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The Most Common Types of Maritime Accidents and Injuries

While working in the maritime industry can be an exciting and lucrative career path, it’s also riddled with hazards that can lead to numerous accidents and injuries. For workers aboard ships, offshore platforms, and those who are involved in transport, it’s essential to be aware of the risks. Falling Overboard One of the most dangerous…

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Parking Lot Pedestrian Injuries

Posted on 05/17/23

in Personal Injury

Parking lots are one of the most common locations for accidents, especially for pedestrians. With the number of cars and people moving in and out of parking lots every day, it’s important to be mindful of the risks involved and take preventative measures to protect yourself and others. At Bowen Painter Trial Lawyers, we understand…

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Florida?

Posted on 03/14/23

in Car Accidents

Lane splitting and lane sharing are often confused with each other. It’s important for drivers to know the law regarding these activities; specifically that these activities are illegal under Georgia law, and those who engage in them can be held liable for any damages incurred as a result. If you were involved in an accident…

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Common Car and Motorcycle Collisions

Accidents involving motorcycles are all too common and wreak terrible damage to the lives of motorcycle riders and their families. In order to prevent such accidents, it is necessary to understand the causes and take steps to minimize risks. When riding a motorcycle, you should always adhere to all traffic rules, watch for other vehicles,…

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Understanding Sideswipe Collisions

Posted on 02/24/23

in Car Accidents

Sideswipe collisions are a common type of car accident that can have severe consequences for those involved. These accidents occur when two vehicles collide along the side and can happen anywhere, from highways to city streets or even in parking lots.  The aftermath can be confusing and overwhelming for those involved in a sideswipe collision….

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What is a Trucks No Zone

Posted on 01/23/23

in Truck Accidents

A Truck no zone, also known as a blind spot, is an area around a large truck or semi-truck that the driver is unable to see. It’s important for all drivers to understand where these areas are located so they can avoid them and drive safely. Types of Trucks No Zones  Trucks no zones come…

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Dram Shop Laws & Liability in Georgia

Alcohol-related accidents or injuries can be especially difficult to navigate. This is why there are dram shop laws in place to protect people who have been injured by someone who was served alcohol at a bar, restaurant, alcohol retailer, or even a private party. It’s important to understand how dram shop laws work in the…

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Offshore Injury Statistics

The oil and gas industry is huge in the United States and offshore drilling is a big part of it. In fact, there are over 10 million workers employed by the U.S. oil and gas industry, 300,000 of which work in Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction alone. However, the offshore gas extraction industry is among…

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