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  • Apportionment Jury Charges to be Updated
    Apportionment Jury Charges to be Updated

    With the disappearance of joint and several liabilities, juries in Georgia decide cases based on comparative negligence principles and are now permitted to apportion fault in tort cases among the ...

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  • After a Car Accident: The Secrets of Auto Insurance Companies
    After a Car Accident: The Secrets of Auto Insurance Companies

    You’re sitting in the middle of a crowded intersection inside the pile of rubble that used to be your car, after being broadsided by another vehicle. You’ve Been In A Car Accident – What Now? After ...

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  • Rollovers: Responsible for More than Half of All Single-Vehicle Accidents
    Rollovers: Responsible for More than Half of All Single-Vehicle Accidents

    There are numerous types of automobile accidents – from rear-end collisions to side-impact crashes. One of the most dangerous types of vehicle incidents that one could be involved in is that of a ...

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  • Airbags Save Over 6,000 Lives
    Airbags Save Over 6,000 Lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 175 people died because of airbag injuries from 1990 to 2000. Over half of the fatalities were children. But, airbags are ...

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  • Distracted Driving Causes 80% of Car Crashes
    Distracted Driving Causes 80% of Car Crashes

    A recent Virginia Tech study showed that distracted driving now plays a part in 80% of car accidents . The study also showed that it causes around 5,500 automobile fatalities annually. Many Atlanta ...

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  • 72,000 Lives Saved by Seat Belts
    72,000 Lives Saved by Seat Belts

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, seat belts saved over 72,000 lives during the 5-year period from 2005 through 2009. Seat Belts Worn Incorrectly Can Result in Fines However, many ...

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