Category Archives: Car Wreck Injury

We have posted stories about car wreck injury in this section to help keep you informed about your legal rights here in Georgia and beyond.

Why Was the Snapchat Speed Filter Lawsuit Revived?

Over a year ago, we brought you the story of an Uber driver who had been hit at over 100 mph. The driver of that car was allegedly using Snapchat at the time of the crash. So, the wife of the Uber driver sued Snapchat, but the judge dismissed the claim. Now, an appeals court has handed down a ruling about the Snapchat speed filter—reigniting an almost forgotten case. The Resurrection of the Snapchat Speed Filter Lawsuit When the wife of the Uber driver who sustained a traumatic brain injury filed a lawsuit against Snapchat, the case was met with skepticism. The judge overseeing the lawsuit ruled that under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), Snapchat could not be held liable for the speed filter post. This is because the CDA protects internet service providers from liability when it comes to the creation and publication of content made…
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Was Reckless Driving the Reason A Child Lost Her Life?

On January 29th, a school bus on it’s way to Parkwood and Pearl Stephens Elementary schools crashed on Forest Park Drive. The crash sent several students to the hospital and parents rushed to find out if their kids were safe. However, one couple received unbearable news that has led them to filing a lawsuit against the school district for reckless driving. How Is a School District Responsible for a Bus Crash? It was early in the morning as a 2000 model-year Bluebird bus owned by the Houston County School System was making its rounds. Several students were already on board, awaiting their final stops as the bus came to a bend in Forest Park Drive. Those kids wouldn’t make it to school that day. According to police, the bus entered that corner too quickly, which forced the vehicle off of the roadway. Once off road, the bus tipped onto its…
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Four Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can turn your world upside-down. Injuries from an accident could incur steep medical expenses and may require time off from work. If an accident involves severe injuries, these costs are generally far more expensive. It is important to make the right moves after a car accident to give yourself a better chance of recovering adequate compensation for your injuries. Avoid the following four mistakes after a car accident. Mistake 1: Not Receiving Medical Attention You should seek medical attention after an accident, even if you do not believe you suffered injuries. Certain types of injuries, such as internal bleeding, may not show symptoms for several hours. Musculoskeletal injuries may not show symptoms for days after the accident. You are also establishing a record of your injuries (if there are any) by receiving treatment. These records are useful for showing proof of your injuries and…
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