In November 2013, Jacob Edward Spradley was driving to work when he lost control of his Mustang along I-20. Both Spradley and his passenger, James Stanley Joyner, were killed when a breakaway cable terminal (BCT) guardrail sliced through the car.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics has stated that over 1 in 10 property crimes occur in parking garages or parking lots. Georgia residents should know that the first step they should take in order to avoid becoming victims themselves is to increase awareness. They should not walk to their vehicle while texting or being distracted in some other way.
When you go a friend's home or you go for a walk through your neighborhood, you probably are not thinking about suffering from a dog bite. In reality, you may be at a higher risk for a dog bite than you realize, even when around dogs who are familiar with you. There are certain situations during which dogs may be more likely to bite, and you would be wise to learn how to recognize when you might be in danger.
Having people over, whether it's for a small get-together or for a big party, will require homeowners to think a little about safety. First of all, Georgia homeowners are advised to inquire about their limit of liability coverage in their insurance policies. For especially large events, such as weddings, it may be a good idea to add coverage.
Slips, trips and falls can frequently occur on small business properties, but owners can avoid many such accidents if they exercise their duty of care to their entrants, which includes both employees and patrons. The following are basics that apply to businesses in Georgia and across the U.S.
Georgia residents who commute via public transportation may have heard that a walk down the stairs at a New York City subway station proved fatal for a 22-year-old mother who was attempting to negotiate the stairs carrying a stroller containing her young child. The young woman was killed during the fall.