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Multiple-vehicle collisions, also known as pile-ups, are one of the deadliest types of traffic accidents. These accidents involve three to any number of automobiles, and frequently result in serious injuries and property damage. With more vehicles involved, the likelihood of harm is much greater.

Common causes of automobile pileups include:

  • Inclement weather: Snow, ice, rain, or fog can make roads slippery and impair drivers’ vision.
  • Blocked line of sight: A driver’s line of sight being obstructed by the landscape or other vehicles may result in a pileup when they encounter hazards without warning.
  • Speeding: Traveling at a high rate of speed makes it difficult to stop in time to avoid a collision.
  • Distracted and intoxicated drivers: Drivers distracted by electronic devices or those under the influence of drugs or alcohol may lose control of their vehicles, resulting in a multi-car accident.
  • Road hazards: Damaged roads and debris can result in drivers having to swerve unexpectedly.

An unexpected multiple-vehicle collision can be physically and financially devastating. In addition to your injuries, you will be faced with steep medical and repair bills. Being involved in a multiple-vehicle collision is particularly stressful because of the number of parties involved and the various types of injuries that may have resulted. In addition, the large number of people involved often makes it difficult to determine liability.

Determining Fault in a Multi-Vehicle Collision

Georgia uses a system called modified comparative negligence, in which liability is apportioned by each party’s share of fault. You will be able to recover damages if you were less than 50% at fault, but any recovery will be limited by the percentage of your fault. In a multiple-vehicle collision, fault may be divided among multiple parties.

If you are involved in a multiple-vehicle collision, it’s important to have an attorney representing your legal interests. This gives you the best opportunity to recover compensation for property damage, medical bills, and lost wages. It is especially important to retain an attorney immediately if another party involved in the accident or the party’s insurance company claims that you were at fault. For your free consultation, contact the experienced multi-car accident lawyers at Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC at (404) 460-0101. We represent clients in Atlanta, Marietta, Alpharetta, Duluth and other cities across the state of Georgia.

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I was in a head-on collision last year that put me in a wheelchair with a fractured femur. I needed an attorney and my cousin recommended this firm because he had used Briant Mildenhall for his accident. I was glad I called Briant because he always did what he said he would do and kept me informed. We settled with the insurance company and I'm happy with the result. If someone I know needs an attorney, I will tell them to call Briant because he will get the job done. Michael G.
After a head–on collision I had extremely serious injuries to my back and neck, and some internal injuries. I was airlifted to the hospital and started a huge amount of medical expenses accumulating. I hired a lawyer recommended by a friend but I was not satisfied. My cousin told me about this firm so I talked to Briant Mildenhall about handling the case. I was at ease from the get–go. Briant kept me informed all the way through, was always reassuring and did everything he said he would do. He helped us get the money we needed to get the treatment we needed. Briant was fantastic! Ronda W. (Car Accident)
I was in a car accident that was complicated from the start. I looked on the internet and called a few different lawyers but they turned me down after they heard my story. When I called this firm Lyn Dodson asked me to talk to her in person. I met with Lyn and Rob Katz and after hearing my story they were confident I had a case. They vigorously pursued my case and over time we built a trusting relationship. Lyn even took time to help me with the traffic issues and other aspects of the case. They were always on my side and talked to me about the advantages and disadvantages of my options... Robert W. (Car Accident)
After my car accident, I was looking for an attorney and came across the name Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC. My intuition told me to call. I called in and Briant Mildenhall talked to me. He was very clear and honest about my options. As the case went forward, Briant and the staff at the law office always answered my questions right away. I was very confident in Briant's legal ability. He kept me informed every step of the way. I would recommend Mr. Mildenhall and the firm to anyone who needs an attorney. Antonio J. (Car Accident)
I would recommend the law firm of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC. Lyn Dodson was my attorney after my auto accident. I had confidence in her legal abilities and experience. She did a very good job for me. She was always there to answer the many questions I asked. The firm is very professional. Lyn always gave you her undivided attention. The firm, especially Lyn, worked with you like a long time friend. Joe B. (Auto Accident)
I am 100% satisfied. I called Rob the day after the accident. Everything he said that would happen did, every step of the way. He went beyond what we needed him to do. I would definitely use him again and recommend him to anyone who needs a lawyer. Steve H.
Robert Katz isn't your average personal injury lawyer. He has specialized knowledge and experience that the others don't. Timothy W. (Trucking Accident)
I have nothing but good and positive things to say about Rob. One of the unique things about my case was that I was involved in a bicycle accident with another biker. He took an unorthodox case between two bicycle riders and he could see the logic and liability in it. I was very happy with the result. Rodney H. (Bicycle Accident)
We just loved him to death. He acted like he cared about us, not just our case. He kept us posted on everything. He even called us on Sundays to update us. My case involved a rear-end collision where I had herniated disks and I had had a prior back injury. Complicated as it was, we were very happy with the outcome. Kathy H. (Car accident)
Throughout the course of my case, Mr. Katz kept me informed about its status, returned my telephone calls and was very attentive to my needs and concerns. Simply put, he cared not just about my case, but about me. Joseph B.
I was, and still am, extremely satisfied with Rob's work and with the outcome of my case. Rob strives to be there for his clients, and I was no exception...I would happily recommend Rob to anyone who is seeking legal assistance after suffering a severe injury. Joey E.
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