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Crashes Caused by Truck Tires Cause Concern in Georgia

June 04, 2020

GEORGIA- Car crashes caused by loose truck tires are leading to concerns in Georgia, according to 13WMAZ.COM. In one incident, a woman was killed when two tires broke from a large truck and traveled across multiple lanes of Interstate 75 before crashing through her windshield. The 36-year-old woman died instantly in that incident.*

Busy Houston County Intersection Causes Concern for Local Drivers

June 04, 2020

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA- Wgxa.com writes that a major intersection in Houston County has become a cause for concern among many residents in the area. Reporters spoke to one man who frequently travels through the intersection of Houston Lake Boulevard and Georgia Highway 49. The local resident explained that he often fears that he will be involved in, or witness a crash at the site and that he advises others to avoid that intersection if possible.*

The Most Dangerous Roads For Car Wrecks in Georgia

June 02, 2020

ATLANTA, GA- A recent study reviewed the most dangerous roads in Georgia to find the places where car crashes are more likely to occur during the summer months, according to PATCH.COM. The researchers evaluated data from 2015, 2016, and 2017 to come to their conclusions. The road that topped the list was Interstate 75, where 111 people were killed in crashes during the summer months in those three years. The next deadliest road was Interstate 20, where 55 deaths occurred, followed by Interstate 16, which saw 35 fatalities. Interstate 95 ran through multiple states and made its way into the top three deadliest place to drive in eight separate states.*

Teen Drivers at Risk During the 100 Deadliest Days

May 30, 2020

TAMPA, FL- Wkrg.com writes that as we head into summer, teen drivers are entering the most dangerous time of the year to be on the road. The AAA states that 30 percent of fatalities involving teenagers take place during the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. With teens out of school, they have more time to be out on the road, which increases the risk of them being involved in a collision.*

Horry County Has the Highest Number of Traffic Accident Deaths in South Carolina

May 27, 2020

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. - According to a news report published on WPDE.com, Horry County has the greatest number of traffic accident-related deaths in South Carolina.  The report indicates that in 2019 there were 738 people who tragically lost their lives on South Carolina roads. Sixty-one of those fatalities are from crashes that occurred in Horry County.  This is substantial, showing that more than 8% of South Carolina's traffic deaths occurred in Horry County in 2019.

Boat Safety Tips in Georgia

May 27, 2020

ALBANY, GA- Wtvm.com writes that the boating season is gearing up in Georgia and with so many people heading out on the water, it is important that everyone remember to practice safe boating habits. A spokesperson for Georgia Power offered boaters some advice on how to stay safe while enjoying the state’s waterways.*

Self-Driving Truck Company Closes Down

May 25, 2020

USA- Jalopnik.com writes that self-driving trucks are getting a lot of attention as these vehicles hit the road, already transporting goods. Starsky Robotics had some impressive milestones, including being the first company to have an autonomous truck operate on a public road. However, the company is now closing its doors.

Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Homes

May 25, 2020

Pressure ulcers, or bedsores, plague the bedridden and the elderly. Bedsores are painful and dangerous. Bedsores can easily become infected and threaten the life of the patient. Moreover, healing the bedsore is very difficult. The patient must be periodically moved to relieve the pressure on the point where the sore developed. Nursing home doctors, nurses, and assistants must be cognizant of the problem at all times. However, the care at many nursing homes falls measurably below the appropriate standard of care. The nursing home that refuses or fails to treat bedsores might be committing nursing home abuse. The nursing home abuse attorneys with Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law understand how painful bedsores can be and how quickly one's life can deteriorate once bedsores develop.

Rumble Strips Added on Georgia Roads For Driver Safety

May 20, 2020

PUTNAM COUNTY, GA- 41nbc.com writes that more than 50 percent of deadly collisions occur because of a driver who veers across the center line in the road. The Georgia Department of Transportation is now trying to improve safety for drivers in the state by installing rumble strips on roadways throughout eight different counties.*

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Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.