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Wrongful Death Archives

Cumming woman killed in Route 11 crash

Post 37 of the Georgia State Patrol recently responded to an accident on State Route 11 that involved the seventh fatality for the period of March 1 through March 21. The wreck occurred when an SUV traveling eastbound was rounding a curve on the road and the driver, a 40-year-old resident of Sautee Nacoochee, crossed into the westbound lane in the curve. She continued into the westbound shoulder before correcting and hitting a 53-year-old bicyclist.An officer with the GSP reported that the crash instantly killed the bicyclist, who was a 53-year-old pharmacist residing in Cumming. Following the collision, the SUV driver moved into the eastbound shoulder and rolled over after striking an embankment. GSP reported pending violations related to the act of negligence, and they are awaiting results of drug and alcohol blood tests. A specialized collision reconstruction team report is expected.

Collision in Georgia results in one fatality

A 43-year-old woman of Forsyth County, Georgia, was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Georgia Highway 9. One of the vehicles involved in the incident was a school bus. The responding deputy said that the woman died at Northside Hospital after the crash. The driver of the other vehicle suffered injuries, but there were no signs of gross negligence on behalf of any of the drivers. Subsequently, authorities did not make any citations.The school bus was waiting to make a left turn at the intersection of Georgia Highway 9 and North Old Atlanta Road. The 43-year-old woman was traveling eastbound on North Old Atlanta Road, and the other driver was headed in the southbound direction. When the two vehicles collided, the 43-year-old woman's vehicle impacted the passenger side of the school bus.

North Georgia man dead after forklift accident

Losing a loved one in a fatal accident can be one of the most difficult experiences a family can live through. An individual's sudden death can leave an array of unexplored questions, many of which might have been answered most thoroughly by the deceased person. As a result, it can often be very hard for parents, siblings and other immediate family members to recover from a wrongful death.

Georgia pastor killed in fatal bus accident

Car accidents are a common occurrence in America, and they can bring serious consequences. But when bicycles and larger vehicles, like trucks or buses, are involved, things can become very dangerous. In worst case scenarios, a fatality could result. If one of your family members suffered a wrongful death, you may be eligible for compensation. Knowing your right is half the battle.

Man dies in Atlanta after his wheelchair catches fire

When a machinery malfunction causes injury, it may be possible to seek restitution. Fatal machinery malfunctions can be cause for a wrongful death lawsuit. Usually malicious intent or failure to exercise caution is necessary to prove legal liability for a death caused by a malfunction.

2 killed in wrong-way accident on Georgia highway

When a fatal accident is the result of a driver's negligence, the family of the deceased can sue for wrongful death. The concerns of grieving families often don't immediately involve the financial problems that come with losing a loved one, but those problems, which are usually related to medical bills and funeral costs, are nonetheless real.

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