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Georgia - The largest state in the Southeast, and the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Georgia is a southeastern U.S. state whose diverse terrain spans coastal marshland and beaches to wide stretches of farmland. Atlanta, its sprawling capital, is the birthplace of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Georgia’s other major cities include Savannah, Macon, Columbus,  the college town of Athens, and Augusta, which hosts the Masters golf tournament.

Georgia's climate can contribute to accidents in the region

The majority of the state is primarily a humid subtropical climate. Hot and humid summers are typical, except at the highest elevations. The entire state, including the North Georgia mountains, receives moderate to heavy precipitation, which varies from 45 inches in central Georgia to approximately 75 inches around the northeast part of the state.

Georgia's major industries keep the region growing

If Georgia were a stand-alone country, it would be the 28th largest economy in the world. There are 15 Fortune 500 companies and 26 Fortune 1000 companies with headquarters in Georgia, including such names as Home DepotUPSCoca-ColaDelta Air Lines, and Aflac. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport as measured by passenger traffic and aircraft traffic, is located in Georgia.

Major roadways in Georgia

Interstate 16 (I-16), also known as Jim Gillis Historic Savannah Parkway is an Interstate Highway located entirely within Georgia. I-16 travels from downtown Macon, at I-75 to downtown Savannah.

Interstate 20 (I-20) travels from the Alabama state line to the Savannah River. The highway enters the state near Tallapoosa. It travels through the Atlanta metropolitan area and exits the state in Augusta.

Interstate 24 (I-24) runs from Clarksville to Chattanooga via Nashville in the state of Tennessee. 

I-59 has a short trek through Georgia, with only three exits before ending at I-24 several miles west of Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Wildwood, Georgia. 

Interstate 75 (I-75) runs north–south along the U.S. Route 41 (US 41) corridor on the western side of the state, passing through the cities of Valdosta, Macon, and Atlanta.

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Macon accidents;

Savannah accidents.

When someone is injured in an accident in Georgia, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Georgia

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Georgia, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Georgia personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

Legal and Other Resources and Information

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta's Interstate 285 ranked deadliest in the nation

Our car accident attorneys have helped many people who have been injured, or the families left behind of people killed, in collisions on this extraordinarily dangerous stretch of roadway. While the NHTSA study does not account for causal factors like the number of motorists on these highways or the cause of these fatal crashes, there is no doubt that road congestion is a key factor. 

Judicial Council of Georgia - Georgia Court System

The Judicial Council of Georgia is the policy-making body for Georgia’s judiciary, chaired by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. Membership consists of 26 judges who represent the state’s appellate and trial courts.

State Bar of Georgia Volunteer-Pro Bono

Pro Bono One-Stop Shopping: If you are not a lawyer, and you are looking for free legal help for a civil, non-criminal legal issue, visit GeorgiaLegalAid.org for help and a directory of pro bono and lawyer referral programs in Georgia. For Lawyers:  The State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project manages a nationally recognized website to support volunteer lawyers and public interest lawyers in Georgia—GeorgiaAdvocates.org. Join the growing community of volunteer lawyers and public interest advocates.  

College of Law - Georgia State University

Georgia State University College of Law offers outstanding programs and hands-on learning opportunities in the heart of Atlanta, one of the country’s fastest growing cities and home to the world’s busiest airport. Surrounded by business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations, Georgia State Law provides an ideal environment for gaining practical experience and engaging in interdisciplinary research and collaboration.  Our attrition rate is only 3 percent, with 97 percent of our students graduating from Georgia State Law.

State Bar of Georgia

The State Bar of Georgia exists to foster among the members of the Bar of this state the principles of duty and service to the public; to improve the administration of justice; and to advance the science of law. All persons authorized to practice law in this state are required to be members.  The Bar has strict codes of ethics and discipline that are enforced by the Supreme Court of Georgia through the State Bar's Office of the General Counsel. Membership dues and other contributions help the Bar provide programs that are mutually beneficial to its members and the general public.

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