“Car Crashes”

Car Surfing Trend Resurfaces at Great Cost: Injury, Deadly Car Accidents Result

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 13, 2013

As trends often do, this one seems to resurface every year or so. Like most fads, young people looking to impress their peers tend to be the ones to latch on. Unlike some less complicated trends, however, this particular trend has more dangerous implications – car accidents often resulting in traumatic brain injury, physical disabilities […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buckle Up: Holiday Driving Accidents on the Rise as Thanksgiving Approaches

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | November 13, 2012

The end of the year is characterized by many changes. Events like a change in weather and temperature, coupled with daylight savings time serve to both symbolically usher in the holidays and bolster the economy, especially since consumers are more prone to willingly open their wallets in preparation for Christmas. However, aside from these things, […]

Car Manufacturer Finds a Way around New Distracted Driving Laws: Car Crashes and Texting While Driving Still Pose Problems

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | November 17, 2011

The Governor’s Highway Safety Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C. has crafted a synopsis of all state cell phone and text messaging laws, available on its Website at http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/cellphone_laws.html. According to their site, texting while driving has been banned in approximately 35 states so far, with Georgia joining the roster in late 2010. Aimed at curbing […]