Top Personal Injury Law Questions and Answers
We have seen firsthand how Personal Injuries from accidents can affect the lives of our clients. Here are 5 answers to the most common questions.
1. Is a Police Report necessary for Insurance Claims?
You can file an insurance claim without a police accident report, but it might be harder to prove fault or damage. Your insurer will have to take your word. Some may not be willing to pay out the full amount you’re owed. We recommend filing a Policy Report every time.
2. How Long after a Personal Injury Accident Can You Sue for Damages?
A personal injury claim for a motor vehicle accident has two-years for the statute of limitations. That means you have up to two years to file your claim from the date of the accident in the State of Georgia. A time limit, or “statute of limitations,” applies to all injury-related personal injury cases filed in Georgia’s civil court system. The “clock” on this deadline of 2 years starts running on the date of your accident or whatever led to your injury.
3. Will I have to go to Trial to Recover Damages from the Personal Injury?
Not necessarily. In fact, a high percentage of cases don’t go to trial For many of our clients, a settlement is preferable. At the Law Offices of Julie M. Essa, we prepare every personal injury case as though we were going to trial, allowing us to protect your interests and recovering maximum compensation for each case.
4. What do Georgia Courts consider Pain and Suffering?
In the State of Georgia, Pain and Suffering can be defined as physical or mental anguish, and damages are calculated by the severity of the injury. Whether you’re in an Auto accident and need time to recover or the accident results in you being in a wheelchair for the rest of your life, you may be entitled to compensation for damages caused. Speak with our Personal Injury Attorney Julie M. Essa to see if you can make a Personal Injury claim.
5. How Much Money am I entitled to if I receive in an accident because of someone else’s negligence?
This varies from case to case. The answer is determined by many different factors; such as the severity of your injuries sustained. In any case, negligence on the other party’s behalf must be proven in the court of law. Book Your Free Case Evaluation Julie M. Essa is an experienced Atlanta based Personal Injury Law Attorney with a stellar reputation of fighting for her clients and winning cases for Atlanta area residents. Attorney Essa is dedicated to helping victims of accidents and she has been practicing law in Georgia successfully for over a decade. Our Law Firm is small and practical and you will not be forced to pay for a fancy office in an even fancier office building. We Believe in Justice for the People. We believe in serving you, the client.
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