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Can I Sue Someone For Speeding?

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you have been in an Atlanta-area car accident, you may be feeling extremely upset thinking about the fact that the entire accident could have been avoided if another driver had not been so negligent. It can be very frustrating having to deal with the physical and financial consequences of another driver’s recklessness. While… Read More »

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What To Do And Not Do When You’re Charged With DUI In Georgia

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you are facing DUI charges in Georgia, you are looking at significant fines and possible jail time if convicted. It’s important to be thoughtful in how you proceed, as the time between when you are charged and when you go to trial can really make or break your case. While every case is… Read More »

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What Happens If I Refuse A Breathalyzer Test In Atlanta?

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you are pulled over on suspicion of DUI in Atlanta, you will be asked to perform a chemical test. Depending on the preference of the officer, they may ask you to complete a blood, breath, or urine test. In most cases, however, they will request that you perform a breathalyzer test. They are… Read More »

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Defenses To Fleeing From The Police In Georgia

By Hawkins Spizman |

As you can imagine, police do not like it when you run from them. It makes their job harder, and it puts other drivers and pedestrians at risk. Under Georgia law, fleeing the police when they try to pull you over is charged as fleeing and attempting to elude. This is one of the… Read More »

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Fleeing Or Attempting To Elude In Georgia

By Hawkins Spizman |

Many people panic when they notice a police officer turning on their lights and sirens behind them. Their legs may go numb, or they may worry about being charged with a crime. In a moment of fear and poor judgment, they may decide to keep driving instead of pulling over. When this occurs, however,… Read More »

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Were You In A Car Accident While Working?

By Hawkins Spizman |

Few situations imply worse luck than getting into a car accident while on the job. Not only can these car accidents be devastating, humiliating, and have negative career effects, they can also be incredibly difficult to navigate if you sustain injuries as a result. So many factors are involved in work-related car accidents that… Read More »

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Can I Sue Someone For Road Rage?

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you have been the victim of road rage, you know what a terrifying experience it can be. Road rage is an increasingly common problem, and the effects are also escalating. Road rage often involves utilizing a number of aggressive driving tactics, such as forcing someone off of the road, intentionally trying to intimidate… Read More »

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Have You Been Injured Due To A Prescription Medication Error?

By Hawkins Spizman |

We rely heavily on the judgment of doctors and medical professionals when we are ill or injured. While we may be determined to advocate for ourselves, few people have the expertise needed to fact check all the decisions that our doctors make for us. This can make patients especially vulnerable to errors. This often… Read More »

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Who Is Liable For Workplace Electrical Burn Injuries?

By Hawkins Spizman |

If you have sustained an electrical burn, you know how painful and debilitating they can be. It’s common to accept some degree of risk when it comes to performing your job–especially in certain industries, such as construction–however, no employee gets paid enough to suffer the consequences of an electrical burn. Electrical burns are different… Read More »

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Injuries Sustained In Reckless Driving Accidents

By Hawkins Spizman |

Car accidents are increasingly common in Georgia, and in the vast majority of these accidents, reckless driving is a factor. When drivers operate their vehicles with reckless disregard for the consequences, it is a crime in Georgia. While this may be of little comfort to you, it does have benefits legally. Because reckless driving… Read More »

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