Personal Injury Blog

Window Tint Laws in Georgia

Tinted windows are common in Georgia because of our hot and humid weather. Window tints can protect drivers and passengers from excess heat and harmful UV rays from the sun. Tints also provide privacy while driving and keep criminals and nosy pedestrians from looking into your car.  However, window tint can affect a driver’s visibility… read more

Will You Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident?

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

What Are the Causes and Effects of Brain-Stem Injuries?

The brain is the powerhouse of the human body. Similarly, the brain stem also plays a critical role in the body, as it helps control many of the bodily functions that allow you to live a normal life.  When the brain stem suffers an injury, it can take a toll on your life, resulting in… read more

How Much Does a Semi Truck Weigh?

There are almost 3 million semi-trucks making their way around America’s highways on any given day. And every year in Georgia, about 200 people die in crashes involving these trucks. One of the biggest factors that makes these trucks so deadly is their immense weight. We all know semi-trucks are heavier than regular cars, but… read more

Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in Georgia?

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

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

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?

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 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 You Suffering from PTSD After a Car Crash?

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