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Personal Injury Litigation
We handle all manner of injury claims including the following:
- Motor Vehicle Collisions - recoveries from liability and uninsured motorist insurers for injuries caused by automobiles, commercial vehicles and tractor trailers.
- Dram Shop and Drunk Driver Claims - recoveries from insurers of drunk drivers and businesses that serve alcohol to patrons who are noticeably intoxicated.
- Wrongful Death - recoveries for estates and heirs at law under the Georgia wrongful death statute.
- Medical Malpractice - recoveries from physicians and other medical providers who violate the applicable standard of care.
- Premises Liability - recoveries from businesses, homeowners and apartments for slip and fall, negligent security and criminal acts of third parties.
Why choose our firm for personal injury litigation?
Track Record - We are trial lawyers who have been helping injured clients in Georgia for over 25 years. We have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients over the years, and we have the experience that injured parties need.
For example, in 2015 we secured a judgment in a medical malpractice case in Clayton County for $4.1 million. Many lawyers hold themselves out as being competent to handle such cases, but few truly have the experience needed to effectively litigate cases and obtain favorable judgments.
Direct Relationship - At our firm you will have direct relationship with a seasoned lawyer dedicated to serving you who is always reachable, whether by direct dial or email. We are not a volume firm run mostly by clerical staff and shadowy lawyers. We are selective in who we represent, just as you should be selective in who you hire. Consider the following:
Contingency Fee Amounts - We charge reasonable contingent fees, payable only if you win, that may be less than our competitors. We do not have expensive advertising campaigns that can result in high overhead that is paid by clients.
Maximizing Your Recovery - We have industry knowledge and credibility with insurers built from decades of personal injury practice. We go to great lengths to utilize evidence to prove your claim and negotiate from a position of strength.
Jury Trials - If a reasonable settlement cannot be achieved, we have a proven track record of successfully presenting jury trials on our clients' behalf. We have experienced trial lawyers who will use the latest technology and develop custom-made demonstrative aids to explain your case to the jury. Our reputation with insurers is enhanced by our willingness to try cases.
Knowledge of Insurance Law - Our practitioners know insurance law which is the backbone of any injury claim. Our practitioners have the expertise needed to find the insurance coverage that you need, sometimes from multiple policies and sources that you might not expect. When presenting a claim, we use insurance law to maximum advantage in order to create leverage and pressure insurance companies to pay.
Going the Extra Mile – We go the extra mile for our clients. For example, third parties like group health insurers have become more aggressive in trying to take a slice of the victim’s recovery – even though they may not have a valid legal claim at all! We view the handling of such claims as part of our mission, at no extra charge. We analyze such claims and structure settlements to avoid payments to third parties when possible, or negotiate to minimize their effect in consultation with our client.
Client Satisfaction – Client satisfaction is our goal. We rely on previous clients for case referrals – not billboards or expensive media campaigns - and want our clients to be satisfied.