Personal injury law provides accident victims with a way to recover damages for physical, financial, emotional and cognitive harm. Unfortunately, however, even when victims are not at fault, they may still face an uphill battle when it comes to collecting the compensation they deserve. Often times,they must file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party to recover medical expenses and lost wages, as well as non-economic damages, which are typically more difficult to quantify.
At Schnipper Law, our Atlanta personal injury lawyers have successfully represented accident victims throughout the state of Georgia in a variety of personal injury cases. From slip and fall accidents to car crashes, our law firm has the resources needed to tackle even the most complex personal injury cases.
The most common types of personal injury cases we represent, include:
The Aftermath of an Injury Due to Negligence
Being involved in an accident that results in injury – be it minor or severe – can lead to both financial and emotional stress. In many cases, dealing with the insurance company alone can cause a tremendous amount of anxiety and uncertainty since more often times than not, they pressure accident victims into signing a quick and easy settlement.
For already struggling families, mounting medical expenses and lost wages are financially crippling, and insurance companies try to capitalize on this vulnerabilty by offering a fast settlement that provides immediate relief. Having an Atlanta personal injury attorney on your side who can deal with the legalities of your personal injury case and protect your rights to full compensation is a must. This will allow you the time you need to heal, without having to constantly worry about a growing stack of bills.
Motor Vehicle Accidents – The Most Common Type of Personal Injury
The most common types of personal injury cases are a result of motor vehicle accidents. Typically, when a motor vehicle accident occurs, it’s caused by a distracted driver or a driver who is not properly following the rules of the road. Careless and distracted drivers are guilty of negligence when accidents occur, and can usually be held financially responsible for any resulting injuries.
At Schnipper Law, our motor vehicle accident attorneys have represented victims of:
- Head-on collisions
- Rear-end accidents
- Side impact crashes
- Rollover accidents
- Drunk driving accidents
- Distracted driving accidents
- Drugged driving accidents
- Hit and run crashes
- UIM/UM crashes
Seek Legal Assistance Immediately
If you’ve been injured in an accident, it is important to seek legal assistance immediately. In the state of Georgia, you only have 2 years from the date of the accident to file a claim, and if you miss this deadline, you may lose your ability to ever file a personal injury lawsuit.
Have You Been Injured?
Regardless of how you were injured, if it was the result of someone else’s negligence, you have a right to compensation. And at Schnipper Law, P.C., our Atlanta personal injury attorneys will fight aggressively for your rights to ensure the most favorable outcome in your case. We know the tricks the insurance companies use to reduce liabilities and will fight tirelessly against them