“auto accident”

Drunk Driver Causes Death of Motorcyclist in Fatal Atlanta Collision

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | October 1, 2013

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a 24-year-old motorist crossed the center line of a Georgia roadway and struck a motorcyclist in the early hours of the morning just last month. The pair was traveling in opposite directions on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta when the auto accident occurred. Reports by DeKalb County police indicated that […]

The Resolution of Two Personal Injury Cases May End Mississippi’s Cap on Non-Economic Damages

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 2, 2012

According to Gulflive.com, a state judge has declared a legislatively imposed cap on how much juries can award in non-economic damages unconstitutional. Circuit Judge Charles Webster in Coahoma County issued the ruling April 20 in a 14-page opinion. He criticized the Legislature for intruding into judicial authority. Webster’s ruling came in a motion filed by […]

Stricter State Seatbelt Laws May Lead to Fewer Auto Accident Injuries Sustained by Teens

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | April 25, 2012

Parents of teenage drivers may be relieved to learn that teen drivers and passengers are more likely to use seat belts if they’re in states with primary-enforcement seat belt laws, often promoted as “click it or ticket” laws, a new study finds. This likely hood may also lead to a lessening of injuries sustained by […]

Women’s Hockey Team Bus Crash Lawsuit Results in $36 Million Dollar Settlement

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 23, 2011

On January 29, 2005, The Windsor Wildcats, a Canadian women’s youth hockey team from Windsor, Ontario, was traveling through New York, on their way to a ski resort for the holidays. As they traveled, it is likely that they never expected that their trip would end in anything but merriment. However, unfortunately for them, their […]

Does Too Much Auto Safety Technology Increase Car Accident Risks?

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | August 10, 2011

Atlanta car accident lawyers have acknowledged that the fact that cars now come with newer, better and improved auto safety aids to prevent accidents is a major reason why auto accident wrongful deaths are down over the past decade. However, as Americans get more used to cars that seem to be designed purely to avoid […]

Children Have Lowered Risk of Accident-Related Injuries when Grandparents Are Driving the Car

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 22, 2011

Here’s some news Atlanta car accident attorneys don’t hear every day. A study has found that children who are involved in a car accident when one of their grandparents is driving a car, have a much lowered risk of suffering injuries than when they are involved in an auto accident in a car being driven […]