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March 2013 Archives

Man on way to DUI school hits crossing guard, breaking his ankle

Crossing guards in Georgia often have a thankless job. When they do everything they're supposed to, nothing happens: kids arrive at school as planned. When things go wrong, however, they can go very wrong: speeding drivers can turn an otherwise bucolic scene into a nightmare. Crossing guards have to put themselves in harm's way all the time when they do their jobs. An inattentive or negligent driver can do some real damage to a basically defenseless crossing guard.

Woman killed when truck hits her SUV, pushes vehicle into bus

As we have written on this blog in the last several weeks about car accidents in the Atlanta area, it is apparent that many accidents are caused when people are unprepared for conditions that arise. This may be because a driver is distracted; a cell phone call or an argumentative passenger can mean that an unexpected hazard in the road could lead to an accident.

Driver exits car after accident, is fatally struck on road

When someone in Atlanta is involved in a car accident, officials generally recommend that people stay inside their vehicles until help arrives. People who have been in an accident might have suffered some shock as a result of the crash and may not be completely cognizant of their surroundings; also, someone who is injured might aggravate their injuries by trying to move without being evaluated first by emergency personnel.

Man charged with DUI in wake of fatal Atlanta accident

When someone in Atlanta dies as a result of a motor vehicle accident, a grieving family may want to file a wrongful death claim if the death is the result of someone's negligence. A family in Atlanta may have to consider that possibility after a woman who had been injured in a fatal car accident died as a result of her injuries.

Tennessee Titan charged with DUI - flips truck with two passengers

It never fails that professional sports stars find themselves in the news during the offseason making highlight reels for the complete wrong reasons. Recently, one of the Tennessee Titans players, tight end Brandon Barden, found himself on the wrong end of a drunken driving report.

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