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Leaving the Hospital After a Car Accident: What to Expect?

Published on Jun 20, 2019 at 2:39 pm in Car Accidents.

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Staying in a hospital after a serious car accident is a possibility if your injuries are severe. During this time, you’ll have round the clock care and won’t have to worry about necessities like nutrition and bathing. However, when you go home, you will become responsible for these tasks again. You may be out of the hospital, but you could still need some form of care or assistance at home.

Are There Laws Against Eating While Driving?

Published on Jun 13, 2019 at 5:36 pm in Car Accidents.

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The most common distractions we think of while driving include texting, talking, and emailing. That, however, is not where the distractions stop. In 2015, an Alabama man received a ticket in Atlanta, Georgia after he was found to be eating and driving. This caused some serious debate as to what is considered distracted driving. As a result, Georgia has been in the process of reworking their distracted driving bill.

If you’re a resident of Georgia and you drive, it’s crucial to be aware of the state laws that affect how you operate behind the wheel. While there are no specific laws that ban eating while driving, Georgia’s Hands-Free law contains wording that could lead to fines if a person is found to be distracted while eating and operating a vehicle.

Am I Liable If Someone Else Driving My Car Gets Into an Accident?

Published on Jun 6, 2019 at 5:46 pm in Car Accidents.

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Sometimes, you may have a relative or a friend who needs a mode of transportation. A common solution that may come up is you letting them borrow your car. No matter how careful your family member or friend is, accidents can and do happen. If they were at the wheel when the accident happened, then this is where you may have questions about how insurance works. This matter can be tricky and you may want an expert at your side to help you through it. Bey & Associates has skilled Atlanta car accident lawyers who have been involved in all types of cases.

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Atlanta 2019 Edition

Published on Jun 4, 2019 at 7:52 pm in Fun Stuff.

The heat and humidity won’t keep us inside this summer! There are too many fun and exciting things to do in Atlanta. To help you schedule your summer fun, we’ve compiled the ultimate summer events guide for our city. Below, you’ll find the area’s most popular festivals, a number of patio dining options, summer camps for kids, and the best spots to cool off and have some fun in the water.

How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

Published on May 30, 2019 at 1:23 pm in Personal Injury.

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If you’re considering filing a personal injury claim after an accident, it’s likely you’re trying to figure out how much compensation you’re owed. You may take into consideration things like medical bills, property damage, and lost wages. Those are all considered economic damages because they can be totaled based on their monetary value. But what about the damages that are not as easily calculated?

Damages that cannot be calculated exactly are referred to as non-economic damages. Pain and suffering is the most common non-economic damage that personal injury victims seek. Since a total cannot be calculated using other figures, you may be wondering how these damages are calculated at all. To explain how pain and suffering is totaled, we’ll go over how it’s defined, what factors are taken into consideration, and the possibility of damage limits.

The Most Motorcycle-Friendly Roads in Georgia

Published on May 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

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Many motorcyclists enjoy riding for fun. They don’t have a destination in mind because they’re focused on the journey. Georgia is a beautiful state for riding and offers many routes that motorcyclists can take for a long time. However, they need to be careful. While they may practice safe driving behaviors, it doesn’t mean that other drivers will. A motorcycle wreck can result in devastating injuries.

When motorcycle safety is at the forefront of your mind, you’re decreasing your chances of getting into an accident. Let’s take a look at how you can do this when planning your next ride.