Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

Electric Bike Rentals in Atlanta

As Atlanta’s population grows, so does the seemingly endless number of vehicles on its interstates and city streets. Traffic in Atlanta is unbearable at times, making commutes excessively longer than they need to be. In large cities like New York City, people have long turned to other means of transportation, like bicycles. Recently, commuters in […]

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Tailgating Safety Tips in Atlanta

With college football and the NFL seasons upon us, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy pregame festivities in the Atlanta and Athens area. It’s time to get the grills out, throw the football back and forth, and enjoy a few beers in the parking lot with your friends. Here at Hinton & Powell, we […]

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Tips for Driving Hands Free in Georgia

People do some crazy things while driving like eating, playing on their phone, sending text messages, and even doing their makeup! Unfortunately, these habits are incredibly dangerous and can result in serious consequences. As a responsible driver, you have a duty to not only yourself, but the people around you, to practice safe driving habits. […]

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How to Stay Safe on the Road with Tractor Trailers

Sharing the road with tractor trailers can prove to be a challenge, especially on the busy highways around Atlanta. As an automobile driver, you can only control your individual driving habits. Tractor trailer accidents can be more serious and complex than automobile accidents. Some of the most common causes of truck accidents include driver fatigue, […]

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Tips to Comply with the New Hands Free Law in Georgia

“There is a new sheriff in town…” Well…same sheriff, but new law in Georgia. The new hands free law states that you are no longer allowed to use your mobile device while driving your motor vehicle. This means, you cannot read a text message, scroll on Facebook, use GPS, take a quick phone call, record […]

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How to Calculate Diminished Value

After being involved in a car accident where the vehicle has been wrecked and repaired, it’s necessary to calculate the Diminished Value. The diminished value is the loss in market value that occurs when a vehicle has been involved in an accident. Once a car is involved in an accident and has been repaired, a […]

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In Memoriam, Leda S. Lyerly – 1956-2017

Dear Colleagues and Friends: It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our associate, Leda Lyerly, who passed away on December 26, 2017. She was a part of the Hinton & Powell family for 15 wonderful years working here from 2002 to 2017. She was a beloved colleague and dear friend, and she will […]

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What is the Georgia Statute of Limitations for Injury Law?

If you’ve been involved in a personal injury accident, it’s important to understand how the statute of limitations applies in Georgia. A time limit, also known as a statute of limitations, applies to all personal injury cases. At Hinton and Powell, we are Georgia’s premier personal injury lawyers. We’ll walk you through the entire process, […]

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How to Handle a Workers’ Comp Claim Step by Step

If you’ve been injured on the job, there is a certain process that you need to take in order to receive workers’ compensation. Following an injury on the job, you probably have a lot of questions. Dealing with the aftermath of a workplace accident can be incredibly frustrating. You may even find navigating workers’ compensation […]

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Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

You were involved in an accident. Now what? Knowing when you need a car accident attorney is important because it could be the difference between a justly resolved case and owing or losing large monetary damages. The attorneys at Hinton & Powell can help you recover losses resulting from an accident, and reduce the hassle […]

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