Key Points: Atlanta’s metro has drivers coming and passing through from all over the nation. Unfortunately, these drivers are not immune from getting into car accidents. Where to Start: Focusing on the Out-of-State Driver’s Insurance Policy If injured by an out-of-state driver on the road in Georgia, one of the first things to investigate iw […]
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The Dangers of Internal Bleeding After A Car Accident or Other Traumatic Injury
Key Points: What Is Internal Bleeding? Internal bleeding is simply bleeding that occurs within the body. These injuries are not visible to the eye, making them difficult to find without diagnostic equipment. The causes of internal injuries can include: How a Car Accident Can Result in Internal Bleeding The force of impact associated with car […]
How Long Does it Take to Receive Compensation After a Car Accident
Key Points: Over our 30 years of experience we have noticed that once the financial cost of a car accident is made known to an accident victim, they become anxious to get the compensation check for the accident. We totally get it. And in 2023, accidents are really expensive with the cost of everything around […]
How Neurologists Can Help Auto Accident Victims
Key Points: What Does a Neurologist Do and Focus On? A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in treating injuries or other conditions related to the nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. This means they are often called upon to treat victims following vehicular accidents, sports injuries, or other cases where a blow […]
Should You See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?
Key Points: Insurance adjusters may claim that chiropractic treatment is an attempt by the chiropractor to squeeze more money out of the insurance company. However, if chiropractic treatments help an injured person or client obtain relief, you should not be concerned with an adjuster’s opinion of chiropractors. As car accident lawyers, we are sometimes asked where […]
How to Prove the At-Fault Driver Was Speeding in Your Accident Injury Case
Key Points: The faster a car moves during a collision, the higher the odds of a severe injury. Cars driving at slow speeds are less likely to injure.If injured by a fast-moving vehicle, the legal question is, “was the at-fault driver going over the speed limit?” If so, by how much? Speed limits can be […]
How Car Accidents Can Result in Heart Attacks
Key Points: The tissue of the heart, known as the myocardium, is made of highly specialized cells that keep the heart beating and oxygenated blood flowing throughout the body. Any disruption or injury to this system can trigger a heart attack. Because of the severe impact car accidents have on the body, ruptures or tears […]
What to Do If the At-Fault Driver Is Lying About Your Car Accident
At an accident scene, drivers often tell the truth. Once the consequences of the accident start to become known to the at-fault driver – they might work up a lie to protect them from declared at-fault. Having the evidence in place to prove the accident will not allow for them to get away with the […]
How Car Accident Victims Might Benefit From Visiting a Brain Injury Clinic
Key Points: What Is a Brain Injury Clinic? Brain injury clinics are multi-disciplinary facilities where the treatment of many forms of traumatic brain injuries and physical disabilities – both temporary and permanent – can be diagnosed and treated. Brain injuries are often caused by automobile accidents but can also result from sports and playground injuries […]
How Orthopedic Doctors Can Help Car Accident Victims
Key Points: What Does an Orthopedic Specialist Do? Orthopedists are doctors who specialize in the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that are essential to our movements. While orthopedic doctors are often referred to as “sports doctors,” their expertise goes far beyond the treatment of impact injuries suffered by athletes. In […]
How to Receive Compensation for Medivac Services After an Accident
Key Points: What Is an Air Ambulance? An air ambulance, sometimes called a medivac, life-flight, or angel-flight, is an aircraft specially equipped and staffed to transport sick or severely injured patients to hospitals where critical care can be provided. Because these aircrafts do not have to rely on highway routes and can fly directly over […]
How Weather Can Impact a Car Accident Settlement
Georgia weather can be hard to predict. While many days are mild and sunny, thunderstorms and flash flooding can happen frequently and suddenly, especially in spring and summer. Though snow and ice occur less often, roads and highways in Metro Atlanta can become hazardous and congested quickly in the winter, even with small amounts of […]
Should You Visit Your Primary Care Physician After an Accident?
Key Points: Medical Attention from a Competent Medical Professional Is Critical Not seeking immediate medical care can be a deadly mistake, if you’ve been in an accident. Although you may seem relatively fine, some life-threatening injuries, such as brain or internal organ damage, are not always immediately apparent. Unfortunately, an adrenaline surge from the accident […]
Should You Visit an Urgent Care Facility After a Car Accident?
Key Points: What Is an Urgent Care Facility? An urgent care facility acts as an intermediate step between your primary care provider and the emergency room. These clinics are often used if someone has a minor illness or injury that cannot be postponed or wait for a doctor’s appointment. As the name implies, these facilities […]
Did a Stalled Car Cause Your Car Accident?
Key Points: For many people, living in the Metro Atlanta area means long daily commutes across busy interstates and roadways. Frequent driving in heavy traffic can not only wear you down but also take a major toll on your vehicle. For example, you use your brakes more often during rush hour and may have to […]
How Legal Claims Work for Construction Zone Car Accidents
As most drivers can see on a daily basis, there are always many construction zones along Georgia’s busy interstates and roadways. While these construction projects help improve and maintain our roads, they can also present significant challenges for drivers, such as unfamiliar signage, reduced speed limits, detours, lane pattern changes, frequent stops, and less space […]
How to Detect a Concussion After a Car Accident
Key Points: If you’ve been in an accident, it is imperative that you see a doctor as soon as possible. Although you may feel and look unscathed, there could be damage that’s not apparent immediately. In fact, many brain injuries can take hours or even days to appear. While not all brain trauma events are […]
Can Paying a Traffic Ticket Establish Fault in an Accident?
After most car accidents, police officers are called to the scene to help and investigate what happened. Typically, the officer will interview drivers and witnesses, take pictures, make diagrams, and inspect the vehicles and conditions at the scene. If the officer believes a driver has broken the law, they will issue a ticket, or citation. […]
5 Ways to Obtain Video Evidence After a Car Accident
Key Points: How Video Evidence May Help You Win a Larger Settlement After an accident, human eyewitnesses can be wonderful advantages to help paint the picture of what occurred and who was at fault. But unfortunately, people’s memories quickly fade. Video evidence, on the other hand, remains clear and difficult to refute. Because most video […]
Atlanta Uber/Lyft Rideshare Accident Attorneys
Key Points: Home to the world’s busiest international airport, Metro Atlanta has seen the number of rideshare vehicles—mostly Uber and Lyft— on its highways and roads multiply dramatically in recent years. Because of this trend, more and more passengers are riding in commercial vehicles and have no personal relationship to the person driving them, which […]
Can You Recover More Than the Auto Insurance Policy Limits?
When another person’s negligence causes you or a loved one to be hurt in a car accident, you may have a legal claim to recover compensation. Under Georgia law, a victim is entitled to compensation for the total cost of the accident, which includes all economic and noneconomic losses. Generally, the first step in recovering […]
Why Pre-Existing Conditions Should Not Prevent You From Seeking Compensation After a Car Accident
Key Points: Car accidents can cause a wide variety of injuries to even the healthiest of victims. But when a victim has a pre-existing condition, the damage can be more severe and cause previous medical concerns to become far worse. Pre-existing conditions are ongoing medical issues that were present before your accident. Examples of […]
How to Recover a Car Accident Settlement For a Jaw or Dental Injury
Recovering a personal injury settlement that involves a jaw or dental injury can be tough. Car insurance companies often insist that you were not hurt or your injury was pre-existing. The following legal guide applies in the State of Georgia and may be helpful with your injury claim. Key Points: How to Prove Jaw and […]
Why You Should See a Doctor After a Car Accident
Key Points: When you’re involved in a car accident, seeking immediate medical attention can save your life. If you experience severe pain and other symptoms right away, you may realize you need medical help at the accident scene. However, if your symptoms seem minor or nonexistent in the immediate aftermath, you may believe that a […]
What You Should Know Before Speaking to an Insurance Company Adjuster After an Accident
Key Points: After you’ve been injured in a car accident, you’ll need to file an insurance claim to recover compensation for your damages. If the other driver’s negligence caused the accident, their insurance company has a duty to pay the costs. Once you’ve filed a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier, an adjuster is […]
How Car Accidents Can Cause Damage to Cervical Discs
Key Points: Try as they might, automobile manufacturers can do little to protect the neck and head from car accident-related trauma, even with modern-day car safety features. When a collision occurs, the unrestrained head and neck whip back and forth – coining the term whiplash. However, whiplash is only one of the serious neck injuries […]
7 Crucial Types of Evidence Our Attorneys Will Collect for Your Car Accident Claim
Key Points: If you’ve been hurt because another driver’s negligence caused a car accident, you likely have a legal claim to recover compensation. But no matter how severe your injuries were or how reckless the other driver was, your case may be weak without proper evidence. It is also very important to collect evidence as […]
How to Obtain Compensation for a Labral Tear After an Accident
Key Points: Understanding the Labrum and Its Purpose The labrum is a cup-shaped rim of cartilage that lines and reinforces the ball-and-socket joint of the shoulder. There are also labra located at each hip that serve the same purpose — to secure the ball joint in the socket. Imagine a cup and saucer — the […]
How Self-Employed Car Accident Victims Can Be Compensated for Lost Income
Key Points: When you’ve been hurt in a car accident, you can quickly become overwhelmed as medical bills and vehicle expenses pile up. Your injuries may also prevent you from being able to work, making it difficult to pay day-to-day costs, such as groceries, rent or a mortgage, and utilities. Those who work for a […]
How to Know If an Insurance Company Is Acting in Bad Faith
Key Points: When you purchase auto coverage from an insurance company, that company makes a promise to protect you under the terms of the policy. In other words, your relationship with the insurance carrier is based on trust—if you get into an accident, it will pay your damages. If you injure someone else in an […]
What Is an Accident Report and Why Is It Important for Legal Claims?
Key Points: Police Reports Can Impact Georgia Car Accident Legal Claims When trying to obtain compensation after a car accident, any evidence that explains how and why the accident took place can help with your case. An accident report from a police agency can be extremely valuable when making a legal claim because it acts […]
How to Preserve Crucial Evidence After a Car Accident
Key Points: If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, you’ll need to seek compensation for your injuries by filing a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Most insurance claims are settled through negotiations with the carrier—in rare situations, the victim must file a civil lawsuit to get full compensation. No matter how your […]
Here’s Why You Should Never Accept a Reduced Settlement If You Weren’t Wearing Your Seatbelt
Key Points: One of the most important functions of a seat belt is preventing drivers and passengers from being ejected during a car collision. In fact, CDC data shows that people are 30 times more likely to be ejected if they’re not wearing a seat belt. According to the CDC, the risk of being seriously […]
How to Seek Compensation for a Hand or Wrist Injury After a Car Accident
Key Points: When a person first recognizes an impending car accident collision, their first—and often involuntary—reaction is to grip the steering wheel firmly. But once the impact occurs, the hands and wrists bear the brunt of the force and exploding airbag. This tremendous jolting can leave these body parts badly injured. Insurance companies often like […]
Who Is Held Accountable If an At-Fault Driver Does Not Own the Car?
Georgia’s Family Purpose Doctrine can allow you to receive compensation from the owner of a vehicle whose family member was using the car, truck, or motorcycle for a family purpose. Key Points: Who is responsible for paying when an accident is caused by a teenager or young adult, still living at home and is driving […]
Who Pays for My Rental Car After a Car Accident in Georgia?
Key Points: If you are involved in an accident that was clearly not your fault and your car is damaged, not knowing how long you will be without your car and worrying about rental charges can add even more stress. Fortunately, there options to get your rental car bills covered by an insurance company This […]
What Issues Can Delay a Car Accident Settlement
Key Points: When you’ve been hurt in a car accident, you may be concerned about how long it will take to recover settlement compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. In Georgia, and in most other states, the majority of car accident claims can be settled without the victim having to file a lawsuit. However, […]
How Physical Therapy Expenses Are Paid in Car Accident Settlements
Attending prescribed physical therapy after a Georgia car accident can mean your injury case settles for more money. But, how will you pay for it? This resource written by The Millar Law Firm car accident attorneys may help. Key Points: Here are some important things you should know about receiving and paying for physical therapy […]
Can You Seek Compensation for a Car Accident Claim If You Were a Passenger?
Key Points: The Atlanta area’s congested and busy roads too commonly result in car accidents that lead to injuries and property damage. While passengers are rarely the cause of a car accident, they often face devastating results due to their impact. Drivers are usually covered by their car insurance policies, but what happens when a […]
How to Recover Compensation If Your Family Member Was Killed in a Car Accident
This article gives an overview of how insurance companies compensate the victims of fatal car and truck accidents. Key Points: If your questions are not answered in this article, please feel free to contact our Atlanta car accident lawyers for a free, no-obligation consultation. Even if you do not wish to hire an attorney, we […]
How Legal Claims Are Handled for Multi-Car Pileups in Georgia
Key Points: Atlanta’s fast-moving and busy highways sometimes lead to accidents that involve multiple vehicles. When several cars are involved in an accident, it can mean a tangled and dangerous situation on the road for anyone involved. A multi-car pileup can also add to the confusion about what legal options are available to those who […]
What to Do If You’ve Been Injured by a Senior Citizen Driver in a Car Accident
Key Points: As most people age, their ability to quickly process information weakens, response time slows, and senses like vision and hearing start to decline. Unfortunately, because driving requires split-second decision-making, this lag in judgment and physical capabilities means accidents with senior citizens are more likely to occur. According to the Georgia Department of Driver […]
What If Both Drivers in Georgia Accident Have The Same Auto Insurance?
What happens if both drivers in a car accident have the same car insurance company? This guide by The Millar Law Firm, Atlanta car accident lawyers, can help. Key Points: As Georgia has become one of the fastest-growing states in the US, increasingly congested roadways and auto accidents have become a daily reality for its […]
When Should You Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
Key Points: In Georgia, it is not always necessary to hire an attorney for your car accident claim. Our rule of thumb is that if your case involves only damage to your car or you were only treated at the emergency room for minor injuries, you may not need an attorney. In these instances, it’s possible […]
How to Talk with an Auto Insurance Company After a Car Accident
Key Points After you’ve been hurt in a car accident, good communication is critical. Knowing how to talk to an insurance company agent — what to say and what not to say — can have a huge impact on the settlement amount an insurance company will offer as compensation for your injuries. Unfortunately, understanding how […]
What to Do If an Insurance Company Sends a Check Immediately After a Car Accident
Key Points: If you have recently been involved in a car accident in the state of Georgia, you may be wondering why a check magically appeared in your mailbox addressed to you from a car insurance company. With no medical bills present, isn’t getting compensated for your injuries suffered in a car accident supposed to […]
Common Rib Injuries After A Car Accidents
Key Points: Car accidents often cause blunt force trauma injuries. This trauma commonly happens when the impact of the collision throws the victim violently against the steering wheel, the dashboard, or even the seatbelt – all of which can cause rib cage injuries. The rib cage is a crucial part of the body that surrounds […]
How Failure-to-Yield Car Accidents Settlements Are Handled
In failure to yield cases, the settlement value of an injury claim is determined by key evidence. This legal resource is provided to help you understand how car accident injury claims are investigated and won in the Atlanta area and all across the State of Georgia by people like you and by accident lawyers. Key […]
Do’s and Don’ts After Being in a Car Accident
Key Points: Definitely DO THESE THINGS The aftermath of a car accident can be so chaotic and stressful that people may act in ways that they normally wouldn’t. There are some things you definitely want to do after a car accident and several costly mistakes you can avoid in order to ensure the best outcome. […]
When to Expect a Check from an Insurance Company After a Georgia Car Accident
Key Points: Even if liability (fault) has been accepted, it may take several weeks, several months, or up to several years before you actually receive the settlement check. Here are some of the common situations where you may expect to receive a settlement check and how long it can take. If you have questions or […]
Can You File a Car Accident Claim on Behalf of Your Child in Georgia?
Key Points: Despite safety laws and recommendations aimed at protecting children in car accidents, motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death and injury for children. According to the CDC, more than 91,000 children age 12 and under were injured and 608 died in motor vehicle accidents in 2019. Under Georgia law, children 8 […]
How Much Should I Expect From a Georgia Car Accident Settlement
Key Points You have recently been hurt in a car accident in Georgia. Maybe you were injured in or near Atlanta, or your crash was somewhere in North or South Georgia. One of the first questions that people want answered after a serious car or truck wreck is how much a car accident claim settlement […]
How Long Should It Take to Receive Compensation After a Georgia Car Accident?
How long it takes to receive compensation or payment from an insurance company after a car accident usually depends on the type of payment and how serious the injuries are. This article explains the time frames involved in receiving payments after a collision. Key Points: A common question we are asked is how long does […]
What to Know About Georgia’s Auto Insurance Coverage Requirements
Involved in a car accident? Our guide to Georgia auto insurance law and how to make a claim may be helpful after your collision. Key Points There are around 400,000 car wrecks on Georgia’s roads each year. Many of these accidents result in insurance claims to compensate victims for their damages and injuries. Unfortunately, auto […]
How To Recover Compensation for Lost Income Due to a Car Accident
Your settlement compensation after a car accident in Georgia may include recovering past and future lost income and earnings. This guide explains how lost pay can be included in your personal injury damage claim. Key Points When a Georgia or Atlanta-area car accident has left you unable to work, you may be able to be […]
How Accident Lawyers Can Help With Your Roundabout Injury Case
Key Points: Despite the safety improvements Roundabouts provide, dangerous accidents still occur. And, because Roundabouts are still relatively new, there is still confusion about how these intersections work and who is responsible in the event of an accident. Don’t let the insurance company dodge responsibility if you have been hit by a negligent driver in […]
What to Do If Your Car Accident Was Caused By Someone Texting and Driving
Key Points: Georgia law prohibits texting while driving In Georgia it is illegal for any driver to write, send or read a text message while driving. O.C.G.A. 40-6-241. This also includes looking at the internet, watching videos, or any other electronic communication. It is no excuse for a driver to claim that he or she […]
What You Should Know about Side-Impact Accident Legal Claims
Key Points: There are all kinds of situations that can result in a side-impact car accident, whether caused by simple carelessness or a deliberate traffic violation. With Atlanta’s many congested roadways and interstates, these types of collisions are a daily occurrence and often produce catastrophic injuries. If you are involved in a side-impact accident, establishing […]
How Settlements Are Calculated in Georgia Car Accident Injury Cases
Key Points: When negotiating with an insurance company for a settlement agreement, understanding how the case should be calculated can help you identify if the insurance company is negotiating in good faith. Insurance companies often use accident victims’ inexperience against them during negotiations, making them believe that they are being properly compensated when they actually […]
How to Determine Who Is At-Fault for a Rear-End Accident in Georgia
Key Points The sheer number of drivers on the roads and the fact that drivers are more distracted than ever by cell phones and other electronic devices means rear-end accidents in Georgia and nationwide are, unfortunately, inevitable. While rear-end accidents are usually thought of as simple fender benders, these accidents can sometimes cause serious injuries. […]
How Car Accident Insurance Settlements Are Divided Among Multiple Victims
When a Georgia or Atlanta area car accident involves only one at-fault driver and one victim, negotiating a settlement with the insurance company can be fairly straightforward. However, some types of collisions involve more than one driver or more than one injury victim. This can mean that the amount of insurance available to cover the […]
5 Crucial Photographs to Take at the Scene and After a Car Accident
Key Points: After a car accident, an insurance company – or if your case goes to trial, a jury must consider different people’s stories to recall a traumatic event. These recollections often dissolve into “he said – she said” situations. Sometimes, human memories can be flawed, but photographs can tell the precise story of the accident […]
Why Medical Records Are Crucial to Your Car Accident Case
Key Points: Clients sometimes wonder why at the Millar Law Firm we put such great emphasis on getting a complete and accurate copy of your medical records as quickly as possible following an accident. When you’ve been injured in an accident, your legal team needs to thoroughly understand your medical history. Why?We know through our […]
Why It’s Important to Collect Witness Testimonies After a Car Accident
Key Points: Most people believe in doing what’s right and seeing that people are treated fairly. This includes people who witness car accidents. A witness to a car wreck can be the difference between winning and losing your case – especially if the at-fault driver is trying to blame you or someone else for causing […]
How Expert Witnesses Can Help You Win Your Accident Case
Proper use of expert testimony can often make the difference between winning and losing your Georgia personal injury case. But did you know that personal injury attorneys also can use expert witnesses to increase the value of your injury case, even if the facts of the actual injury incident are not in dispute? In this […]
How Police Reports May Help With Your Georgia Car Accident Injury Claim
Key Points: Insurance companies and car accident lawyers rely on crash reports to help make early decisions about fault and damage when evaluating injury cases. This Georgia legal guide can be a resource if you need to make an insurance claim after a car, truck, or motorcycle accident. If you are involved in a car […]
What Happens If an Insurance Company Acts in Bad Faith?
Key Points: Traditionally, insurance companies have a unique status under the law based on the nature of their business—selling the promise of protection. When you purchase coverage from an insurance carrier, that company promises to pay your damages under the terms of the policy should you have an accident. If you’re liable for someone else’s […]
Why It’s Important to Report Car Accidents and What to Do When They’re Not Reported
Key Points: Calling the Police After an Accident May Not only Be Legally Required, it is Often The Safest Thing to do. After a car accident in Georgia, the drivers are to exchange license and insurance information, regardless of the severity of the accident. But, some drivers are upset and uncooperative. Some at-fault drivers refuse […]
Here Are 8 Crucial Photos to Take After a Car Accident
Key Points: In the seconds following a car accident, being able to act quickly is essential. Thinking on your feet and taking action can be the difference between a fair settlement offer that fully covers the extent of your injuries, and one that barely scratches the surface. One of the most important things that you […]
How Do You Receive Compensation After Your Georgia Car Accident Case Settles?
Key Points: How Are Car Accident Settlements Calculated, Paid and Collected? If you are reading this, you or a friend or family member may have been injured in a car accident that was not your fault and wondering how at-fault drivers, their employer or their insurance may pay your eventual settlement. In Georgia, a negligent […]
What Is Road Rage, and How Can Victims Seek Compensation?
If you have been the victim of a car or truck accident caused by road rage, our law firm has put together this legal resource for you. The Millar Law Firm represents victims of road rage and aggressive driving in the Atlanta area and across Georgia. Key Points: What It Is Road rage is aggressive, […]
How Much Is a Concussion Settlement Worth?
This guide explains how, in Georgia, the settlement value of a concussion due to a car, motorcycle or truck accident is based on several factors including: the amount of medical bills, how severe the head injury is, and whether it is permanent. Key Points: Georgia personal injury case settlement values in concussion cases vary widely, […]
How You Can Receive a Fair Settlement in Your Georgia Car Accident Case
Key Points: You’ve been in an accident. People are hurt, cars are wrecked. What do you do now? Should you call an attorney right away, or should you wait to see what happens? The moments following an automobile accident can be chaotic and confusing. Your first instinct, of course, is to help the injured and […]
How to Handle Medical Bills as You Wait for Your Accident Case to Settle
Have you been injured and do not know how your medical bills will be paid? Don’t panic. This article written by our Georgia accident and injury lawyers will explain your options to pay for medical care. Key Points: After any Georgia car accident or other injury, you are responsible to pay for your own medical […]
How to Get Compensation for Your Vehicle After a Car Accident With Injuries
Key Points: When people are injured in car accidents, it’s common for the vehicles involved to be heavily damaged. If a vehicle is repairable, the repair costs can usually be recovered from the negligent driver’s insurance company, or repaired by your own insurance company – but you may have to pay a deductible. When a […]
When Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Car Accident?
KEY POINTS In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, so much remains unknown. You may face uncertainty about the extent of your injuries, your ability to keep working, and the effect on your financial future. Because the financial outcome of the accident is unclear, many victims assume they can put off hiring an attorney […]
Can I File a Car Accident Claim in Georgia If I was Partly At-Fault?
KEY POINTS: What Is Comparative Negligence? When it comes to car accidents, it’s not always one driver who is totally to blame. Sometimes, multiple drivers may have been partially negligent and contributed to the accident. In these instances, Georgia law uses comparative negligence to determine each driver’s percentage of fault. If an accident victim’s actions contributed to […]
What Is Insurance Subrogation and How Does it Work?
Key Points: After being in a car accident, you may have bills and expenses related to the accident and your medical care. In some cases, your auto or medical insurance providers may pay for related expenses, such as medical bills, car repairs, or property damage related to your accident. But because the at-fault party (or […]
What Is the Settlement Value for a Shoulder Injury Caused by a Car Accident?
When you think of all the injuries that can happen in a car accident, shoulder injuries may seem like an unlikely outcome. While shoulder injuries occur more often than you may think in accidents, insurance companies usually try to undervalued or even ignore these injury claims. However, the shoulder is an important and commonly used […]
How Settlement Values Are Calculated For Knee Injury Cases After a Car Accident
As you know, knee injuries can be painful, costly, and life-changing. This injury case guide will help you understand how knee injuries are reviewed and valued by insurance companies and Georgia car accident injury lawyers. Key Points: How Are Settlement Values Calculated in Georgia Car Accident Knee Injury Cases? Knee injuries caused by car accidents […]
Spinal Cord Injuries That Can Be Caused by a Car Accident
Key Points: When one automobile collides with another, the sudden impact can exert a tremendous force on the driver’s back and neck. As a result, many people who have been involved in car accidents experience symptoms of a spinal cord injury. If you have been in a car accident, you should pay close attention to […]
What to Do If You Suffered a Hip Injury From a Car Accident
Our Atlanta personal injury law firm handles serious hip injury cases. This Georgia legal article explains your rights to damages and compensation. Key Points: Hip injury cases can be proven by the forces of impact and medical expert testimony. Medical care for hip injuries is expensive. Who pays for it? As you may know, hip […]
Where to Get a Copy of Your Georgia Car Accident Police Report
Key Points: When you are involved in a serious car accident, treating your injuries is only the beginning of your recovery process. The next step will be to locate the necessary documentation to obtain compensation for your injuries and damages in an insurance claim. To start, you will want to get a copy of the police […]
How a Car Accident Settlement Is Valued for a Whiplash Claim in Georgia
What is the settlement value of a whiplash injury case in the Atlanta area? This guide discusses how Georgia personal injury lawyers value and prove neck injury and whiplash claims. Key Points: Questions Answered: The Definition of Whiplash and How Long Does it Usually Last? Whiplash is the spraining and/or straining of the neck and/or shoulder […]
Can You Seek Compensation for Minor or Small Car Accidents in Georgia?
Key Points: Minor accidents can be more costly than they initially appear to be, and the costs can add up quickly. If you’ve been in a minor car accident, you may be wondering if it’s possible to sue the at-fault driver to recover money for the costs incurred. Luckily, the size of an accident is […]
Should You Use Health Insurance to Pay for Medical Bills After a Car Accident in Georgia?
This Georgia legal guide explains how health insurance may pay your medical bills after a car accident and until your injury case settles. Key Points: Topics Covered and Questions Answered: In the State of Georgia all drivers are required to carry automobile insurance that covers property damage and car repairs or medical care if he […]
How 911 Calls Can Help You Win Your Georgia Car Accident Case
This Atlanta Advocate Legal Guide explains how audio recordings and electronic data from 911 can help win your Georgia car accident case. Find out more here: Key Points: After being involved in a car accident, most people will contact 911 to report the incident and request first-responder assistance. On a busy road or highway, other […]
How to Seek Compensation for Lost Income Due to a Car Accident
What happens if you’re unable to work because of your injuries? Can you recover lost wages after a Georgia car accident? The answer is yes, but it may not be as easy as you think. Keep reading to learn more. Key Points: Can You Recover Lost Wages After A Georgia Car Accident? Yes. Legally, if […]
What Is Traumatic Brain Injury, and How to Seek Compensation After an Accident
Key Points: What Is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury that alters brain functions. Some TBIs are caused by external forces or trauma to the head. These impact injuries may occur in two ways: A closed brain injury means there was no penetration to the brain or break in the skull, […]
Why It’s Important to Get a Physical Examination After an Accident
Key Points: Unless you are transported to the hospital by ambulance immediately following an accident due to obvious or severe injuries, you may wonder if a doctor’s visit is necessary. While you may be tempted to wait for or skip a medical evaluation, doing so can hurt you further in the end. In stressful situations, […]
Why Credible Witnesses May Help You Win a Larger Car Accident Settlement
After a Georgia car or truck accident, finding one or more credible witnesses may help you or your attorney prove that you deserve fair compensation. This Georgia legal resource written by our attorneys may help. Key Points: When a motor vehicle accident happens in the busy Atlanta region, there’s a good chance other drivers, pedestrians, […]
How Car Accidents May Rupture Your Spleen, and Why You Should Seek Help
Key Points: What can you expect from a car accident? Nothing good. The first question you ask when you learn about a crash involving a friend or loved one is, “Was anyone hurt?” Simply put, humans are not designed for high-speed collisions of tons of metal. The results often are horrific, with the five most […]
Should You Hire a Lawyer If You Were Not at Fault for a Car Accident?
Sometimes it’s obvious who is responsible for a car accident. If you know the other driver was at fault, you might think you have an “easy” claim and don’t need an attorney. However, there’s more to a car accident case than proving fault. In fact, proving fault is just the first step on a long […]
What Happens If the At-Fault Driver is Killed in a Georgia Car Accident?
Key Points: When you are involved in a serious car accident in Georgia, the driver responsible for causing the crash can be held liable for the costs, even if that at-fault driver did not survive the collision. Whether it’s medical costs, lost wages, or past and future pain and suffering, you can hold the (deceased) […]
How Traffic Tickets May Impact Your Georgia Car Accident Injury Case?
In Georgia, how a traffic ticket was handled after a car accident can help win your personal injury case. Learn more in this legal guide by The Millar Law Firm. Key Points: It can be easy to assume that whoever is given a traffic citation after an automobile crash automatically loses an accident case or […]
What to Know If You Suffered Whiplash From a Car Accident
Key Points: Atlanta’s congested highways and stop-and-go traffic cause many rear-end collisions. Many drivers and passengers involved in collisions on Atlanta’s busy roads sustain neck sprains or strains as a result of the sudden impact. These soft tissue injuries are commonly known as whiplash injury. A whiplash injury can cause intense pain and discomfort and limit an accident […]
Is There a Perfect Time to Sue After a Car Accident?
Key Points: The Importance of Timing with Car Accident Legal Claims When someone files a legal claim for a car accident, they are making a claim for damages from an insurance company. Your timing matters when filing an insurance claim because it can significantly impact your recovery. If a claim is filed too early, you […]
Will My Car Insurance Rates Increase After a Car Accident in Georgia?
Key Points: Questions Answered: One reason that people fear reporting a car accident to their insurance company after an accident is the fact that often times, car insurance rates will increase after a claim. If you have been in a car accident in the state of Georgia, here are some things you need to know […]
Atlanta’s Busiest Roads and How To Avoid Them
Key Points: Atlanta is the home of six major interstates, and is therefore a haven for traffic, large trucks, and congestion. The combination of vehicles travelling at interstate speeds, heavy traffic and impatient aggressive drivers can be dangerous. If you frequently drive or commute in Atlanta, knowing which roads are busiest—and therefore most dangerous—and alternate […]