Personal Injury Blog
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
Suffering a Ruptured Spleen in a Bike Accident Is Serious
Hawk Law Group | October 20, 2022 | Bicycle Accidents
When you think of bicycle accident injuries, you are likely to think of head injuries and scraped knees. You may picture broken bones or sprained wrists. Internal organ damage may not enter your mind at all. Yet some bicycle accidents can cause this sort of internal damage, which can lead to complications and health dangers… read more
Is It Possible to Get Out of Jury Duty?
Hawk Law Group | October 20, 2022 | Personal Injury
Many people dread receiving a jury duty summons in the mail. However, as a U.S. citizen, it’s your duty to serve on a jury if selected. That said, it’s possible to get out of jury duty for certain reasons. But you could face stiff consequences if you don’t have a valid and acceptable excuse and… read more
The National Trial Lawyers Names Allen “Kip” McAlister a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Georgia
Hawk Law Group | October 13, 2022 | News
Hawk Law Group is ecstatic to announce that The National Trial Lawyers has named Attorney Allen “Kip” McAlister a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the State of Georgia in the civil trial lawyer category. The National Trial Lawyers is a prominent, invitation-only legal organization comprised of the top trial lawyers in each state or appropriate… read more
Are Lane Splitting & Lane Filtering Legal in Georgia?
Hawk Law Group | October 5, 2022 | Georgia Law
Motorcycle riding is popular in Georgia, and with good reason — riding is fun, exciting, and social. However, it can also be dangerous in certain circumstances. As such, motorcycle riders are expected to follow the same rules of the road as other drivers, with some additional laws devised specifically for motorcyclists. Among these, it’s illegal… read more
Allstate: One of the Worst Insurance Companies for Consumers?
Hawk Law Group | September 22, 2022 | Personal Injury
Allstate is one of the largest personal lines insurers in the United States and the fourth-largest auto insurance company. It insures individuals against death, injury, and property loss, including personal liability for certain losses. Its annual revenue is about 40 billion dollars, and it has written more than 113 million currently valid policies. According to… read more
Hawk Law Group | September 19, 2022 | Product Liability
Valsartan (Diovan) is a popular prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Consumers have filed thousands of lawsuits against one manufacturer and several retailers of Valsartan due to contamination of some batches with a cancer-causing agent. A New Jersey federal court is administering these lawsuits to make it easier for… read more
The Mirena Crash Is Real, and It’s Affecting Countless Women
Hawk Law Group | September 15, 2022 | Product Liability
Planned Parenthood describes Mirena as one of the most effective hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) available. Like other hormonal IUDs, Mirena is inserted into a woman’s uterus and acts as a form of contraception. Once implanted, Mirena steadily releases the hormone progesterone, reducing pregnancy risk. Planned Parenthood claims that Mirena is nearly 100 percent effective. Unlike… 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