Athens Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Does Uninsured Motorist Coverage Help in a Hit and Run Case?

Getting involved in an accident is scary. It can also be very painful if your injuries are serious. If you have to take time off work, you are likely to lose out on wages. Usually, when the accident is not your fault, you can claim damages from the other driver’s insurance company. However, if you…

Can My Insurer Raise My Premium Because I Filed a UM Claim?

Many motorists see the wisdom in getting uninsured motorist insurance coverage. It allows them to get compensated if they are injured due to a negligent driver who has no insurance. The policy usually includes underinsured motorist coverage and this is even more important. It is estimated that 12 percent of drivers in Georgia are traveling…

Do I Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Georgia?

Drivers in Georgia are required to have minimum amounts of liability car insurance to pay for any injuries and damage they cause in an accident. If someone crashed into you, you would normally seek to get compensation from their insurer. However, not every driver complies with the law and many don’t have the necessary motorist…

Can I Get Compensation If I’ve Been Hit by an Unlicensed Driver?

As everyone knows, you need a valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle in Georgia. It is against the law to drive without a license regardless of whether you never had a license or it was suspended for some reason. Despite this, many unlicensed drivers continue to get behind the wheel. An unlicensed driver is…

Do I Need to Hire an Attorney If I’ve Been Charged with a DUI?

Driving under the influence is a crime in Georgia as it is in every state. If you have a DUI charge, the matter will, therefore, go to a criminal court. While you have the right to represent yourself, you are unlikely to have the skills to properly defend yourself. Even lawyers should forgo the urge…

Let's get started with your FREE consultation.






From The News Archive