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Late last week, a two-vehicle accident resulted in the deaths of two individuals and serious injuries to four others. According to a local news report, the accident occurred right near Sample Scales Road in Homer, Georgia. Apparently, a Nissan traveled out of the northbound lane it was in and into the shoulder. The driver attempted to move the car back into its lane but lost control, and the car swerved right and then left. The car then crossed into the northbound lane, where it was hit by a Honda. The vehicles met and hit each other at an angle and ended up near a residence.

road-in-northern-wisconsin-1-1397088-mUnfortunately, the Nissan was carrying a 22-year-old, a 25-year-old, and a six-month-old girl. The 22-year-old and 25-year-old died in the accident, and the infant was airlifted to a children’s hospital. Another young boy and the two individuals in the Honda were taken to a hospital as well.

How To File a Lawsuit after Georgia Accident

It is important to contact an attorney after you have been involved in a car accident in Georgia to ensure that you are complying by all requirements and deadlines. In Georgia, the individual who is at fault will likely contact his or her insurance company, and the company will then begin investigating the crash. It is crucial that the victim’s representative launch an investigation as well to ensure that all aspects of the incident are reported accurately.

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burned-car-642052-mWe use the term “accident” to refer to most car accidents, as well as a variety of other unfortunate situations that result from a number of causes. However, most of the time an “accident” is really due to one party’s negligent or reckless behavior. This is certainly true in motor vehicle accidents.

However, on a rare occasion, a true accident occurs. This is a situation when, although someone has been severely injured or killed, no one can fairly be held responsible. The Georgia Court of Appeals recently heard such a case, titled Eatmon v. Weeks.

The facts of the case are fairly straightforward. Eatmon was driving her car north on Dawson Road, while Weeks was driving south on the same road. At some point, Weeks crossed over four lanes of traffic and collided with Eaton’s vehicle, causing her serious injuries.

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