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Arrest made following fatal accident in Georgia

Most drivers in Georgia go to great lengths to ensure that they are following all traffic laws to protect both their personal safety as well as the safety of others they may encounter. Unfortunately, it may be impossible for even the safest of drivers to avoid the negligent acts of others. For example, a fatal accident involving a tire on a tractor-trailer recently resulted in a woman's death.

Wrongful death: Georgia man faces criminal charges re train crash

Drivers in Georgia likely come across a variety of different flashing lights, warning signs and other precautions to protect their safety. Unfortunately, some people may choose to ignore these signs or fail to see them, potentially placing their own lives at risk as well as the lives of their passengers or others in the area. In fact, a recent fatal accident in Georgia -- which could ultimately result in a wrongful death lawsuit -- appears to illustrate the potential dangers of failing to obey flashing lights.

Fatal accidents happen when drivers take focus off safety

Obedience to the rules of the road is vital to a driver who wants to remain safe. Although the actions of other drivers cannot be predicted, fatal accidents can often be avoided when everyone drives with care. An 18-year-old Georgia girl is facing charges after police say her actions caused one of the state's most tragic fatal accidents this year.

Fatal accidents likely after use of alcohol, drugs

It seems there are a number of people who think the rules of the road do not apply to them. Distracted driving, drug use or alcohol consumption before driving or otherwise negligent behavior behind the wheel are all causes of fatal accidents on Georgia roadways. A manĀ faces multiple charges after causing one of the state's most recent fatal accidents.

Wrongful death lawsuit an option after semi kills couple

Too often do family and friends have to say an earthly farewell to loved one because another person was negligent while driving. The option of filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the perpetrator is available in most cases of death due to negligent or reckless behavior. The family of a Georgia couple appear to have grounds to pursue financial damages from a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of a couple.

Wrongful death claim can be filed in hit-and-run case

Georgia residents who own dogs know their pets need to be walked on a daily basis. Most set out at a convenient time of day to ensure the dog gets the exercise it needs, never thinking it may end in tragedy. A family lost someone they loved in a wrongful death accident when he was walking his dog. The woman believed responsible apparently left the scene but has been identified by police.

Boy killed in crash, family has right to file wrongful death suit

A needless death at any age is devastating, but to lose a teenager because of the negligence of another person is indescribable. Many family members who have lost a child, parent or spouse as a result have filed a wrongful death lawsuit, in part, to hold the negligent individual responsible for his or her actions. A Georgia family will have the option to file a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of their 17-year-old son.

Potential for wrongful death lawsuit after fatal collision

The needless loss of life because of the negligence of another person is often devastating to loved ones left behind. Typically, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed against the person deemed responsible for the death, often bringing a measure of comfort to grieving family members. The family of a Georgia woman likely have cause to file a wrongful death lawsuit after a collision killed her and her daughter.

First grade girl killed in one of Georgia's fatal accidents

Each day, parents in Georgia put their children on school buses out of convenience or necessity. These parents trust the bus drivers to get their precious loved ones safely to school and back home, never even thinking of the day they might not see their child again. Although the number of fatal accidents involving a school bus is lower than those of other vehicles, any life lost is devastating to family and friends. A young girl was killed in one of those fatal accidents, and the bus driver was recently arrested on newly developed charges.

Passenger fatality may lead to wrongful death lawsuit

Death as a result of another person's negligent actions can be devastating to family and friends left behind. Once grief has somewhat abated, a course of action is often taken in the form of a wrongful death lawsuit. The family of a 42-year-old Georgia man may soon be contemplating filing their own wrongful death lawsuit after he was killed in a recent car accident.

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