Fairburn Personal Injury Attorneys
When you suffer serious injury in Fairburn or anywhere in the surrounding areas of Georgia, you need the experience, expertise and dedication of the attorneys of Montlick and Associates in your corner. Our experienced Fairburn personal injury attorneys have been advocating for those seriously injured by the negligent and intentional misconduct of others since we were founded in 1984. We understand that you need a successful outcome to obtain the financial compensation and sense of closure that will allow you to put your life back on track. This is why we give our best efforts in diligently and competently providing investigation of the facts, analysis of the law and persuasive negotiation and/or litigation for our personal injury clients in Fairburn. It is important that you act promptly in seeking legal advice following an accident resulting in serious injury or wrongful death of a loved one because some injury-related claims must be initiated within six months of the incident.
Many people presume that accidents resulting in injury are unusual events that only happen to others. The grim reality is that 11,000 people per hour suffer injury in a personal injury accident. These accidents cover a broad spectrum including car crashes, trucking accidents, motorcycle collisions, pedestrian accidents, trip and falls, construction site mishaps, defective product accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents and many more. If you suffer injury caused by the careless or intentional actions of others, there are certain actions you should take promptly. It is a good idea to seek medical care and legal advice at the earliest possible point. While the negligent party’s insurance company may try to contact you, you should let your Fairburn personal injury lawyer handle the communications with the insurance company. Personal injury accident victims should never sign anything from the other party’s insurance company without having it reviewed by your attorney. Because our Fairburn personal injury law firm has been representing personal injury victims for nearly three decades, we are qualified to handle the vast spectrum of injury and wrongful death claims including:
Fairburn Car Accident Injury Claims (Motor Vehicle Accidents): Most car accidents are the result of a negligent driver, which essentially means that the driver is driving in an unsafe or careless fashion. Georgia law requires that drivers exercise “reasonable care” when driving a motor vehicle. Common forms of unsafe driving include violating the speed limit, text messaging or calling on a cell phone while driving, disregarding traffic signals and stop signs, or driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. While a careless or reckless driver may be held liable for causing an accident that results in injuries, the injury victim has the burden of proof for establishing fault and the injuries caused by the accident. Our Fairburn car accident attorneys skillfully identify the legal basis and relevant facts for making a claim and proving the extent of damages so that we can strive for a full recovery for our clients.
Fairburn Dog Attack Injury Claims: If a dog attacks you or a family member, it can be a traumatic and financially difficult time. Although dog attacks make up a substantial percentage of homeowner’s policy claims each year, many dog bite incidents are never reported. It is imperative that Fairburn dog bite victims report their attack so that they can obtain fair compensation for their injuries as well as to prevent small children and adults from future attacks. Many dog bite victims are hesitant to seek compensation because the dog is owned by a friend or family member, but it is typically the dog owner’s insurance company and not the dog owner who will pay any financial settlement or judgment. A dog bite victim may suffer painful injuries, physical scars, disfigurement, and deep emotional trauma. Many people that are victims of dog attacks or maulings are paralyzed by fear whenever they confront a dog in the future. Our Fairburn dog bite lawyers understand that while there are laws like leash laws that are intended to prevent dog attacks, these laws are only effective if dog owners are held accountable for complying with the laws. At Montlick and Associates, our compassionate and dedicated Fairburn dog bite lawyers are committed to helping victims of vicious animal attacks obtain monetary recovery for their losses.
Fairburn Wrongful Death Legal Claims: Wrongful death is a legal term that refers to situations where the careless or intentional misconduct of a third party claims the life of another. Because the accident victim who dies in a fatal accident cannot file a claim for compensation, the family or estate of the accident victim pursues a Fairburn wrongful death claim. While the estate of the decedent is compensated for out-of-pocket monetary losses, the actual intent of a wrongful death action is to provide monetary recompense to family members who have been deprived of the financial and emotional support of a loved one. Recovery in a wrongful death case requires proving that but for the wrongful conduct of the defendant, the decedent would not have died. There are many types of incidents that may result in a wrongful death including motor vehicle collisions, construction accidents, falls from elevations, medical errors and omissions, violent crimes, defective product accidents and more. Our Fairburn wrongful death attorneys represent families who have lost a loved one with compassion and diligence.
Fairburn Workers' Compensation Injury Claims: Almost every employer in Georgia is required to purchase Workers' Compensation insurance to cover compensation to an employee who suffers a work injury or occupational illness. Our experienced Fairburn workers' compensation attorneys at Montlick and Associates have recovered millions of dollars for workers injured while performing job-related functions. If you are unable to work for 5 days or more, you may file a claim for free medical treatment for your injuries or occupational illness and a portion of your wages. If the doctor who is providing your care determines that your medical condition will neither improve nor deteriorate, you also may be entitled to monetary compensation based on the percentage of disability that you have experienced. Workers' compensation insurance carriers often dispute the extent to which a person is disabled so it is important to have legal representation to challenge your employer’s insurance carrier. Because the workers' compensation system does not provide many of the forms of damages available in a personal injury lawsuit, our Fairburn workers' compensation attorneys often pursue both a personal injury claim against a third party and a Georgia workers' compensation claim simultaneously.
Fairburn Premises Liability Injury Claims: Georgia law generally requires that property owners keep their property in reasonably safe condition or warn visitors of potential hazards. While the scope of this duty may vary somewhat depending on a complex mix of factors, those who suffer injury caused by hazardous conditions on the property of others may be entitled to financial compensation for their injuries. Property owners that operate a business generally owe patrons and others conducting business with the property owner the highest duty imposed on property owners. The duty owed by those operating a commercial enterprise to those conducting legitimate business with the property owner is the duty to warn or make safe. Slip and fall accidents are the most prevalent type of premises liability claim. Many falls on the property of others can lead to serious injuries, such as head injuries, broken bones, brain damage and other serious injuries. Some of the types of premises liability claims that our experienced Fairburn premises liability attorneys handle include slip and falls, negligent security claims, spa and pool accidents, and animal attacks. We work diligently to discover evidence and interview witnesses to establish the liability of a property owner for our clients’ injuries.
Fairburn Defective Products Claims: At Montlick and Associates, our law firm has been protecting consumers from large corporations that expose their customers to serious injury because the businesses produce and market dangerous or defective products. Our Fairburn product liability attorneys review potential cases both legally and factually. The kinds of defects that product manufacturers and distributors may be liable for include manufacturing flaws, design problems, and marketing defects. The legal obligation to market products only when they are free of product defects applies to all entities involved in the production and distribution of a product. There are many types of products that may cause injury if they are defective, including but not limited to infant cribs, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals, electronics, medical devices and many more. If you or someone you love has been injured or a loved one has died because of an accident involving a defective product, our dedicated Fairburn product liability attorneys have the financial resources and experience to challenge large corporations that do not act responsibly in protecting the public.
If you or someone you love has suffered a serious personal injury or a loved one has died, our experienced Fairburn personal injury lawyers are committed to representing personal injury and wrongful death victims in obtaining compensation to rebuild their lives and support their families. Call now for your FREE CONSULTATION with Montlick and Associates' experienced Fairburn personal injury attorneys. Our attorneys are available to help you and may even visit you if needed. You can call us anytime 24/7 at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) for your FREE CONSULTATION. Alternatively, you can visit our website at www.montlick.com to make use of our FREE CASE EVALUATION FORM or 24-hour live online chat service.