from home. Now, you've spent hours on the road, made it to your destination and see that your child is in pretty...
Common drug possession defenses used in Georgia
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Dec 2, 2019 |
Georgia is one of the stricter states when it comes to the regulation of drugs. Being found in possession of even the smallest amount of an illegal substance could lead to criminal charges that could heavily affect the course of your life. This is why you must react...
Avoid common mistakes when making a personal injury claim
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Oct 30, 2019 |
Being involved in a car accident can affect a person's life profoundly. Due to the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, victims may suffer life-altering injuries, huge medical bills and emotional trauma. No one should have to deal with this unjust...
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