Atlanta Car Accident Lawyer

Auto accidents in Atlanta, GA, are common. Unfortunately, some motor vehicle collisions can result in life-changing injuries or even death. If you were injured in a car crash that was caused by a negligent driver, an Atlanta car accident lawyer at the Hines Law Firm can help. Our legal team knows how to conduct an in-depth investigation that will prove liability and hold the at-fault driver’s insurance company responsible for your accident-related losses. While you focus on your recovery and moving on with your life, let an Atlanta car accident attorney at the Hines Law Firm fight for the fair compensation you deserve.

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How Can An Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Help?

The aftermath of an auto accident can be frustrating, painful, and overwhelming. On top of your injuries and the stress over being out of work, you must negotiate with an insurance adjuster who is refusing to offer a fair settlement. That’s where the car accident lawyers at the Hines Law Firm come in. Our legal team can guide you through each step of the claims process and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. 
During this stressful time, our legal team can help by:

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Investigating the Accident

To build a strong case, your attorney will investigate the collision and gather evidence, such as:

  • Police reports
  • Eyewitness statements
  • Pay stubs
  • Vehicle repair estimates
  • Photos of your injuries, the accident scene, and vehicle damage
  • Video footage (if available)
  • Expert testimony
  • Medical bills
  • Medical records

02

Handling Settlement Negotiations

Shortly after an accident, the other driver’s insurance company may try to contact you and ask to record your statement. During this time, they may seem helpful and friendly, but their goal is to get you to admit fault or say something that could harm your claim. They may also offer a settlement at this time, but these initial settlements are never enough to cover the cost of your economic and non-economic damages. These offers are also usually made before an insurance adjuster even knows the extent of your injuries. The insurance adjuster may try to pressure you into accepting their offer, claiming it’s the only offer you’re going to get. Instead of dealing with an aggressive claims adjuster, contact a car accident attorney at the Hines Law Firm as soon as possible.

A car accident attorney can handle all communication with the insurance adjuster, including settlement negotiations. While we negotiate with the insurance company, you can focus on your recovery.

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Filing a Lawsuit

If the insurance company refuses to make a fair settlement offer, your car accident attorney can file a lawsuit on your behalf and represent you in court. As they prepare for trial, your attorney will continue to negotiate with the insurance company. Fortunately, most car accident cases are settled out of court.

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Mari Gutierrez
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“Helped me so much during my accident. I recommend this firm to everyone I know and meet they’re just that amazing and I love that their team is bilingual!!”
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“They are an excellent team, they always attended to all my concerns, defending my rights and representing me throughout the process. they always made me feel calm and trusting of them. I highly recommend them. They met all my expectations.”
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“They are a team of very responsible, kind and dedicated professionals, they were always aware of all the details of the case and keeping us informed about each step we should take, I recommend them 100% Thanks so much, Great job”
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“The staff is amazing and an absolute pleasure to work with. They make the process very smooth. I did not have to do any of the work, and they handled everything and answered every question I had. They pay so much attention to your case that I was able to take care of everything else going on in my life. They honestly are my version of the legal dream team.”
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“I really enjoyed how well they communicated with me on my case. I had got in a really bad accident and constantly had follow-ups to make sure I was okay and to see if I ever had any questions or doubts. I felt like they really cared. Plus their staff is awesome. “
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What Damages Am I Entitled to After a Car Crash That Wasn’t My Fault?

The economic and non-economic damages you’re entitled to will depend on the circumstances surrounding your case, such as the extent of your injuries, how much time you missed at work, and how the accident has affected your life. At the Hines Law Firm, we will carefully review your case and consult with experts to accurately assess your damages.

In some cases, a car accident victim can pursue compensation for:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Past and future medical care costs
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Permanent disability
  • Scarring and disfigurement
And other damages.

What Can Affect My Car Accident Settlement?

Many factors can affect the size of your settlement, including:

  • The severity of your injuries
  • Your prognosis
  • Your level of fault
  • Whether multiple parties were involved
  • The insurance policy limits
  • Whether you were forced to change jobs due to your injuries
  • Whether you will be able to return to work at all
  • Whether you will require medical treatment for your injuries in the future
  • How willing the insurance company is to negotiate

Your car accident lawyer will explore every avenue of compensation and ensure you recover the fair settlement you’re entitled to.

Can I Still Recover Compensation If I’m Partially to Blame for the Accident?

In Georgia, you can still recover compensation for your auto accident damages even if you were 49% at fault for the collision. However, your compensation will be reduced based on your percentage of fault. If you were 50% or more responsible for the collision, you would be unable to recover any compensation for your losses.

Auto Accident Injuries

At the Hines Law Firm, we have handled many car accident claims over the years that have involved the following types of injuries:

  • Nerve damage
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Chest injuries
  • Hearing loss/vision loss
  • Broken bones/bone fractures
  • Organ damage
  • Dental injuries
  • Internal bleeding
  • Crush injuries
  • Loss of limb
  • Whiplash
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Leg or arm injuries
  • Facial injuries

What is the Statute of Limitations in Georgia?

Accident victims will have two years from the date of a collision to file a lawsuit and pursue compensation for their accident-related expenses. The failure to file within this time frame can result in a case being dismissed, preventing the accident victim from recovering any compensation for their damages.

2021 Atlanta Car Accident Statistics

Fatal accident count: 93 
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137 
Fatalities: 97 
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 205 
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 32

What Are the 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Atlanta?

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If you were injured in an auto accident in Atlanta that was caused by a negligent driver, a car accident lawyer at the Hines Law Firm can help. We understand how devastating the aftermath of a car crash can be and how important it is to recover compensation for your damages, as soon as possible. Contact the Hines Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation to learn how we can help.

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