Motor Vehicle Accidents
Automobile accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, yet can result in severe and lasting injuries. If you have been the victim of a car accident you know all too well how difficult is can be to avoid a collision. For instance, when a careless driver runs a red light or suddenly performs an illegal u-turn. In frantic and tragic times, you need a trusted advisor and legal expert who can efficiently guide you through the system aggressively protect your interests. Dealing with the insurance company alone is not the way to best protect yourself.
Car Accidents Most car crashes happen in the blink of an eye, yet can result in severe injury lasting a lifetime. Atlanta residents see a higher number of serious car wrecks due to the number of people who live in the greater metropolitan area.
Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents have a broad range of potential causes, including driver fatigue or intoxication, a failure to properly maintain the truck, unsecured or improperly secured cargo, and inadequate driver training. In addition to following the rules of the road that apply to anyone behind the wheel, truck drivers are subject to additional state and federal regulations.
Motorcycle Accidents can have devastating and long-term consequences for a rider. If you or someone close to you has been hurt in this type of wreck, it is important to contact a dedicated Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney who can investigate the facts of your case and get you the results you are entitled to.
Hit and Run Accidents A hit and run accident occurs when one driver involved in a wreck illegally flees the scene, failing to stop and identify him or herself to the other people involved in the accident. Under Georgia law, a person involved in a car wreck that injures another person must stop, provide identification and vehicle registration, and offer reasonable assistance, including seeking emergency medical services if needed. In some cases, a hit and run driver may be located and held accountable. In others, there may be options for compensation that an experienced attorney can help you uncover.
Drunk Driving Accidents While there is no excuse for any form of careless or reckless behavior behind the wheel, drunk driving is considered particularly reprehensible. This means that punitive damages may be available in some cases, as well as compensatory damages for items such as medical bills, rehabilitation costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and property damage.
Public Transportation Accidents A negligent public transportation driver and his or her employer may be held liable for careless conduct that results in a crash. This is because drivers generally are acting in the course of their employment duties for the city while they are operating buses or trains.
Catastrophic Injuries are life-changing events that pose significant physical, emotional, and financial challenges. typically refer to serious harm to the brain, spinal cord, or central nervous system, as well as amputations, blindness, severe burns, coma, paralysis, or disfigurement. They may result from car crashes, workplace accidents, slip and falls, interactions with defective products, or medical malpractice, among other situations.
Spinal Cord Injuries and Paralysis An injury victim may sustain a broad range of injuries related to the spinal cord, such as a herniated disk, crushed vertebrae, spinal cord compression, or a fractured spine. may also lead to paraplegia, which is the complete paralysis of the lower limbs and usually the lower torso, or quadriplegia, which is the complete paralysis of all four limbs.
Head and Brain Injuries A blow to the head that causes disruption in the function of the brain is called a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), TBI affects 1.4 million people each year in the United States.
Loss of Limb and Amputation Injuries approximately 1.7 million amputees currently living in the United States can trace the loss of their limb to an accident caused by someone else. If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation due to someone else’s negligent actions, you may be able to seek compensation for your harm.
We strongly believe that victims should not have to deal with their injuries on their own. If you or someone close to you was hurt by a driver's careless actions on the road, we can help. Atlanta motor vehicle accident lawyer T. Andrew Miller can handle every aspect of your case with the utmost diligence and discretion. He also represents people in Stone Mountain, Marietta, Lawrenceville, Norcross, Alpharetta, and other communities across Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, and Gwinnett Counties. To discuss your case with an experienced accident attorney , call us at (678) 894-4758 or contact us online to set up a free consultation.