Georgia, USA (December 27, 2022) - This year's holiday season in Georgia saw more than a dozen people lose their lives in car accidents, according to the local authorities.
The Georgia State Patrol reported that over Christmas weekend, more than 13 people died in motor vehicle accidents. At least two of them occurred in the metro Atlanta area.
Authorities stated that a 30-year-old man was killed in a Forsyth County accident on Christmas Eve.
Deputies said that a man was turning into a river club when he encountered a curve, causing him to crash into a tree. He was killed on impact, and his passenger was taken to a nearby hospital.
On Christmas Eve, another driver in Atlanta was killed after losing control of their vehicle. According to police, their car overturned and crashed into a tree.
According to troopers, 16 people died in crashes during the Christmas and New Year's Eve holidays last year, indicating that the state is on track to surpass last year's fatalities.
Fatal car accidents are tragic events that can have far-reaching impacts on individuals, families, and communities. The emotional and financial damage that a fatal car accident can inflict on a family is devastating.
There are many causes of fatal car accidents, including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and reckless behavior. These types of accidents can often be prevented by following traffic laws, paying attention to the road, and driving responsibly.
When a person dies in a car accident as a result of another driver's negligence, the surviving family has the legal right to file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver.
It will be possible for the family of the deceased person to pursue justice in the form of financial compensation for the loss of their loved one.
Although there is no amount of money that can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, the system is in place to help the family recover financially from the tragic accident and to punish the negligent person for their actions.
If someone you care about passes away as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash, the first thing you should do is consult an experienced Wrongful Death Lawyer about the events leading up to the collision. This will allow you to determine whether or not you have the legal right to seek financial compensation for the loss of a loved one.
It can be very challenging for an individual to handle a claim for wrongful death or negotiate with an insurance company on their own. If you don't have a lawyer representing you, the insurance company will try to settle the case for the smallest amount possible or simply refuse to pay anything at all.
When you hire an attorney to help you with your claim, they will make certain that you are compensated for the following:
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, it is important to seek the assistance of an experienced fatal car accident lawyer. These lawyers have the knowledge and resources to help you understand your legal options and pursue a claim for damages.
At The Mabra Firm, we have a team of highly qualified attorneys who can help if you lost a loved one in a fatal car accident.
You can schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys when you call us at 404-344-5255.
Note: This post was created with the help of outside sources, such as news articles and first-hand accounts. Because the details of this accident have not been independently verified, please notify us immediately if you discover any false information. We will update the post to reflect the correct information.
Disclaimer: At The Mabra Law Firm, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality and safety of our state, and we have been saddened by the outcomes of numerous accidents. We hope that by informing those in our community about these accidents, they will work to prevent other serious accidents in the future. These posts are not intended to be solicitations for business. The information contained within should never be interpreted as medical or legal advice. We wish everyone involved in these accidents a fast recovery.