Georgia Ranks Number 10 In Fido Bites

Sometimes, Man’s Best Friend isn’t Man’s Best Friend. Recent DNA studies show that modern dogs are descendants of wolves domesticated over 19,000 years ago. Yet, in all that time, some dogs still have a bit of wild animal left in them. Whether a dog is a biter or not usually depends on its breeding, upbringing, […]

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Georgia Dog Bite Facts and Stats

Dogs are a member of the family and many dog owners love them so much they think their dog could never bite anyone. Of course, if you ask any of the five million people a year who is a victim of dog bites and attacks, they might tell you differently. Any dog can bite, no […]

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Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks Controversy

Atlanta’s Pride Festival took place this last weekend. The festival featured a parade, live music, family friendly events, and other festivities. The city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community celebrated the festival’s 45th year. But, according to a report from WGCL-TV 46, this year’s festival had a bit of controversy. A group called Atlanta […]

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Two Trucks Plunge From Atlanta Overpass

In late September, two tractor trailers drove off the I-285 overpass and landed on Georgia 400, closing Atlanta’s busiest interchange. The truck accident happened just before noon and its cause is currently under investigation. In spite of its deadly potential, only non-life threatening injuries were suffered by the truck drivers, who had to be cut […]

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The Problem with Brain Injuries

Football season has arrived, and fans around the country are watching their favorite teams vie for Super Bowl 50 next February. The return of football this season, as it has for the past few seasons, brings with it discussion of brain injury associated with the sport. While it is now fully recognized that chronic traumatic […]

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Car Accident Kills Two Georgia Teens

Tragedy struck Georgia’s roadways when a car carrying four teenagers was struck by a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) cruiser. According to a story posted on Atlanta’s NBC affiliate 11 Alive, four teens were in a car on Georgia Highway 1 in Carroll County when they turned into the path of the GSP vehicle. Two teen […]

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Truck Accident Kills Young Georgia Mother

Tractor trailers, or semi trucks, are a large, heavy, and dangerous presence on Georgia’s roads and highways. A news report by Atlanta’s WSB-TV 2 last month told the tragic tale of how a truck driver’s negligence killed a 30 year old mother and seriously injured her husband and two young daughters. The truck accident happened […]

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Wrongful Death Litigation in Georgia

Who can forget the tragic events of last April 22, when five young nursing students from Georgia Southern University were killed in a multi-vehicle accident just outside of Savannah? As nursing students, these young ladies had dreamed of careers as nurturers and caregivers. Their deaths were a loss to the state of Georgia and the […]

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How to Stay Safe in Highway Work Zones

Summer and fall have the highest rate of construction zone crashes nationwide, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). FHWA statistics estimate that over 4,400 people have died in construction zone car accidents in the past five years, and that at least 3,700 of these deaths have been suffered by the driver of the vehicle […]

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