Drivers in Fulton County are likely aware of what damages an accident can cause. One single car collision may leave a driver suffering from painful or debilitating injury, increased cost of insurance or large medical and possibly legal costs. When combined, these hurdles can make dealing with a severe accident very difficult.
In order to protect themselves financially in a medical malpractice lawsuit, many doctors in Georgia carry medical malpractice insurance, although this type of insurance is not required of medical practitioners in the state. Doctor errors happen all the time not only in Georgia, but across the country. If a medical mistake that resulted in the personal injury or death of a patient was determined to be preventable, victims are entitled to compensation. If a doctor does not carry malpractice insurance, he or she must cover the compensation directly.
Most Atlanta residents haven’t yet forgotten last year’s storm season that caused numerous accidents and injuries due to the icy conditions. While it’s rare for it to snow in the area, ice storms are a more common occurrence – and are extremely dangerous, both for vehicle traffic and those on foot. During the fall and the upcoming winter, people should be aware of the risks of slipping and falling when the weather gets wet or icy.
Chances are that you frequently encounter large trucks on a regular basis on Georgia roadways, particularly on busy freeways. The size and speed of these vehicles can often present a danger to you and others sharing the road. While a number of factors can contribute to trucking accidents, such as alcohol use, speeding and reckless driving, fatigue is a serious issue for many truck drivers and has been increasing in recent years.