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Blog Archive - May, 2022

85 Articles

Sanitation Worker Tragically Loses a Leg After He Was Hit By Distracted Driver

May 31, 2022

A Waste Connections worker was struck by a Toyota RAV 4 that crashed into their garbage truck.* According to the news report, the Toyota RAV 4 driver was texting while driving, resulting in their vehicle pinning the worker against the truck. The worker's leg was tragically severed. The crash occurred last Monday morning at approximately 8:15 by the corner of Shrewsberry Court and River Road.

Georgia Department of Public Safety Urges Drivers to Use Caution This Memorial Day Weekend

May 23, 2022

GEORGIA – According to an online news report published on, the Georgia state patrol, along with other law enforcement officers from other law enforcement agencies, will be in full force throughout the Memorial Day weekend. Moreover, the Georgia Department of Public Safety is encouraging motorists to exercise safe driving habits this memorial day weekend. 

Emergency First Responders Exposed to Potentially Toxic Substance at Accident Scene

May 23, 2022

According to an online news report published on, seven emergency first responders responded to an accident in northern Georgia.* While at the scene of the accident, the first responders were exposed to an unknown toxic substance that caused them to be hospitalized. At this time, law enforcement authorities do not know what the toxic substance was that caused the rescue crew to become severely sick. 

Semi-Tractor-Trailer Truck Rear-End Collision Lawsuit Attorneys

May 09, 2022

Rear-end collisions caused by semi-tractor-trailer trucks can be caused by poor maintenance. For example, an 18-wheeler's braking system could be damaged or worn down, making it hard for the trucker to stop their semi before hitting a vehicle in front of them. In some truck accident cases involving mechanical issues, a claim might be filed against the mechanic who did not repair or maintain the truck's braking system. If the truck driver is employed by a trucking or transportation company, that company might also be held liable for damages.

What is Highway Hypnosis and How to Prevent It

May 09, 2022

Some drivers often experience a strange event when driving, called “Highway Hypnosis.” Highway Hypnosis is a trance-like state in which a person who is safely driving a motor vehicle has no recollection of actually driving. Highway Hypnosis may cause drivers to “zone out“ while driving short distances or several hundreds of miles. 

How a Motorcycle Attorney Can Help You with Your Motorcycle Injury Claim

May 09, 2022

If you or someone you love has been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is important that you speak with a qualified Motorcycle Accident Attorney about your situation. If the motorcycle crash was the fault of another driver, you or your loved one may be able to obtain monetary compensation for pain and suffering, injuries, property damage, and other accident related damages, depending on the facts and circumstances of your particular incident.  By retaining legal counsel, you and your loved ones can focus on healing while your attorney focuses on obtaining the maximum monetary compensation available in your potential case.

Seven of the Most Common Work-Related Accidents

May 05, 2022

report from the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) states that daily occupational fatalities have dropped from 38 deaths per day back in 1970 to 15 deaths per day in 2019. The number of deaths and injuries has dropped due to improvements in workplace safety measures. The most common work-related injuries are overexertion, slips and falls, and equipment accidents. Most workplace accidents are preventable when proper precautions are taken and companies follow OSHA's guidelines. However, workplace accidents due occur, and this article will discuss the most common workplace injuries.

Open Fracture Lawsuit Lawyers - Montlick & Associates

May 04, 2022

Open fractures are bone breaks that tear through soft tissue and the skin. In some open fractures, the soft tissue wound is far from the actual bone break. These fractures are dangerous as they can lead to substantial blood loss and can become infected easily. These types of bone fractures usually occur after a car accident or a serious fall. If you or a member of your family have been injured because of the negligent actions of another, our national personal injury lawyers are ready to protect your valuable legal rights. Our personal injury law firm is committed to recovering full compensation for your injuries, pain, suffering, property damage, and other damages. 

Tennessee's Bentley's Law Signed into Tennessee Law

May 02, 2022

Tennessee's DUI Manslaughter Law, Bentley's Law, Requires Offenders to Pay Child Support Payments to Victims' Children

TENNESSEE - According to an online news report posted on, Tennessee lawmakers have decided to crack down on drunk drivers who cause fatal car accidents.

Common Injuries Sustained in Severe Rear-End Collisions

May 02, 2022

One of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents are rear-end collisions. Rear-end accidents range in severity depending on the speed of the at-fault driver. The most serious rear-end crashes occur when the at-fault driver fails to reduce their speed prior to the collision. These high-speed rear-end wrecks are often caused by drunk drivers or drivers who are driving while distracted. 

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