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Truck Accidents: The Top 3 Most Common Causes

Truck Accidents: The Top 3 Most Common Causes Trucking accidents are some of the most grisly auto accidents to occur on U.S. roads. A commercial truck traveling the speed limit is more dangerous than the average vehicle because it weighs four times as much as the average car and is several times larger. Road authorities have put measures in place over the years to reduce the number of truck accident collisions and fatalities. But some of the most common causes of truck accidents are still a problem. Here are the top three most common causes of truck accidents: Fatigue. Drowsy...

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Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Georgia

Are you tired of the badgering phone calls and daily letters from bill collectors? If so, you may want to consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help you discharge certain debts such as medical bills, credit card debt, personal loans, and foreclosures. If you have a business, bankruptcy can help you exit the business without any personal liability. Steps to File for Bankruptcy There are certain steps you must follow to file for bankruptcy in Georgia. • You have to meet certain income criteria. This income criteria is determined by the means test. • You are...

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Before You File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Before You File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Do This First! Filing for a chapter 13 bankruptcy in Atlanta can be the perfect solution to get your finances back on track and an Atlanta bankruptcy attorney can help. Remember: a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not a failure; it is a tool to show you are taking responsibility for your financial past, present, and future. It is the fresh start you deserve. Chapter 13 is sometimes called the wage earners plan. Chapter 13 attorneys specialize in helping people just like you come up with a plan to pay off their debt over time...

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The Advantages of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The Advantages of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy may be more common than you think. Between October 2005 and September 2017, around 12.8 million consumer bankruptcy petitions were filed in the federal courts. Bankruptcy is a helpful tool for millions of people, not just in America, but in other countries that have similar protections in place. You may be wondering about whether filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy is a good move for you. If so, you may want to begin looking for chapter 7 attorneys. Before you make a final decision, you have to carefully consider some of...

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A Bankruptcy Attorney Can Stop Foreclosure

A Bankruptcy Attorney Can Stop Foreclosure If you are considering bankruptcy, your first step is to contact a trusted bankruptcy attorney. If you are facing foreclosure, repossession or harassment from debt collectors an experienced bankruptcy attorney can help! Whether you are considering filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy or filing a chapter 7 your first step is to get professional advice. The bankruptcy laws are there for you to take advantage of. Each chapter offers its own specific protection and relief. An Atlanta bankruptcy attorney can help you to decide which is right for your situation You Are Not Alone! Millions...

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3 Common Personal Injuries to Watch Out for This Summer

3 Common Personal Injuries to Watch Out for This Summer Summer is the season of personal injuries. With high temperatures, family vacations, and school out for the summer, many people are at higher risk for personal injuries during the summer months than any other time of the year. Here are some of the most common personal injuries reported in Atlanta during the summer season so you know what to be on the lookout for:   1. Car accidents. The American Automobile Association refers to the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day as the 100 Deadliest Days of the year....

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Chapter 13 Bankuptcy

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: What Is It and How Do I File? Filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy gives you the chance to restructure your debt into a payment plan. This repayment plan can last anywhere between three to five years, giving you the ability to hold onto your assets and pay back your debt in manageable increments. Chapter 13 bankruptcies are flexible, which makes them great for those with a steady income who want to hold onto their property. But who's eligible to file for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and how do you do it? Here's a basic rundown on...

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Why You Need A Lawyer

Personal Injury? Why You Need a Lawyer When you have a personal injury case, you should get a lawyer. If you have a personal injury, such as from an auto accident or another type of incident, you absolutely need a lawyer, even if you haven't filed a case yet. In fact, the sooner you acquire a lawyer, the better off your situation can be. Why should you get a lawyer if you have been injured? According to statistics, reasons for filing a personal injury case vary but include reasons such as car wrecks, premises liability for homeowners and businesses, liability...

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What is the importance of Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage?

What is Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage? In Atlanta, Georgia, the city’s traffic has become increasingly dangerous with continuous accidents occurring from morning commutes to work and continuing through the commute back home in the evening. With Atlanta’s current population of 5.6 million residents, it is safe to say that there will be individuals that do not have vehicle insurance coverage also known as uninsured motorist (UM). Add-on UM insurance coverage allows for the injured victim of an auto accident to have their insurance pay for the injuries sustained as a result of the accident with an uninsured motorist. The presumption...

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