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Number Of Delayed Symptoms After An Accident

When an individual is involved in an accident, it is not uncommon for some symptoms to manifest hours, days, or even weeks after the incident. This phenomenon, known as delayed symptoms, is a critical aspect of post-accident circumstances that underscores the body’s complex response to trauma. Initially, the adrenaline and endorphins released by the body […]

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How To Obtain Your Police Report After An Accident In Georgia

If you find yourself involved in an accident in Georgia, getting a police report can be beneficial for various reasons. There is a legal requirement in Georgia that you report any traffic accident involving death, injury, or property damage exceeding $500 to local law enforcement immediately. Failing to report such accidents can result in penalties. […]

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Understanding Georgia’s Dram Shop Laws

Dram shop laws pertain to the liability of bars, clubs, liquor stores, and other commercial establishments in cases where they have served alcohol to visibly intoxicated persons or minors who subsequently cause injury or damage. Under these laws, if such establishments knowingly serve alcohol to someone who is clearly drunk or if they unlawfully provide […]

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Should I Call 911 After An Accident In Georgia?

Determining whether to call 911 can be confusing when involved in an accident in Georgia. You can make that decision based on the circumstances of your situation. The law in Georgia requires reporting any accident involving injury, death, or significant property damage to the authorities immediately. The decision to contact emergency services following an accident depends […]

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