Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers
Let us take care of the legal details, so you can focus on your recovery
ATLANTA, GA AUTO ACCIDENT LAWYERS
Auto accidents pose a constant threat of injury in Atlanta because of the large number of cars and lack of public transportation.
Even careful drivers may not be able to get away from auto accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, you should contact an Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney can help you file a report, which must be done within two years under Ga. Code § 9-3-33.
Some Atlanta law firms shy away from jury trials: we don’t. Our reputation for tough litigation gives our clients with an important bargaining chip to get the compensation they deserve through an insurance settlement.
Atlanta Lawyer Jonathan W. Johnson represents victims of all types of Atlanta auto accidents. Our lawyers assist clients in all of Georgia.
Our Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers have obtained many substantial settlements for personal injury clients and family members who unfortunately lost a loved one due to a fatal auto accident.
ATLANTA AUTO ACCIDENT LAWYERS
ATLANTA AUTO ACCIDENT LAWYERS
Jonathan W Johnson, LLC, Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers handles personal injuries and Georgia wrongful death claims arising from all types of motor vehicle accidents, including:
WE ASSURE YOU THAT WE WILL FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS.
Our Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers prepare all cases as if it will go to trial – if necessary. To prevail in a Georgia court, we must have the right facts.
Our Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers or an investigator visit the scene as soon as possible after the accident. Quick action at the outset of a case to preserve evidence (photos, witness statements) is critical to proving negligence or liability.
WHAT CAN BE RECOVERED
The Georgia court has the power to award damages to any person hurt in an Atlanta auto accident. Damages are meant to compensate the victim or family for financial losses caused by the accident and usually include payment for:
- Medical costs.
- Pain and suffering.
- Lost wages.
- Reduced earning capacity.
- Auto Repairs
When someone is killed in an auto accident, the victim’s family may be entitled to file a “wrongful death” lawsuit to recover damages for their loss of the victim’s love and support. Our Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers can help you fight for your compensation.
Getting our Atlanta Auto Accident Clients The Best Settlement for their Claims
Our Atlanta auto accident lawyers are familiar with typical injuries in car accidents, including soft tissue damage, broken bones, spinal cord and back injuries, and injuries to the face and eyes. We counsel clients to be patient in seeking compensation, as some injuries don’t manifest until well after the accident. We never take a quick settlement – we seek full compensation to meet the current and future needs of our clients.
Frequently asked questions
- Keep your driver’s license with you when you operate an auto vehicle
- Store your car registration and insurance information in the glove compartment
- Keep emergency tools in your trunk, if possible
- Use recording supplies, like a camera, if you drive in congested areas
- Maintain working condition of your hazard lights
There are a few things you can do if you find yourself in an accident to properly protect yourself in the event of a lawsuit.
- Report the accident to the police
- Get the names, phone numbers, and insurance information with the other parties and/or witnesses
- Take videos of the accident. It is best to have evidence of vehicle damage and your injuries
- Obtain a medical record from your doctor as soon as possible
- Schedule a free consultation with Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyers
According to O.C.G.A. 40-6-270, any driver involved in an accident should stop or immediately return to the scene (without obstructing traffic) and exchange information with the driver of the struck vehicle.
In the event that the accident caused death or serious injury, and the driver knowingly commits a “hit-and-run,” they may be guilty of a felony. If the accident causes of a proximate injury other than a serious injury, and the driver knowingly commits a “hit-and-run,” they may be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to fines or imprisonment.