Top 5 Most Important Safety Features for Cars
Hawk Law Group | March 25, 2023 | Car Accidents
It’s no secret that car accidents are a leading cause of personal injuries and fatalities across South Carolina. If you’re a motorist, it’s essential to prioritize safety features when choosing a car or when visiting a mechanic for your latest tune-up. Over the past few years, advanced technology has allowed for the development of numerous… read more
What Happens When Someone Dies After a Car Accident in Waynesboro?
Hawk Law Group | March 22, 2023 | Car Accidents
Thousands of people are killed and injured on Georgia roads each year. In 2020, 1,664 people died in Georgia traffic accidents. That year was the deadliest year on Georgia roads in seven years. Traffic fatalities can result in criminal and civil penalties for the at-fault party. Family members may be overwhelmed by the magnitude of… read more
What Happens When You Are At Fault for a Car Accident in Georgia
Hawk Law Group | February 27, 2023 | Car Accidents
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering if you can recover compensation for your losses even if you were partially at fault. In the State of Georgia, the answer will depend on how much fault you had in causing the crash. What Is Modified Comparative Negligence? Georgia follows a modified… read more
Will You Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident?
Hawk Law Group | January 18, 2023 | Car Accidents
According to the Georgia Department of Health, motor vehicle crashes were the second leading cause of injury deaths in the state in 2020. Georgia had the fourth-highest number of traffic deaths in the nation that year. There were 1,664 traffic fatalities statewide in 2020. No one ever thinks that they will cause a fatal car… read more
Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in Georgia?
Hawk Law Group | December 6, 2022 | Car Accidents
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of personal injury in Georgia. If you have been involved in a car accident, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your injuries. However, it’s important to make sure you follow the law and take the proper steps to give yourself the best chance of success…. read more
Car Accidents Caused By Brake Checking in Georgia
Hawk Law Group | October 28, 2022 | Car Accidents
Brake checking is negative driving behavior that puts the driver and others in the surrounding area at risk. It can cause accidents resulting in property damage and significant injury. If you’re involved in a car accident that was caused by brake checking, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance. Getting legal help can substantially help… read more
Are You Suffering from PTSD After a Car Crash?
Victor C. Hawk | October 8, 2022 | Car Accidents
A car accident can cause physical trauma. These injuries can temporarily or permanently disable you from working, managing a home, and caring for your personal needs. But crashes also traumatize you mentally. Mental trauma can take many forms, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This anxiety disorder is not imaginary or “all in your head.” Changes… read more
SCDMV Collision Reports: What You Need to Know
Hawk Law Group | August 22, 2022 | Car Accidents
After a major car wreck in South Carolina, you will likely need a copy of the accident report. Your insurance company may want to see the accident report as part of its investigation into a claim. Or you and your car accident lawyer may need to review a crash report to evaluate whether you should… read more
Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident T-Bone?
Hawk Law Group | August 16, 2022 | Car Accidents
On South Carolina’s streets and highways, intersections are breeding grounds for car accidents. After all, crashes and collisions are a constant risk whenever cars and trucks approach each other at angles that make it difficult for drivers to see one another. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s statistics show that these collisions occur and frequently… read more
Secrets of Accident Claims Against GEICO REVEALED!
Hawk Law Group | June 28, 2022 | Car Accidents
Who hasn’t seen the adorable GEICO gecko trying to sell them car insurance? If you haven’t, you probably haven’t watched a commercial in over a decade. The GEICO gecko is one of the most recognizable mascots in the world. But just because you recognize the gecko doesn’t mean you know anything about GEICO other than… read more