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Atlanta night market

Atlanta’s Night Market is set for September 9th and 10th this year in downtown Lawrenceville, and expectations are high – based on the brilliant and building success of prior years. The Atlanta International Night Market’s mission is to build greater inclusivity by supporting multicultural festivities and educational events that bolster…

Atlanta gas station

Given the sticker shock gas at $4+ a gallon, you might be wondering, where is the cheapest gas in my area? Gas used to be an expense that was unavoidable, but manageable. You need gas to get to work and other obligations, but the cost of a gallon used to…

musician snare drumming

The City of Woodstock, Georgia, would like to cordially invite you to its 26th annual Christmas Jubilee & Parade of Lights. The winter holidays are almost upon us, and with them come plenty of festivities. Woodstock brings its own brand of celebration to the mix with a wide range of…

vehicles on highway

Businesses and companies often consider the major highways that run through an area when selecting their location for several reasons, especially because everyone wants the travel and commute in their city to be easy. The more growth a city experiences, the more important it is that the highway system is…

personal injury lawyer taking a sworn testimony outside of the courtroom

If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence and are being deposed, are having the at-fault party deposed, or both, you may be experiencing considerable stress. After all, depositions are completely alien to most people outside the legal profession, and often, there is a lot riding on this important…

Motorcycle lane splitting in Georgia

If you have been on a busy street and seen smaller vehicles, such as motorcycles, passing through the traffic, you may wonder if this is legal. While motorcycles may be tempted to make their way around the traffic by fitting between the cars or lanes, motorcyclists must be aware of…

Car seat on the backseat of a car in Georgia

Being in a car accident can impact your life in many ways, and when a child is involved, the potential for tragic injury or death is even more terrifying. To protect children from harm, states have enacted car seat laws. Some children are too small to be properly protected by…

Lawrenceville is close enough to Atlanta to allow you to partake in everything Georgia’s capital has to offer but also has enough distance to be its own unique destination. The City of Lawrenceville was founded in 1821, making it one of the oldest in the metropolitan Atlanta area, and its…

Man driving without a Georgia driving license

One requirement to operate a motor vehicle in Georgia is to have a valid driver’s license. If a driver operates without a license, they can face criminal charges in some situations, as well as civil liability for any accidents they cause.  If you suffered injuries in an accident because someone…

upside down car after an accident

While every car accident is frightening and dangerous, there are few that are as terrifying or as deadly as rollover accidents. These death-defying traffic accidents are often caused when a speeding or otherwise negligent motorist interferes with another vehicle’s safe passage – leaving them with no safe choices.  For example,…

18 wheeler truck gears

Every motorist wants to avoid a truck accident as much as possible. Truck accidents can be caused in several ways. One of the common causes is mechanical failure. The little things – like the gears on a semi-truck – can cause a truck to break down and hurt other drivers….

Woman having a headache after a car accident in Georgia

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone or something else, you are entitled to compensation for all costs associated with your injuries. These costs include not only short-term bills like the emergency room and car repairs, but also long-term changes to your health, ability to…

A child injured at his school

The start of the school month is a hectic time for many households in Atlanta. Parents will need to juggle work and other obligations with a demanding school schedule, homework, extracurricular activities, and more. It can be easy to forget to go over important safety tips and accident risks with…

downtown lawrenceville ga

Lawrenceville is the second oldest city in metropolitan Atlanta and it was incorporated in the year 1821. This city sits about 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta and has a population of over 30,000 people. Rich in history and culture, there are many well-known people from Lawrenceville. We will share some…

Georgia Department of Driver Services Building

In order to legally operate a motorcycle on the roads of Georgia, you will begin with a motorcycle permit. There are many requirements to get a motorcycle permit in Georgia, and you’ll need to know what to do next to get your full license. Georgia requires motorcyclists to have permits…

afternoon skyline over cumming GA mountains

The small city of Cumming is the only city in Forsyth County, Georgia, and is much more than just a suburb of the state’s massive metropolitan capital. Cumming is beautifully situated on the GA 400’s Hospitality Highway, and the city lives up to that reputation for hospitality. If you are…

dangerous road in Georgia

Georgia is a beautiful state with abundant natural resources and much to recommend it. It cannot be denied, however, that Georgia sees its fair share of serious car accidents, and some locations are more dangerous than others – according to national statistics. If you or someone you love has been…

Insurance adjuster collecting information

Collecting compensation for your damages after a car accident begins with a claim to the insurance company of the driver who caused the accident. To file this claim, you will need their insurance information, and they will likely want yours. Georgia law requires that every driver have a minimum level…

Booster seat

If you are raising a young child in Georgia who you believe does not need a car seat anymore, you may wonder if you can opt for a booster seat instead. Of course, you would like to keep your child safe while also making more room in your vehicle, but…

wrongful death

As wrongful death lawyers, we know that with the current climate of the country, police conflicts and alleged abuses are appearing in the news every day. Indeed, the torrent of video footage from the past few months’ Occupied Wall Street protests has not only sparked cries for a review of police procedures,…

drivers arguing after crash

No one ever plans to be in a car accident. Because being involved in a car accident in Atlanta is such an unexpected and stressful event, it is important to know in advance what you should do at the scene and afterward to provide your attorney with the best possible…

law books

If you are injured by another driver’s negligence in a car accident in the State of Georgia, your claim will be governed by state laws that determine the legal standards as they relate to negligence and compensation. If this is the difficult situation you find yourself in, a better understanding…

businessman firing his lawyer

If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence, it is likely to leave you feeling shocked and uncertain – in addition to being injured and in pain. In other words, you’re vulnerable and need professional legal counsel on your side.  You found a lawyer whom you’ve been working with,…

Police officer taking a report

There are many reasons why you need a police report after your car accident. You may not be able to move your car following the accident. The other driver may be intoxicated or uninsured. The driver may have even left the scene of the accident. Whatever the case, a police…

A mother and her child refueling her vehicle for a Georgia roadtrip

Everywhere you look these days, prices are on the rise. Perhaps the most painful of all increases is the one experienced at the pump. Many Atlanta families have already reworked their budgets to cut out or decrease non-essentials such as entertainment and travel to help lessen the impact. If family…

businessman showing car key

Getting into a car accident is always inconvenient. Sometimes, though, it can cause real financial concerns. If you are in a car accident, and the insurance company totals your car, will the settlement be enough to pay the balance of your car note off? Let our car accident attorneys explain some different…

Driving with the Seat Laid Back

Some drivers like to recline way back when they drive. Sometimes, it’s a matter of comfort or driving style, and the younger the driver, the more likely they are to push the limits on the seat’s recline function. The fact is, however, that this is not only a phenomenally bad…

U turn signage in Georgia

U-turns can provide you with a great opportunity to correct a navigational error, to get where you need to be when the location is inconveniently situated, or to help in any number of ways. All told, U-turns can serve an important purpose, and while they are generally safe – when…

wrongful death

Wrongful death litigation may be one of the most painful legal actions for plaintiffs in the field of law. Because of the actions of another—through their negligence or ill intent—a loved one has lost their life. In the State of Georgia, it’s important to keep in mind that not everyone…

If you live in or near Conyers, Georgia – or are planning to visit – it’s a good idea to know about enjoyable things to do. Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place – because not only does Conyers enjoy beautiful weather and scenery all year round, but there is…

wrongful death

People today have come to realize that everything we put into our body has an effect. This is one of the reasons why people are often choosing chiropractic medicine over traditional medication therapy to treat their neck and back pain. Patients do not want to rely on expensive prescription drugs…

Settlement offer from insurance company

If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a car accident, a slip and fall accident, or any other kind of accident, accepting a settlement offer from the insurance company involved before you’ve assessed your total damages and consulted with an experienced personal injury attorney is never a good idea….

taking photo of car accident damage

When it comes to car accidents, the vast majority of the attention given by first responders, insurance companies, law firms, and others involved is to any personal injuries arising out of the accident. Fortunately, not all accidents involve personal injuries, but virtually all accidents involve some degree of property damage…

worker injured on the job

Accidental amputations are never minor accidents. Losing a digit or part of a limb is almost always life changing, and the healing and recuperation can require many painful months. Even in cases where the amputee is able to return to work, there is no guarantee that he or she will be as…

truck accident

As experienced truck accident lawyers, we are aware of the legal distinctions and differences in the way that truck crashes are handled versus typical car accident cases. However, it might surprise those who have never been involved in a personal injury case involving a truck crash that these types of collisions…

city college in fort lauderdale

Lawrenceville, Georgia offers a variety of educational options. While the colleges are not as large as some in other parts of the state, they are high quality and provide the students with wonderful opportunities to help them begin their careers and life choices. The educational levels taught are as advanced…

car accident

We find that many individuals who call us for help with serious injuries sustained after an auto accident do not realize that there are potentially more sources of insurance coverage than just the at-fault driver’s automobile policy. This is a good thing because more often than not, we see car…

rear end collision

Why It’s So Important To Pay Attention To The Limitation As Alpharetta car accident lawyers we must tell you that the statute of limitations is by far the most important deadline to know and keep in mind in the pursuit of your claims arising out of a car accident in Atlanta…

Airbag

No, your car’s airbags will not deploy when the car is off. Manufacturers equip the vehicles we drive with airbags to help keep us safe in the event of a collision. Airbags are deployed when the sensors detect a specific amount of impact in a specific area of the car,…

Best Car Seat for avoiding Car Accidents in Atlanta

As parents, we want to protect our children in every situation. Unfortunately, even the everyday, the average car ride can pose a significant danger if your child is not safely secured in the right car seat. At Spaulding Injury Law, we know how many options there are out there for…

ultimate motorcycle helmets guide

As a biker, you want to stay as safe as possible on the road. Getting the right helmet and taking care of it properly could mean the difference between life and death. Our Atlanta motorcycle accident lawyers at Spaulding Injury Law are committed to helping motorcyclists protect themselves while enjoying the…

making phone call after car accident

If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, that driver’s insurance company is required to compensate you for injuries caused by its driver’s negligence. What many people do not know and what insurance companies will not tell you is exactly how much an insurance…

mechanic

Americans love their cars. Our automobiles afford us a sense of freedom and a sense of security. They empower us and in many ways they protect us. So, when something goes wrong with our automobiles, we want a qualified mechanic that understands how we feel about them to take care…

patient with doctor

There is nothing more important to a community than having great doctors. If you are going to live and raise a family in a place, you need to know you have professionals on hand to help you with medical issues and to ensure ongoing medical care is available for good…

centennial olympic park

If you have ever been to Georgia, you know how beautiful the great outdoors can be across the state. Georgia has so many natural resources and remains one of the best places to hike and camp in the nation. It may not surprise you to learn that there are more…

Some older Jeeps with rear gas tanks are known to have a defect that can lead to serious fires and even explosions. The Jeep manufacturer – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – equipped the Jeep SUVs in question with gas tanks that are located at the very rear (next to the…

police do not cross

Like most other states, Georgia is considered an “at fault” state. This means that the person found to be at fault in an automobile accident is the one whose insurance company pays for everything. Some states are “no-fault” states. In those states, your insurance will pay for all the damage,…

4th July fireworks in Gwinnett County

Where Can You Legally Use Fireworks in Various Gwinnett County Cities on July 4th With Independence Day and the long holiday weekend quickly approaching here in Gwinnett County, many are confused regarding which Gwinnett County cities allow citizens to set off fireworks and when it is legal to do so. …

motorcycle accident

Our motorcycle accident lawyers know that it’s tough to resist the thrill of riding a motorcycle. They are so much fun to ride! However, you are considerably more at risk if you do. For most motorcycle riders, the risk is worth it, but it only takes one accident to change…

motorcycle accident

When you have a “fender bender” in Georgia, and it seems like nobody is hurt and there’s minimal cosmetic damage, you may be tempted to skip waiting around for the police to show up. However, our car accident attorneys believe it’s worth the wait to get an official document completed at the…

attorney

Chiropractic therapy is an alternative form of medicine that has been used for hundreds of years. Chiropractors use manual spinal manipulation to help patients who are seeking medical care for back pain, neck pain, and other issues related to the spine. Chiropractic medicine is a thriving business in the city…

two business colleagues shaking hands

Atlanta is a significant player in the world of commerce. There are many reasons why this city is becoming one of the most popular places to live in the United States. Atlanta has a state of the art airport, which makes travel and commerce easier and more obtainable. The famous…

UNG cumming campus

Located in Forsyth County and part of the Atlanta Metropolitan area is the city of fewer than 6,000 people, Cumming, Georgia. Cumming is the only part of Forsyth Country that is incorporated. The city was named in honor of a distinguished military officer, Col. William Cumming who served in the War…

taxi

Ride-sharing and car service company Uber is quickly being the preferred method to taxi cabs in Atlanta, as well as in 300 cities across the world. Uber is known as reliable and convenient, as it connects you with drivers in your area via a mobile app, shows you their exact…

gavel and stethoscope

If you have an injury, you may be wondering if you should get a personal injury lawyer and file a personal injury claim. This article includes some of the most common personal injuries that claims are filed for, and then you can decide whether to contact a personal injury attorney if your injury is…

Common Locations of Slip and Fall Accidents

Slipping and falling leads to about one million visits to emergency rooms across the United States each year. These accidents happen in an instant and when you least expect them, though the effects of resulting injuries can last for weeks, months, or even years. Some people need extensive medical care,…

Of all the kinds of driver negligence possible, driver fatigue is one of the riskiest because it often goes undetected. Unfortunately, fatigue behind the wheel can mimic the impairment experienced by drunk drivers and is, therefore, exceptionally dangerous. If a drowsy driver leaves you injured in a traffic accident, don’t…

buford dam

Cumming, Georgia is about 40 miles from Atlanta, but it seems like another world. Cumming has vast forests, beautiful lakes and streams, mountain views, and the beautiful scenery is a natural haven for wildlife. This is the kind of place people go if they want to camp, go on nature hikes, and…

mechanic

Cumming, Georgia is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The position of the area makes it a popular location for certain trades. Automobile repairs fall into that category. In Cumming, you will find all the big-name shops like Firestone, Goodyear, Tires Plus, Safelite Auto Glass, Aamco Total Care, and so on….

truck accident

Anytime a large commercial truck crashes, our wrongful death attorneys know there is the potential for devastating damage and injuries. However, the risks of injury increase substantially if the truck is carrying toxic chemicals or substances. Trucks that carry hazardous materials are referred to as HAZMAT trucks and it requires additional training…

cement truck

Earlier this year, a cement mixer truck rolled over at an intersection in Atlanta, landing on a Lexus driven by a 22-year-old man and on the hood of the Mercedes driven by former mayor and current United Nations ambassador Andrew Young. Despite the 70,000-pound cement mixing trailer crushing their vehicles,…

A group of friends drinking beer at Stone Mountain's oktoberfest

Located just 12 miles from downtown Atlanta, Stone Mountain Village is a quaint community nestled into a granite outcropping. Dating back to 1812, it boasts turn-of-the-century architecture and lively entertainment, including charming restaurants and shops. To spice up your fall, every Saturday from September 25 this year to October 23,…

gavel with book

More people, more distractions, and more technology predictably mean more accidents, injuries, and injury victims. Everyone’s likelihood of suffering a personal injury is increasing, and sometime in the future, you may have a reason to retain a personal injury attorney. What are the “personal” injuries that trigger lawsuits? Will you…

Insurance law practice books

Following an unexpected accident, it is understandable that your primary priority would be recovering from any injuries that you sustained. Such recovery may be lengthy, however, and some accident victims are left permanently disabled. Recovery may involve serious medical procedures, periods of rest, rehabilitative programs, and readjusting to everyday life….

gavel with book

How Do Contingency Fees Work in Personal Injury Cases in Atlanta? Hi, I am Ted Spaulding. I am an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer with Spaulding Injury Law. So, here’s how contingency fees work in personal injury claims. They are a percentage of whatever is recovered from a settlement or a verdict…

accident injury claim compensation

Medical bills and other expenses can quickly start to pile up after an accident. Many personal injury victims cannot afford to pay these bills, especially if they’ve had to take time off of work to recover from their injuries. For this reason, some victims are eager to resolve their personal…

courtroom

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may have a personal injury claim1 against that person. One of the most common questions people with personal injury cases have is how much to ask for in a personal injury settlement. The most honest answer and one personal injury lawyers frequently…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains how he works for his clients as a personal injury lawyer in Georgia. He details how he works to get the best results possible in each case and how he strives to lift the burden off of his clients. What does a personal…

medical bills

The question our wrongful death attorneys hear most often from clients at the beginning of their case is who pays my medical expenses while my case is pending. I often then hear that the client told the hospital just to bill the at-fault party directly. Unfortunately, the at-fault party will not, and even…

What is My Personal Injury Claim Worth

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains the components involved in understanding how to value your personal injury claim in Georgia. He details what is most important and how overall claims are processed.  What is my personal injury claim worth? Watch this video to find out the components involved in…