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
Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft
Hawk Law Group | June 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
Rideshares like Uber and Lyft have become a go-to method of convenient transportation over the past several years. These companies have built reputations that make people feel safe about hopping into a stranger’s waiting vehicle. People trust rideshares because they know that companies like Uber and Lyft vet their drivers and track their vehicles using… read more
How to Handle Your Medical Bills After a Car Accident in Augusta, GA
Hawk Law Group | May 25, 2022 | Car Accidents
After you are injured in a car accident, you might have a pile of bills. Ambulance services, emergency rooms, doctors, hospitals, and physical therapists will bill you for your medical care. You’ll probably worry about these bills, and with justification. Studies suggest that as many as 62% of bankruptcies in the U.S. result, at least… read more
What You Should and Should Not Do After a Car Accident in South Carolina
Hawk Law Group | May 24, 2022 | Car Accidents
The moments after a motor vehicle collision are disorienting, stressful, and overwhelming. This is true even in minor accidents. Because of this, it’s critical to understand what you should and should not do in the aftermath of a crash. In South Carolina, taking certain steps after a car accident will help you secure the best… read more
Is it Illegal to Eat and Drive in Georgia?
Hawk Law Group | May 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
No state, including Georgia, has outlawed eating and driving. So Georgia has not made it illegal to eat and drive. But you can still get a traffic citation for distracted or reckless driving if eating prevents you from driving safely. Here is an overview of laws that might apply to eating while driving in Georgia…. read more
What Happens if YOU Are Sued After Causing a Collision in Augusta, GA?
Hawk Law Group | April 27, 2022 | Car Accidents
The Georgia statute of limitations (deadline) for filing lawsuits for most car accident claims is two years from the accident date. The other person involved in the car crash may sue you for damages if your insurance company denies liability or refuses to agree to a fair settlement. Alternatively, their damages may exceed the limits… read more
Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Aiken County?
Hawk Law Group | March 29, 2022 | Car Accidents
No one can tell you when to hire a lawyer. Many insurance claims are resolved without the involvement of a lawyer. Non-lawyers can even get a fair settlement in a lawsuit without hiring representation. But these outcomes represent outliers. Most of the time, you will get a better resolution in your personal injury case if… read more
What to Know About Car Accident Reports in Edgefield County, SC
Hawk Law Group | March 28, 2022 | Car Accidents
Car accident reports can provide valuable information to you and your lawyer after your crash. These reports list everyone involved in the accident and the insurers for each vehicle. You will need this information to pursue injury compensation. South Carolina law requires accident reports in all accidents that result in injury, death, or property damage… read more
Why Do Rear-End Collisions Happen in Evans, GA and Who’s to Blame?
Hawk Law Group | March 11, 2022 | Car Accidents
One of the most common car accidents in Georgia is the rear-end collision. You might believe that the rear driver always causes a rear-end collision. But some rear-end collisions result from negligence by the front driver. Here are some facts about why rear-end collisions happen in Evans, GA, and who bears the blame. Rear-End Collisions… read more
Driving Without a License Versus Driving Without a License on Your Person in Augusta
Hawk Law Group | March 1, 2022 | Car Accidents
Driving without a valid license and driving without a license on your person are both chargeable offenses in Georgia. However, the offenses are very different. Knowing the difference between the two is important for drivers. Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License in Georgia All individuals driving in Georgia are required to have a valid driver’s… read more