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Albany Car Accident Injury Lawyer

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Don’t make a costly mistake after a car crash injury. 

Dealing with all of the painful medical procedures that come after a car wreck and injury, while also facing a mountain of bills is a lot to take in. The last thing you need right now is to add even more stress to your recovery by trying to handle an insurance claim or legal battle on your own. Lean on us instead.

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Georgians know our name—and with good reason. Montlick has established itself as a fierce and respected personal injury law firm of the highest integrity. For decades our attorneys have fought and won the money our clients need to move forward after a car wreck. Find out how we can help you today.

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The magnitude and depth of gratitude and appreciation for Nick Vocino and his assistant Amber Starks for the extraordinary, remarkable, inspiring, incredible, exceptional and exquisite work that they did for me when I got into a car crash is something I can never forget.I had just started working on my new Home Health Agency when my car was hit. I sustained some serious injuries in my knees, neck and back. That was a big blow to me .Right from the day I called Montlick and Associate and handed over my case to them ; They instantly became my new family: they showed genuine concern for my life; called me frequently to check on me and how my treatment was going.They encouraged me and wished me well when I was going for a surgery as a result of the injury I suffered due to the car crash. They were my fortress and they fought for me. They were timely with every information I needed to know about my case and the speed of communication is beyond imagination.My settlement was a dream come true and it was settled faster than I expected. Don’t even think twice about retaining Montlick and Associates whenever you get involved in any accident.Nick Vocino and Amber Starks are Angels in human form. They are full of compassion, empathy , respect ,resilience and yet they are super talented, professional, knowledgeable and overall astute in their work. I say this in all honesty and seriousness: Montlick and Associates have been a mammoth blessing to my life. May they continue to grow from strength to strength.
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Attorney Jason Saltzman and his assistant Kris Brown did an exceptional job working my case. From beginning to end they were very caring about my injuries and concerns. They responded to all my calls, text and emails in a timely fashion and never seem to have an issue with all my questions, and I had many. Because of their obvious honesty, I decided that I could trust them to handle my business and decided to utilize patience. Although there were times that I wondered what was going on, was convinced that they had my best interest in mind. Kris made sure that she requested any and all documents and information they needed and followed up with me if needed. I would recommend this team at Motlick and Associates to anyone who may find themself in a situation like mine and have to endure the pain, suffering and injuries that I endured. At the end of the day I believe they did the best they could on my behalf. Although I am still experiencing the after effects of my surgery. I fell a since of relief from the outcome my team was able to achieve. Thank you Attorney Saltzman and Kris Brown.
Alan Chàvis
I had an overwhelmingly positive experience with Montlick from start to finish. I know for a fact that I would have had so much more pain and stress if it weren't for their handling of my case. Alyssa White and Antonia Morris handled everything with expert care. They were very communicative as well - any time I had a question it was answered immediately. I am so glad I made the right decision to call them when I needed help. I cannot recommend them enough!
Nicole Freeman
Honestly, at the first moment I wasn't going to go with Montlick & Associates, I was with another lawyer that didn't put my needs 1st 😒, I said ha forget that I'm going with Montlick Law Firm and I called and the first thing the Associate said is how you doing 😊 it made me feel so comfortable with them, I didn't have to do anything they handled all the work and made sure they took care of me in the end. I'm happy and will just say that you would be too if you decided to go with Montlick law firm!! #MontlickLawFirm #JusticeServed #ClientLove
Lisa Cabassa
This is by far the absolute best Law Firm in Atlanta, Georgia. My attorney, Nick Vocino, who’s extremely brilliant, exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, efficient, effective, and prompt has handled two car accident cases for me resulting in very favorable outcomes. Nick Vocino and his staff possess the right combination of skills that you can trust to get the very best results. This firm has earned my most fervent and enthusiastic recommendation.
Chandra Hambrick
On Oct 30, 2022, I was in a Hit and Run Accident in Lagrange GA. by a non-insured motorist, Not naming the 3 previous law firms that totally almost ruined my chances in getting things doing and helping me through my nightmare. a year head almost went by feeling like i was the perpetrator and not the victim of a hit and run. I never been in any car accident of this multitude. I was so lost, had not guidance of what to do and how to do it right. Never even got to talk to any of the previous attorneys that claim they help people after a car accident. I had sunk into deep depression. As a retired Veteran that suffer from PTSD and Paranoia when i had to drive, I was so scared and afraid to the point I had other drivers around me wondering if i was a safe driver. until one night i was watch TV after praying to God to please send me an Angle to help me that's when Montlick & Associates commercial came on it was. I set up in my bed and knew if I wanted real help and be able to talk with an Attorney on my case and not some injury firm Secretary. I need to call right away cause time head already been wasted, fighting with the last three injury law firms. Mrs. Neives was my Angle along with everyone at Montlick I felt like not only did I have an Attorney but i also had an after Accident Mental Therapist she insured me that she would get everything back on the right track. and rewrite all the wrongs and make them right. not one time did i every had to call for any updates. if there was anything she needed answers to I was contact by her or someone on her team by email or phone call. the Only thing i regrate is not calling Monlick & Associates when the Hit and Run first Accrued from the Hospital. my story goes out to everyone who may find themselves in the same situation. Yes, there is a lot of an injury law firms out there but I will bet my bottom dollar that you will not talk to nor know who your attorney is and be kept updated about your cause if you're not a client of Montlick & Associates. I thank my Heavenly Father for everyone at Montlick & Associates
Anita Erickson
I'd recommend using Montlick and Associates. They are professional and I felt that I was treated fairly after I was assigned a new attorney. Patrick was extremely knowledgeable and clearly explained his plan of action and it he took care of everything.
sandra sowers
Montlick Injury Attorneys (Scott M. Patterson) and Staff (Sarah / Tamia) were very professional, thoughtful, caring, transparent, and work extremely hard to reach the best injury settlement outcome for our case. Thank you!
Earnest
Caring, professional and thorough. They go above and beyond to make sure your well being is taken care of first. Both Douglas and Gia are a team that cannot be matched by any other firm. They call you within the first week to let you know they take their job very serious without any form of arrogance. Thank you for representing me and my child! I'm a client for life!
Tonya Newberry
Again, they did it again.. my lawyer and her associate are the best. I would recommend Montlick and Associates to EVERYONE who needs a law firm that cares!! I am so grateful for them God blessed me with am amazing duo!!
Daniels Ireti
After a terrible accident, we turned to Ellen Forrester at Montlick for help with my mom's case. She walked us through everything step by step, handled the documentation and when it came time, her colleague, Mike Moran, and her represented my mom amazingly at mediation. While we are very happy with the settlement reached, this process was so much easier with their care and guidance. We will forever recommend them and Montlick to anyone.
Alex McGee
Sincerity speaks volumes to me and I can not say enough about the service and the genuine care that Montlick provided for my case. The entire process was smooth and went very well in my favor. I totally felt a sense of compassion from my attorney and his staff ... they really cared and had me in mind the entire time. I highly recommend this firm ... they are the best!
Traci Fields
Mrs. Sara Root and her assistant Chris are the best..Mrs. Root is a very smart attorney she does her research and analyze everything about your case!! I had a spinal injury that resulted to surgery due to being rear ended in a car accident ..They kept me updated through every step..Chris called to check on me often and Mrs. Root made sure i understood everything..Yes i will have back pains in the future but she ensured that i was well compassionated for my life changes due to my injury.. I am so grateful to have had them during my recovery process. Thanks guys!..We met and talk about God m having faith and a connection! I give Montlick a 10 out of 10..I highly recommend them..Thanks to all that participated in making this process smooth and successful!! Awesome Awesome Awesome Team!!
Erica Wright
We would highly recommend Montlick and Associates if you’re injured in an accident. The staff is very professional and kept us up to date as our case progressed. They check on you to make sure you’re ok. They just make the process easy. Thank you for taking care of us!
latrese mikell
When it comes to personal injuries being handled with upmost quality care, professionalism and determination to resolve all legal woes quickly and successfully. I'll be the first in a very long line of satisfied customers to say that Monica Pearson, (one of Atlanta's great Black female broadcast journalists and the first, former WSB-TV evening anchor at Channel 2 Action News) who I truly admire was right on the money (meaning trustworthy) for informing all victims of negligence to seek legal help from a proven law firm such as Montlick & Associates, who I call the best of the best LEGAL STRONG ARMS in the personal injury business!I'm a client of this wonderful establishment who truly took care of all my needs relating to my unfortunate accident, all due to a distracted driver who paid dearly for his poor driving ability.In saying that, I must recognize two important people at the firm. One is legal assistant Amber Starks (a marvelous paralegal) who kept my spirit up while I dealt with my personal recovery. Amber Starks is fantastic person to know, and second is my attorney, the incredible Nick Vocino. I call him a "legal eagle battling ram" for the underdog against vicious insurance companies. He's terrific! Nick "The Battle Ram" Vocino is "no joke" when it comes to him protecting his clients, he's fabulous! And last but also first is the entire staff at Montlick, who made me feel like one of their family members, just splendid! Alright people, I stated I was recognizing two, but I ended up acknowledging four. Monica Pearson, Amber Starks, Nick Vocino and the staff at Montlick; thank you for all that you have done and still do. All of you have earned my respect and deserve a round of applause from your clients. Ladies & gentlemen, I appreciate you for a job well done. Many blessings I send to you.
Dante' McGill
I cannot say enough good things about Ellen Forrester and Dayna Clark at Montlick. They took an awful incident and walked me through the process of getting the care I needed and knowledge to help pay for expenses and get a reasonable claim to help me and my family. I have recommended them to others and definitely recommend them to those looking for an attorney that listens and treats you like a person.
Bea Moore
I couldn’t have chosen a better law firm to handle the case of my accident which was not my fault! Jason Saltzman was my attorney and he was amazing and he didn’t leave any stones unturned! He worked for the absolute most for me and got me the care I needed ! And Esmeralda, his senior legal assistant, was always there when I had questions and would always email me back very quickly if I had questions and she and Jason really put my mind at ease while going through all of this ! He got me the maximum of what I deserved and worked hard on my case! I’d give them 100 stars if I could because they are the best! I’d recommend them anytime any day for anyone who needs an attorney who cares and one that will answer you no matter what and answer any questions that you may have ! Thank you so much Jason and Esmeralda !!!!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ashley Spell
Getting into a car accident is traumatic but, having Orlando Mara and Micheal Boyd handle my uninsured motorist case reduced my stress levels by a lot. They kept me up to date the entire time and very considerate of the outcome and settlement! I HOPE I never get into an accident again but if I do, I know who to call! Thank you all!
Tiffany McFarlane
I was injured in a car accident and Montlick and Associates truly delivered. My lawyer, Mike Moran, is knowledgeable and made sure I felt comfortable before making any moves. There was no money left on the table. He truly fights for his clients.Laura Gonzalez was my saving grace throughout this process. She answered all of my questions, and truly put my mind at ease. I can't thank them both enough!This was my first car accident and Mike and Laura did NOT disappoint!THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
Morgan Kealy
After waiting 4 years to the day, my car accident case finally settled. William Parker, Jenna, and the entire Montlick staff were wonderful. They were great communicators , so I understood what was going on with my case every step of the way. I am so grateful to them for making a traumatic part of my life much easier to handle. I will definitely be recommending friends and family to them.
Shaneka Holmesdicks
Thank you to Jeff and Chris for taking care of my dad's case so well, and thank you to Faris for bringing us to Montlick and helping with everything along the way! We really do appreciate you guys so much.
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Choosing the right attorney can make an enormous difference in the amount of money you receive for your case. Montlick has been winning the compensation our clients deserve for 40 years.

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When you’re a Montlick client, your attorney and their staff of legal professionals will be available to answer your questions fully and promptly. When it comes to the fight, you focus on healing. We’ll take it from here.

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Car Wreck Injury Lawyers for Albany, GA

Getting the Money You Need

Financial damages are intended to cover accident damages that have a direct and measurable cost, and may include ongoing medical necessities, lost wages post-accident, lost work benefits, emergency department medical bills, or any decrease to your earnings potential in the long-term.

You could also be entitled to damages for injuries that do not have a set value, such as pain and suffering, emotional distress, PTSD, loss of enjoyment of life, and more. An experienced Montlick attorney will be able to evaluate your claim and advise you on a path forward.

Whatever your injuries, the value of your case will depend on the evidence, and the unique facts and circumstances of your accident. Give yourself an advantage with an ally that will fight for you. Contact Montlick, your Albany car accident lawyer.

Albany, Georgia Car Crash Injury Attorneys

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Know Your Deadlines After a Crash
If you or a loved one is injured in an auto collision, there are strict legal and contractual time deadlines that must be met to avoid missing out on valuable financial compensation. The statute of limitations prohibits bringing a legal case after a certain period of time following one’s accident or injury, and that amount of time varies from state to state.
In Albany, Georgia, generally a personal injury claim needs to be filed within two years of the date of the injury, but that timeline can become longer or shorter depending on your specific circumstances. For example, shorter time deadlines will apply if you are suing a public entity (in the case of a dangerous roadway, for example) and their may be reporting requirements and other deadlines in insurance policies. There could be exceptions that affect your outcome. In all instances, it is critical to contact a lawyer as soon as possible to find out your legal options.
What Can Compensation Cover
Our powerhouse firm has been representing those injured in motor vehicle collisions and recovering valuable compensation for our clients for over 40 years. While the precise value of your auto collision claim and the types of available damages will depend on the specific facts and circumstances of you case, some damages that might be available include:
  • Cost of medical bills and hospitalization
  • Vehicle damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost income and impaired future earning ability
  • Loss of consortium
  • Costs of burial (wrongful death)
  • Punitive damages

 

Car Accidents Are Climbing in Albany

In 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recorded more than 330,000 crashes in Georgia, with 1,588 fatal accidents resulting in the deaths of 1,730 people. Of those not killed, another 125,000 people recorded serious injuries.

In 2021, Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reported 1,797 car accident fatalities, and the trend continued to rise into 2022. Despite being the eighth most-populous state, Georgia ranks fourth for the largest number of fatal accidents, and it shows no sign of slowing its unfortunate rise to the top.

In Albany, there were 3,279 car accidents that resulted in 16 fatalities and 1,515 injuries. At a midsize city with a population of 72,600 people, Albany’s car accident rate surpasses the national average. Being prepared for a car accident may be the difference between maximizing your compensation and limiting your suffering.

Even if you consider yourself a cautious driver constantly on the defense, you may still find yourself the victim of someone else’s negligence. If you do, understanding your rights and the steps needed to protect those rights can be the difference between financial stress and financial compensation.

Immediate Action Steps Post-Accident

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Here are some steps to take immediately following an accident:

  1. Get medical attention for anyone injured on scene.
  2. If safe to do so, relocate your vehicle to a safe location.
  3. Call 911 for emergency service and file an official police report.
  4. If safe to do so, take photos of the vehicles, road signs, tire marks, and any other pertinent information from the scene that may aid you in establishing liability.
  5. Speak to any present witnesses and collect their contact information (name, phone number, email, address)
  6. Exchange information with the other driver.
  7. Call Montlick so we can advise you on your next steps

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Driver Best-Practices

With car accidents in Albany on the rise, it’s important to know and practice ways to prevent accidents. Drivers should avoid:

  1. Using smartphones
  2. Looking at passengers
  3. Reaching around and looking for items
  4. Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs
  5. Driving over the speed limit
  6. Driving too closely to other vehicles
  7. Taking unnecessary risks
  8. Driving while experiencing exhaustion

Even after employing these practices, you may be victim to another driver’s negligence. If that happens, Montlick is here for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

All Your Answers After a Car Accident

What does a car accident lawyer do?
After a collision upends your life, a car accident lawyer can help you pursue compensation for your losses, so you can walk away with more money in your pocket, where it belongs.
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What Are Georgia Deadlines for Filing Car Accident Insurance Claims & Lawsuits?
For personal injury claims resulting from a car accident, the statute of limitations in Georgia is usually two years from the date of the accident. This means you would have two years to file a lawsuit against the responsible party/parties. Failure to file within this time frame could result in the loss of your right to seek compensation for your injuries. The statutes of limitations can vary depending on the jurisdiction of the accident.
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How do I report a dangerous driver in Georgia?
If you see someone driving recklessly, including swerving, speeding, texting, or behaving aggressively, you should call 911.
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What happens if I was at fault for my accident in Georgia? (2024)
In Georgia, if you were partly at fault for the accident that caused your injuries, you can still recover compensation as long as a court finds you to be less than 50% at fault. For on-the-job injuries, Georgia has a no-fault workers' comp system, meaning that in many cases you are still eligible for worker's compensation benefits.
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Car Accident Lawyers in Albany GA and Beyond

Help Where You Need It

Leesburg (31763)

Dawson (39842)

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Putney (31782)

Baconton (31716)

Newton (39870)

Smithville (31787)

Bronwood (39826)

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Because we can’t stop accidents from happening, we do what we can to help minimize their long-term impact. We put more money in your pocket, where it belongs.