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Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice

ADDRESS

101 BECKETT LANE SUITE 401

FAYETTEVILLE, GA 3014

(Across from The Pavilion)

 678-829-3434

AUTO ACCIDENTS

Research shows that car accidents are responsible for over 3 million injuries a year.

Unfortunately, auto accidents are extremely common as drivers are becoming more distracted and paying less attention while driving. This can have serious effects on victims, leaving some seriously injured, permanently hurt, and financially devastated.

If you or someone you know, has been involved in a car accident, our firm can help. Our law firm is experienced in handling Auto Accident claims. Each car accident case will be handled by an experienced personal injury lawyer, but also by a full staff of secretaries and paralegals. You will receive the highest quality legal representation for your case.

Drunk Driving and Auto Accidents
In addition to negligent and aggressive drivers, alcohol is a factor in 38% of all deadly car crashes and 7% of all auto accidents. DUIs, formerly known as DWIs, can apply to those under the influence of alcohol, prescription medication, illicit drugs, and even over-the counter medicine. Individuals who were injured in alcohol-related crashes should contact this office immediately at (678) 829-3434 to consult with a car accident attorney. Other types of traffic collisions involved in auto accident cases include rollover accidents, head-on collisions, side impact collisions, rear-end collisions, high-speed collisions, and lane changing accidents.

Some causes for these types of car crashes include the following:

  • Driving too slow

  • Failure to utilize turn signals

  • Reckless driving

  • Drugs and/or alcohol

  • Failure to obey traffic signs

  • Speeding

  • Aggressive driving

  • Falling asleep at the wheel

The driver, however, may not be at fault for every car accident. Automobile defects, incorrect highway signs, construction, faulty highway or road design, inadequate lighting, or out-of-order traffic lights may be to blame. The government or automobile company can be at fault for these accidents. You should immediately contact this office at (678) 829-3434 to see if we can help get you reimbursed for your losses.

TRUCK ACCIDENTS

The trucking industry is a vital component of the US economy, raking in about $255.2 billion per year.

Relying so heavily on trucking to keep the economy afloat often comes at a great expense; many truckers are forced to battle drowsiness and overbooked schedules, which contributed to an estimated 140,000 truck accidents in 2006. Of those, fewer than 5,000 ended up being fatal crashes. Studies have proven that in over 80 percent of these cases, the truck driver is at fault. These truck drivers and their companies can be held liable if an accident results in injury to another driver or passenger.

Every 16 minutes, a person is injured or dies in an accident involving an 18-wheeler, tractor trailer, or semi-truck. If you have been injured in a tractor trailer accident, it is important to contact us at (678) 829-3434 to consult with a truck accident attorney right away. A truck accident lawyer may be able to recover damages on your behalf from the negligent driver or trucking company.

A number of truck accidents happen because people sharing the road with these big rigs are unsure how to maneuver around vehicles of such magnitude. However, the majority of these collisions are caused by truck driver negligence or poor vehicle maintenance.
 
Truck Accident Lawyers
In most cases, our tractor trailer accident attorneys can assist in getting much of your lost wages, medical bills, property damage, and other related costs reimbursed to you. These truck accidents lawyers have obtained substantial trucking accident settlements and favorable tractor trailer accident verdicts for clients. They will also help you deal with your own auto insurance company as far as making any necessary claims in addition to handling your case against the noncommercial driver's insurance company. Even if you are unsure whether you are at fault, please contact our office immediately at (678) 829-3434.

MOTORCYCLE

ACCIDENTS

Motorcycle accident rates are increasing on rural roads.

Motorcycle accidents are on the rise as roads become overcrowded, and drivers are being distracted by more gadgets than ever before. These accidents can result in permanent physical disability and create financial adversity for victims and their families. If you, or someone you know, has suffered injuries from a motorcycle accident, contact our office immediately.

Motorcyclists are injured in riding accidents four times more often than other drivers, and they are 21 times more likely to be killed in a crash. Although less than two percent of vehicles in the United States are motorcycles, bikers make up eight percent of all deaths on the roadway. According to a Motorcycle Safety Foundation report, in 2001, motorcycle collisions rose .57 percent to 76,337, and motorcycle deaths jumped 3.89 percent to 2,909. A common cause of motorcycle accidents is the failure of other drivers to see and identify motorcycles in dense traffic. In 2/3 of those crashes, the other driver fails to yield to the motorcyclist and causes the accident. This type of accident often occurs when the motorcycle is approaching from the opposite direction, and the driver of the car either does not see or misjudges the distance of the motorcycle down the road. The driver of the car assumes it is safe to make a left turn and ends up colliding with the oncoming motorcycle.

Causes of motorcycle accidents

  • Inexperienced riding skills

  • Failure to take preventative measures unique to riding

  • Extreme speed

  • Pushing the motorcycle to dangerous limits

  • Aggressive maneuvering

  • Lack of defensive driving

  • Insufficient cornering and braking skills

If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, contact this office immediately at (678) 829-3434 to consult a motorcycle accident attorney. We can offer guidance with any insurance claims you need to file and negotiate with the insurance company of the driver at fault. If you are unsure who was responsible for the crash, let us know; we may still may be of some assistance.

WRONGFUL

DEATHS

This is very similar to someone being compensated for an injury caused by some sort of wrongdoing. 

"Wrongful death" is a death caused by the misconduct of another person or entity. That misconduct can be anything from an intentional reckless act to one of fleeting negligence. The act can be carried out by one person or a corporation such as a drug company. By law, survivors of the deceased may be entitled to receive compensation for the negligent loss of a loved one. This is very similar to someone being compensated for an injury caused by some sort of wrongdoing.

To find out if you can recover for losses related to your loved one's death, contact our office immediately at (678) 829-3434 to speak to a wrongful death lawyer.

Causes of Wrongful Death
There are a variety of accidents that can lead to a wrongful death. The most common causes of wrongful death in Georgia and nationwide include the following:

  • Car accidents

  • Motorcycle accidents

  • Defective drugs or products

  • Truck accidents

  • Medical malpractice

Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional neglects or omits adequate treatment to a patient, resulting in an injury. When a negligent doctor, nurse or other medical staff disregards standard procedures and causes harm to a patient, contact our office at (678) 829-3434 immediately. Errors in medication, unnecessary surgery, hospital infections, hospital errors, and harmful effects from medication cost 225,000 American lives per year. An attorney knowledgeable in medical law can seek compensation for lost wages, unnecessary medical costs and pain and suffering for victims of medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice can occur in any medical field. In addition to hospital malpractice, other types of professional medical malpractice include chiropractic malpractice, dental negligence, malpractice by an OB/GYN, orthopedic malpractice, psychiatric malpractice, cosmetic surgery errors, and nursing home negligence. Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) can also commit professional malpractice by refusing eligible members, denying coverage after hearing a policy member's dilemma or refusing to pay for treatments solely because of cost.