Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

on September 1st, 2022

How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid?

If you are involved in a personal injury case, you should understand the process of how personal injury settlements are paid out, so you know what to expect. It’s exciting when you finally settle a personal injury case. You want to deposit your check immediately so you can spend it. However, you likely won’t receive…

on August 20th, 2022

How to Read an Accident Report

If you’ve been in a traffic accident in Georgia that wasn’t your fault, in addition to getting treatment for your injuries, you might already have been dealing with a significant amount of paperwork. It can be confusing to understand the documents you’ve been sent, that you must obtain, and that you’re reviewing. You may already…

on August 10th, 2022

Why Is My Truck Accident Claim Taking So Long?

The time after a truck accident can be frustrating. If you’re not working because of your injuries, it can even be alarming. You may be wondering how you will pay for the medical bills that are piling up if you’re currently unable to work. Unfortunately, approximately 159,000 people were injured in truck accidents in the…

on August 1st, 2022

Four Mistakes to Avoid in Your Personal Injury Claim

If you have been seriously hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault, this can be an overwhelming and confusing experience. Your injury may be due to any type of accident. In Georgia, motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of injury deaths and the number two cause of visits to the emergency room…

on July 20th, 2022

Do I Have a Case if There Was Only Property Damage?

Many people think that filing a lawsuit over personal property damage is the same thing as a personal injury claim, but the two types of cases are distinctly different. There are usually different legal issues involved in property damage cases than in personal injury cases, and property damage cases are generally less complicated than personal…

on July 10th, 2022

How Does Mediation Work in a Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury cases end in insurance settlements for one key reason: Trials are risky for both the plaintiff and defendant, whereas a settlement is guaranteed money for the injured party and brings the case to a definitive end. It is in both sides’ interest to avoid a trial, yet there are times when settlement…

on July 1st, 2022

Are Therapy Costs Included in My Special Damages?

When you have been involved in a serious accident caused by someone else, you are aware of the pain from your injuries and the financial losses you have sustained. But one thing many people do not account for is how an accident can impact their mental health. Treating nightmares, anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder…

on June 20th, 2022

What Documents Do I Need for My Truck Accident Claim?

Unfortunately, you were involved in an accident with a large commercial truck that someone else caused, and you suffered serious injuries. You know you have the right to recover compensation for your injuries and other accident-related losses, and you want to establish the strongest case possible. You will want to document as much information as…

on June 10th, 2022

What You Should Never Say to Truck Driver After an Accident

If you were injured in an accident with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle that wasn’t your fault, what you say at the accident scene can have negative effects on your chances of obtaining the compensation you need and deserve. Truck accident claims are usually more complex than other vehicle accident claims. They require a…

on June 1st, 2022

Can I Change Lawyers in the Middle of a Claim?

When you hire a lawyer, finding someone you can trust is high on your list of qualifications. Honesty and integrity form the cornerstones of your relationship with your attorney, and if you can’t trust someone, why would you place vital aspects of your life into their hands? Your lawyer should be someone you can tell…

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