Riah Greathouse

11 Vital Steps to Follow After a Car Accident in Georgia

By Riah Greathouse / August 15, 2020 /

On average, a car accident happens every two minutes in Georgia—odds that are not in any Georgian’s favor when they get behind the wheel. Whether you live in Atlanta or elsewhere in the state, at some point you can expect to be involved in an auto accident. That is why it is vital to know what to…

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Personal Injury Attorney

5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

By Riah Greathouse / July 15, 2020 /

Car accidents, personal injuries, and other catastrophes can upend your life, causing pain and suffering, lost wages, and steep medical bills. Having a skilled lawyer on your side can ease the legal aspects of your recovery, at the least. Finding a good personal injury attorney in Georgia is also easier than you might think. Here…

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5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

5 Qualities to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

By Riah Greathouse / July 8, 2020 /

Car accidents, personal injuries, and other catastrophes can upend your life, causing pain and suffering, lost wages, and steep medical bills. Having a skilled lawyer on your side can ease the legal aspects of your recovery, at the least. Finding a good personal injury attorney in Georgia is also easier than you might think. Here…

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Auto Accident Law

Understanding Georgia’s Auto Accident Law

By Riah Greathouse / June 15, 2020 /

All motorists need to understand their legal responsibilities before they get behind the wheel. Understanding Georgia’s auto accident law could help protect you from significant legal problems later. Even a minor mishap can prompt someone to file a lawsuit against you. Don’t assume the laws are the same in every state, because each state has…

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Auto Accident Law

Understanding Georgia’s Auto Accident Law

By Riah Greathouse / June 10, 2020 /

All motorists need to understand their legal responsibilities before they get behind the wheel. Understanding Georgia’s accident laws could help protect you from significant legal problems later. Even a minor mishap can prompt someone to file a lawsuit against you. Don’t assume the laws are the same in every state, because each state has different…

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COVID-19

How Will COVID-19 Impact Personal Injury Cases?

By Riah Greathouse / May 26, 2020 /

The impact of COVID-19 is complex, widespread, and still unfolding. For many Americans, this uncertain time has meant financial instability, scarcity of essential items, and constant fear of getting sick. In some way, everyone and every industry will see the impact of this global pandemic. For people filing personal injury cases, COVID-19 may stall their claims, make…

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COVID-19

How Will COVID-19 Impact Personal Injury Cases?

By Riah Greathouse / May 15, 2020 /

The impact of COVID-19 is complex, widespread, and still unfolding. For many Americans, this uncertain time has meant financial instability, scarcity of essential items, and constant fear of getting sick. In some way, everyone and every industry will see the impact of this global pandemic.

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Commercial drivers

Truck Drivers on Highways | Commercial Drivers Accident

By Riah Greathouse / April 1, 2020 /

Commercial drivers and large trucks make up the backbone of the American shipping industry. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, tractor-trailers are racking up hundreds of millions of miles on U.S. highways. With 75% of the cargo in Georgia being moved by trucks, the state is most certainly no exception. Between all of…

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Has the Ban on Bird Scooters Made an Impact?

Has the Ban on Bird Scooters Made an Impact?

By Riah Greathouse / March 25, 2020 /

Scooters have been in the news for all the wrong reasons since they were first launched in 2018 in selected cities across the US. Within our state of Georgia, a little over a year after allowing bird scooters in Atlanta, residents and city officials started noticing issues with regards to lack of following of rules…

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At Fault Driver's Insurance Won't Pay | Greathouse Trial Law

What To Do When the At-Fault Drivers Insurance Won’t Pay

By Riah Greathouse / February 27, 2020 /

Being in an accident is an overwhelming experience. So many things occur in a fraction of a second, it is impossible for any person who has been a party in the accident to consciously collect their thoughts and take the right steps expected from them. Moreover, the at-fault driver’s insurance is bound to do something…

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Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries and Lawsuits

By Riah Greathouse / February 24, 2020 /

If you’ve been involved in an accident, one of the first things legal and medical experts recommend you do is look for hidden injuries. After you’ve ruled out head, neck and back trauma, start looking for minor uncomfortable aches or swelling that you may also begin to notice. These are not heavy injuries that need…

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Failure to Yield Car Accidents | Greathouse Trial Law

Compensation for Failure to Yield Accident Injuries

By Riah Greathouse / February 14, 2020 /

Recovering For Your Injuries In Failure-To-Yield Accidents Failing to yield the right-of-way is one of the most common car accident cases throughout the entire state of Georgia. The consequences of a driver failing to yield can lead to a whole array of serious legal implications, from minor fender benders to catastrophic collisions with motorists, bicyclists,…

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Neck and Back Pain

Neck and Back Pain After an Accident

By Riah Greathouse / January 27, 2020 /

Escaping unscathed out of a car crash is a miraculous thing. If you got out with no broken bones, no sprains, nothing was torn, no gruesome wounds or visible catastrophic trauma, you’re indeed lucky. Neck and back pain is the most dangerous pain in the human body. However, there is enough evidence to know that…

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Most Accidents

Why Most Accidents Happen Within 5 Minutes of Your Home

By Riah Greathouse / January 24, 2020 /

Back in 2001, Progressive insurance conducted research with over 11,000 people & found that over 52% of reported crashes occurred within five miles from home and 77% of accidents occurred within a 15-mile distance. Two decades later, the latest accident statistics from the NHTSA paints a pretty similar picture. While there has been a steady…

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Why Witness Statements are Important After a Car Accident

By Riah Greathouse / January 7, 2020 /

The development, as well as settlement of automobile accident cases, is a very contentious affair. With both parties trying to acquit themselves by putting the best case at their end, it can often end up as a ‘my word versus his word’ scenario with no clear resolution in sight. In such times, a third-party witness,…

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