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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…

What Can Cause Driver Fatigue?

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Who Could Be Responsible for Your Motorcycle Crash?

More than 5,000 motorcyclists suffered fatal injuries in crashes across the United States in 2019, and thousands more sustained non-fatal injuries that significantly disrupted their lives. If another party was responsible for causing the crash, the injured motorcyclist has the right to seek compensation for their losses. Since the losses…

stair hazards

Falling is usually scary, however, a fall down the stairs can be particularly terrifying. When you fall forward down a set of stairs, it is difficult—if not impossible—to catch yourself. As a result, these falls can result in devastating injuries. If you have been injured, contact a personal injury attorney right away….

What Happens After a Drunk Driving Car Accident?

The State of Georgia has strict laws against driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol due to the extreme safety risks of drunk driving. While you might hear about drunk drivers injuring others, you might not imagine that this type of accident could happen to you. However, if you are…

motorcycle

Our motorcycle accident lawyers know that riding a motorcycle always comes with inherent dangers. Any type of collision can cause serious injuries to a motorcyclist since there is no metal frame, seat belts, or airbags to protect them from the impact like in a passenger vehicle. Rear-end collisions1 can be especially dangerous for individuals…

commerical truck

Truck driver error is the most common cause1 of collisions involving large commercial trucks in the United States, according to our truck accident attorneys. When you think of driver errors, you likely think of texting and driving, drunk driving, speeding, and similar acts. But, our truck accident lawyers find that one type of driver…

Should You Accept an Insurance Settlement Offer?

In the aftermath of a serious unexpected injury, you might be staring down piles of medical bills, as well as struggling with your household budget due to missed work and lost income. With financial stress – in addition to the pain and suffering from your injuries – it is only…

plaza theatre

Atlanta has been nicknamed the “Hollywood of the South.” Georgia has earned that name with its rise to the 3rd largest filming city in the country, only falling behind California and New York. In the past nine years, hundreds of movies and shows have been filmed in Atlanta, and that…

atlanta

Whether you call Atlanta home or you are visiting the city for the first time, there is always something new to see or do. Atlanta is known for its rich history, great sports, and award-winning restaurants, but there are also a few little-known facts that may surprise you. So, let’s explore this historic city…

If you are injured in a car accident, the last thing you should have to worry about is insurance rates going up after the accident. However, even a minor car accident can have a lasting impact on your car insurance costs. Forbes recently dove into this issue and the findings…

centennial olympic park

Atlanta is such a diverse city with so many great restaurants, parks, museums, and events that it’s hard to experience everything in one visit. Atlanta is considered the most populated metropolitan area in the United States, and its long history dates back to 1837 when the city was first founded….

road closed

Construction is an extremely dangerous profession. Workers regularly suffer injuries in a variety of accidents, including electrocutions, falls, and much more. Workers who work in road construction have even more risks to deal with every day. In turn, the workers are also at risk of causing injury to others who…

construction site

Construction is notoriously one of the most dangerous industries in which an individual can work, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).1 Construction workers regularly suffer injuries due to falls, falling objects, heavy machinery, and more. However, after the workers go home each day, many hazards on a construction site…

In this video, trial attorney Ted Spaulding explains three reasons why semi-truck accident cases are more complicated than other personal injury cases. Three reasons why semi-truck accident cases are more complicated than other personal injury cases. Keep watching this video to find out why. Hi. I’m Theodore Spaulding. I’m Atlanta…

What should you do after a car accident? Attorney Ted Spaulding explains 11 steps to take after a car accident in Georgia. Eleven steps to take after a car accident. Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer, and I am the founder here at Spaulding Injury…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains whether or not car accident settlements are taxable in the state of Georgia.  Are car accident settlements, taxable? Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding, an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer, and the founder here at Spaulding Injury Law. So, this is a question obviously that…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding answers whether or not a helmet is required when driving a motorcycle in Georgia. Are motorcycle helmets required in the State of Georgia? Keep watching this video to learn the answer to this all-important question. Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains how Spaulding Injury Law personally assists victims of car accidents in Georgia.  Welcome to the Spaulding Injury Law website. Thank you for coming. I hope you learn more about your car accident case and more about our firm, our attorneys, our staff, and…

(Gwinnett County, Georgia) — The votes have been counted and the results are in! Spaulding Injury Law is a 2020 Best of Gwinnett® winner in Gwinnett Magazine’s annual readers’ poll.  Gwinnett Magazine readers and editors have weighed in on the best of everything in Gwinnett, honoring thousands of businesses and…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains how Spaulding Injury Law manages personal injury cases in the surrounding Atlanta, Georgia area and what the process looks like for clients Welcome to this Spaulding Injury Law website. I hope you find this website informative, you learn more about your case or…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains what makes Spaulding Injury Law a unique place to practice personal injury trial law in Alpharetta, Georgia. Welcome to Spaulding Injury Law’s Alpharetta, Georgia personal injury practice in our office in downtown Alpharetta off of Milton Avenue. I’m Ted Spaulding. I am the…

commercial truck

Much like an airplane, most commercial trucks have an event data recorder,1 also known as a “black box,” that records important information regarding the performance of the truck. Some of the information recorded includes the following: GPS information regarding the truck location at a certain time Communications between the driver and trucking…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews the impact that social media posting on sites like Facebook can have on your personal injury case resolution.  How can social media affect your personal injury case? Watch this video to find out. Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial…

In this video, personal injury attorney Ted Spaulding reviews the process for negotiating with an insurance company and how to put yourself in the best possible position for success.  How do you negotiate with an insurance company?   Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding, an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer, and the…

motorcycle

Our Lawrenceville motorcycle accident law firm knows that accidents involving any type of motor vehicle have the potential to cause severe injuries. However, some forms of transportation are riskier than others. People who ride motorcycles are often at a high risk of suffering particularly serious injuries in the event of a collision….

In this video, Georgia personal injury trial attorney Theodore Spaulding reviews what factors are involved in proving death during civil litigation  How do you prove death in a civil case? Keep watching this video to learn the answer to this question. Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m Atlanta personal injury trial…

In this video, trial attorney Ted Spaulding reviews liability in personal injury cases during truck accidents in Georgia.  Hi, Ted Spaulding here, founder, lead trial attorney at Spaulding Injury Law. Thanks for watching this video. We’re gonna answer the question, who is liable in a truck accident in Georgia? So,…

How Long Do You Have To File An Insurance Claim

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews how much time you have to file a claim with an insurance company after an accident in Georgia. He also explains different potential scenarios and what can happen in the long term.  How long do you have to file an insurance company claim…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews one of his top recommendations for safe motorcycle riding.  Hi, Ted Spaulding here. Listen, the other day I had the honor and privilege of talking to a real motorcycle safety expert. I like to say I play one on TV, right? I try…

back injury

Parts of your back are involved in almost every movement that most people make. For this reason, back injuries can cause significant and continuous pain and can also substantially limit your movements and abilities. To make matters worse, the discomfort and pain caused by a back injury can often be…

How Much Does A Truck Accident Attorney Cost

In this video, attorney Theodore Spaulding answers the question of how truck accident attorneys are compensated during personal injury cases. How much does a truck accident attorney cost? Hi. I’m Theodore Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta trial lawyer and the founder here at Spaulding Injury Law. Keep watching this video to…

In this video, attorney Theodore Spaulding explains what steps are needed to obtain the police report after a motor vehicle accident in Georgia.  How to obtain the police report after a car accident? Hi, I’m, Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer, I’m the founder here at Spaulding…

How To Handle A Property Damage Claim

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews the process of handling a property damage claim with a lawyer. He explains different examples of property damage claims and how Georgia law impacts these cases.  How To Handle A Property Damage Claim. Hi. I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial…

In nearly every state, wearing a helmet is required for certain motorcycle riders. While Georgia law requires all motorcycle riders and passengers to wear helmets, failure to do so will not automatically prevent you from taking legal action if you were hurt in a crash caused by someone else. In…

IIHS Dubs Rear Automatic Braking as a “Standout Feature” in Research on the Impact of Crash Avoidance Technology Systems. In its latest tech roundup, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave props to rear automatic braking for its effectiveness in reducing the severity and frequency of reverse rear-end accidents….

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains what is needed to prove fault in a personal injury case. He reviews what elements will best help prove your story and get you favorable results.  How to prove fault in a personal injury case. Keep watching this video to learn some of…

Watch this video to get to know personal injury attorney Ted Spaulding, founder of Spaulding Injury Law! Hi, I’m Theodore Spaulding. I’m the founder and one of the trial lawyers here at Spaulding Injury Law. Let me tell you a little bit more about myself and my practice. I graduated…

Time Limit for a Property Damage Claim

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews the statute of limitations for a property damage claim in Georgia. He also reviews how long these cases typically take to resolve.  What is the time limit for a property damage claim? Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial lawyer…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains how damages work in a wrongful death case. He reviews how to differentiate a wrongful death claim and an estate claim, and how damages are actually defined.  What damages are available in a wrongful death case in Georgia? Keep watching this video to…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains how motorcycle accident attorneys determine rates during a personal injury case. He details the two main variables and how they will affect you. What do motorcycle accident attorneys charge? Keep watching this video to find out the answer to this question. Hi, I’m…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding explains he process of filing a personal injury claim in Georgia. He details how the goal is always to move the case along as quickly as possible, and what this entails. What happens in a personal injury case? Keep watching this video to find…

What Is My Car Accident Claim Worth

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding details how to value a car accident claim in Georgia and the varying factors involved. He also explains how an experienced car accident lawyer can assist in your case.  What is my car accident claim worth? Keep watching this video to find out the…

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding details how to value pain and suffering after a car accident in Georgia. He also explains how limitations factor in. What is pain and suffering worth after a car accident? Keep watching this video to learn ways to value your pain and suffering. Hi,…

marta

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 Ted Spaulding reviews what general areas of damage you’re allowed to pursue in every case, along with a timeline of when those punitive damages come into play. He also explains what punitive damages are. When can punitive damages be pursued in a personal injury case? Keep…

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim

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….

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews what happens after a personal injury case is resolved, including which individuals and entities are owed money. Who do you owe after an injury case is resolved? Keep watching this video to find out the various individuals and entities that you may owe….

Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Personal Injury?

In this video, attorney Ted Spaulding reviews how medical bill payment works during a personal injury case. He also answers the question of who foots the bill.  Who pays my medical bills after a personal injury? Keep watching this video to learn the answer to this question. Hi, I’m Ted…

In this video attorney Ted Spaulding reviews what makes motorcycle accidents a unique type of personal injury case, and what challenges they can present. He includes details regarding the legal process in Georgia and what complexities can arise.  Hi, I’m Ted Spaulding. I’m an Atlanta personal injury trial attorney and…