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HSK Personal Injury Law Firm > Articles posted by HSK (Page 7)

Multiple Injuries in Motorcycle Crash

Two motorbikes driving in nature

Multiple motorcycles were involved in an accident Saturday on Highway 411 in Bartow County. The accident occurred just after noon and left two people with serious injuries. One person was airlifted to a local hospital, and a second person was airlifted to a hospital in Atlanta. A third victim in the accident suffered minor injuries, as did a fourth and fifth victim.While these five people were treated for injuries, numerous other riders and passengers were involved but refused medical treatment. Officials are not saying what caused the accident, nor are they saying why so many motorcycles were involved. It is...

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Brain Injury Survivor Crowned at Prom

Beautiful wedding tiara

Hundreds of thousands of seniors will graduate from high school this season, but perhaps none have some so far as one young lady in Georgia. After surviving an accident, medical professionals at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have called her tough and determined.It was in September 2016 that the teenager was in an accident that destroyed her car. She was at an intersection and suddenly pulled forward. She was struck by a bucket truck on her driver's side. Responders originally thought that the teen was dead on the scene, until she took a breath. That's when her story took a turn.The...

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Pedestrian on Highway Struck by Vehicle

Downtown Athens Georgia

A female student from the University of Georgia was struck by a vehicle last Friday. The young woman was a senior at the University, studying both Spanish and microbiology. A local television news station reported that the woman had just finished the semester and was preparing to visit home.According to authorities, reports came in at approximately 3:50 a.m. Friday morning. Callers to 911 described a vehicle to be driving the wrong way on the area of Ga. 10 Loop and Ga. 316. While traveling to the scene of the wrong-way driver, officers received a report of a single-vehicle crash just...

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Atlanta Officer Facing Charges in Crash

An ambulance speeding through traffic at nighttime

An off-duty police officer in Atlanta stands accused of causing an accident in September. The officer was injured in the crash and a person was killed, but attorneys for the officer are saying that the very injury he suffered requires treatment that could affect his recall of the night's events.According to reports, the officer was driving with a 20-year-old passenger in his vehicle. In an apparent road-racing incident, the officer was traveling at a high rate of speed when he strayed from his lane and hit a curb. He then went through an intersection and hit a building. A second...

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Bus Driver Charged in Crash

crashed tourist bus

A bus driver involved in a fatal accident has officially been charged. The man who was driving the bus at the time of the crash has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and failure to yield. Each of the charges is a misdemeanor.According to reports, the man was driving a bus when he crashed into a car. The bus driver pulled out in front of the car, carrying two brothers on their way to the dentist, and caused the accident. The accident occurred on April 24, 2017. The bus driver has been said to be "devastated" over the...

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Mother Sues School for Wrongful Death

belize on a map

Field trips are a part of growing up. Whether they are taken with classmates or fellow members of a troop or club, field trips are something every child looks forward to. This was true of a teenager who went on a trip overseas last year.According to reports released to the news, a mother sent her teenage son to the Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize. The 14-year-old boy went on the trip with 30 of his classmates and nine chaperones. The trip was sponsored by a school in the Cobb County school district. Tragically, the student died while on the...

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Boy Dies in Tragic Accident at Sun Dial Restaurant

Downtown Atlanta, Georgia Skyline including the famous round Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel

The Sun Dial Restaurant, one of the most well-known restaurants in Atlanta, offers diners a 360 degree view of the city as it slowly rotates clockwise atop the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel. However, that rotating feature was recently the cause of tragedy. A 5-year-old boy became trapped between a table and the rotating wall, causing a fatal head injury.The boy’s family was visiting Atlanta from North Carolina. The little boy wandered away from his family as they were eating lunch, and became lodged between a table and the wall. The space in which he was caught was only about...

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1 Killed, Others Injured in Car Wreck

Red Stop Traffic Sign on Blue Sky Background

Life truly can change in an instant, as the old saying goes. A group of young people learned this lesson in a tragic way earlier this month. A car with four people inside ran a stop sign in Bartow County. The 17-year-old driver sped through the intersection at GA 20 and Burnt Hickory Connector, smashing into an SUV. While most of the passengers suffered some level of injury, the passenger in the seat behind the driver was killed.Witnesses to the accident stopped to help all six people involved. The first went to the SUV, but the couple only seemed to...

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Motorcycle Rider Victim of Atlanta’s Problem Roadways

Closeup Rear wheel of Bigbike motorcycle at the city street

Strange things have been happening to the roadways in Atlanta lately. The most recent victim is a motorcyclist that was thrown into the air when a part of Interstate 20 buckled upwards, sending the man into the air and his motorcycle down the road.According to reports, the accident occurred on April 17 and, as a result, the westbound section of highway was closed. Initially, officials said that an underground gas leak had caused the road to buckle. After further investigation, fire officials said that there were crews in the area pumping concrete into abandoned gas lines. The lines were under the...

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Cyclist Who Sustained Injury Worried About Safety

low angle view of cyclist riding mountain bike on rocky trail at sunrise

A man riding his bike in Senoia was hit by a car in March. The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist will faced multiple felony charges as a result of the collision and his decisions immediately after.According to reports, a man was riding his bicycle up a hill on March 30. The man was on Gordon Road with other cyclists and was hit by a Honda Fit. The driver, apparently impatient, had passed a small part of the group, honking and yelling as he did. Once the man made it past the group, he turned his car around,...

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