When you’ve been involved in an Atlanta-area crash, it’s often obvious if your car sustained damage or if you or a loved one has suffered from serious injuries. What may not be so obvious, at least initially, is who is at fault for your crash. 

One of the most common ways to determine if another driver caused your accident is to determine if Georgia traffic laws were broken. Revisiting the crash with witnesses and returning to the scene may reveal crucial details that show another party did indeed break state traffic laws. When this is the case and when your injuries are severe, filing a personal injury claim may be an option for you. 

Some of the most common Georgia traffic law violations include:  
  • speeding;
  • running a stop sign or red light; and 
  • making an illegal U-turn. 

While proving another driver broke a traffic law isn’t an immediate guarantee you’ll get a favorable settlement or judgment, it’s a huge step in the right direction toward getting the compensation you need to recover.

Since not all traffic laws are obvious and many vary from state to state, you may find it helpful to work with a personal injury lawyer based in Atlanta with experience in Georgia traffic law, who can help you pore over the details and answer your questions.

After a Serious Crash in Atlanta, Call Personal Injury Lawyer Sheryl Burke

If you are the victim of someone else’s negligence or carelessness, whether in a traffic accident or some other type of accident, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case – 404-467-0909.
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