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Atlanta Personal Injury Law Firm
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Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer From Us To Help?
My name is Jeff and I was in a serious car accident where I sustained immediate injuries. Don Singleton covered my case and… I can’t just say enough of how great the experience was… I think that there are a lot of people in this industry that you could have to cover personal injury but I don’t think there are a lot of people that you can trust, who care about you as a person that have your best interests at heart and I think that you can get that with Don Singleton.
Rebecca Ragland was injured in a dog attack. While Ms. Ragland was walking her dog along her neighborhood street, two dogs approached her from a neighboring property and began to attack Ms. Ragland’s dog. During the attack, Ms. Ragland was bitten, causing an injury to her hand and finger. Her injuries required surgery. Singleton Law Firm successfully recovered the full policy limit of the dog owner’s homeowner insurance coverage.
In February this year, Mr. Vaughan was injured in a car crash. He was taken to the Emergency Room from the scene and treated for neck and back injuries. He followed up with treatment with an orthopedic specialist and was unable to work during that time. When Mr. Vaughan failed to get a fair settlement through the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier, he was referred by another lawyer to the Singleton Law Firm, LLC. In a relatively short time, the Singleton Law Firm, LLC was able to settle Mr. Vaughan’s claims for 100% of the policy limits. We thank Mr. Vaughan for his trust in us.
Every victim of an accident deserves fair compensation
We know how overwhelming emotional stress can be, and that is why the first legal advice you will get from us is absolutely free. We value your time, respect your feelings, and we commit to providing you with fair representation.
We strongly believe in a personal approach to every case. Not only will we guarantee your rightful and just representation, but also we will ensure you will be treated with respect and compassion, and that our legal team of personal injury attorneys in Atlanta, GA will do their utmost to win the settlement you deserve.
We are proud to be lawyers dedicated to representing the people of Georgia and their loved ones who have suffered serious personal injury or death. We strive to make a positive difference in our clients’ lives by safeguarding their legal rights and holding accountable any individual, corporation, or government who causes personal injury or death. For over 30 years we have battled insurance companies in order to protect your interests!
What motivates us to do our best is our determination to seek the best possible outcome for you.
We take care of insurance companies and personal injury cases. We tailor our approach to every single case, meet the challenges that may arise in the process, and work towards finding solutions to any legal problem you may have.
Areas of Expertise
Types of Personal Injury Cases in Atlanta, GA
Slip and Fall
Great service and communication. Don and his staff did a great job for us and we are very satisfied!
November 11, 2022
Don and Lisa are lifesavers! They truly care and are so professional, and quick to respond to answer any and all questions. I don’t know what I would have done... read more
October 18, 2022
I recently had a case where Mr. Singleton wasn’t sure what would be the outcome but he believed in my case. He stayed consistent with pursuing, was very professional, and... read more
July 18, 2022
Was very thorough, patient and professional. Kept us informed and always available to answer questions. I would highly recommend Singleton Law Firm. We were very happy with the services that... read more
February 18, 2022
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We fight aggressively to obtain 100% of the compensation available under the law.
Who Are We?
You have a right to fair legal representation and the team from the Singleton Law Firm is committed to you. We offer our services in seeking fair compensation for the wrongful injuries you or your family have suffered.
Personal Injury Attorney Donald Singleton has attained Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating as a top-rated lawyer for legal ability and ethical standards in Alpharetta and Sandy Springs, GA. Donald Singleton is ranked as a Very High to Preeminent accident attorney within the legal community, helping to secure high Personal Injury Settlement Amounts.
Why Trust Our Injury Law Firm?
We pride ourselves on our compassionate approach to what can be a difficult situation for your and your family, so we promise to treat you just as we would like to be treated when pursuing your personal injury claim. We believe that it is important to be informed of your legal options and rights and therefore we will offer you a free consultation regardless of whether you have a case or not.
A Few Outstanding Cases We Have Won
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“Over the years I have litigated against and mediated for Don on numerous occasions. He is a fantastic trial lawyer and a great person. He is one of the most knowledgable lawyers I know, and no one works harder to properly prepare a case for trial. Additionally, if need be, he will not hesitate to try a case. This is what really sets him apart from other lawyers. I would not hesitate to recommend Don to anyone who has been injured or to the family who has lost a loved one because of the negligent acts of another.“
“I believe Don to be one of the most sincere people I know. He brings integrity and reliability to every encounter that we have. Knowing Don for the last few years is my pleasure.”
“Don is a hard-working attorney who cares deeply about his client’s cases. I have observed Don handle cases with great expertise and a willingness to go the distance for his client. I strongly recommend that you speak to Don in the event you need a personal injury attorney.”
With Singleton Law Firm you can count on:
Determined to obtain full compensation
Over 30 years of experience
Start with a Free consultation
Top rated personal injury attorneys
Full support throughout the whole process
Personal approach to every case
We commit to providing you with fair representation
Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyers FAQs
Common Injury Accident Questions
When might I need a personal injury lawyer and how do I use one?
If you have suffered an injury that was someone else’s fault you most likely need a personal injury lawyer. The injury could be the result of negligent or reckless behavior and it includes but is not limited to car accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, or burn injuries.
Is the accident I suffered a personal injury case?
There are many accidents that count as personal injury cases in Atlanta, GA – from dog bites to car accidents. They are usually due to accidents willfully caused or resulting from the negligence of another person, company, or government agency. Feel free to contact us at no cost to you in order to determine if you have a case and if you can file a claim for the incident.
When can I sue my employer for an injury?
Employers are obligated to provide their employees with a safe environment, but, unfortunately, that is not always the case. You can file a claim for personal injury that occurred at your workplace if your employer intentionally or negligently caused you harm. This includes being exposed to chemicals, or if you were injured by a machine, equipment, or by a third party.
What will my personal injury lawyer do for me?
A personal injury lawsuit starts with filing a complaint. Your lawyer will take care of preparing all the necessary documentation to support your case and then fight for you. An experienced lawyer will ensure that you receive the justice and maximum compensation you deserve.
How do I choose a personal injury lawyer?
There are many personal injury lawyers, but you need to choose an experienced lawyer who is going to show you compassion, care, skill, and devotion to your specific case. That is why our team at Singleton Law Firm is fully committed to providing the best possible legal care.
What questions should you ask a personal injury lawyer?
Your personal injury lawyer is someone you are going to work very closely with, so you should feel free to discuss anything with him or her. It is also important to be aware of what the claims process entails, so you should ask your lawyer about the fees, about what happens after a case is closed (no matter the outcome), the time frame, and about his or her previous experience.
How long can a personal injury lawsuit take?
The time each personal injury case takes is different and depends on many factors. This could vary from a few months to a year or more.
Why do insurance companies settle out of court?
It is true that about 95% of personal injury cases are settled out of court by insurance companies. This depends on both sides of the argument and the agreements the parties come to. The reasons a case is settled in or out of court can be evidence, coverage, differences in expectations, etc. Usually, insurance companies do not like to spend a lot of time on a case; a lawyer, on the other hand, will dedicate his or her time to your case.
How do I get the most money from a car accident?
The compensation process is something you should trust your lawyer with. Ask direct questions about the amount of money you can settle for after a car accident. Do not forget it is also important to first speak to an attorney and only then to your insurance company.
Is it better to settle out of court or go to trial?
Going to a trial for a personal injury case can be stressful and protracted. Not only does a trial entail more fees, but it may also take up too much of your time. On the other hand, it could have benefits that would make it worth proceeding to trial. Figuring out what is best for your specific case is what your lawyer will do for you.
What should I do after an injury in Atlanta, Georgia?
Consult a medical professional
You may be in shock immediately following an accident. Accidents that seem minor could have serious repercussions days, weeks, or even months later. In addition, the insurance company will use the fact that you didn’t seek medical attention against your claim if you don’t do so after your accident. You should seek medical attention immediately after your accident to protect your legal rights.
Be careful when signing documents from insurance companies
If you contact the opposing party’s insurance company about a possible claim, they are likely to rush to you and try to pressure you into signing a settlement agreement. You may even be scammed by them if you do not know what the law says.
Getting injured can leave you feeling confused, frightened, or worried about the future. Your right to seek significant compensation may be compromised if you sign a settlement agreement with an insurance company.
Financial problems can seem like certainty and a short-term solution if you have a settlement agreement. After the shock from the medical evaluation wears off, you might find that your case is worth much more than you expected. Be wary about signing anything from an insurance company or giving a recorded statement before you know the value of your case.
Do I have a valid personal injury claim?
Unless you have a deep understanding of Georgia state law, you can’t tell if your case is valid on your own. It is not uncommon for some victims of accidents to believe they are the ones at fault, only to discover they are not. An injury caused by another person is not always the result of malice. Some accidents are simply accidents. Negligence can still play a role in unintentional accidents.
Most accidents could be prevented if the other person put in a little effort. It’s possible that the other person wasn’t paying attention for a split second. There are times when a few minutes of distraction can be all the difference between life and death. Contact an Atlanta personal injury lawyer at our firm to determine if you qualify for compensation.
What is the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit in Atlanta?
Claim proceedings follow similar steps to lawsuits. In the beginning, we investigate your claim, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and obtain your medical records. Following this phase, each side submits its findings to the other in the discovery phase.
The insurance company will review the material after receiving our demand and the supporting evidence. Depending on their response, they might accept the claim, or they might counteroffer with a lower amount. As your advocate, we will continue negotiating until everyone-including you-believes that a fair agreement has been reached.
You have the option to take your claim to court if we cannot come to an agreement regarding your suffering as well as the insurance provider. Your case will be handled on an individual basis and we will not make any decisions without your permission. Let us be your advocates.
Both sides may interview anyone connected with your case during this phase. Witnesses may be interviewed by both sides during the trial. As we seek to bolster our case, the opposing side may be looking for inconsistencies or ways to spin their story.
Perhaps both sides will agree to sit down for mediation depending on how things go. There is a meeting with attorneys for both sides, as well as you and the person who injured you.
Before your case goes to trial, we try to resolve it through mediation. We reach a settlement without taking your case to trial. If the mediation does not produce a settlement, we prepare for trial.
Trials take place in front of a judge and jury, who present both sides’ arguments and evidence. We are committed to fighting for your rights and presenting your case as vigorously as possible. The jury deliberates and decides the winner once both sides have presented their cases.
What types of compensation can I receive in a personal injury case?
- Economic losses
- Health care expenses and medications
- Physical therapy
- Lost wages
- Lost wages in the future (if you cannot return to work)
- Property loss
- Wrongful death
- Non-economic damages
- Pain and suffering
- Mental and emotional anguish
- Punitive damages
Punitive damages are also awarded to some Atlanta personal injury victims. It is punitive damages that punish the party responsible for your injuries, not economic or non-economic losses. If a jury believes the responsible party’s negligence was particularly egregious, punitive damages may be awarded.