Blog Posts in August, 2012

Atlanta Car Crash Sends Police Officer to Hospital

On June 11, 2011, an Atlanta car accident occurred involving an Atlanta police officer. This Saturday afternoon crash left Officer Shawn Houston with serious injuries, including a head injury and ...
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Second Fatal Forsyth County Crash in One Week

We recently reported on a fatal Forsyth County crash that took place on Highway 53. Just days later, on Friday, July 20, 2012, a second fatal head-on collision occurred—on the same road, during ...
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Why You Need a Lawyer if You Are a Victim of a Trucking Accident

A tractor-trailer accident is one of the most devastating kinds of Georgia accidents. Where a car weighs approximately 5,000 pounds, a loaded tractor-trailer can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. That size ...
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Forsyth County Crash Claims Life of Gainesville Woman

Forsyth County Crash Claims Life of Gainesville Woman On Monday, July 16, 2012, a woman was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 53 in Forsyth County. The accident, which occurred around 4:13 ...
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5 Factors That Lead to a Cumming Motorcycle Crash

5 Factors That Lead to a Cumming Motorcycle Crash Accidents happen every day across this nation as the result of many different factors. While most of the reasons that car accidents, pedestrian ...
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Prevention that Works to Avoid Georgia Motorcycle Accidents

Prevention that Works to Avoid Georgia Motorcycle Accidents When you or someone you love is involved in an Atlanta motorcycle accident, chances are likely that severe injury may follow. Unlike cars ...
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Wrong-Way Drivers and the Car Crashes that Follow on Georgia 400

Atlanta police shut down a stretch of the Ga. 400 highway for more than three hours early this morning. A wreck that involved a wrong-way driver happened just before the Atlanta Financial Center ...
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Southwest Atlanta Accident Claims Life of Female Driver

A serious car crash occurred in Atlanta on Saturday, July 21, 2012, that involved an Atlanta police officer and a 59-year-old woman. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the car accident ...
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Marietta Car Crash Kills 1 and Sends 4 to the Hospital

On the evening of Saturday, July 14, 2012, a deadly car crash took place in Marietta that claimed the life of a 21-year-old man. The man, Jordan Irby, of Marietta, was driving a black 1999 Honda ...
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Tips to Avoid Canton Parking Lot Accidents and Injuries

As Canton accident attorneys, we often write about the dangers drivers face on our roadways, but we also want to bring attention to the dangers facing drivers in parking lots. Parking lots are ...
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Minor to Severe Back Injuries Can Hurt- Kalka & Baer Can Help Get You Back on Your Feet

Suffering from back pain can truly be debilitating. It can limit your job performance, your social life, and increase your medical expenses. Back pain can be related to a problem anywhere, from the ...
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Texting While Driving is Still a Serious Problem For Georgian Drivers

It was a little more than two years ago that the state of Georgia passed a texting while driving ban. All Georgia drivers are prohibited to text while driving. That law prohibits texting from a cell ...
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The Reality of Commercial License Fraud and Georgia Truck Accidents

The Reality of Commercial License Fraud and Georgia Truck Accidents The truth is that unlicensed, underqualified truck drivers are a common cause of truck crashes in Alpharetta, throughout Georgia, ...
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The Severity of an Alpharetta Cycling Accident

The Severity of an Alpharetta Cycling Accident It is actually more frequent to be involved in a serious crash nearby your own residence. Of all the various types of road accidents a person can be in, ...
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Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Three Cyclists in South Georgia

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Three Cyclists in South Georgia A recent Georgia biking accident involving a tractor-trailer sadly resulted in a fatality and two serious injuries. Two bicyclists were ...
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When Outdoor Balconies, Decks, and Porches Collapse

just one month there were several collapses throughout the nation, including the following: A dock collapse on a Missouri lake happened during a thunderstorm on July 7, 2012, causing five people to be ...
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Two Ways to Avoid Being Involved in a Pedestrian-Car Accident

Approximately 4,280 lives were lost in pedestrian-car accidents in 2010, nearly 12 people every day. One particular place where these accidents happen is near a crosswalk. Two ways that pedestrians ...
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Overload and Overweight Truck Accidents

Every commercial truck has a maximum design weight. Referred to as the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), the maximum is calculated by rating the truck’s axels, frame, powertrain, suspension, ...
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