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Massive 22-Vehicle Crash in Jacksonville Results in Injuries and Loss of Life

By Charles J. Gillette |

When two vehicles collide, the damage can be bad. When twenty-two vehicles collide, the damage is catastrophic. This was highlighted in the 22-vehicle pileup that occurred on I-95 South near State Road 200. This horrific accident left one person is dead and thirteen people injured. Reports indicate that a semi-truck was traveling southbound on… Read More »

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Understanding the Key Differences Between a Wreck Involving a Commercial Truck Versus a Sedan

By Charles J. Gillette |

When someone is involved in a collision with a large commercial truck or big rig, they may make the mistake of thinking that the accident will be sorted out just like a routine fender-bender with a sedan. Not true. There are some major differences you need to be aware of if you are hit… Read More »

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Recovering Punitive Damages in a Georgia Personal Injury Case

By Charles J. Gillette |

In most personal injury cases, the injured party has the ability to pursue financial restitution for economic damages, including their medical bills and lost wages, along with non-economic damages, including pain, suffering, and mental anguish. However, in some cases, an injured party can also pursue an additional monetary award known as punitive damages. According… Read More »

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Deadly Collision Between an Amtrak Train and a Truck in Jacksonville

By Charles J. Gillette |

An Amtrak train collided with a truck in Green Cove Springs and the ramifications were devastating. There were two occupants inside the truck, the driver and a passenger. Tragically, the passenger in the truck, a 38-year-old man, lost his life as a result of this collision. Reports indicate that the crossing rails were working… Read More »

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Crash on U.S. 17 in Brunswick Leaves Passenger Seriously Injured

By Charles J. Gillette |

A passenger in a pickup truck suffered serious injuries when the driver of the truck lost control, causing the truck to travel nearly 300 feet in a grassy median. The crash occurred on U.S. 17 just north of the Sidney Lanier Bridge, according to Jacksonville.com. After the truck went into the median, it flipped… Read More »

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Child Killed in Oakleaf Automobile Accident

By Charles J. Gillette |

The sudden loss of a loved one is devastating, but the pain is made that much worse when the victim was a young child with their whole life ahead of them. A prime example was a tragic collision that occurred in the Oakleaf area of Jacksonville. A mother was driving with her two children… Read More »

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Drunk Driving Suspected in Tragic Multi-Vehicle Accident in Jacksonville

By Charles J. Gillette |

A multi-vehicle accident in Northwest Jacksonville resulted in tragedy. The father of 14 children was killed in the collision, which occurred on North Edgewood Avenue near Old Kings Road. When police arrived at the scene, three vehicles were in the southbound lane of Edgewood Avenue North with one of the vehicles flipped over. Police… Read More »

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Injured Passenger in a Car Wreck – Understanding Your Rights

By Charles J. Gillette |

A 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck collided with the median on U.S. 17 in Brunswick, Georgia. The wreck occurred north of the Sidney Lanier Bridge, according to Jacksonville.com. The collision was so severe that the truck flipped over and was propelled into the southbound lanes of the four-lane highway. A 23-year-old passenger was seriously… Read More »

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Child Dies in Tragic Car Accident in Jacksonville

By Charles J. Gillette |

An 8-year-old boy was killed in a terrible automobile accident that occurred on Argyle Forest Boulevard at Cecil Commerce Center Parkway in Jacksonville. The car he was in was making a left turn when it was hit by a Honda CRV. Not only did the young boy die, but his young sister and mother… Read More »

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Understanding Georgia’s Comparative Negligence Standard

By Charles J. Gillette |

If you or a loved one was seriously injured a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle wreck, or any other preventable accident, you will need to prove two things to prevail in court – negligence and causation. These are two of the four elements of personal injury liability and the injured party must establish these… Read More »

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