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How Our Personal Injury Attorneys Prove Liability
If your attorney can prove that the other party was more than 50% responsible for the accident that caused your injuries, you will be entitled to compensation. If they cannot prove that the other party was more than 50% responsible, you will receive little or no money. That is why it’s imperative to hire an experienced and dedicated attorney.
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Possible Damages You Can Claim
“Damages” are the financial, mental, and emotional loses that you experienced as a direct result of your injury. They generally fall into two categories: economic and non-economic.
Economic damages are those that come with the “paper trial” of bills, invoices, or receipts. They are easily calculatable and include:
Personal Injury Questions & Answers
It’s seldom a good idea to handle your personal injury case on your own. If you do, the other party’s lawyer and insurance company are much more likely to take advantage of you and not give you anywhere near the amount of money that you need.
If you suffered any kind of severe injury, an Atlanta personal injury lawyer can be invaluable in seeking the compensation you deserve. Your lawyer will be experienced with similar injuries and will speak with your doctors and medical team to get an idea of how much your prognosis will cost in the future.
Plus, they’ll make you lose out on lots of money that you may not yet even know you’ll need.
A personal injury lawyer can also collect evidence and discover who caused the accident. After all, they are expert investigators.
Of course, an Atlanta personal injury lawyer will also prevent the other party’s insurance company from compromising your case. Insurance companies are sneaky, and if you answer their call without an attorney present, they may ask you questions or get you to make a statement that could put the blame on you.
Yes, you should call the police if someone, including yourself, has been injured. It’s always better to be safe than sorry, and wouldn’t you rather find out that you didn’t need to call the police than wish you had
Although police reports cannot be used in court as evidence, they are invaluable pieces of evidence in the insurance claims process. Insurance adjusters look to these reports to assign fault, and without one, the process will likely take much longer and be more difficult.
The statute of limitations, or deadline, to file a lawsuit is two years in the state of Georgia. The countdown begins on the date of your accident, not the week or month after. It’s important that you meet this deadline because you will not be able to sue the same person for the same reason ever again.
If you have questions about Georgia’s statute of limitations, call Rafi Law Firm at (404) 948-3311.
First of all, let’s make this clear: you are not required to speak with the other party’s insurance company. If they say that you are, they’re lying and you should hang up immediately.
Of course, you must contact your own insurance company after being in an accident, but that’s another story.
If you feel like you must, say as little as possible while still being polite. Remember that anything you say could be used against you in your claim, which means your case could be compromised and you won’t receive compensation.
You should avoid saying things like, “I’m fine,” “It wasn’t that serious,” or “My injuries aren’t that bad” when speaking with the other party’s insurance. You should only answer the question being asked and never volunteer information, and never agree to have your statement recorded.
If you already have a lawyer when the other party’s insurance calls you, tell them to speak with your lawyer. If you don’t, tell them you’ll call them back when you have a lawyer present, and then hire one as soon as possible.
The state of Georgia defines wrongful death as the death of a person caused by “negligent, reckless, intentional, or criminal” acts of another person or entity.
Negligence usually means that one party failed to use “reasonable care” when there is a duty to do so. For example, running a red light and hitting another car can be seen as an act of negligence, since every driver has a duty to follow traffic laws.
If your loved one was killed in an accident that you suspect was caused by negligence, contact an Atlanta personal injury attorney at Rafi Law Firm today. We’re here to help clients just like you.
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We’re a personal injury firm, but we’re also in the customer service business. Our clients grant us the privilege of representing them, and we never take that for granted. There are plenty of qualified personal injury attorneys in Atlanta, but two things separate us from the rest: relationships and results.
Personal Injury Lawsuit Process
The process begins when you go in for your free consultation. You'll meet with a personal injury attorney at Rafi Law Firm who will go through the details of your case with you. They'll ask you questions about what happened, any treatment you've already received, and other important contexts. They'll make sure you fully understand the process and what to expect.
Once the details of your case are sorted, your attorney will draft a demand letter to your insurance company. Demand letters usually include details like:
• How and where the incident occurred
• Damages you’ve already incurred
• Demand for compensation
Your personal injury lawyer will then send the demand letter to the insurance company on your behalf. If you’re worried that insurance will just ignore the letter, don’t – insurers typically respond within 30 days.
If insurance continues to devalue your claim, your personal injury attorney will take the case to trial. Rafi Law Firm prepares every case for trial because it’s usually the best way to show the insurance company that we’re not messing around. We will stand up for you and argue in court for what you deserve.