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April 2021

Posted by on April 1, 2021

What to Do If You Are Hit By an Uninsured Driver in Georgia

Georgia is a fault accident state, which means that drivers must pay for the damages of any victims in car accidents they cause. To uphold this financial responsibility, Georgia law requires drivers to carry minimum amounts of liability insurance. Unfortunately, not all drivers carry this mandatory coverage. If you are in an accident with...
Posted by on April 1, 2021

Will My Insurance Premiums Increase After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, you may wonder if you need to report the collision to your insurance company. Accidents on your record could increase your monthly premiums, leading to financial hardships for many people. In addition, Georgia law mandates drivers to report certain accidents to the police—and if the accident is serious enough for...
Posted by on April 1, 2021

What to Do After a Hit and Run in Augusta, GA

After a car accident, drivers have a duty to stop, see if the occupants of the other vehicle need medical attention, and exchange contact and insurance information. Unfortunately, not all drivers uphold this duty of care. Some drivers flee the scene of an accident in order to avoid liability—committing a crime known as a...
Posted by on April 1, 2021

How Is Fault Determined in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Georgia is a fault insurance state. Under this system, drivers whose negligent actions cause accidents must pay for the damages of their victims. The victims can recover this compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit. However, liability in car accidents is not always straightforward. In some cases, multiple vehicles may be involved in the...
Posted by on April 1, 2021

Do I Need to Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?

After an accident in Augusta, an insurance representative may contact you and ask for a statement. He or she may claim that this statement will help you secure compensation faster. However, it is important to remember that an insurance adjuster is not always on your side—and if he or she asks for a recorded...