Differences between property damage and bodily injury claims

Keep in mind that if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident where there is property damage and bodily injuries, you may have to file two different claims. Here are the differences between the two: Property Damage These claims cover damages to personal property due to the motor vehicle accident. The cost to repair […]

How long does a Georgia personal injury case take to settle?

While every personal injury claim is different, our law firm will make every effort to bring your case to a favorable resolution as soon as possible. Some cases require the filing of a lawsuit, which can lengthen the time period of your case. While we can make no guarantees, our law firm generally can bring […]

How long after my injury do I have to file a claim?

In the state of Georgia, a plaintiff has two years from the date of his accident to file a lawsuit for his claims. While there are some exceptions that can extend this period of time, it is crucial that one you act quickly in order to preserve any claims you may have. Furthermore, an insurance […]

What is a fair settlement for my car accident case?

Every case is different, and no attorney can give you a specific number without first reviewing your file. The value of your case depends on many factors. (1) MEDICAL DAMAGES: Did you sustain broken bones, scarring, herniated discs, or other physical or emotional injuries? You are entitled to compensation for your bodily injuries, and you […]

How much does it cost to hire a Georgia personal injury attorney?

Personal injury attorneys work on a contingent fee basis. Our firm charges 33.33% (1/3) of all monies recovered for your claims if no lawsuit is filed. If a lawsuit is filed, the contingency fee is 40%. In addition to the contingent fee, our law firm will recoup any out of pocket expenses it may have […]

What are your options when a loved one dies in an accident?

When a person dies in an accident, certain surviving family members can file a lawsuit on behalf of a loved one. In Georgia, the surviving spouse of the deceased is the first surviving family member who has the right to file a wrongful death claim. If there is no surviving spouse, the children of the […]

What do I do after an injury at work?

Immediately following an injury or accident, you need to report it to your supervisor or manager. In Georgia, you have 30 days to report the injury but that doesn’t mean the insurance company will cooperate. If you delay in filing your claim, the insurance company may deny or controvert your claim. By Georgia law, all […]

Beware of Insurance Company Tactics: Nurse Case Manager, Recorded Statements and Surveillance

A. Workers’ compensation insurance carriers frequently request that an injured worker give a recorded statement by telephone prior to accepting his claim. It is inadvisable to consent to a recorded statement without first obtaining the services of a workers’ compensation attorney. A workers’ compensation attorney can best prepare you for the sorts of questions that […]