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Our Georgia Auto Accident Lawyers at Montlick and Associates know that those who are involved in a car accident while traveling the streets and highways of Georgia typically have many questions about their options and remedies. Motor vehicles accidents can cause life-altering injuries or the loss of a loved one, regardless of whether you are a driver, passenger, motorcyclist or pedestrian. Our auto accident attorneys have provided this blog to answer general questions about legal claims arising out of car crashes, to provide a resource to other lawyers, and to promote safe practices that can prevent accidents before they happen. While this blog covers the practical, factual and legal issues regarding a broad range of vehicle accidents, we know that you may have specific questions, so we invite you to contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Georgia Car Accident Attorneys.

Our attorneys offer high quality legal representation to those throughout Georgia and the Southeast who have been injured in any type of auto, truck, SUV, bus, train, motorcycle, pedestrian or bike accident. Contact us 24/7 to at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You should also feel free to use our 24-hour Live Online Chat or Free Case Evaluation Form.


NHTSA Opens New Investigations into Tesla Autopilot Accidents

January 24, 2023

According to a news report published on CBTNews.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened up two additional Tesla fatal accident investigations concerning Tesla's Autopilot or Full Self Driving (FSD) systems. Currently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has more than 40 accident open investigations concerning Tesla's self-driving features. Fourteen of the crash investigations involve fatal accidents. 

Why Has Tesla Stopped Reporting its Autopilot Safety Numbers?

January 20, 2023

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a Tesla slammed into a police cruiser in Cochise County, Arizona in 2020, sparking an investigation into Tesla's Autopilot. The National Highway Transportation Highway Administration is investigating as many as eight fatal accidents involving Tesla's Autopilot. 

Science Provides an Understanding of Distracted Driving Dangers

January 17, 2023

Drivers today understand that cell phone use while driving is a very risky behavior. However, most people do not understand the science behind this danger to public safety. According to one study, taking one's eyes off the road is not the most significant risk associated with distracted driving. Researchers have found that the gravest danger presented by drivers using cell phones is "Recognition Error."  

Defective Tire Accident Lawsuit Lawyers

January 17, 2023

Tire blowouts can be a serious hazard on the road. In some tire blowouts, a motor vehicle will flip over, send the car into oncoming traffic, or cause a collision with pedestrians who are walking or biking on the side of the road.

Chevrolet Bolt Recalled for Seat Belt Fire Burn and Fatality Risks

January 09, 2023

According to consumerreports.org, Chevrolet has initiated a recall of approximately 111,000 Bolt EVs. The affected Chevrolet Bolts include model years 2017 through 2023. The recall announcement states that a defective seat belt component could cause Bolts's carpet to ignite following an accident. Should the inside of a Bolt catch fire after an accident, the occupants could sustain serious burn injuries and fatalities. 

Mercedes-Benz GLE and ML SUVs Engine Stall Accident Lawyers

January 09, 2023

According to a recall announcement posted on consumerreports.org, Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of certain GLE and ML SUVs. The recall stated that some GLE and ML models have a defect that causes the SUVs to stall out. When the affected SUVs' engines stall, the vehicle could cause an accident resulting in injuries or fatalities.

Tesla's Direct Sales Business Model Enables the Company to Avert Class-Action Lawsuits

January 04, 2023

According to a news report published on nytimes.com, Tesla's sales contracts may prevent Tesla owners from pursuing class-action lawsuits. The New York Times reported that Tesla has an easier time trying to force customers into arbitration since the company sells its cars directly to consumers. Until recently, a class-action lawsuit filed by Tesla customers would disclose additional information about Tesla's self-driving technology. Tesla's AutoPilot has been the center of several government crash investigations because of numerous deadly accidents.

Airbag Injury Lawsuit Lawyers

December 22, 2022

Airbags were developed to provide personal protection during car accidents. It is estimated that more than 50,000 lives have been saved from airbags over the past thirty years. However, several million defective airbags have been placed into vehicles throughout the United States. These airbags are causing life-threatening injuries to the face and neck of front-seat passengers and drivers.

Car Accidents Caused by a Speeding Driver

December 22, 2022

Speeders pose one of the deadliest risks for motorists because speeding decreases the margin of error that a driver has when encountering a road hazard and increases the impact force when there is a collision. About one-third of all fatal traffic accidents are caused by speeders, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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All information provided by our blogs is general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Consult a Montlick attorney for details about your unique situation.