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What Are the Rights of Pedestrians in Georgia Crosswalks?

In March 2018, a 29-year-old man was killed on Cobb Parkway in suburban Atlanta.  He was on a crosswalk in Marietta. The accident highlighted how drivers routinely flout the rights of pedestrians on Georgia crosswalks. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on how...

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Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?

There are many reasons to bring a wrongful death lawsuit in Georgia. A family member may have been killed in a car accident, an industrial accident or a fall. However, only certain parties can bring a wrongful death action. Georgia law outlines who is able to bring a...

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Uber Driver is Sued for Alleged Multiple Sexual Assaults

Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have faced an unending series of lawsuits in recent years. As well as claims brought by passengers involved in accidents, passengers brought sex crimes lawsuits. In a recent case, an Uber driver was sued for alleged multiple...

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Are You Required to Report a Car Accident in Georgia?

Most of us will be involved in a few car accidents in our lives. They are most likely to be fender benders but accidents with injuries are not uncommon. Many people involved in a car accident in Georgia are unsure about the rules for reporting them. Most states...

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What Are Georgia’s Motorcycle Safety Laws?

Riding a motorcycle can be hazardous in Georgia and elsewhere. For this reason, Georgia has a raft of motorcycle safety laws aimed at protecting riders. In some cases, these laws go above and beyond those car drivers must comply with. Georgia’s motorcycle helmet law...

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Can You Refuse a Field Sobriety Test in Georgia?

Field sobriety tests are conducted to establish how intoxicated a DUI suspect is in Georgia and elsewhere. They are often administered by police officers before a breath or blood test. You do not have to take a field sobriety test in Georgia. So-called Standard Field...

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Atlanta Rapper is Indicted Over Multiple Drug Charges

Many people in the music industry have been charged and convicted of drug crimes over the last few decades. In Atlanta, rapper Young Thug was indicted on multiple drug charges stemming from an arrest last year in Brookhaven. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported...

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