Rideshare drivers may become employees in California. What would a comparable law in Georgia mean for its drivers?

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a law that could make Uber and Lyft drivers “employees” rather than “independent contractors.” This comes as a result of …

Rideshare drivers may become employees in California. What would a comparable law in Georgia mean for its drivers?2019-09-27T15:32:28-05:00

Atlanta bicyclists: Staying safe in a city of cars

For various reasons over the past decade or so—including increased commuter traffic; environmental concerns; and simply more people wanting to exercise—Atlanta roads have seen an influx of bicyclists. Unfortunately, more …

Atlanta bicyclists: Staying safe in a city of cars2019-09-20T14:37:42-05:00

I got a call from the insurance company after an accident. What should I do?

Imagine you are driving through an intersection with a green light. All the sudden, a big pick-up truck driving on the road perpendicular to you runs a red light. The …

I got a call from the insurance company after an accident. What should I do?2019-09-10T13:03:38-05:00

Does my car insurance cover me for injuries while driving for Uber or Lyft?

Rideshare companies, like Uber and Lyft, are quickly eclipsing taxis in every major city as the primary ride-hailing services. With demand higher than its ever been …

Does my car insurance cover me for injuries while driving for Uber or Lyft?2019-08-16T16:09:07-05:00

What is “tolling” and how does it affect my right to bring a personal injury claim?

From car accident cases to negligent security cases to everything in between, all personal injury actions in Georgia fall under what’s called a “statute of limitations.”

What is “tolling” and how does it affect my right to bring a personal injury claim?2019-07-11T12:57:25-05:00

What to do after a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury

When we talk about injuries from car and truck accidents, we typically think of broken bones or injuries to the next or back. When we think of injuries resulting from …

What to do after a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury2019-05-06T05:39:47-05:00

Georgia’s Hands Free Law

One of the most common causes of car accidents is texting, or otherwise using a cell phone, while driving. Still, some reports estimate that as much as 7 percent of …

Georgia’s Hands Free Law2019-04-08T17:04:37-05:00

Who pays for my injuries when I’m in a crash involving an Uber or Lyft?

Aside from taxi companies, most people agree that the advent of affordable car services like Uber and Lyft has been a positive phenomenon: it is cost-effective, appears to reduce drunk …

Who pays for my injuries when I’m in a crash involving an Uber or Lyft?2019-04-01T10:40:51-05:00

If I’m in a crash, does it matter whether the other driver received a citation?

When the police are called out to the scene of a wreck, they do several things. First, they should check to see if anyone is hurt. They should also collect …

If I’m in a crash, does it matter whether the other driver received a citation?2019-03-06T18:56:06-05:00

I signed a waiver and got hurt. Can I still sue for my injuries?

Everyone wants to have fun. But sometimes, fun places like trampoline parks, amusement parks, and even TopGolf will argue that …

I signed a waiver and got hurt. Can I still sue for my injuries?2019-02-26T10:43:27-05:00