Blog Posts in May, 2012

Boxer Paul Williams Badly Injures Spine in a Marietta Motorcycle Accident

Boxer Paul Williams Badly Injures Spine in a Marietta Motorcycle Accident Paul Williams once dominated the boxing ring, knocking opponents out. He even held a solid 41-and-2 record in the ring. Now, ...
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13 Fatal Accidents Over Memorial Day Weekend

As people across Georgia celebrated the three-day Memorial Day weekend, the Georgia State Patrol was on watch for traffic accidents as motorists traveled in and out of Georgia. Over the holiday ...
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Vehicle Plows Through House in Cherokee County Car Crash

Vehicle Plows Through House in Cherokee County Car Crash On Monday, May 7, 2012, a Georgia car crash occurred involving a car driving through a home. According to authorities, the crash occurred ...
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How Serious is a Compound Fracture?

A compound fracture is a fracture in which the injured bone sticks through the skin. Also known as an open fracture, a compound fracture can result from two types of causes. Traumatic: from a high ...
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Canton Tractor Trailer Crashes are Caused by 5 Main Factors

Canton tractor trailer accidents can be caused by many factors. The most common causes are: Truck driver fatigue Distracted driving due to texting or using the onboard computer Truck driver error or ...
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Is There an App that Will Protect Your Teenage Driver?

Although parents would like to think that their teenagers are telling them the truth all the time, parents know better. Most children test the limits of parental authority on occasion, if only to see ...
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Few Injuries in a Chain-Reaction School Bus Crash in West GA

A school bus accident near Social Circle and Covington caused 50 plus people being injured. Six school buses carrying students from Burke County Middle School in Waynesboro, GA to Six Flags, just west ...
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Could Road Rage Be Behind an Alpharetta Crash and Vehicle Rollover?

Could Road Rage Be Behind an Alpharetta Crash and Vehicle Rollover? According to Alpharetta police, road rage was at the root of a Georgia car crash that occurred on April 9, 2012. The wreck involved ...
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Injured Motorcyclist Urges All Drivers to Be Cautious

Injured Motorcyclist Urges All Drivers to Be Cautious On August 29, 2011, Keith Allen was riding his motorcycle when he was seriously injured in a Georgia motorcycle accident. Almost one year later, ...
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All Aboard For a Cure

The Dare to Hope Foundation recently presented the 5th Annual All Aboard for a Cure. The one-mile walk and family fun day benefits the Palliative Care Team at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. ...
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Alpharetta Bicycle Accident Lawyer: Riding Safely With "Cargo"

Alpharetta Bicycle Accident Lawyer: Riding Safely With “Cargo” As summer is approaching, many people are getting their bicycles ready to ride. If you are planning to ride your bicycle more ...
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Cumming Man Dies and Wife Injured in Forsyth County Crash

Cumming Man Dies and Wife Injured in Forsyth County Crash April 15, 2012, turned fatal for a resident of Cumming, Georgia. According to police, there were a couple fatal accidents in this area on ...
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Alpharetta Truck Accident Lawyer Takes a Closer Look at Cargo

Large commercial trucks provide a service by transporting goods to different destinations for consumers to purchase. While this service is needed and the cargo on board a semi truck can be valuable, ...
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Do You Know How Easily Car Accidents Can Cause Tramautic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Head trauma from a car accident is not uncommon. Such trauma occurs when the external force of the car accident traumatizes the driver’s (or passenger’s) brain. The damage that someone can ...
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Alpharetta Auto Accident Claims Life of Cumming Man

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, a fatal Alpharetta auto accident occurred on northbound Ga. 400, north of Haynes Bridge Road. According to the Alpharetta police, three vehicles were involved in this ...
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Four Common Types of Canton Trucking Accidents

Truck crashes are frequently caused by the negligence of truck drivers themselves. Canton accidents have been caused by sudden stopping/braking, speeding, fatigue, or other forms of careless driving. ...
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Alpharetta Motorcycle Accident Attorney: Who Pays Your Medical Bills?

Alpharetta Motorcycle Accident Attorney: Who Pays Your Medical Bills? Following a Georgia motorcycle crash, you may be enduring surgery and medical procedures, treatments, rehabilitative therapies, ...
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Watch for Cyclists on the Road- Two Killed, One Injured in South Georgia Bicycle Accident

Watch for Cyclists on the Road- Two Killed, One Injured in South Georgia Bicycle Accident Three cyclists were riding on U.S. Highway 17 in Eulonia, GA when a van struck the cyclists from behind, ...
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Gov. Deal Signs Georgia House Bill 685 to Increase Penalties of Dangerous Dog Attacks

Dog owners will soon be held responsible for the injuries their dangerous dogs inflict on other people. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 685 into law yesterday. HB 685 defines how ...
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Alpharetta Motorcycle Lawyer Discusses Dangerous Intersections

Alpharetta Motorcycle Lawyer Discusses Dangerous Intersections Motorcycle crashes occur on highways, interstates, surface streets, residential streets or anywhere a motorcycle is allowed to travel. ...
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The Importance of Being Safe Says Alpharetta Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

The Importance of Being Safe Says Alpharetta Motorcycle Accident Lawyers With May being Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, Kalka & Baer’s Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyers remind all ...
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Right Vertebral Arterial Dissection from a Car Accident

A 32 year-old woman was a passenger in a car that was hit from the side by a truck. Since that car accident left her seriously injured, she turned to Kalka & Baer for legal help. In our ...
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Bike Safety Practices from Decatur Cycling Accident Lawyers

Bike Safety Practices from Decatur Cycling Accident Lawyers A cyclist was riding in the inside lane of the right-hand side of the four-laned North Decatur Road near Willivee Drive when he was hit by a ...
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