Motorcycle Accidents

Vehicle Safety Technology Attorney - The Cooper Firm

The App You Need Most to Drive Safe – The SaferCar App

May 5, 2014

SaferCar App Keeping up with vehicle safety can be time consuming and overwhelming, but there is a new app to help aid consumers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an app called SaferCar which helps provide consumers with safety information for driving and vehicles. The app enables its users to see recalls…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Motorcycle fatalities rise significantly this year

April 22, 2014

Motorcycle Fatalities Rise As temperatures and gas prices both rise, motorcycle deaths rise as well. There was an increase of 9 percent compared to last year pushing the number of deaths to more than 5,000. This number will likely only see a further rise in years to follow as a result of the declining helmet…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Share the Road- Pedestrian and Cyclist Death Rates Are Rising

April 14, 2014

Share the Road When the weather warms up pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists are on the road more frequently. Since we do not usually see them, it can be easy to not expect them or watch for them, which in turn can lead to an accident. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind…

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Auto Recall Attorney - The Cooper Firm

What to do after a car accident

April 2, 2014

What to do after a car accident? Driving is probably the most dangerous thing most of us will ever do. Although you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it is still smart to know what to do just in case you end up in a car accident. It can be pretty difficult to remember…

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Air Bag Defect Attorney - The Cooper Firm

When Airbags Kill Instead of Protect

April 1, 2014

When Airbags Kill Even though they are designed to save lives and reduce injuries, a surprising number of Americans have been killed or injured due to problems with airbags. There were over 1.5 million vehicles with airbag recalls from Honda and Toyota this year. While there are no injuries with the most recent recall, their…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Red Light Cameras: A good source of revenue or safety?

March 26, 2014

Red Light Cameras: Good or Bad? No matter what state you are driving in, not stopping at a red light is against the law. In order to write a valid ticket, there must either be evidence from the testimony of a police officer or a snapshot of a vehicle as it enters an intersection during…

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Lance Cooper - Car Accident Attorney

5 Things to Do before You Take Your Car Insurance Offer

March 25, 2014

Before You Take Your Car Insurance Offer After a car accident, you call your car insurance to report what happened. After a long conversation filled with questions and prompts, you will receive an offer for your vehicle and the repairs that will have to be made. What do you do now? Before you accept the…

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Snow Storm

7 Tips for Road Safety During a Snow Storm

February 11, 2014

7 Tips for Road Safety During a Snow Storm As we prepare for another snow storm here in Atlanta, there are a few safety tips that we wanted to share. 1. If you don’t have to drive, don’t. It is best to let the road crews improve the road conditions before you leave. Wait until…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Is it illegal to knowingly text a driver?

February 7, 2014

Knowingly Text A Driver The New Jersey state of appeals has raised a lot of questions regarding whether you can be held liable if you knowingly texted a driver who caused a crash. Will we now hear “Don’t knowingly text a driver” along with the “Don’t text and drive” message? Shannon Colonna was texting her…

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Freak Motorcycle Accident Kills Paulding Funeral Director

June 3, 2013

Paulding County funeral director, Jeff Eberhart, 58 was killed in a “freak accident” on 1-75 in Bartow County. Eberhart was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on his way to Tennessee to go camping and was pulling a small trailer behind the Harley. A tractor-trailer passed him as he was riding in the right hand lane, when the wind…

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