Atlanta, GA Personal Injury Lawyers

The Kalka Law Group-Personal Injury & Accident Attorneys

1447 Peachtree Street Northeast
Suite 550

Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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The Kalka Law Group-Personal Injury & Accident Attorneys serves clients throughout Georgia with offices in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Lawrenceville, and Marietta. Practice areas include car and truck accidents, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, deck collapse, premises liability/slip and fall, pedestrian

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What to do if Hit by a Drunk Driver While Riding in UBER

UBER has insurance above and beyond minimum state insurance requirements that are carried by regular taxi drivers.

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Automobile Accident, Neck Fusion Surgey, and the Right Lawyer for You

Neck surgery also known as cervical discectomy and fusion are very serious. Automobile accidents that result in cervical fusions require the skill and expertise of an attorney will equiped to with all aspects of neck surgery and an attorney that has proven results. Choosing a experienced attorney is an important decision.

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New Georgia Commission on Teen Driving Being Created

In a boost to focus safety programs to teen drivers, this new commission will pull together Georgia teens to help state officials. Governor Nathan Deal recently announced the creation of the Governor’s Commission on Teen Driving. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) will spearhead the commission, choosing 15-20 teen drivers selected from applications.

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Bicycle Magazine's Top 50 Bike-Friendly American Cities

Recently, Bicycle Magazine ranked America’s cities in terms of how bicycle friendly they are. The magazine looked at cities that had a population of 95,000 or more, a robust cycling infrastructure, and a vibrant biking culture. Here are the top 10 bicycle-friendly cities:

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Common Injuries from Bicycle Accidents

The common bike accident where a biker falls or is knocked to the ground tends to be followed by common accident injuries especially including wrist bone breaks/fractures. Often times we see Roswell bike accidents involving a bicycle and a car. But there are accidents that can happen between cyclists and other cyclists. Earlier this year, we had a client who was riding his bike along Riverside Road in the right shoulder of the right-hand side of the road, in accordance with Georgia traffic laws.

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Proper Car Seats are Best Way to Prevent Children's Injuries From Car Crash

Child Passenger Safety Week takes places nationally and locally this year from September 16-22. Learn what you can about installing car seats properly. In the past five years, more than 180 children in Georgia have been in a traffic crash and were consequently saved from serious injury and/or death by a car seat or a booster seat, according to the Newnan County Times-Herald.

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Extremely Painful yet Common Spinal Disc Injuries

The human spine is made up of vertebrae stacked vertically and discs that cushion between each vertebral body. Each disc contains a tire-like outer band (annulus fibrosus) that surrounds a gel-like substance (nucleus pulposus), according to the Colorado Cooperative Spine Center. These “cushions” act like shock absorbers as the vertebra twist and bend. But, it is important to note that as you age, discs will begin to harden and become less elastic.

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Pedestrian-Car Crashes are on the Rise as a World Health Problem

The authors discuss how easily pedestrians can be involved in a serious car accident. There are more than 1 million deaths per year of people involved in road crashes around the world and a majority of these deaths involve pedestrians. The World Health Organization, Harvard University, and The World Bank commissioned a study that examined global health concerns.

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Boating Accidents Frequent at Lakes Across Georgia

As Georgians enjoy boating, skiing, tubing, and more, high profile boat accidents keep lake patrons conscious of the possibility of an accident. Any of Georgia’s lakes- Lake Lanier, Lake Oconee, Hartwell Lake, Allatoona Lake, and many more. Located in the northern part of Georgia, Lake Lanier boasts 692 miles of shoreline and 59 square miles of water at a normal level. It is one of the more popular lakes in Georgia.

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Avoid Alpharetta Bike Accidents by Properly Wearing Your Bike Helmet

Helmets in conjunction with riding safely can prevent serious bike accidents. Many Georgia cyclists think that a helmet will not fully protect them. But, why take that chance? Seeing numerous Alpharetta bike accident cases, we encourage all cyclists across Georgia to bike safely and follow Georgia bike laws.

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How Seatbelts and Airbags Protect Passengers During a Car Crash

Most people think the odds not being in a car accident are in their favor. Those people are wrong about that. The U.S. Census Bureau reports transportation accidents and fatalities to be on the decline since the 1990 but still a serious national problem. Kalka & Baer attorneys discuss the importance of vehicle seatbelts and airbags.

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Aggressive Truck Driving across the State of Georgia

With major interstates not only running through metro-Atlanta but also north and south of the capital city, Georgia's highways are a commonplace for trucking accidents caused by aggressive driving. Aggressive driving is on the rise in the U.S. for both truck drivers and drivers of passenger vehicles.

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Preventing Bike Accidents by Riding Safely

An alternative transportation method, bicycling needs to be taken just as seriously and responsibly as driving a car, bus, truck, or motorcycle. Caution, bike riders! There are many hazards cyclists face while out and about on Atlanta streets. The most common injury sustained by cyclists is caused from cars but can just as easily be caused by a truck, motorcycle, another cyclist or even a loose dog.

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Safety Information to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

Riding a motorcycle is a fun experience for many reasons, but it comes with dangerous possibilities if involved in an accident. Motorcycle riding offers time spent outside, traveling to new beautiful places. It also offers that social community of others who enjoy what you enjoy while being able to meet new motorcycle enthusiasts. Here in Georgia, there are beautiful roadways to ride. North Georgia offers a multitude of riding choices and destinations.

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Who Does Liability Fall with for Dog Bite and Attack Cases?

As dogs come in all shapes and sizes, dogs also come with ranges of temperaments and personalities. The way they are raised and treated can affect a dog’s behavior, specifically their aggression level. There are generally known more aggressive breeds of dogs, but at the end of the day, any dog can bite or attack any person. And, whether the attack is provoked or not by the injured person, there are still laws that lay the liability with the dog’s owner or caretaker.

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Bad Chest Injuries from Slip and Fall Acidents and Car Accidents

Kalka & Baer's accident attorneys give a description of some serious chest injuries that commonly result from motor vehicle accidents and slip and fall accidents. Chest injuries are one of the more common types of injuries a person will sustain from a car accident. Sometimes even these injuries are caused by the protective force of a seatbelt or airbag. Serious slip and fall accidents can result in bad chest injuries as well.

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Rear-End Accidents From Atlanta Traffic

Driving comes with responsibility. Not only is a driver responsible for himself/herself but also for other drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and anyone else on the road. Safe driving is the number one way to prevent car accidents. The capital of the South has been ranked numerous times as one of the top U.S. cities with the highest amount of traffic. One of America's top 8 worst cities related to traffic, as cited by The Weather Channel, Atlanta’s highways are congested daily.

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Texting While Driving is Still a Serious Problem For Georgia Drivers

It was a little more than two years ago that the state of Georgia passed a texting while driving ban. All Georgia drivers are prohibited to text while driving. That law prohibits texting from a cell phone, text messaging device, PDA, or any other similar wireless device. Law enforcement officers can cite a driver for texting as long as they see the offense in action. The current fine is $150 and one point assigned to your driving license.

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Canton Car Accident Victims Often Suffer Whiplash Injuries

One common injury from Canton car crashes is whiplash. Whiplash can be very painful and long-lasting, including various medical treatments. Many victims of car accidents in Canton, GA have suffered major injuries from car accidents of all kind. The most common Canton car accident injury people have to deal with is neck and shoulder area injury.

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Cumming, GA Man is the Victim of a Fatal Alpharetta Car Crash

Kalka & Baer's Alpharetta accident lawyers discuss the impact of one recent Alpharetta car crash. A fatal Alpharetta car accident one Wednesday morning left one man dead at the crash scene. The traffic accident was reportedly caused by a seemingly innocent lane merge on the entrance ramp for Georgia 400 at the Haynes Bridge Road exit.

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Victims of a Mississippi Motor Home Accident Still Suffer From Injuries

A tragic Mississippi RV crash left many of the passengers (like our client) injured and a few of the passengers dead. In January of 2012, a crash in southern Mississippi of a motor home carrying people from Georgia to New Orleans left many passengers seriously injured and/or dead.

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