Large semitrucks emblazoned with company logos are like ubiquitous, rolling billboards on the highways. But these advertisements on wheels also serve a legal purpose and can affect the terms of any settlement for damages stemming from an accident with the at-fault truckers.
If you're heading out for a family vacation or day trip this summer, you'll have to compete for asphalt room with the large commercial trucks on the highway.
Let's face it -- stuff happens. When it happens to you through no fault of your own, as is the case with injuries suffered from an accident involving a vehicle driven by a Lyft or Uber driver, your options to seek compensation may be rather limited.
The State Patrol officers in Dade County, Georgia, are trying to determine the circumstances that led to the death of an elderly pedestrian.
Accident investigators returned to the scene of last week's fatal school bus crash in Liberty County that claimed one 5-year-old girl's life and injured more than a score of other schoolchildren and the bus driver. When the wreck occurred, the bus driver was on her route to Taylors Creek Elementary School.
If you've ever used a ride-sharing service to get around, you are likely a fan of how easy it is to summon a Lyft or Uber driver to take you to your destination. Especially during the holiday season when many people get tipsy at gatherings and parties, these companies can literally be lifesavers.
For many Georgia residents, it can be difficult to put their safety and well-being into the hands of a stranger. However, that is precisely what happens each time you board a charter bus. If the company is disreputable or the driver untrained, your risk of experiencing a commercial vehicle accident increases.