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 are most likely to be needing a personal injury lawyer. It could be by negligence or on purpose and includes car accidents, dog bites, bun injuries, or other.
Is the accident I suffered a personal injury case?
There are many accidents that count as personal injury cases in Atlanta – from dog bites to car accidents. It’s usually an occurrence of an accident that was caused by negligence or willfully by another person or party.
However, to make sure you have a case, feel free to contact us at no cost to find out if your incident can be filed for a claim.
When can I sue my employer for an injury?
Employers are obligated to provide a safe and joyful environment for their employees, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. You can file a claim for personal injury that occurred at your workplace if your employer intentionally attempted or did harm to you; if you were exposed to chemicals, or were injured by a machine or by a third party.
What will my personal injury lawyer do for me?
Personal injury lawsuit starts with filing a complaint. Your lawyer will take care of preparing all the needed documentation to support your case and then fight for it. A legal representative will make sure you are compensated and you get the deserved justice.
How do I choose a personal injury lawyer?
There are many personal injury lawyers you can turn to especially in Atlanta, Georgia but you need someone who is going to show you compassion, care, and devotion to your specific case. That’s why our team in The Singleton Law Firm is fully focused on 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. And to be sure you are familiar with the processes you should ask your lawyer about the fees, about the actions after a case is closed (no matter the outcome), some time frames, and previous experience examples.
How long can a personal injury lawsuit take?
The time each personal injury case takes is different and depends on many factors. Approximately, this could be a few months or up to a year or more.
Why do insurance companies settle out of court?
It is true that 95-96% of personal injury cases are settled out of court from insurance companies. This again depends on both sides of the settlement and the agreements they come to. The reasons a case is settled out or in court can be evidence, coverage, differences in expectations, etc. Usually, insurance companies just don’t like to spend a lot of time for a case, unlike a lawyer that will dedicate his 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. Don’t forget it is also important to first speak to an attorney and 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 come with more fees, but it also takes up too much of your time. At the same time, it could have other benefits to proceed with it. Figuring out what’s best for your specific case is something your lawyer will exclusively do for you.