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Three Die In Georgia Car Crash

By Grant Law Office on August 26, 2015 - Comments off

Tragedy struck three Conyers, Georgia area families late last month when a car traveling eastbound on I-20 ran off the road and hit a tree. According to a report from ABC affiliate WJBF Channel 6, investigators believe the car was speeding when the accident took place. Read the rest »

The Ever Present Danger of Car Accidents

By Grant Law Office on August 10, 2015 - Comments off

Just last month, a car accident in DeKalb County killed three people. According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, a white Mercedes SUV ran a red light and hit a car carrying two women and one man. All three were killed in the collision. Reportedly, the driver of the Mercedes attempted to flee but was restrained by witnesses until the police arrived. Read the rest »

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The Danger of Distracted Driving in Georgia

By Grant Law Office on August 3, 2015 - Comments off

People are dying at an alarming rate along Georgia roadways this year. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, almost 700 people have been killed in the first seven months of 2015. That is 14 percent higher than the number of traffic deaths we had during the same period in 2014. We could hit 1,300 driving deaths statewide by the end of the year. Local CBS 46 speculates that this increase is related to the number of distracted drivers on the road. Read the rest »

What Causes Most Truck Accidents?

By Grant Law Office on July 28, 2015 - Comments off

2015 has been a tragic year on Georgia’s roadways. Less than a month after a semi-truck accident killed five nursing students from Georgia Southern University, another big rig collision was responsible for five more deaths. Both multi-fatality accidents occurred on Interstate 16 near Savannah. According to a report on from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution website, witnesses described the tractor trailer as “drifting in and out of lanes” before smashing into cars in front of it. Authorities suspect the truck’s driver may have fallen asleep. Read the rest »

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Your Rights Concerning Medical Malpractice

By Grant Law Office on July 20, 2015 - Comments off

As you might know, Georgia Senate Bill 86 failed to pass this spring. This is a good thing for residents of the Peach State. Senate Bill 86, or the Patient Compensation Act, would’ve created a new administrative system, the first of its kind in the country, which would handle all malpractice claims instead of the courts. Read the rest »

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Honda Adds More Vehicles to Airbag Recall

By Grant Law Office on July 10, 2015 - Comments off

Over the past seven years, Honda has recalled over 20 million vehicles for defective Takata airbags. According to a news report in The Wall Street Journal, Honda has just added another 4.5 million to the list of recalled vehicles for the same problem. The expanded recall now includes certain vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2011. The majority of previously recalled vehicles were from the early 2000s, but the most recent recalls show that newer vehicles are potentially dangerous as well. In May, Honda recalled vehicles as new as model-year 2014. Read the rest »

Posted in: Airbag Injury

Car Crashes into Daycare Injuring Children

By Grant Law Office on June 27, 2015 - Comments off

Two children were injured in a Gwinnett County car accident when a vehicle crashed into a daycare center. According to a WSB TV news report, the car crash occurred at the Learning Hive Child Development Center on Scenic Highway 124 in Lawrenceville. Officials say the van crashed into the daycare after the driver swerved to avoid another car that had turned onto the roadway. Of the four children and two teachers in the room at the time of the collision, two children suffered minor injuries. Officials have cited the other driver involved and said that heavy rain may have contributed to the crash as well. Read the rest »

Posted in: Child Injury

Takata Still Uses Chemical Linked to Fatal Airbag Defect

By Grant Law Office on June 22, 2015 - Comments off

Atlanta Product LiabilityThe defective Takata airbags found in about 34 million autos in the United States are capable of blasting shrapnel into a car when deployed. This hazardous defect has already led to six deaths and more than 100 injuries. Despite months of testing, The Washington Post reports that Takata still does not know what makes their airbags explode when triggered. Read the rest »

Posted in: Airbag Injury

Georgia Expands Highway Safety Efforts

By Grant Law Office on June 17, 2015 - Comments off

Within the past two months, 10 people have been killed along the I-16 near Savannah in truck-related chain reaction crashes. In an effort to deter dangerous drivers and prevent future fatal truck accidents, Governor Deal has announced a significant increase in the number of highway safety officers. According to a WSAV news report, The Georgia Department of Public Safety and the Georgia Port Authority are partnering to add 60 commercial vehicle enforcement officers. Officials hope the increase in activity will decrease the number of crashes along Georgia highways. Read the rest »

Posted in: Legal Updates

Have a Perfect Father’s Day in Atlanta

By Grant Law Office on June 13, 2015 - Comments off

Father’s Day is drawing near, which means sons and daughters everywhere are scrambling to plan the perfect day for their fathers. Your dad, much like most other dads, isn’t giving you any hints as to what he wants to do. He says he’s fine with anything. But you don’t want to just give him “anything;” you want to show him how much you appreciate him for the sacrifices he has made out of love for you. Read the rest »

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