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Ways to Stay Safe on the Roads This Holiday Season

A sudden car accident can quickly ruin a person’s holiday season. As snow begins to pile up on the roads, a person’s risk of being involved in a car accident can increase by a large ...
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It Is Child Passenger Safety Week 2016

Keeping toddlers, children, and teenagers safe while in a car and on-the-go is everyone’s responsibility. In order to help spread awareness of the dangers the young and little ones can face ...
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DRAM Shop Laws in Georgia

Driving on the road today can be a dangerous activity and the potential for an accident greatly increases when alcohol is involved. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ...
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Uber & Lyft Vehicle Accidents

If you have needed a taxi anytime in the past few years, chances are that you have used or heard of the companies Lyft and Uber. These are relatively new types of companies that offer an alternative ...
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Injuries on Ride at Lake Winnie Amusement Park

Two young boys, both age 9, were thrown from an amusement park attraction at Lake Winnie Amusement Park in Rossville, Georgia in late July. One of the boys suffered minor injuries, and the other ...
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Should Trampoline Safety Be Regulated by the Government?

Despite being routinely marketed as kid and family friendly outdoor equipment, trampolines cause tens of thousands of injuries each year, many of which are considered severe. While the majority of ...
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Were You Injured In an Electrocution Accident?

Electrical burn injuries and accidental electrocutions are all too common occurrences. Whether they be caused by dangerous products, unsafe premises, or workplace accidents, the consequences of these ...
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Social Connections for the Law Offices of K. Douglas Cook

Were you injured because of someone's negligent actions? If you are in pursuit of compensation for the damages you have suffered, Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Doug Cook has the resources needed ...
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Who Is Liable in a Multiple-Vehicle Accident?

While car accidents involving two vehicles can be relatively simple to recreate and assess fault, determining who did what after a large-scale crash can be much more difficult. A single collision on a ...
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Hoverboard Accidents on the Rise

Electronically-powered, two-wheeled hoverboards have led to a concerning string of accidents, injuries, and property damage ever since they grew in popularity in the holiday season of 2015. In the ...
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The Benefits of Contingency Fees

If you are in search of an attorney to represent your personal injury case, it is highly recommended that you seek a lawyer that works on a contingency basis. When an attorney accepts a case on ...
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Importance of Causation in Personal Injury Cases

Every personal injury case revolves around someone else’s negligence, carelessness, or intentional wrongdoing. Proving that what they did was the direct cause of your injuries and suffering, ...
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Hit & Run Accidents in Georgia

Other than discovering that no one was seriously hurt, one of the only soothing things about a car accident is finding out that the other driver has appropriate insurance that will pay for your ...
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Accidents Caused by Truck Equipment Failure

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has an extensive list of regulations that truck drivers and trucking companies need to follow to ensure that everyone on the road is as safe as ...
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Creating An Injury Claim for a Motorcycle Accident in Atlanta

On the busy and crowded streets of Atlanta, Georgia, it is not uncommon for a traffic collision to occur. At a greater risk than other people on the roadways, motorcyclists have to be particularly ...
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Are There Any Long-Term Health Effects from a Concussion?

Although awareness is growing about the danger of concussions, this damaging injury is still a prevalent problem for athletes in contact sports. One study showed that nearly four million concussions ...
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Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Every day throughout the country, someone gets behind the wheel of a car thinking they can make it home despite their exhaustion. Next thing they know, their choices resulted in a serious accident ...
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What to Do After You Have Been in an Accident

The initial impact of being hit by another driver, followed by confusion as to what just happened, coupled with concern over whether it was your fault – almost everyone is familiar with the ...
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