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Category: Car Accident

Male driver suffering whiplash from car collision.

When handling the aftermath of an auto accident, it is important to understand the difference between a first-party and third-party claim. A first-party claim is filed with your own insurer, and the governing insurance policy will require you to cooperate with their reasonable requests as they investigate your

Pregnant woman after a Car Accident

Simply put, yes. Pregnant women who suffer significant blunt trauma in a car accident may be at risk of a miscarriage. How far along they are in their pregnancy is an important factor, as well as the force and location of the impact. A miscarriage may be caused

Butler Kahn recently obtained a $689,000 settlement in a car accident case involving a driver who was DUI.  Despite dealing with some complicated facts, we were able to get a great result for our client using an effectively-timed Rule 68 Offer. Here’s more about the case. Facts of

Driver using wireless earphone while calling.

We all know that using a cell phone while operating a vehicle increases the risk of an accident. Of course, many do so anyway. However, these individuals should this risky behavior is illegal in Georgia. Subject to a few exceptions, motorists in the state are prohibited from using

Worried driver sitting on the pavement next to damaged car from accident.

If a family member or friend wrecks your car in Georgia, what happens next? Who is responsible? Will your insurance cover the damage? Fear not. In most cases, you will not be left holding the bag. Read on to learn what options you have when your car is

Airbags are an essential safety feature of most modern passenger vehicles. They rapidly inflate when sensors detect a crash, shielding occupants from impact with hard surfaces. When they work as they should, they lessen the severity of injuries and save lives. Unfortunately, airbags do not prevent all injuries.

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Most car accident claims in Georgia are resolved through a settlement with the insurance company. However, there are some times when it might be best to go to trial, such as if the policy limit does not appropriately compensate you for your damages, the insurance company has denied

Paramedics rescuing injured driver from car accident.

Have you been injured in a car accident in Georgia? If another driver was primarily or entirely responsible for the wreck, you may be wondering how you can hold them responsible, how much your claim could be worth, and how to know if a settlement offer is fair.

Butler Kahn recently settled a fatal car accident case for $1.5 million, the full insurance limits.  Our firm had the privilege of representing the family of Ms. Holly Ritter in this wrongful death case.  (We have changed some names out of respect for the family’s privacy.) Car Accident

$4 Million Car Accident Settlement

After a long and hard battle to uncover the truth about the car accident, we obtained a $4 million settlement for our client a few days before trial was scheduled to begin.  Fault for the collision was originally unclear, but our client was paralyzed from the waist down,

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