“car accident attorneys”

Discretionary Immunity and Remedies for the Motorist Injured in a Car Accident with a Police Officer

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 20, 2014

What happens when a personal injury plaintiff wants to file a claim for injurious acts committed by an on-duty police officer? Finding a remedy in such a situation has the potential to be an extremely difficult, albeit not impossible, road to traverse. Few people are aware that government officials, including police officers, enjoy a degree […]

Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | March 31, 2014

In recent years, many states, including the state of Georgia, have placed an even greater emphasis on the importance of curbing instances of distracted and drunken driving. Millions of dollars have spent on ad campaigns designed to directly target motorists to who text and drive, with one of the most noticeable campaigns being the “It […]

Father Charged in Death of Own Child in Smyrna, Georgia DUI Car Accident

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 25, 2014

Fatal car accidents occurring as the result of a motorist driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are always tragic. Just as unfortunate, is when the resulting car crash claims not only the lives of other, innocent motorists but also the lives of the inebriated motorist’s own passengers. All too often, we hear about […]

Texting While Driving: New Twist on Liability and Car Accidents Causes Concern for Motorists/Friends and Family

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 17, 2013

In this technology-driven age, texting while driving is undoubtedly the most rampant of the distracted driving culprits. It has become so much of an issue that many states, including Georgia, have in recent years implemented bans against the practice – hoping that discouraging the conduct will subsequently curtail the number of car accidents that result. […]

Flying Tire Causes Fatal Car Accident during Atlanta’s Morning Commute

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 2, 2013

There are undoubtedly many different types of car accidents. There are collisions between multiple drivers, and then there are those collisions caused by motorists who are under the influence, or distracted. All of these accidents, no matter, the driving force, invoke feelings of sympathy for the victims involved. But of particular tragedy are the accidents […]

Teen Driver Deaths Decreasing in Georgia: Improvement over National Numbers

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

It would seem that Georgia’s recent spate of traffic laws (especially those laws involving the required usage of seat belts and banning texting while driving) is experiencing a decent amount of success. In fact, statistics show that there was a sharp and marked decrease in the number of young motorists who perished in car accidents […]

Proposed Georgia Law Meant to Keep Left Traffic Lane Clear and Cut Down on Car Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 26, 2013

Georgia may soon be the next state to enforce what others have already dubbed the “slow-poke” law. House Bill 459, introduced by Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon, was created to outlaw driving in the fast lane on Georgia’s congested highways unless attempting to overtake and pass another vehicle. Intended to keep “slow pokes” from meandering and […]

Drunk Driver Goes on Hit-and-Run Spree Ending in Car Accidents and Fatalities: Prevention is Key When it Comes to Drunk Driving Fatalities

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 15, 2013

In January of this year, a Georgia motorist allegedly took drunk driving to another level, embarking on what can only be described as a car crash crime spree. According to CBS Atlanta and the Huffington Post, 70-year-old Michael Snider was involved in hit-and-run accidents with as many as 17 vehicles before he was finally apprehended […]

Car Accidents One of the Leading Causes of Child Injuries and Fatalities: Statistics are Curbed with Increased Use of Restraints and Car Safety Seats

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

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of child injuries and fatalities. They are also the leading cause acquired disabilities such as brain injuries and paralysis in children across the country. Approximately 250,000 children are injured every year in car accidents, according to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA). However, recent reports […]

Heavy Rains, Snow, and Man Main Cause of Car Accidents This Week in Metro Atlanta

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | January 17, 2013

Georgia drivers have felt the need to be extremely cautious on the roads this week as rain moved in, disrupting the fluidity of both morning and evening commutes. Roads slick with water and drivers anxious to make it to work on time have made both the highways and surface streets difficult and dangerous to travel, […]