Pedestrian Accidents

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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Safety First - The Cooper Firm

Everyone is a Pedestrian

March 24, 2014

Everyone is a Pedestrian The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the DOT launched a new website for pedestrians. The theme for the website is “Everyone Is a Pedestrian.” Considering there was an increase in pedestrian deaths in 2011 which totaled 4,432 fatalities, the safety groups wanted to bring awareness to the dangers that pedestrians…

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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

Graco Recalls 3.8 Million Car Seats Over Faulty Buckle

February 12, 2014

Graco Recall Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly 3.8 million car seats due to a faulty buckle that can make it hard to free a child in an emergency. The recall is the largest in five years. Federal safety regulators are reporting that the recall did not go far enough, and have requested that an…

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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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