If you have been shopping for or have purchased a new vehicle, you may have noticed that the newer models are missing something significant. According to AAA, about 1/3 of new vehicles (model year 2017 and newer) do not come equipped with a spare tire. Drivers may not realize that this is a problem until…

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced its winners for the 2018 Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick Plus awards. For these awards, the IIHS tests two areas of vehicle safety, 1) crashworthiness, which is how well a vehicle protects its occupants in a crash, and 2) crash avoidance and mitigation, which is…

You may think that paying your insurance premiums on time is all it takes to stay in the insurance company’s good graces. But an insurance policy is a contract, which means you also have to abide by that insurance company’s rules. Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group’s blog series “10 Horrible Insurance Decisions That Make Auto…

When it comes to your auto insurance, you may think that paying your premiums on time is all it takes to stay in the company’s good graces. But an insurance policy is a contract, and that means you also have to abide by that company’s rules. In Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group’s new blog series,…

With the holidays in full swing and the month filling up with parties and other events, you may be more likely to rely on Lyft or Uber to transport you around town. But before you get into that passenger vehicle, be mindful about some recent news headlines involving these companies, and pay attention to who…

Atlanta Personal Injury Law Group’s Jennifer Gore-Cuthbert was recently featured in the Daily Report, Georgia’s daily legal newspaper. She, along with Drew Amoroso from the How to Be an Invaluable Associate program, shared some valuable advice to those who just passed the Georgia Bar Exam.

Drowsy Driving is the potentially fatal combination of driving while sleepy or fatigued. This may be due to lack of sleep, a sleep disorder, side effects from medication, or alcohol consumption. If a person gets behind the wheel while drowsy, they may be less observant the roadway, have slower reaction times, or have a decreased…

Drivers may hear a lot about car seats and child passenger safety, but what about when an adult is riding in the vehicle? In our latest blog, we take a look at some of the more dangerous ways for adults to sit or sleep in a car. Front Passenger Seat with Back Reclined: When an…

Every 33-seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a collision. That is a frightening number, especially when you consider that only 25% of drivers have their children in the correct car seat (Source: NHTSA).  In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 17 – September 23) and National Seat Check Saturday…

If you are familiar with Lyft or Uber, you may already know about these companies’ shared ride services, called Lyft Line and UberPool.  Essentially, it works by taking two rides that are heading in roughly the same direction and combining them into one.  Two strangers (three, if you count the driver) end up sharing a…