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Car accident victims in Georgia are still responsible for paying their own medical bills even though the accident was not their fault.

A frequent discussion we have with a new client: Question: Do you have health insurance? Answer: I do, but the hospital told me to just bill the other driver’s insurance. The accident was his fault. In a world where everything is ‘fair’ that might be the correct answer. But that is not how it works. …

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What really happens when I sue someone for injuries from a car wreck?

Your car is struck by another driver and sustain injury.  And you are not happy about it.  You try to resolve the matter yourself but get nowhere.  You hire an attorney.  The attorney files a lawsuit.  But he only sues the person who caused the collision.  Not their insurance company.  What does that mean? Most …

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What do all those terms mean in my auto insurance policy? Do I really need all that stuff?

When we meet a new client and ask about their auto coverage, there is often no more than a vague understanding of what their coverage is and sometimes even less of an understanding as to what those items mean. Mix that in with a couple of widespread myths and it is apparent that many of …

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How Do I Recover Damages if I Get Hit by an Uninsured Driver in Georgia?

Unfortunately, the situation is not uncommon in Georgia, where over 12% of motorists drive without auto insurance. Under Georgia law, all drivers of motor vehicles must carry a minimum of $25,000 in liability insurance (O.C.G.A. § 33-7-11).  While the vast majority of Georgia motorists are law-abiding citizens who purchase auto insurance, many drivers do not have …

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Who’s Liable if Someone Else is Driving My Car and Gets in a Car Accident?

Following a car crash, one of the main questions is, “Who is liable for the accident?” However, things can get complicated when one of the drivers involved in the accident is not the owner of the vehicle.  If another person was involved in a car accident while driving your car in Georgia, you might worry …

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