Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Gwinnett County
Personal injury claims and lawsuits in Gwinnett County generally result from accidents where one or more parties acted negligently or recklessly.
Whether it is an accident on the roads (car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle or pedestrian), a slip and fall injury on someone’s premises or an accident resulting from a faulty product, you should not have to pay the price for injuries that were not your fault.
However, personal injury claims are rarely straightforward and insurance companies often challenge the right to fair compensation for injuries.
At the Law Office of Adam D. Brown, we can protect your rights, help you hold the responsible party liable, and recover damages that go some way to compensating you for your losses.
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What is a personal injury claim in Georgia?
A personal injury claim is a way for a person who is injured in an accident to receive financial compensation for their pain, suffering and financial losses.
Tort law in Georgia allows a person who is injured due to the wrongdoing of another party to file a lawsuit against that party, forming the basis of a personal injury claim.
Our experience of personal injury claims in Gwinnett County means that we understand the relevant laws, know how to conduct a thorough investigation, and can advise you on the legal options available for holding the at-fault party accountable.
We can also estimate the value of your claim, based on the costs associated with medical care, lost wages and earning capacity, disability, scarring/disfigurement, property damage, pain and suffering, loss of quality of life, etc.
EXPERIENCED PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER IN GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA
If you have been hurt in an accident or due to someone elses negligence, contact the Law Office of Adam D. Brown, LLC today at (404) 883-8893 for a free and confidential consultation about your case.
What is the statute of limitations for personal injury cases?
Under Georgia’s injury laws, you only have a limited time to sue the at-fault party after an accident that caused your injuries.
This is called the statute of limitations and, in Georgia, it is two years for civil cases. The clock starts ticking from the date of the accident or when the injuries were first identified.
After the two-year period has elapsed, you will forego the right to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party unless there are extenuating circumstances.
How can a Georgia personal injury lawyer help you?
When you’re injured in an accident, the last thing you want to contend with is an insurance company that won’t pay up.
With medical bills to pay and potential time off work, the pain and suffering you go through is only worsened. Longer-term rehabilitation may be required and some people have to change careers or give up working entirely.
Fair compensation for these losses will not come automatically. For this reason, most people find it beneficial to hire a personal injury lawyer to investigate their case, gather evidence of fault and injury (photos, videos, reports, etc.), interview witnesses, and communicate and negotiate with the insurance company of the at-fault party.
At the Law Office of Adam D. Brown, we are accustomed to reviewing complex insurance policies and the facts and circumstances of personal injury cases. We will handle all negotiations with the insurance company and will not settle for less than you are entitled to. We understand the low-balling strategies of loss adjusters and will not back down from the amount due.
If no out-of-court settlement is possible, we will prepare the supporting evidence for a trial. Adam D. Brown is a skilled litigator who can represent you in court.
What type of personal injury cases do we handle?
Injuries and wrongful death can result from a wide variety of serious accidents in many different places in Gwinnett County – from roads to private business premises.
Typically, at the Law Office of Adam D. Brown, we handle the following types of cases:
- Auto accidents: all types of claims involving cars, motorcycles and trucks (including injuries from drunk driving or distracted driving).
- Pedestrian and cyclist accidents: we look after claims for other road users.
- Defective products: everything from machinery defects to dangerous medical products.
- Industrial site and construction injuries: we represent the families of workers injured or killed due to negligence or product defects on industrial sites.
- Slip and fall injuries: property owners who provide inadequate security or fail to prevent hazardous conditions such as slippery floors, broken elevators or dangerous flooring can be held liable for personal injuries.
- Dog bite injuries: dangerous animals can cause serious bites that result in significant losses to accident victims.
A minor injury to one person may be life-altering to another individual. Some injuries are classed as “catastrophic” and prevent people from resuming their work. These can result in significant personal injury claims likely requiring legal assistance.
How much is my personal injury case worth?
There is no formula or calculator for a person to use when filing a personal injury claim.
An experienced personal injury lawyer can usually provide an accurate estimate to guide you about what you can expect. This is generally dependent upon the extent of your injuries, the effect of the accident on your life, and the losses you have incurred.
Go through the circumstances of your accident in detail with your personal injury attorney and, using previous case knowledge, an estimate will be made and a strategy outlined for achieving this amount.
How long will my personal injury case take?
If your injury case can be settled out of court, it may still take months for an acceptable resolution even if it seems like a simple case when you start.
Insurance companies tend to delay the process in the hope of the victim accepting a lower compensation amount due to frustration.
If the case goes to trial, it is likely to take over a year. Your personal injury attorney will attempt to settle as soon as possible so that unnecessary delays can be avoided.
Contact the Law Office of Adam D. Brown Today
If you have been injured in Gwinnett County due to someone else’s negligence or recklessness, the Law Office of Adam D. Brown can help you claim the financial compensation you deserve.