Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions and answers about personal injury:
Do I Need an Attorney for a Car Accident?
Recovering financial compensation after any type of accident involving negligence requires the skills of an experienced personal injury lawyer. An attorney will negotiate with insurance companies, gather evidence, and fight for the maximum amount of compensation possible in your case.
How Much Can You Recover With a Personal Injury Claim?
Damages you can recover in a personal injury claim in Georgia include past and future medical expenses, lost wages, futures loss of earnings, property damage, and other expenses. Non-economic damages include subjective damages such as pain and suffering caused by the accident. In certain cases, the court may also award punitive damages.
What is the Time Limit to File a Personal Injury Claim in Georgia?
Georgia’s statute of limitations to file a personal injury claim is two years after the accident.
Can You File a Claim for Injuries Discovered Years After the Accident?
If you have a delayed injury after a car accident, the limit to file a claim is two years after the discovery of the injury or diagnosis.
What are Contingency Fees?
Contingency fees refer to how an attorney will charge for their services. The Coweta County personal injury lawyers at Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis, P.C. work on a contingency fee basis, this means that you don’t have to pay any legal fees unless they settle or win your case.
What Types of Cases do Personal Injury Lawyers Represent?
Injury attorneys handle cases such as motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, defective products, premises liability, dog bites, slip and falls, pedestrian accidents, and more.
What Should You Do After a Work Accident?
After an accident at work make sure you seek medical treatment as soon as possible, report the accident and your injuries to your supervisor, and speak with a workers’ compensation attorney for assistance with your claim.
Do you typically seek a trucking accident settlement in Georgia, or will it be necessary to go to court?
Whenever possible, our attorneys try to negotiate a Georgia trucking accident settlement with your opponent, or opponents, in the lawsuit. This is generally the fastest and easiest way to obtain your compensation. However, if the other parties are unwilling to agree to a fair Georgia trucking accident settlement, we will take your case to court if we feel that it will result in additional benefits to you.
My criminal charge or personal injury matter is in Coweta County, Ga. Should I hire a local attorney?
We believe that by maintaining an active presence in the local courts, we consistently achieve better results than attorneys who are not familiar with our local courts, judges and community.
Why should I hire you for my personal injury matter?
We are the largest personal injury firm in Coweta County, devoting more attorneys, legal staff and trial experience to personal injury cases than any other firm in the county. Working with us, you have contact with the attorneys handling your case, and we keep you continually informed of its status. We have represented thousands of injured persons in courts in Coweta County, throughout Georgia and across the United States.
Can you help with my criminal defense matter?
With three former prosecutors on our team of criminal defense attorneys, we are the largest criminal defense firm in this geographical area. We have more combined years of criminal trial experience than any other law firm in the area. We regularly practice in city, state and superior courts, representing persons accused of everything from minor traffic violations to murder. We have the experience and expertise to protect your rights.
Will you be able to handle my trucking accident lawsuit in Georgia?
We have specialized knowledge about how to obtain a fair trucking accident settlement in Georgia that general personal injury attorneys may not. Specific standards, regulations and rules govern the trucking industry. If any of these rules were broken and resulted in your injury, we would know how to pursue an appropriate settlement for trucking accidents in Georgia.
Contact us today
For expert legal representation in your Georgia trucking accident lawsuit, consult Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis P.C., the go-to firm of Coweta County, GA. We represent clients from the Atlanta metro area, Fayette, Carroll, and Troup counties and throughout Georgia. Our initial consultation is free.