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The city of Atlanta proudly boasts the eighth busiest heavy rail rapid transit system in the United States. Thousands of people board the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) trains every day to commute to work, school, or other obligations. Though the MARTA train system is a fantastic resource for all residents…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding defines UM insurance and how it works in the state of Georgia. He also explains why it is important to have.  What Is UM Insurance? Hi. I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer and I’m the founder here at Spaulding Injury Law….

In this video, attorney Theodore A. Spaulding reviews the requirements for filing a wrongful death claim in Georgia. He explains the levels of consideration required and which parties hold the most decision-making power.  Who can file a wrongful death claim in Georgia? Keep watching this video to find out. Hi….

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In the summer months, many families in the Cumming area head to the swimming pool for a day of sun and recreation. While the pool is entertaining for all ages, it unfortunately also has a risk of accidents and injuries. If you or someone in your family has suffered injury…

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Driving can be a stressful experience for everyone. While some drivers are able to cope with frustrating conditions such as weather, traffic, running late, or other drivers, others are not nearly as patient. Aggressive driving can be extremely dangerous for everyone on the road and has the potential to result…

rear end collision

Rear-end accidents are one of the most dangerous types car accidents that can happen. Often, the driver in the lead vehicle is unaware that a collision is about to occur and can do nothing to try and avoid the accident or brace him or herself for an impact. Rear-end accidents…

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Injuries to the discs of the spine are the most common injuries we see as injury attorneys at Spaulding Injury Law. Typically these are bulges or herniation of the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid-back), or lumbar (lower back) discs. One particular type of disc injury not seen too often as a…

Front page of new personal injury site for Spaulding Injury Law

Spaulding Injury Law has launched a new website to serve clients and potential clients who’ve been hurt in accidents caused by negligence in Georgia. Our committed personal injury attorneys have over 25 years of combined experience serving injured people throughout the state. Our new site provides a wealth of information, including…

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As summer nears, families are already gearing up for spending many hot afternoons by the pool. While swimming is one of America’s favorite pastimes, it should not be overlooked as a potentially dangerous activity. In the United States, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for children…

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Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft continue to grow more and more popular, especially in urban areas. They are simple, convenient and cost-effective ways for individuals to find their way from place to place and around big cities, and they are easy alternatives to transportation like buses and taxis. But…

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Nothing could be more tragic than losing someone you love because someone else – another driver, an employer, a landlord, or even a doctor – was negligent. If that happens – though it may be quite difficult – you must speak at once to an experienced Cumming wrongful death attorney. By…

motorcycles

As an Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyer, I want to give you guys some legal tips to think about when handling motorcycle property damage claims. Typically, we handle these cases free of charge as part of representing the injury side of a motorcycle wreck. We will get involved when the client can’t…

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Georgia’s Lemon Law is another example of how motorcycle riders are treated differently than ordinary, four-wheel vehicles and the general public, not only by the public but also in the law itself. Keep reading to see what our Cumming motorcycle lawyers think about the subject.   What Is Georgia’s Lemon Law? Now,…

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We’ve had a ton of rain over the past 3-4 months in the state of Georgia and in particularly in Atlanta. These tips my motorcycle accident law firm will provide are timely, especially now that we’re getting close to spring in the next couple of months and will have some more rain…

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As a Lawrenceville motorcycle lawyer, I want to talk about a safety tip that is good to incorporate into your daily riding habits. It’s one that you don’t normally think about, especially in this day and age with the bikes that are coming out with safety features like better lighting, hi-def…

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If you are a biker, you may have some questions about modulating headlights. Luckily, our Atlanta motorcycle accident law firm can help. So, does Georgia law allow modulating headlights? And if so, what are the parameters of the law with regard to it? The answer to that question is really simple. Georgia…

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It’s the end of the riding season, and I know a lot of you like to put your bike up for the winter. Therefore, my Cumming motorcycle accident law firm wants to provide information on how best to winterize your bike. There are two ways to do it. You’ve got the minimum…

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As an Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyer, I know that a lot of riders drive four-wheeled vehicles and are weekend warriors with bikes. They don’t ride them every day. You’re riding your everyday four-wheel vehicle to and from work and picking up the kids and everything else. Check Your Motorcycle Tires More Than…

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If you are involved in a traffic collision, and if you file a property damage claim to have your vehicle repaired, you may be leaving money on the table. This is a where an Atlanta car accident law firm can help. In the state of Georgia, if your vehicle is damaged after…

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Today, my Savannah motorcycle accident law firm wants to talk about cornering and specifically traction. I know it’s a big issue among motorcycle riders and it came up for me recently with the loss of a Mr. Sharp. He’s the individual that I posted about who lost control of his bike on…

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As a Savannah motorcycle lawyer, there’s a certain issue that we are aware of in the motorcycle community, and it is biker profiling. However, there’s a particular angle to this profiling of bikers that is most of what we see in the field, and that is profiling by police officers and…

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As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I have to ask, how many of you know that Georgia Law requires that your headlamps be illuminated at all times while you are riding on the roads of Georgia? In fact, it is a moving violation if you don’t have them on and, more…

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In this article, I discuss what are the best insurance companies for bikers to cover their motorcycle, and is there a chart of how much insurance that you should get coverage-wise specifically for UM and MedPay? Which Insurance Company Is The Best For Bikers? As a motorcycle accident law firm in…

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I recently made a video comparing the accident statistics between interstate and surface roads and the conclusion was that surface roads have more accidents involving motorcyclists than on the freeway. As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I was asked to go into a little more in-depth regarding the specificity of fatality…

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I wanted to do this video to show you how you can be armed with another tool to protect yourself in the event you’re in a wreck caused by another driver. Hopefully, that doesn’t happen, but you need to be protected in advance in case. I’ve championed UM Insurance in…

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In this blog, I want to discuss another motorcycle safety myth. The myth that I have for you today is that streets and roadways are safer than the highway for motorcyclists. As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I have to tell you that it’s an absolute myth. There was a study several years ago…

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When an automobile crashes into a motorcycle from behind, if the motorcyclist survives, his or her injuries will probably be catastrophic and life-altering. What are the most likely injuries that a motorcyclist will suffer in such a scenario? And what is a motorcyclist’s recourse in Georgia if he or she…

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Today I want to talk about a very dangerous situation that has come to the forefront this summer. I’ve seen a lot of people talking about it in motorcycle groups, and as a Cumming motorcycle accident lawyer, I have actually just had an accident here recently by a motorcycle rider losing…

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What To Do After Sustaining Motorcycle Injuries in Atlanta On Someone Else’s Bike As a motorcycle accident law firm in Alpharetta, I wanted to do this video today because I was asked a question that brings up a good subtopic that I’ve talked about before, which is insurance, particularly UM insurance and…

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Can Witness Information Help? Being a motorcycle accident attorney, this is something that I see constantly that becomes a big problem in motorcycle wreck cases, and that is police officers seem to almost consistently not put witness information on a police report. So, you get in a wreck, you’ve got one…

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What Is The Highway 80 Infrastructure? I want to highlight a really neat motorcycle advocacy piece that the State of Georgia has taken the lead on. I’ll also explain to you the two reasons why I think it’s important for us to highlight this petition and how a motorcycle accident law…

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If you’re unexpectedly and severely injured in an accident, it may take you a number of weeks – and maybe even months – to recuperate. Particularly if you’ve been catastrophically injured or temporarily disabled, and if you need more than several weeks to heal, for some people working for some…

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I’m going to talk about a heated debate that I recently had about the ever-controversial helmet issue. The other party said to me that he thought that the Georgia helmet law ought to go to the Texas model, and perhaps modified a little bit. First, let me tell you what the…

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Today, I want to highlight some great news that came out Wednesday that involves the protection rights of motorcyclists. Many of you have probably heard about this news, but in case you didn’t, here is what happened. On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court came out with a ruling in a…

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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…

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Last week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association’s annual reported the numbers for motorcycle fatalities for 2017. The good news is there was a marked decrease in the number of motorcycle fatalities in comparison to 2016, with the decrease being 5.6%. Let our Alpharetta motorcycle accident law firm explain. What Do These Statistics…

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Today, I want to discuss an article that’s been going around some of the biker groups here in Georgia and throughout the United States. Some of the takeaways are for the safety of all motorcycle riders and what advocacy groups can do to start getting involved with some of the…

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In this video, I want to provide some safety tips about what to do when you’re entering a blind curve. If you end up hitting your front tire with either loose gravel, sand, leaves, grass, whatever it is, a hazard on the road, but you’re hitting it on a blind…

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As an Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyer, I’m going to give you two tricks on how to add UM coverage to protect you in case you’re in a motorcycle collision. As you know, I’m a huge proponent of my clients having as much UM coverage as you can afford. It’s there to protect…

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In Georgia, if you sustain a traumatic brain injury in any accident caused by someone else’s negligence, can you be compensated? What will it take to obtain compensation? The law in Georgia entitles victims of negligence to compensation for their accident-related medical treatment as well as compensation for lost income…