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Car Worth After an Accident What’s My Car Worth After an Accident?

After an accident, a car is worth less than it was before the accident happened. This is true even if your car has been repaired …

DMV Report, | 11-16-2017
After a Car Accident What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

Right after a car accident, you may feel like you weren’t hurt—or weren’t hurt badly. But in the days to come, you may feel pain, …

Personal Injury, | 11-16-2017
if You Witness a Car Accident What to Do if You Witness a Car Accident

Witnessing a car accident can be terrifying and upsetting. Do your best to stay calm. Pull off the road in a safe place away from …

Police Reports, | 11-16-2017
Car Accident Checklist What to Do After a Car Accident Checklist

After a car accident, call for emergency medical help if anyone needs it, and stay at the scene to talk to the police and gather …

Police Reports, | 11-16-2017
What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company after an Auto Accident

After an accident, give your insurance company the basic facts about your accident, but don’t offer an elaborate explanation. Never say the accident was your …

Car Accident Cases, Insurance Claim, | 11-16-2017
What Kind of Settlement Should I Expect What Kind of Settlement Should I Expect From a Car Accident?

The driver who caused your accident is liable for all your costs and damages. This means that your insurance settlement should pay for your medical …

Car Accident Cases, | 11-16-2017
Diminished Value What Is the Diminished Value of a Car After an Accident?

Diminished value is the difference between your car’s value before the accident and its value after it has been repaired. If your car was damaged …

Insurance Claim, | 11-16-2017
No Fault Insurance What Is No Fault Insurance and How Does a Claim Work?

No fault insurance means that no matter who is to blame in an accident, your own insurance policy pays for your injuries and property damage. …

Insurance Claim, | 11-16-2017
What Information Should Be Exchanged What Information Should Be Exchanged After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, you should exchange names, addresses, license plate numbers and driver’s license numbers with anyone else who was involved. You should also …

Car Accident Cases, Personal Rights, | 11-16-2017
Someone Sues You After a Car Accident What Happens if Someone Sues You After a Car Accident?

If you are sued after a car accident and you have insurance, your insurance company will probably handle your defense. You may be asked to …

Car Accident Cases, | 11-16-2017
Accident in Someone Else’s Car What Happens if You Get Into an Accident in Someone Else’s Car?

If you have an accident while driving in someone else’s car, the car owner’s insurance will be the primary one responsible. Your own car insurance …

Car Accident Cases, | 11-16-2017
Total Your Car What Does It Mean When You Total Your Car?

After an accident, a car is “totaled” if repairs will cost more than the car is worth. If your car is totaled, the insurance company …

DMV Report, | 11-16-2017
Dizziness After Car Accident What Does Dizziness After Car Accident Mean?

Dizziness is a common, but scary, symptom after a car accident. It may mean you have whiplash, a concussion, or some other kind of injury. …

Personal Injury, | 11-16-2017
What Do You Say What Do You Say to Someone That Has Just Had a Car Accident and Survived?

Any car accident can be emotionally traumatic, and sometimes the best thing you can do is to acknowledge that something bad happened and let your …

Car Accident Cases, Personal Injury, | 11-16-2017
Replace Your Child’s Car Seat Should You Replace Your Child’s Car Seat After a Crash?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends that you replace car seats after they have been involved in a moderate to severe accident. If …

Personal Injury, | 11-16-2017
I Let My Friend Drive I Let My Friend Drive My Car, And They Wrecked It—Now What?

If your friend wrecks your car, your auto insurance policy will probably be the one to cover the accident. However, if the accident was not …

Personal Rights, | 11-16-2017
Can Someone Sue for a Car Accident How Much Can Someone Sue for a Car Accident?

There is no strict limit to the amount someone can sue for after a car accident in Georgia. When a lawsuit is filed, it will …

Car Accident Cases, | 11-16-2017
Car Accident Without Insurance What Happens if You Get Into a Car Accident Without Insurance?

If you have a car accident and the other driver does not have insurance, your injuries and vehicle damage might be paid by your own …

Car Accident Cases, | 11-16-2017
Doctor Should I See After a Car Accident What Type of Doctor Should I See After a Car Accident?

If you know you’re injured, you should either: Go to the emergency room immediately if it’s serious, or Schedule an appointment with your normal doctor …

Personal Injury, Personal Rights, | 10-27-2017
Car Accident as a Passenger What to Do if You’re Injured in a Car Accident as a Passenger

Get emergency medical help for yourself and anyone else who was injured. Even if you don’t need an ambulance, go to the emergency room or …

Personal Injury, Personal Rights, | 10-27-2017
Whiplash After a Car Accident What to Do for Whiplash After a Car Accident

Always see a doctor after a car accident. If you have whiplash, take over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen and apply ice for 15 …

Personal Injury, | 10-27-2017
Neck & Lower Back Pain What’s Causing Neck & Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident?

Neck and lower back pain are common complaints after car accidents. Neck pain may be caused by whiplash, while lower back pain may be caused …

Personal Injury, | 10-27-2017
Pain and Suffering Worth What is Pain and Suffering Worth in a Car Accident?

“Pain and suffering” is a legal term for injuries that affect your quality of life, but are not easy to measure. Pain and suffering includes …

Car Accident Cases, Personal Rights, | 10-27-2017
How Long Do You Have to Sue How Long Do You Have to Sue After an Accident?

Most car accident victims have two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit to recover money for their injuries. Accident victims …

Car Accident Cases, Personal Rights, | 10-27-2017
Car Insurance Companies How Car Insurance Companies Handle Car Accident Claims

When you report a car accident to an insurance company, it is assigned to a claims adjuster. The adjuster will investigate the accident and decide …

Car Accident Cases, Insurance Claim, | 10-27-2017
Car Accident Settlement How Does a Car Accident Settlement Work?

After you make a claim with the insurance company, an adjuster will investigate the case. If you aren’t at fault, the insurance company will offer …

Car Accident Cases, Insurance Claim, | 10-27-2017
Court After a Car Accident Do I Have to Go to Court After a Car Accident?

You usually do not have to go to court to recover money to pay for your injuries and car damage after an accident. Most car …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-27-2017
Diminished Value Car Insurance Claim How to Make a Diminished Value Car Insurance Claim

You can make an insurance claim for the “diminished value” of your car by contacting the insurance company for the driver who was at fault. …

Insurance Claim, | 10-27-2017
Deposition in Your Car Accident Case 10 Things You Should Know Before Your Deposition in Your Car Accident Case

Before your deposition, you should understand what a deposition is, what it is used for, and what you should and shouldn’t do. This will help …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-27-2017
Serious Injury in a Car Accident What is Considered a Serious Injury in a Car Accident?

There is no firm definition of a “serious injury” in a Georgia car accident. In general, we think an injury is “serious” if it requires …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-24-2017
Should I Take an Ambulance After a Car Accident Should I Take an Ambulance After a Car Accident?

Sometimes your car accident injuries are so serious that you must take an ambulance. When it’s not as clear, it’s usually best to take a …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-24-2017
How Long After an Accident Can You Get Whiplash How Long After an Accident Can You Get Whiplash?

Whiplash symptoms usually appear within 24 hours after an accident, but in some cases they don’t show up for several days, weeks, or even months. …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-24-2017
Vertigo from a Car Accident Can You Get Vertigo from a Car Accident?

Vertigo—a feeling like the room is spinning—is not unusual after a car accident. It may be caused by a whiplash injury, a concussion, or another …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-24-2017
Back Pain After Car Accident What to Do if You’re Experiencing Back Pain After Car Accident?

Apply heat or ice and take over the counter pain medications to help you feel more comfortable. Avoid activities that are painful. Most importantly, see …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-24-2017
Not Your Fault What to Do After a Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault

If you do not need emergency care, stay at the accident scene, make sure the police are called and get the other driver’s information.  Afterward, …

Personal Rights, | 10-10-2017
What to Do After a Car Accident What to Do After a Car Accident

At the scene, work to protect your rights by creating a record of what happened—including photos.  In the days after the accident, report the accident …

Personal Rights, | 10-10-2017
at Fault in a Car Accident What Happens if You Are at Fault in a Car Accident?

The driver who is found to be “at fault” is responsible for all the property damage and injuries from the accident.  If you are at …

DMV Report, | 10-10-2017
Deposition in a Car Accident Case What Happens After a Deposition in a Car Accident Case?

The statements made in the deposition will become evidence that your lawyers can use to win your case.  In many cases, you may be able …

Car Accident Cases, | 10-10-2017
Someone Else Is Driving My Car What Happens if Someone Else Is Driving My Car and Gets In an Accident?

Auto insurance follows the car, not the driver, so if you let a friend or relative drive your car and they get in an accident …

DMV Report, | 10-10-2017
What Happens When Someone Dies in a Car Accident?

A car accident death is one of the hardest situations you can deal with.  When you’re involved in an accident where someone dies, it can …

Wrongful Death, | 09-11-2017
What Are You Entitled to in a Car Accident What Are You Entitled to in a Car Accident?

If you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you are entitled to recover money for 100% of your costs …

Personal Rights, | 09-11-2017
Copy of the Police Report How Do I Get a Copy of the Police Report After My Accident in Georgia?

There are three main ways to get a police report for your accident in Georgia: You can pick it up in person from the law …

Police Reports, | 09-11-2017
Report a Car Accident What Happens if You Don’t Report a Car Accident?

Georgia law requires you to report any car accident to the police if it involves more than $500 in property damage or anyone is injured …

Police Reports, | 09-11-2017
No report What Happens if I Don’t Report a Car Accident to the DMV?

You aren’t required to report an accident to the DMV in Georgia, but you must report an accident to the police if there is a …

DMV Report, | 09-11-2017