Clayton Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have suffered an injury on the roads, at the workplace, or at an unsafe property in Clayton County, you are probably feeling physical pain, anxiety, and aggravation. Due to some other person’s negligence, you might be without a vehicle or unable to return to work while you recuperate from your injuries.  You might have suffered physical injury, property damage, and loss of income.  Your medical expenses might be piling up, and you are worried about how you are going to make it.  

At the Pendergrass Law Firm, we understand your situation.  We know because we have seen thousands of clients in similar scenarios.  We have the legal knowledge and professional experience to offer a solution and get you the compensation you deserve.  It can be overwhelming to navigate through this ordeal alone, but luckily you don’t have to. Our firm of experienced Clayton personal injury lawyers are prepared to help you every step of the way.  If you have been injured due to the fault of another, we can help.  Do not hesitate to contact us today to start the process of receiving compensation and justice. 

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Types of Personal Injury Claims We Handle

Suppose you’ve been injured due to the fault of someone else. In that case, you can file a personal injury lawsuit against them to recover compensation for your property damage costs, medical expenses, lost wages, and damages related to your physical pain and emotional suffering. Our experienced attorneys work on Clayton personal injury claims stemming from:

  • Car Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability

If you or a loved one has been injured, you may need to get representation in order to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault party.  Even with insurance, medical costs can accumulate very quickly, but you are legally entitled to receive compensation.  Contact your Clayton County personal injury attorney at The Pendergrass Law Firm today for us to calculate a realistic compensation amount and provide you with the guidance necessary for the best chance of a successful outcome.

Clayton Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims are civil claims that are based on a person suffering damages due to the fault of another person.  In most cases, personal injury damages occurred as the result of another person’s negligence.  Negligence occurs when a person breaches their duty to provide reasonable care.   

If you have been a victim of an accident due to someone’s negligence, you will need to provide evidence to determine fault and prove liability.  Although an accident can be shocking and painful, it is important to remember to keep calm to ensure your claim will be successful. The Clayton County car accident lawyers at Pendergrass Law suggest that one follows these steps.   

Get Medical Attention

First things first, make sure you take care of yourself and immediately seek professional medical care after an accident.  If 911 was called at the site of an accident, then an ambulance will show up.  Even if you do not feel any symptoms, always make sure you get looked at by the EMT. Sometimes people are in shock, and they do not feel any symptoms until later. A doctor will be able to give a thorough examination for injuries that might not be present right away.   If 911 was not called, make sure you go to the ER or your primary care physician as soon as you can. It is important to get examined not just for your health, but any medical records will provide documentation of your injury.  This will offer proof that your injuries were a result of the accident and will help you in your claim for compensation.

Gather Documentation

In addition to your medical documentation, collect the police report of the crash, any eyewitness statements, and take pictures of the crash site, damage to each vehicle, as well as pictures of any injuries you have sustained.  Keep your information organized and provide copies to your attorney at your initial consultation.

Consult With an Experienced Clayton County Personal Injury Lawyer

It is always highly recommended that you consult with an attorney before initiating any claim or lawsuit.  An experienced Clayton personal injury lawyer can analyze your case and determine the evidence needed to successfully prove your case and receive fair compensation.  At The Pendergrass Law Firm, we provide a free initial consultation to discuss your situation and state your legal options.  During your consultation, we can provide a roadmap to give your case the greatest potential for success.  

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File a Personal Injury Insurance Claim 

Let’s be truthful- nobody ever wants to go to court.  In fact, statistics show that approximately 95% of all personal injury cases will be settled and never even reach the courtroom.  However, it is important to realize that the insurance company is not going to do any favors and just give you the money you need.  Even with convincing proof of the at-fault party’s liability, they are going to give a lowball settlement offer.  Oftentimes, it takes numerous rounds of negotiating before there is any offer that is acceptable. Dealing with insurance companies can be very tiring and intimidating.  The Pendergrass Law Firm specializes in aggressive negotiation. We will fight to protect your interest and not back down until we reach the maximum compensation for your injuries.  

File a Clayton County Personal Injury Lawsuit

A personal injury victim should never feel obligated to accept an offer that is anything less than fair.  A personal injury lawsuit is the next option if negotiations fail. It is crucial to not delay contacting a personal injury lawyer after your accident because, in Georgia, you must file a timely claim. The Georgia Statute of Limitations law states that any personal injury claim must be filed within two years from the occurrence of the injury.  Failure to file a claim in two years will bar you from filing a claim or receiving compensation.

Your personal injury attorney will know the Georgia laws and procedures.  After filing the suit, we can still attempt settlement and negotiation with the other side.  However, if the case does end up going to trial, you can be confident that you have the best team representing you.  

Contact Now To Schedule A Free Initial Consultation

The Clayton County personal injury attorneys at The Pendergrass Law Firm are here to represent you if you have been seriously injured in an accident that was not your fault. With millions of dollars in compensation secured for our clients, we provide the support and guidance needed for a successful outcome. Please contact us today for a free initial consultation, and we can begin working on your case immediately.