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How Much of a Distracted Driver are You?

If you own and operate an automobile, chances are you are well aware of the optimal importance safety plays when behind the wheel of a car. In a perfect world, assuming every licensed driver operated their vehicle with the utmost, attentive...

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A Little Friday Evening Funny for Fellow Atlanta Commuters

Fellow Atlanta commuters, sometimes enough is enough and we need to blow off a little steam and release continuous hearty chuckles that can be heard from across the street because ... Atlanta! Here, at the Law Office of Neil Flit, we get a...

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How Does This Work? A Step-by-Step Guide to Personal Injury Cases

For those of us who have had any involvement in a personal injury case, it's fairly safe to say that you know full well how long and, sometimes tiresome, the litigation process can become as time goes on. The waiting game seems like it can never...

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Drive Safe: Have You Had Your Eyes Checked Lately?

Now that the days are getting shorter it's safe to assume a lot of us will be doing a great deal of night driving. In doing so, one must be sure their vision is up to par as a number of incidents that happen after dark are a result of a lack of...

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Have You Suffered Airbag Injuries? Have Your Physician Check the Following

Living in one of the most heavily commuted cities, odds are you've seen nasty accidents traveling the highways and major streets. While everyone is relieved that no one was badly injured and all that was damaged was a few cars, at the end of it,...

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Are You Suffering From Sciatica? Here’s What it Feels Like

After a minor accident, sometimes we make the mistake of walking away from a mobile accident thinking all is well and suffered no injuries because they are no visible signs of trauma. After a few days, however, victims of car accidents could...

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Highway Safety Tips: Sharing the Roads With Truckers

Atlanta commuters, we're in the throws of the fall season and the days are officially shorter than the evenings and with darkness approaching earlier in the day, the urgency to get home can make us hasty drivers. One can most certainly...

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Atlanta Drivers, Fix That Road Rage

If you're driving through these Atlanta streets on a daily basis and don't find yourself cursing a fellow commuter and the air they breathe at least once or twice a day, you're nothing short of a saint! But here's the deal, engaging in a fit of...

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Do You Suffer From Post Accident Nerve Damage?

After you've been in a car accident it's kind of hard to make sense of the pain that follows, some days are good, while others are okay, some are so painful you can get out of bed and others days, the pain is manageable. There is a pain,...

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TMJ as a Result of Whiplash

The resulting pain of even a minor car accident can take some time to articulate and sort out. From neck and back pain to slipped disk, a lot of times what's overlooked is a condition called TMJ or temporalmandibular disorder and it goes...

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Be Prepared: What You Need in Your Car for Your Fall Break Travels

Being that the school year starts hellishly early in Metro Atlanta, we have adopted what is called a balanced schedule - meaning we get a week off of school in the middle of each semester. Now that it's fall break in many counties across the...

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Safety Tips for When You’re Driving With Your Pets

If you have a dog at home and keep regular office hours then you, without a doubt, know how difficult it is to carry the guilt of leaving Sparky at home all day long. This is why we will come up with any reason to hop in the car with your family...

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What You Need To Know About Truck Accidents in Atlanta

If you're new to Atlanta or even a native, there is a great chance you've learned very quickly how curvy and twisty-turny the roads can be specifically the highway connectors. For even the most experienced drivers, those bends with the right...

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Watch Your Back: Maintain the Benefits of Your Treatments

If you've ever been in an accident and had to undergo chiropractic treatments to realign your neck, back and hips, then you're fully aware of how uncomfortable it is to be in pain for an extended period of time. But most importantly the end...

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What To Do When Your Car Won’t Pass Emissions

If your vehicle is more than 3 model years old in the state of Georgia, you have to pass an emissions test in order to register your vehicle. A lot of us haven't a clue of what exactly is being tested when you take your car to an emissions...

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3 Things You Need To Do After a Car Accident

The weather system here in the Atlanta Metro area is always unpredictable  - from chilly mornings in the 50's to ninety degree temps within the span of 48 hours - then comes the inevitable flash floods that come from nowhere and end rapidly...

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Think You Have a Slipped Disk? Here’s What it Feels Like

If you've ever been involved in a car accident, you know how unpleasant the experience is. Nobody leaves their home in the morning expected to have a collision and when it's all said and done, walking away from it unharmed is far more valuable...

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Don’t Delay: Repair That Windshield Chip!

If you're an Atlanta commuter, chances ares you know full well the array of vehicles you share the roads and highways with! From concrete pouring trucks, to landscaping rigs and truck beds filled with dirt and debris that love to jump from the...

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Social Media: an Investigative Tool for Lawsuits

In this digital age, mobile devices and social media have become the fibers of communication with an estimated 80 percent of the global population - it's hard to imagine that just 15 years ago, it was all but nonexistent! But here, the rub!...

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Tailgating Tips: Football Season is Here!

Who doesn't love a good SEC tailgate on a sunny Atlanta afternoon? There's nothing like packing up the grill, food, beverages and lawn chairs to head towards the stadium with the guys! Food, friends and football - just can't beat it! When all of...

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Do Not Drive Through Flood Waters From Heavy Rain

In true Atlanta fashion, these last few weeks of summer are quite unpredictable as far as the weather is concerned. We've had a few cool days, some really hot ones and then there's the rain! The rain has been all but torrential during certain...

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Slow Turnover? Might Be Time for a Tuneup

Cars - they are an absolute necessity for all Atlanta motorists and the fact of the matter is, you probably do so much driving from one end of town to another on such a regular basis, you might not even realize the toll all your commuting takes...

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Road Trip Safety Tips for Your Labor Day Travels

Ah, finally! The long weekend we've all been waiting for since the untimely back-to-school grind has arrived - thank you, Labor Day! What to do, right? Well, you, along with so many other Atlanta residents are on their way to the lake or the...

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All You Need to Know About Georgia’s Super Speeder Law

Okay Atlanta folks, here's the deal - the traffic here is horrible! It's enough to make you go a little stir crazy when you sit on the brakes for at least an hour Monday through Friday! So when we do have the space to kick up the speed a little...

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Here’s What You Need To Know When You’re a Victim of a Hit and Run

There is nothing worse than being involved in a car accident but being a victim of a hit and run incident easily tops the inconvenience of a minor collision or fender bender. To be clear, a hit and run is, by definition, any accident in which a...

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Think You Have Whiplash? Here’s What It Feels Like

If you've ever been in a car accident, chances are your adrenaline rushed and your body and mind went into fight or flight mode. A lot of times when this happens, people often feel as though they're physically unharmed because there are not...

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Had an Accident! What Do I Do Next?

If you own and operate an automobile, chances are you are well aware of the optimal importance safety plays when behind the wheel of a car. In a perfect world, assuming every licensed driver operated their vehicle with the utmost, attentive...

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Check Yourself: The Most Common Causes of Auto Accidents

Fellow Atlantans, how many times have you been cruising through traffic and get frustrated by other drivers? Chances are, this happens quite often. With Atlanta being a city packed with transplants from other cities and states - some larger,...

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Car Troubles? Beware of Shady Car Mechanics

Yesterday, we focused on adhering to the your car's maintenance service schedule in order to ensure the best use and performance of your vehicle. There are, however, times when it's going to take more than a simple oil change and fluid flush to...

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To Be Safe: Make Sure You Check Your Tires

Altantans, it's that time of year! While it is still quite hot during the day, we're going to start to feel some pretty chillly temps in the morning in the coming weeks. As heavy commuters, we tend to overlook the wear and tear we put on our...

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What You Need to Know About Flash Floods and Your Car

We are now approaching fall here in Atlanta and this time of year it's not unusual to have heavy rainfall for a couple hours a day in various parts of the city. We've already experienced lots of rain this week and, according to the forecast,...

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Traffic Stops: What You Need to Know

Living and commuting in a big city like Atlanta, there's a chance you travel through several parts of town on a daily basis from Smyrna to Downtown to Midtown to Dunwoody, the possibilities are limitless. Naturally, each city has it's own...

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Elderly Drivers – When to Take the Keys From Your Parents

One of the hardest things to do is roll with the punches when time just won't stop. This includes being a witness to your parents' aging processes. Some of us are lucky to have parents and grandparents who don't skip a beat, have no ailments,...

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Teen Drivers: How to Cut Insurance Costs

Good day, Atlanta! We're going to dive right into the topic of discussion for the day - your teen drivers. Anybody who has had to insure a teenage driver definitely suffered through a massive increase on their insurance policy - sometimes...

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The Absolutes: What Your Teen Driver Needs to Know

Okay Atlanta parents, a moment of honesty here - sending your teenage drivers into this city's traffic is unnerving to say the least. The major 6 lane highways, impatient drivers even when the weather says slow down and, of course, you've got...

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Kids Riding Shotgun: Be Sure They’re a Safe Height and Weight

Welp folks, it's 2015 and so much has changed since us adults were small passengers riding in cars. Long gone are the days when you could stack up the back seat with more kids than the car could hold and and even the baby sat on the lap of...

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Quick Travel Reminders: Back To School!

While it seems far too early to reignite the daily grind, many metro Atlanta counties are returning to school after what felt like a really short summer vacation. And, of course, this means more folks traveling in the mornings - as if Atlanta...

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Fourth of July Fireworks and Travel Safety Tips

We are now in the throws of summer and the entire country is gearing up to celebrate the 4th of July this weekend. Schools are out for the summer and everyone from the parents to the kids are breathing a sigh of relief that the grind is over! So...

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PTSD, Head Injuries and Vertigo as a Result of an Auto Accident

In the state of Georgia, auto accidents occur by the thousands each year. If you're new to Atlanta or even a native, there is a great chance you've learned very quickly how curvy and twisty-turny the roads can be - specifically on...

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Wait, Don’t Cash That Check! Insurance Company Tactics Exposed

Car accidents - they really are a pain in the neck ... on top of the pain in the neck one might have after being in accident! If you've been in an auto accident for the first time and have suffered bodily injury and property damage as a result,...

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Summer Safety: A Review of Drunk Driving Laws in Georgia

It's officially summer here in Atlanta and there is always plenty to do in the city and its surrounding towns and neighborhoods. From pool parties, music festivals, baseball games and backyard barbeques, the good times keep rolling and we sure...

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Georgia Law Bans the Use of ‘Runners’ and ‘Ambulance Chasers’

Nobody is ever prepared for the unfortunate experience of being in an auto collision, being shaken up and paranoid on the road for the next few days and weeks almost seems to be the easy part once you dive into the aftermath of it all. From...

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Be Sure to Download Neil Flit’s Auto Accident Mobile App

In this day and age, leaving the house without your mobile device is almost like the dream we all have when we show up to work without pants on - horribly awkward feeling! It's just not the best thing to do when you have a life to lead and more...

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Memorial Day Weekend: Travel Tips for Your Road Trips

As we approach the summer months, the entire country celebrates the extended weekend for Memorial Day. Most schools are either out for the summer or very close to wrapping up for the year and everyone from the parents to the kids are breathing...

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When Your Personal Injury Attorney Doesn’t Meet Your Needs

If ever you watch your local television stations, you can rest assured there will be quite a few TV attorney commercials that list a myriad of reasons to give them a call because somebody may owe you some money and they'll be happy to make sure...

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Spring Break: Road Trip Safety Tips

So, it's Spring Break! And you, along with so many other Atlanta residents, are on their way to the beach, so you pack up the family car and head South! More often that not, two things can be expected - unpredictable traffic and reckless...

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What You Need To Know About Truck Accidents in Atlanta

If you're new to Atlanta or even a native, there is a great chance you've learned very quickly how curvy and twisty-turny the roads can be specifically the highway connectors. For even the most experienced drivers, those bends with the right...

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Unsafe Driving Habits Amonst Teens

If you own and operate an automobile, chances are you are well aware of the optimal importance safety plays when behind the wheel of a car. In a perfect world, assuming every licensed driver operated their vehicle with the utmost, attentive...

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Choosing the Best Personal Injury Attorney Team

Nobody wants to deal with the hassle of having to hire a personal injury attorney for any reason. In a perfect world, we wouldn't have to and every personal dispute would be handled with great care and fairness between all contributing...

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Crucial Components to Your Car Insurance – MedPay and Stacked UM Coverage

Atlanta commuters! How many times within the span of a week on your journey from home to work and back can you say you rubberneck to see an accident, slowly creep by one to make sure everyone is in tact and help is either there or on the way or...

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Get the Most Out of Your Property Damage and Personal Injury Claim

In last week's feature, we listed the 3 most important things you should do after a car accident and how to get your personal injury case started. But when it's all said and done, you want to be sure you get the most out of your property damage...

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3 Most Important Things to Do After an Auto Accident

The weather system here in the Atlanta Metro area has been quite unpredictable this winter - from freakish freezes and black ice to seventy degree temps within the span of 48 hours - then comes the inevitable cold snap and the cycle continually...

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The Violent Crime Called Drunk Driving

Have you ever been on the road and noticed someone driving so erratically you keep your distance based off the assumption the driver is impaired? Surely, it's happened to all of us, but the reality of the situation is this: drunk drivers get...

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Choosing the Right Personal Injury Attorney

Greetings Georgia drivers and Happy New Year to you all! So, we're going to talk straight and cut to chase. Here's the deal, nobody wants to deal with the hassle of having to hire a personal injury attorney for any reason. In a perfect world,...

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Unfortunate Coincidence – Rear End Accident with Neil Flit Ad Bus Goes Viral

The holiday season is usually quite busy around here at The Law Office of Neil Flit and after a certain photo from the popular photo sharing website, AngryDuck.com, began to float around the staff in it's entirety had to take pause for a moment...

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Quick Reminder: Share The Roads Safely this Holiday Season

The holidays are here and the hustle and bustle of it all is evident in every shopping mall, grocery store, parking lot and highway. Traveling long distances with your family or even taking short trips around town here and there can be equally...

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A Few Holiday Road Trip Tips and Checklists

Now that the holiday season is on full throttle, people are dashing about trying to wrap up end-of-year business, do some last minute shopping and run random errands before hitting to road to the holiday destination! more often that not, two...

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Morotist Mayhem: Holiday Travel Safety Must Do’s

Picture this: your husband or wife sends you on a journey with the kids to pick up your elderly mother-in-law during the busiest travel season of the year - the holidays - not so much fun, but the pressure is intense. While the highways are...

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Stay In Your Lane! Holiday Travel Safety Reminders

The holidays are here and the hustle and bustle of it all is evident in every shopping mall, grocery store, parking lot and highway. Traveling long distances with your family and or even taking short trips around town here and there can be...

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Driver’s Awareness: Holiday Travel Hazards

The holidays are just around the corner and highly dangerous, blistering winter conditions have already swept that nation. While driving down the highways and crossing state lines,  drivers may encounter ice and snow, semi-trucks and drunk...

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Auto Accidents Happen: Now What Do I Do?

If you own and operate an automobile, chances are you are well aware of the optimal importance safety plays when behind the wheel of a car. In a perfect world, assuming every licensed driver operated their vehicle with the utmost, attentive...

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Trucks Are a Significant Cause of Auto Accidents

Considering how many trucks are on the road at any given time, it should come as no surprise that they are involved in thousands of accidents every year. As a major commerce hub in the Southeast, the Atlanta area is especially vulnerable to...

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Treating a Herniated Disc Following an Auto Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 2.24 million people were injured in auto accidents in 2010. One common type of auto accident is a herniated disc, which occurs when the jelly-like substance between two...

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Should You Report Minor Auto Accidents?

If you get into a major auto accident that causes serious injuries, you should definitely report it. If you get into a minor fender bender, however, you and the other driver might consider driving off without reporting the incident to the police...

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Understanding Auto Insurance Claims in Georgia

Like most states, Georgia requires that all drivers have some form of auto insurance. The minimum coverage in Georgia includes bodily injury liability of $25,000 per person and property damage liability of $25,000 per occurrence. Even so, there...

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Avoiding Bicycle Car Collisions

Though bicycling is a healthy, fun, and environmentally friendly means of transportation, it also comes with a considerable degree of risk. Since bicyclists aren't protected by seatbelts, windshields, and roofs, they're some of the most...

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Contacting an Attorney Quickly After an Auto Accident

An auto accident can be very costly, both in terms of damage to your vehicle and potential medical bills. To help ensure that you recover from your injuries and financial hardship, it's a good idea to contact a skilled attorney soon after an...

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Civil Liability in Drunk Driving Cases

Drunk driving is one of the deadliest and most common crimes in the United States. In 2010, more than 1.4 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence, and more than 10,000 people were killed in accidents that involved drunk...

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Common Motorcycle Accidents Where a Car Is at Fault

Although some motorcyclists do indeed behave recklessly on the road by driving too quickly or engaging in lane splitting, the majority of car wrecks involving motorcyclists is the fault of the motorist. Unfortunately, motorcyclists lack the...

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Your Guide to Georgia Bike Laws

Riding your bicycle around the Atlanta area is an excellent way to incorporate more physical activity into your daily routine and to reduce air pollution caused by cars. However, before getting on your bike, you should be aware of a few laws and...

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Laws Protecting Auto Accident Victims

Under the law, victims of car wrecks are entitled to receive compensation for their losses. A personal injury lawyer can help victims obtain compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages, loss of value in their vehicle, and property damage...

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How an Attorney Can Help with Your Auto Accident Claim

Many people are hesitant to call a personal injury lawyer following a car wreck because of the misconception that an attorney will charge too much to settle a claim. In fact, victims of car wrecks often can't afford not to hire a lawyer....

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How to Reduce the Risk of Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcyclists lack the basic protection that a car provides to motorists. Since a collision between a motorcycle and a car or truck can lead to deadly consequences, it's best to reduce your risk of a car wreck altogether. Personal injury...

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Advice for Staying Safe as a Pedestrian

Each year, far too many people are sent to the emergency room with serious, sometimes even life-threatening injuries because they had the misfortune to walk in the path of a careless driver. Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable because they...

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Talking to Your Teens About Sharing the Road with Trucks

When teens become old enough to drive, their parents are often filled with apprehension, with good reason. Even the most levelheaded teen lacks experience on the road and may react improperly to difficult driving conditions. You can reduce the...

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A Look at Property Damage Claims After a Car Accident

Victims of car wrecks often consult auto accident attorneys for help obtaining compensation for their injuries. Unfortunately, medical expenses and lost wages aren't the only problems auto accident victims have to worry about. A car crash...

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What To Do If You're In an Accident with a Truck

Any type of auto accident has the potential to cause serious injuries and significant damage to your vehicle. However, a collision with a truck is particularly dangerous. Large delivery trucks, work trucks, semi trucks, and similar vehicles...

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A Brief Overview of Public Transportation Accidents

Many residents of Atlanta and the surrounding areas rely on public transportation for their daily commuting needs. While buses and light rail provide an efficient and cost-effective means of travel, they are by no means completely safe. Even...

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Tips for Driving Safely In Atlanta's Summer Downpours

Drivers in Atlanta who become caught in sudden summer downpours can greatly reduce the chances of an auto accident by following some smart driving tips. When a downpour begins, reduce your speed and leave more room between your car and the one...

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Exploring the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Each day, thousands of Atlanta-area residents commuting to work and going about their usual activities are at risk of falling victim to an auto accident. There are many possible causes of auto accidents, ranging from poor weather conditions and...

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Get the Facts About Rear End Collisions

A rear end collision occurs when a vehicle strikes the back of the vehicle in front of it. It's a common type of auto accident and a costly one. Rear end collisions are often caused when the negligent driver is driving too quickly to stop in...

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Signs of Tire Wear Problems

When many people think of vehicle safety, they may consider the brakes or how fast the car is being driven. Tires are a frequently overlooked safety component of a car. When the tread is worn down, or the tire has a design or manufacturing...

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Safety Tips for Riding Your Bicycle on Atlanta's Roads

As in many states across the country, bicycles are considered vehicles by the state of Georgia. This means that bicyclists are required to obey traffic laws in the same way that other cars and vehicles are expected to obey traffic rules and...

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Safe Bicycling Tips for Adults

Bicycling is a great to get exercise, have fun, and protect the environment. Unfortunately, the proportion of bicycle accidents involving people between the ages of 25 and 64 has been steadily increasing. For this reason, it's important for...

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What Can You Do if You’re Hurt in a Hit and Run Auto Accident in Atlanta?

Atlanta is the heart of Fulton county, where the streets can be very busy and dangerous as well. The most recent annual crash statistics from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety reveal that there were 44,748 auto accidents in...

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Important Statistics on Auto Accidents and Drunk Driving

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, nearly 30 people die in auto accidents involving a drunk driver every day. This results in approximately one death every 48 minutes and an estimated annual cost...

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Reasons to Get Uninsured Motorist Coverage

The process of purchasing automobile insurance can be overwhelming, as you're forced to decide whether to choose the basic liability package or to purchase full comprehensive coverage. In addition, you may find yourself asking whether or not...

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Are Subcompact Cars Safe?

Do you drive or are you thinking of buying one of this subcompacts? Chevrolet Spark Mazda 2 Kia Rio Toyota Yaris 2014 Ford Fiesta (built after August 2013) 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage Nissan Versa Sedan Toyota Prius C Hyundai Accent Fiat 500 Honda...

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A Look at Georgia's Texting While Driving Laws

If you're like most drivers, it probably comes as no surprise that cell phone use is the leading driving distraction. While texting while driving is a major safety concern, even dialing a phone or talking on the phone increases your risk of...

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Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists may not be at a greater risk for suffering an accident, but they are at a greater risk for suffering serious injuries in the event of an accident. Unlike car drivers, motorcyclists aren't protected by the outer-shell of a...

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Understanding the Dangers of Head On Collisions

Head on auto accident collisions result in the highest number of fatal injuries. Auto accident victims who survive head on collisions often suffer very serious, life-altering injuries, including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury....

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What Is Comp and Collision Car Insurance?

Even though it may be tempting to choose the lowest premium insurance coverage, this can lead to problems once you meet your deductible. If you are involved in an accident and the deductible is met, it's up to you to cover the additional...

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The Leading Cause of Teen Driving Accidents: Passenger Distraction

Researchers have long been aware that the presence of other teens in the car can be distracting to new drivers. However, in 2012, the Automobile Association of America's Foundation for Traffic Safety released the results of a study aimed at...

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The Dangers of Elderly Driving

In 2010, an 84-year-old woman was recorded driving down the wrong side of an interstate just outside of Philadelphia. Despite causing four accidents around her and having nearby drivers yell at her to stop, she failed to notice she was driving...

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Interacting with an Insurance Claim's Adjustor

Insurance claim's adjustors are trained to look for auto accident fraud as well as to trying to get an auto accident victim to settle immediately. Some insurance claim's adjustors even try to get an auto accident victim's car...

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The Importance of Not Driving Distracted

Do you use your cell phone while on the road? You may be putting both yourself and those around you in considerable danger. This video discusses the effects of distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to any activity that takes your focus...

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Spotlight on Distracted Driving

Some people forget how quickly a routine drive to work can turn into a situation that is anything but normal. The moment an individual turns his attention from the road to his radio, cell phone, coffee, or child, he becomes distracted from the...

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Understanding the Elements of Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

Have you been hurt in an auto accident that was someone else's fault? Such a circumstance could be the result of that driver's negligence. Negligence is the basis for personal injury claims. If you contact a personal injury lawyer to...

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Are Teen Drivers at a Greater Risk for Car Accidents?

Some parents are hesitant to hand over the car keys to their newly licensed teen drivers. They have good reason to be cautious: the prevalence of injuries and fatalities among teen drivers is high. However, many of the reasons behind this...

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Why Winter Is a Dangerous Season for Driving

Winter drivers face a lot of hazards that aren't present at other times of the year, including icy roads and longer periods of darkness. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for all Americans aged 1 to 44, which is why it's...

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Preventing Teen Driving Accidents During the Winter

Teen drivers are three times more likely to get into fatal auto accidents than any other age group, and the winter months are exceptionally dangerous for all drivers. Considering icy conditions, holiday traffic, and of course, other negligent...

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Road Trip Safety Tips

Between navigating unfamiliar territory and keeping the kids occupied, road trips are stressful enough even when they're going as planned. Taking the time to pack an emergency car kit can provide a little extra peace of mind against any...

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Road Hazards and Bicycle Accidents

Bike accidents may not be as common as auto accidents, but they can be just as deadly. Bicycles are considered vehicles under Georgia law, and although potholes or blind turns may be a mere nuisance for passenger vehicles, they can be a major...

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Preventing Teen Driving Accidents In the Summer

Teen drivers are three times more likely to get into fatal auto accidents than any other age group, and summer months are the most dangerous time of year to drive for all Americans. Between summer vacation, holiday travelling, and of course,...

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A Look at the Common Challenges of Truck Drivers

Truck driving is a highly demanding job with long hours and repetitive routes throughout the same areas. While many truck drivers are skilled and safe individuals, some may succumb to the pressures of the job and adopt poor driving habits as a...

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Make Sure You Are Ready in the Event of a Car Accident by Downloading This Handy App

Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying experiences you may ever have to deal with—which can make it extremely difficult to stay calm. Fortunately, we've found a great app to help you stay on track and...

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Tips for Staying Safe as a Pedestrian in Atlanta

Walking outdoors is a great way to enjoy the scenery and stay in shape, but staying safe alongside motorists is not always easy among Atlanta's crowded streets and intersections. Fortunately, there are precautions you can take to protect...

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Understanding What You Should Not Say or Do Following a Car Accident

Car accidents are stressful events, and it may be difficult to think clearly after a collision. To avoid making an error that could be problematic once you begin to resolve the incident, follow these guidelines on what not to do after a car...

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Car Wreck Attorney in Atlanta Urges You to Drive Safe

The Center for Disease Control reports vehicle crashes as being one of the leading causes of death in the United States. In 2009, 2.3 million adults needed treatment in emergency rooms because of traffic accidents. As your car wreck attorney in...

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Be Ready to Document the Scene of a Car Accident with This App

If you are like most people, you may struggle to remember the proper steps to take immediately following a car accident. Download this handy free app so you are prepared to document the scene for your Atlanta auto accident attorney. After a car...

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Reasons to Choose the Law Office of Neil Flit in Atlanta

At the Law Office of Neil Flit, we know that you have many choices when it comes to personal injury and accident lawyers in Atlanta. Because our attorneys focus exclusively on auto accidents, you will find our experience unmatched by the...

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Automobile Accident in Atlanta Leaves Child Dead and Woman Facing Life without An Arm

A recent accident on 1-20 westbound has left a young child dead, and a woman has lost part of an arm, as the result of a tractor trailer coming apart on the roadway above the interstate. Charges have not been filed as of this writing, as the...

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Essential Documents to Bring With You When Meeting Your Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer for the First Time

Many Atlanta personal injury victims are awarded compensation for their various expenses and general pain and suffering. To have the strongest personal injury claim possible, it's important to find an Atlanta attorney who has proven...

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Exploring the Causes of Trucking Accidents on the Road

Considering the size of commercial vehicles, it's no wonder that trucking accidents result in some of the most serious and life-changing personal injuries in the United States. While a qualified auto accident lawyer can defend your legal...

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Why Texting and Driving Is Not Worth It

As of July 2010, the state of Georgia requires that anyone operating a vehicle while texting will have one point removed from their license. Despite the new laws banning texting while operating a vehicle, many Atlanta drivers still participate...

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Areas Where Your Auto Insurer May Fall Short on Coverage

Many Atlanta residents think that auto insurance carriers provide coverage for any damage or vandalism sustained by one's vehicle. However, there are a number of areas in which your coverage may fall short, forcing you to pay for repairs and...

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What to Do After a Hit and Run Collision in Atlanta

In Atlanta, it is illegal to leave the scene after a car wreck. Sadly, many drivers do just that. If you are in any kind of accident, you must provide your insurance and license information to the other party, provide aid if necessary, and await...

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Ways for Elderly Drivers to Stay Safe on Atlanta Roads

The attorneys at the Law Office of Neil Flit are committed to keeping all Atlanta drivers safe and reducing motorists' risk of being injured in a car accident. If you or a loved one is getting older, adjustments may need to be made to ensure...

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Personal Injury Attorney In Atlanta Discusses Cell Phones And Texting While Driving:

Statistics show that a person who uses a cell phone or texts while driving is 23 times more likely to be involved in an auto accident.  Every single day, distracted drivers cause accidents that either kill or seriously injure totally...

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Use This App to Keep Your Road Distractions to a Minimum

Texting while driving in Atlanta isn't just reckless; it's also illegal. But if you are like most Georgia motorists, getting used to these new legal restrictions can take some time. TextNoMore is committed to saving lives by putting an...

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Tips for Safe Driving to Reduce Your Chances of Collision on Atlanta Roads

If you are like most Atlanta motorists, you abide by the posted speed limits and never participate in reckless or negligent driving behaviors. Unfortunately, even the most cautious drivers can suffer personal injury in a serious auto accident....

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A Look at Our Involvement with MADD in Atlanta

The personal injury attorneys at the Atlanta Law Offices of Neil Flit are dedicated to keeping Georgia roadways safe from reckless motorists. As part of our continued efforts to pursue justice for Atlanta residents who have been victims of drunk...

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Atlanta Attorney Neil Flit Offers Legal Representation for the Injured

The Law Office of Neil Flit is a small firm of personal injury attorneys who dedicate their time to protecting the rights of the injured throughout Atlanta. As you will learn in this video, individuals who have been hurt by another person's...

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Establishing Fault in an Automobile Accident in Atlanta

After an automobile accident, the most important thing to do is to ensure those who are injured receive immediate medical attention. However, if at all possible, there are some important things that should be done to help establish the cause of...

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Understanding the Unpredictability of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Auto Accidents

Traumatic brain injuries have wide-ranging physical, emotional, and psychological effects. After an auto accident, this personal injury can affect sufferers' abilities to think, communicate, and connect with friends and family. If you have...

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Hire the Right Car Wreck Attorney in Atlanta

One of the challenges you may face after being involved in a car wreck in Atlanta is knowing how to find the right attorney. You need someone who understands Atlanta personal injury law, can deal effectively with insurance companies and has a...

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What Are the Most Common Auto Accident Injuries?

Each year in the United States, millions of people report to emergency rooms and doctor's offices with serious personal injuries sustained in auto accidents. As a large metropolitan area, these types of car accidents are a regular occurrence...

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Law Office of Neil Flit Review

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If You've Been Hurt in an Auto Accident in Atlanta, Call Neil Flit Today

Auto accidents can be devastating for you and your family. Common injuries include everything from cuts and bruises to broken bones and head injuries. The good news is that you may be entitled to compensation, and an experienced Atlanta personal...

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What To Do After An Accident

The period of time immediately following an  auto or trucking accident is filled with fear and confusion. However, when you are a victim, you have certain rights that you should insure are protected. In addition to immediate medical...

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What To Do After Being In A Car Accident In Atlanta

On an Atlanta road on a regular evening at the end of January, one college student was heading home from class, one man was delivering food to a homeless shelter, and a woman was heading to Bible study. Each became victims of the reckless...

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Getting Your Life Moving Again Following an Accident

Have you been injured in a car accident in Atlanta? Are you hurt and missing work? Between the lost income and mounting medical bills, you may be concerned about how you are going to make ends meet. The good news is that you may be entitled to...

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Build Your Understanding of Car Accidents With These Links

Parking lots are the locations of almost one quarter of all car accidents in the United States, according to Spare Bumper manufacturers. Texting while driving is a common cause of collisions throughout the country. The new Distraction.gov...

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Questions the Atlanta Police May Ask You Following an Auto Accident

If you are involved in a car accident in Atlanta, it is important to know that you can disclose only as much information as you want to when questioned by law enforcement officers. You are only legally required to cooperate with the Atlanta...

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Hire a Qualified Atlanta Auto Accident Attorney for Your Personal Injury Case

Insurance companies are consistently looking to pay out as little as possible. This video advises viewers who suffered injuries in car accidents to consult a local Atlanta personal injury attorney to ensure that they maximize their potential...

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What to Do if You Have Been Injured by a Drunk Driver

Each year, Atlanta residents are killed or injured in alcohol-related auto accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured by a drunk driver, you know first-hand how this type of accident can turn your life upside down. The following is an...

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Auto Accident Injury FAQ

Auto accidents happen on a daily basis in Atlanta. Any accident can be traumatic, regardless of how many accidents you have been involved in previously and how severe they have been. To help you through the emotionally and physically challenging...

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Defensive Driving Tips to Help You Stay Safe from Negligent Drivers

Driving is almost essential in if you live the Atlanta area, but that doesn't mean that driving is without risk. One of the biggest risks on the road is the other cars and the unpredictable people driving them. You cannot control the actions...

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Understanding When Pedestrians Can and Can't Sue a Motorist for an Injury

Walking is a great form of exercise and can be a good mode of transportation, but it can also put you at risk of being struck by a car. It is important to understand your legal rights as a pedestrian in Atlanta, so read on to learn about when...

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A Look at the Facts Involving Uninsured and Underinsured Drivers in the United States

A Look at the Facts Involving Uninsured and Underinsured Drivers in the United States Considering the high rate of car accidents that occur on a daily basis in Atlanta, it can seem like a game of chance every time you get into a vehicle. Having...

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Why You Should Always Contact an Atlanta Attorney Following an Auto Accident Rather than the Insurance Company

It is commonly assumed that you should call your insurance company after getting into an auto accident. However, the truth is that you are far better off calling your attorney before you contact your insurance provider. An experienced Atlanta...

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Common Mistakes Made By Atlanta Drivers And Passengers After Being Hit By A Negligent Driver

Despite the prevalence of car accidents in Atlanta, getting hit by a negligent driver can still be a shocking experience. During the immediate moments following a crash, it is important that you remain calm, check for any injuries, and call the...

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The Basics Of Pursuing Compensation For A Public Transportation Accident Injury In Atlanta

Public transportation in Atlanta has become more accessible, available, and affordable over the last decade. While the efficiency of public transportation has significantly improved, there are still incidents in which passengers are injured...

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Finding The Right Personal Injury Attorney In Atlanta

If you've recently been injured in an accident and you want to find legal representation for your case, there are some crucial components you should keep in mind. First of all, it is very common for such a serious and unexpected situation to...

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Distracted Driving Is A Cause Of Automobile Accidents In Atlanta

Drivers on the go in Atlanta have many risks when they're on the road. This includes distracted drivers that can cause accidents and injury. Many initiatives are being used to help reduce many automobile accidents that occur in Atlanta....

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What Are The Most Common Types Of Auto Insurance Coverage?

Auto Liability Coverage Auto Liability coverage pays for damages you are legally responsible for in the event of an accident.  Auto Liability is usually broken down into two parts.  Bodily Injury Liability will typically cover medical...

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Resources to Help Deal With Personal Injury In Atlanta

Have you found our recent blogs about personal injury and auto accidents helpful? These links offer more useful information that may be helpful when preparing to meet with a lawyer to discuss your case: To learn more about contingency fees,...

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Hurt In A Car Accident That Wasn't Your Fault?

Car accidents are a common occurrence in Atlanta. Unfortunately, many car accidents lead to serious injuries. Have you been injured in an auto accident caused by another driver's negligence? Has your daily life been changed by the accident?...

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Automobile Accident in Atlanta: What Do you Do Next?

CRUNCH! The sound of metal hitting metal, two cars colliding into one another. A car accident is a hard sound to explain, but it is a haunting sound, especially to those involved. Moments earlier, Jack saw the headlights of the upcoming car. His...

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What To Do If You Are A Passenger Involved In An Auto Accident In Atlanta

If you are a passenger in a vehicle involved in a collision, you may have a valid personal injury claim. In fact, you may have multiple personal injury claims. A passenger in a vehicle can have personal injury claims against both drivers of the...

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What To Do If You’re In An Automobile Accident In Atlanta

Whether you're in a fender-bender or more traumatizing crash, it's important to take immediate steps on the spot before anyone leaves the area. Even if the other driver simply drives away, knowing what immediate action you should take can save...

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Don't Let Personal Injury Ruin Your Life. Call the Law Office of Neil Flit Today

Personal injury accidents can change your life forever. Some of the common types of personal injury incidents that we see in Atlanta include dog bites, slip and fall accidents, auto accidents, and medical malpractice. Injures range in severity...

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Economic Damages vs. General Damages: A Basic Guide

Damages are awarded by a court to compensate individuals who have been injured by another person's conduct. They are designed to put an injured party back to the position they were in before the accident, which is done by measuring the...

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Remember Three Words for Avoiding an Automobile Accident in Atlanta

When you hear a news report that says, "Motorist under tractor-trailer still alive. Firefighters trying to cut him out of car," you can't help but cringe. That was reportedly an actual tweet from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on...

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Third-Party Liability in Auto Accidents Atlanta

In most car accidents, fault can be attributed to the negligence of one or more drivers involved. In some accidents, however, the injury of individuals involved and property damage incurred can be traced to the failure of external parties that...

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Avoid 50% Fault In Auto Accident Liability

Most people don't have substantial experience with car accidents. If you've been involved in an automobile accident in atlanta you may be wondering what to do. One very important component regarding Georgia negligence rules has to...

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3 Examples of Negligent Motorists – Atlanta

According to The Survivors Club, an American is injured in a car accident every 14 seconds, as many Atlanta residents find out on a daily basis. While very few automobile collisions are intentional, the cause of most auto accidents can be...

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When Are You Most Likely To Have An Automobile Accident In Atlanta?

        As you may have guessed, driver error and the use of cell phones have moved into the top reasons why people have automobile accidents in Atlanta. The Automobile Association has a list of the top reasons for most...

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Auto Accident Legal Help from Neil Flit

Atlanta is a motorist's city, meaning that the majority of its residents get around using automobiles. Inevitably, this means that accidents occur in the city every day. If you have been injured in a car accident and are unsure what steps...

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Personal Injury Attorney In Atlanta Helps Auto Accident Victims With Their Rights

In the modern world, accidents have become rampant each day due to reckless driving. This in turn has caused pedestrian accidents and rollover accidents which has claimed million of lives daily. Therefore, it is time that individuals consult an...

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Atlanta, GA Legal Help for Auto Accident Victims – Neil Flit

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Be Careful When Talking to Insurance Adjusters

Be Careful When Talking to Insurance Adjusters It is no big secret that accidents happen every day and to some people it is the first time they have ever been in one. Accidents turn people lives upside down and can be very detrimental to...

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Why is it Important to Get Treatment?

Why is it Important to Get Treatment? Accidents happen every day and turn the people who are involved lives upside down. They are really tough on the bodies of the passengers even if it is a low mileage collision. Automobile accidents make it...

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Accidents Occurring Far Too Often

Accidents Occurring Far Too Often We may not have the largest population in the world but we do still consume one of the largest amounts of gasoline worldwide. It is estimated that Americans drive more than 8.27 billion miles a day. This is...

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Premises Liability

Premises Liability What is Premises Liability? It is the legal responsibility for the property owners or tenants to make sure that the spaces they occupy are safe and pose no threat of injury to third parties while those third parties are...

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No Punitives for Cell Phone Use

No Punitives for Cell Phone Use Cell phones have become a part of our daily lives and something that all of us could not go without. Cell phones help us to be accessible when we are on the go and that is something we could not do without in...

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Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents As people we switch roles from pedestrian to driver, often times on a daily basis. As a pedestrian, we must be extra careful of oncoming motor vehicles, especially at crosswalks, in parking lots, and parking structures....

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Blood Alcohol Content

Blood Alcohol Content Blood alcohol content is the amount of alcohol that is present in the blood of a person. A chemical Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) test measures that amount of alcohol in a blood sample and then is represented in a percentage....

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Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage It can happen anywhere and at anytime. You are just driving along and come to a stop and the next thing you know you have been hit. All at once you have so many things running through your mind. The...

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$8 Million Dollar Verdict for Fatal Trucking Accident

$8 Million Dollar Verdict for Fatal Trucking Accident Early in the morning on October 15, 2009 there was a fatal accident involving a 1989 Mitsubishi Mighty Max truck and a 2000 International Harvester 9200 pulling a live haul trailer. For some...

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Having a Safe Halloween

Having a Safe Halloween Halloween is one of those times of the year when people can forget who they are for a day and just enjoy being a kid again. On this day everyone dresses up and takes on a whole new identity for one night. Everyone from...

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Beware of Bad Roads

Beware of Bad Roads Roads are the veins of every modern country. They help us to transport goods from one area to another easier. They make it easier for people to have leisurely travel and to get to work. They give us the opportunity to see the...

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Getting Your Car Ready for the Season Change

Getting Your Car Ready for the Season Change This time of the year is one of the most beautiful times of all. The leaves are beginning to turn and a slight chill is started to pass over the country. The fall sports are in full swing and everyone...

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Keys about a Whiplash Claim

Keys about a Whiplash Claim   Whiplash is one of the most commonly diagnosed injuries in an accident and it is usually never the fault of the person who sustains the injury.  Whiplash can happen to someone with speeds as low as 5 miles...

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Buford Highway Georgia's Most Dangerous Highway

Buford Highway Georgia's Most Dangerous Highway Today there are more drivers than ever on the roads. From the first time drivers who are in high school to the middle age more experienced drivers to the elderly drivers. This means that roads...

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The Danger of 18 Wheeler Blind Spots

The Danger of 18 Wheeler Blind Spots No matter what we choose to believe, or may want to think, 18-wheelers are a very important vehicle for the world to get goods and services. Trucks have the ability to move large quantities of items from one...

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Providing Alcohol to Minors is Illegal

Providing Alcohol to Minors is Illegal   Everywhere you look all you see are ads for alcohol and on the television all you see is how much fun you can have when being drunk. These ads do not help to deter our teens away from drinking or the...

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When Would Legal Financing Make Sense

When Would Legal Financing Make Sense  Legal financing is relatively new and is money borrowed against the potential settlement of your case. This is money that you borrow on the basis that if for some reason you do not win your settlement...

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Dangers of Drunk Driving

Dangers of Drunk Driving   Drunk driving is a problem that sadly is a part of everyday life. People go out and have drinks and think that they are good enough to drive home. They say "I've only had a few" or "I'm fine...

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Five Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Five Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims   Personal Injury claims are a part of everyday life and there is not too much we can do about that. Between over crowded streets and cities to the fast pace lives we all have. Personal...

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Move Over for Law Enforcement and Emergency Vehicles

Move Over for Law Enforcement and Emergency Vehicles   We may not pay attention to it all the time but when someone from law enforcement, paramedics, department of transportation are on the road and have their lights on we must give them...

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Georgia’s New Child Safety Seat Law

Georgia's New Child Safety Seat Law   The state of Georgia has a New Child Safety Seat Law that went into effect July 1, 2011. The law states that all children must remain in a car seat until they reach the age of 8 or they meet the...

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Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe on the Road

Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe on the Road   Life happens so fast to everyone, one minute you are taking your kid to the daycare and the next they are studying for a driving test. Driving to a teen is like their right of passage and a step...

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Commercial Accidents

Commercial Accidents   Commercial accidents are some of the worst accidents that happen on our roads. It usually happens when a huge commercial vehicle hits a much smaller personal vehicle. Commercial vehicles can range from...

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Distracted driving accidents still causing problems

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) continues to warn the public about the dangers of distracted driving. On their website dedicated to the topic, they remind drivers that operating a vehicle is a huge responsibility, so when...

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National study released on dangers of teens and distracted driving

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Consumer Reports have announced a new partnership to educate parents, teachers, and teens about the dangers of distracted driving. As part of the partnership,Consumer Reports has also released the...

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Is it Possible to Save Money on Your Automobile Accident Settlement?

It is possible to save money on your automobile accident settlement and maximize your settlement claim. Saving money on your settlement does not have to be difficult, or cumbersome.  Start by finding the information that you can...

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Accidents Caused By Winter Conditions

This year in the Atlanta, Georgia area drivers were subject to unexpected snow and ice.  The weather conditions caused ice on streets, poor visibility and an increased number of auto accidents. Since Atlanta, Georgia rarely gets snow,...

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MADD and Archie Comics team up to warn about teen drinking danger

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Archie Comics are teaming up to raise awareness about the dangers of underage drinking.It's all part of MADD's first annual PowerTalk 21. On April 21 st parents around the country are being...

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Atlanta woman dragged by bus

An Atlanta bus driver was arrested and now faces charges after a passenger on the bus she was driving was injured after being dragged by the bus. The Times Union newspaper reports that a 62-year-old woman was getting off of the Metropolitan...

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Who is Responsible in an Auto Accident on Slick and Icy Roads?

If you are involved in an automobile accident in Georgia and ice played a role, just acknowledge the fact that it will be an unpleasant procedure. A classic situation with the recent wintry weather in Atlanta involves one car sliding on ice...

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Why aren't you MADD?

The question of the day is why are you not MADD?  I am not speaking in the sense of being angry. I mean MADD which means Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The organization is a great way to take a stand against drinking and...

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How Can Facebook Ruin Your Case?

Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sties. The power that website has is one that has been marveled by many. One single website allows you to be connected to family, friends, and people from all over the world. In its own way...

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Understanding Driving Under the Influence Charges

Driving under the influence is a serious offense, especially in Atlanta and the surrounding counties. The state of Georgia has the right to suspend your driver's licenses if you are caught operating a motor vehicle under the influence. This...

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Do You Have Car Rental Coverage?

Imagine being in a car accident that is not your fault, or the other party at fault does not have rental coverage. Think about it for a minute, you still have to take your children to school, go to work, grocery shop, etc. Once someone hits...

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Don’t Let the Weather Cause Your Next Accident!

Georgia has various climates that are subject to change in an instant. For the past three years in the winter, Georgia has managed to have both black ice and snow. This is the time where you should be cautious as too what is taking place on the...

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Would You Pass the Urine Test in Georgia?

In light of the holidays' that has passed, we would like to promote being safe on the road. There is information, however, that you should know about urine tests in Georgia. There are a couple of ways that the police will test to...

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Airbag Injury From a Car Crash

Car crash injuries are very common but can be a very serious matter. If a vehicle is hit hard enough in the car accident that the airbag deploys, an airbag injury can occur. Airbags are meant to protect us but can be a source of danger....

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Will My Hospital Bills Be Paid After A Motorcycle Accident?

A motorcyclist is likely to sustain more serious injuries than a passenger in an automobile. When this occurs who will pay for the motorcyclist hospital bills? These types of motorcycle accidents often result in fractures, rash of the...

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Qualified Automobile Accident Attorneys

If you have been involved in a automobile collision, a qualified auto accident attorney of the Law Office of Neil Flit & Associates can help. Our group strives to assist in taking some of the weight off you and your family, which...

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Do I Need to Hire an Attorney After Being in an Accident?

If you have been implicated in an auto accident that resulted in numerous injuries and property damage, you need to consult with an auto accident attorney. It is necessary if you are sure that you did not add to the incidence of the...

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Is Texting as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

An issue of increasing concern in regard to car accidents is texting while driving. This topic has brought about questions as to whether texting is as dangerous as drunk driving. Let's take a look at this issue: When a driver attempts...

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10 Things to Understand About a Car Accident Injury

One of the most common ways in which people are injured is in a car accident. A car accident injury can cause you a great deal of emotional stress, bodily and monetary pain. A personal injury lawsuit, however, can help you recover any...

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Illegal Lane Change Can Cause Accidents

Illegal lane change accidents can be tough because the insurance company adjuster will typically recommend that any compensation should be minimal as the automobiles were moving in the same way resulting in a low impact accident. Motor...

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Gap Insurance: Who Needs It?

What Does Gap Insurance Do? Gap insurance figuratively covers the gap between what you owe on a vehicle and what its value if your automobile is totaled in a covered loss, such as an accident or theft. The types of losses covered and the...

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Towing is Actually Worth It

Although a lot of consumers feel that towing is covered in our insurance under full coverage, for most of us it is not. There are lots of consumers with insurance and AAA. Why is that? Does this make sense? How is this saving money in your...

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What Does Diminished Value Mean?

After a car accident, insurance companies are obligated to return your vehicle to its pre-accident state. This is clearly impossible. The very act of being in an accident automatically reduces the value of the car and makes it twice as...

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Click It or Ticket

We see the signs from state to state, so what does this mean to you? In Georgia, they are cracking down on the click it or ticket laws. Although majority of the tickets are range from $50 to maximum fine, this is still a fee that you should not...

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Medical Payment Coverage Explained

Do you have Med Pay on your automobile insurance coverage? Do you know what it covers? Medical payment coverage is commonly called Med Pay. This coverage should pay for reasonable expenses incurred for necessary medical and funeral services...

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Primary Causes of Car Accidents

There are several leading causes of car accidents throughout the United States; most of these are linked to driver negligence of some kind. Negligence is defined as a failure to act with reasonable caution or care under the circumstances,...

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ATV Collision Brings about Questions of a Police Officer’s Involvement

Five years after DeKalb County resident Karen Sullivan was struck by an ATV while on the job, she said she is still waiting for justice. Sullivan was holding up a stop sign to regulate traffic on Bouldercrest Road, which had been reduced down to...

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Texting While Driving May Soon Be Outlawed in Georgia

The evidence is overwhelming that the distractions of texting or talking on a cell phone while driving are extremely dangerous. Tragic stories are happening every day. This problem is now as much an issue on our roads as drunk driving....

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Important Things to Remember After a Car Wreck

Many people wonder what to do after being in a car accident. The following is a lost of the some of the most important things to remember after suffering in a car accident: Please remember to make an entry in your "Pain Diary" every...

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Pain and Suffering from an Accident

Mental anguish and emotional stress after an automobile accident can severely affect your life. Emotional distress is defined as the frustration, fear, anger and loss of enjoyment of life. Damages include compensation for actual physical...

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Auto Accident Gap in Care

When you are in an auto accident, it is very important to seek treatment immediately. We often hear our clients tell us that they didn't feel pain at the time of their accident.  Even though your body isn't sending out a warning,...

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Maximizing the Total Loss of Your Vehicle

Have you been in an automobile accident and were told your car was a total loss? Has the insurance company given you an offer that isn't fair? At the Law Office of Neil Flit, we fight hard to get you a fair offer for your totaled vehicle. Did...

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Wrongful Death Claims

Did you know that in the past a wrongful death claim could not be fought or litigated? The reasoning behind this was that once the person died it would then be impossible to compensate the victim for their own death. The family could...

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What is Gap Insurance?

Have you ever had your car totaled or stolen? Then you know how it feels when your auto insurance company advises you that your previously shiny car is now worth squat. Then you find yourself owing more than the car is actually worth. If you...

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The Settlement Process in a Personal Injury Case

If you are involved in an automobile accident and feel the need to file a personal injury claim, then there are certain steps that need to be completed. One step is, of course, obtaining your police report. Once you have this then you are...

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Recovering Damages After an Accident

Damages in any personal injury matter, such as automobile accidents, are designed so the injured party, the plaintiff, is made "whole" again. This means returning the injured party to the state they were in previous to when the automobile...

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Property Damage Claims

Automobile collisions can be very traumatic, both physically and mentally. At the Law Firm of Attorney Neil Flit, our goal is to make the process as easy as possible. One way we can help is by assisting our clients with their property damage. We...

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Hit By a Hit & Run or Uninsured Driver?

Did you know that if you are involved in a car accident and the defendant (the person who is at fault) does not have insurance you can still claim damages? Or perhaps you or someone you know was involved in a hit and run accident and...

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Diminution of Value

If you are the victim of an auto accident, you may be entitled to diminution of value. After a collision, your car is no longer worth what it was prior to the collision. The amount by which the value diminished depends on the extent of...

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What Do You Do After You Have Been in an Auto Accident?

No one plans to be in an auto accident but in reality, they occur every day. If it happens to you, it's a good idea to plan ahead and know the proper steps to take. You should also know what usually causes most accidents so you can do...

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What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

A common question, particularly in the wake of a serious car accident, is what any resulting insurance claim or lawsuit may be worth. This is an important issue to consider if another driver caused a collision that left you or a loved...

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