Pedestrian

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Finding Medical Treatment for Pedestrian Accident Injuries When you are crossing the street, you probably do your best to stay out of harm’s way. Unfortunately, you cannot control the actions of drivers around you. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable people on Georgia roadways because they have no protection in the…

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Mitigating Pedestrian Risk The emergence of the coronavirus has resulted in lockdowns throughout the world, and for many people, the lockdowns have prompted a host of questions about what is and isn’t safe. One common point of confusion is about the safety of being a pedestrian. There are times when…

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Preliminary reports for 2018 reveal the highest number of pedestrian deaths in the United States in nearly 30 years. The GHSA report states that pedestrian deaths increased by 35 percent from 2008 through 2018. However, all other traffic-related deaths combined decreased by six percent during the same period. Sadly, except for one…

A man in a suit rides an electric BIRD rental scooter along a city street in San Diego, California

Regulating Electric Scooter Use in Atlanta 20-year-old Eric Amis Jr. was a young Atlanta resident studying for his GED while working two jobs to help pay the bills. He was an active member in his church community and was dearly loved by both friends and family. On the early morning…

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The number of pedestrian deaths in the US is rising each year. More urban dwellers are walking or riding bicycles to commute. This means opportunities for pedestrian accidents in Atlanta GA will continue to grow. Unfortunately, the statistics are in agreement. The Governors Highway Safety Association reports that the state of Georgia…

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We know that the last thing you expect when you are out walking around is that you will get injured. However, there are times when the negligent or careless actions of a driver can cause serious injuries. Pedestrians are vulnerable, and if you have been involved in a Georgia pedestrian accident,…

Why Faster is Deadlier Traffic accident victims are entitled to pursue compensation when their injuries are caused by a negligent driver. Negligence is another word for carelessness. When a driver causes a collision by violating a traffic safety law, most states will presume that the driver was negligent. Laws that prohibit…

A wrongful death is a death that is caused by another individual’s wrongful actions. A wrongful act can be intentional, reckless, or careless. A homicide is an example of an intentional wrongful act. However, a person who acts in self-defense (as recognized by Georgia law) or a police officer who acts in…