Each year, nearly 30,000 people are killed in motor vehicle crashes across the United States and hundreds of thousands of others are injured, as reported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Car accidents are serious, but all too common events that can result in serious injuries that significantly impact your livelihood. If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be unsure as to how to proceed so that you are not left to handle the expenses associated with your injuries alone.
The moments after a car accident are stressful and chaotic. You should be sure to:
No one anticipates being involved in a car accident, but unfortunately for millions of Americans each year, accidents happen. A car accident occurs in just seconds, but its impact can last for days, weeks, months, years, or even a lifetime. Injuries stemming from car accidents range in severity, but can include, among others:
Any of these injuries could greatly impede your ability to perform basic living and work tasks. The good news for some car accident victims is that you may not be forced to bear these expenses alone. If you were injured due to the negligence of the other driver or drivers involved in the crash, you can normally seek compensation for your losses stemming from the accident.
One of the first questions many car accident victims will have is: how much compensation will I receive in a personal injury or wrongful death case? Your exact recovery will depend on the unique circumstances surrounding the crash and your injuries. In a personal injury action, your damages are generally the most important factors in determining case value, which include, among others:
Those who tragically lose a loved one in a Georgia car accident may be able to seek the following damages in wrongful death and survivor claims against the negligent driver(s) or company(s) who caused the crash:
Other factors affecting case value can include, among others, the strength of liability, the location of the accident, whether the defendant’s conduct was egregious enough to warrant punitive damages, and the specific laws and cases that apply to your situation. Our Georgia car accident lawyers at Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, will review the facts surrounding your case to provide you with a knowledgeable assessment of your rights and options. If you have been involved in an accident that you believe was caused by negligence, it is important that you act quickly to contact our firm after the crash. Do not delay in seeking legal assistance, as you have a limited time to pursue a claim.
At Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, we understand how devastating a car accident can be for your entire family, involving costly medical care, lost income, disability, psychological harm, Pain and Suffering, and other damages. Our Car Accident Lawyers in Georgia offer a no obligation free consultation so that we can evaluate your legal rights and potential legal remedies.
No matter where you are located, our car accident attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours a day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You can also use our Free Case Evaluation Form or 24-hour Live Chat.