With Atlanta being a major transportation hub, and the Port of Savannah acting as one of the country’s busiest seaports, Georgia’s interstate systems are often filled with large trucks and tractor trailers.  The state’s busy roadways can mean a higher risk of collisions with a tractor trailers – and, if this happens, you want to…

When it comes to the complexity of the case and the severity of the injuries, automobile collisions involving drunk drivers can be far worse than crashes involving non-impaired drivers. To begin, victims of drunk driving collisions have unique legal claims available to them, but these claims are often much more complicated than a typical automobile…

February is #welovereferral month at The Gore Law Firm! Learn all about Diminished Value, and how it affects you as a vehicle owner and a consumer.  Meet the newest member of the team, and much more!  Click here for the full newsletter.

Diminished Value (“DV”) is a term describing when a piece of property loses a portion of its value, as a result of damage.  DV is common in automobile collision cases, but it can also be applied to other valuable property, such as jewelry or artwork.    Diminished Value Defined    In personal injury cases, the Diminished Value…

Read our “Collision Checklist,” learn about the perils of using driver services to transport your child, see what’s new with the firm, and much more! Click HERE for the full newsletter.

Despite driver safety campaigns and improvements in vehicle design, the rate of traffic fatalities made a sharp increase from 2014 to 2015.  That is according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). More than 35,000 people were killed in traffic-related crashes in 2015.  That is an…

Teen Driver Statistics:  Teenage drivers are involved in three times as many deadly crashes as all other motorists (Source: AAA).  This is likely due to the teen driver’s inexperience behind the wheel, coupled with immaturity, and a higher likelihood of taking risks such as speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or driving under the influence of…

Airbags, used in conjunction with seat belts, have become essential safety tools for motorists.  Front driver and passenger airbags have been required equipment in U.S. manufactured cars since 1998.  Today, there are vehicles which feature more than ten different airbags – some, with airbags right in the seat belt itself (Source: Consumer Reports).  It is estimated that…

This week, September 19th through 24th, is Child Passenger Safety Week.  It is a time to raise awareness about children, and how best to keep them safe while they are riding in a vehicle.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1…

Where does the City of Atlanta rank among the most dangerous cities for drivers?  According to personal finance website NerdWallet.com, Atlanta is seventh overall.  NerdWallet assembled data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Allstate Insurance, and NeighborhoodScout.  The organization examined risks for drivers in highly-populated cities: car crashes, fatal accidents,…

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