An 18-year-old woman has been taken into custody after a man was killed in a car accident in Georgia on Sept. 17. Authorities reported that they responded to an anonymous tip that led to the teen's arrest in the wrongful death. The victim had just been released from Douglasville jail and walked outside when he was hit. She was held without bond.
A PT Cruiser was hit by a tractor-trailer in Georgia around 11 p.m. when it was attempting to make a turn onto Satellite Boulevard at Shawnee Industrial Way. The accident happened on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
The second fatal traffic accident in a week in north Forsyth County has claimed the life of a 19-year old man in a motorcycle collision with a pick-up truck on Heardsville Road. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has identified the dead motorcyclist as a resident of Pisgah Road in Cumming.
A Georgia man has been taken into police custody after fleeing a car crash that caused the death of his girlfriend. The man now faces eight charges, including hit and run, drunk driving, homicide by vehicle and driving without a valid license.
There are various ways to calculate how much a life is worth in a wrongful death lawsuit, according to a recent article in Hawaii Business. Wrongful death lawsuits are designed to give monetary damages to a victim's family members and dependents for their economic loss. Typically, tort law calculates the value of a person's life. However, the law may do it differently based on an individual's career.
Sports fans in Georgia may have heard about the wreck involving a former Atlanta Hawks player and a couple near the intersection of Tara Avenue and North Boulevard in Jonesboro. According to police, the former Hawk crossed the median of Tara Avenue at around 1:15 p.m. and collided head-on with the other vehicle. The car crash resulted in injuries to the two drivers and the death of a third occupant.