What happens if you’re a passenger in a Car Accident?

Are passengers afforded the same protections as drivers when it comes to car accidents? In many situations the answer is yes! Georgia law protects passengers in many instances.  Compared to drivers, fewer passengers consider contacting their insurance companies, or a personal injury attorney, after an accident. However, you may need representation after your passenger automobile accident. …

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Assault and Battery FAQ Atlanta, Georgia

In Georgia, the simplest way to distinguish between Assault and Battery is if there was actual physical contact during a confrontation between two people. Other states do not make a big distinction between Assault and Battery, South Carolina for example does not distinguish between either term. Assault in Georgia is defined as “attempting” to cause a bodily injury to someone. Battery is defined as “causing bodily harm” against someone.