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Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Able and Aggressive Representation for Injury Victims in Georgia

A personal injury can be a life-altering experience, even when the injuries aren’t catastrophic or permanent. Accident victims still must deal with intense pain and lingering discomfort, expensive medical bills, a temporary loss of income, and a disruption that ripples throughout their household for months or years. At The Schermerhorn Firm, our dedicated team is here to fight for your rights, ensuring you receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Whether injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or other incident caused by another’s negligence, we are your relentless advocates in the face of adversity. For help in the metro and throughout Georgia, contact our experienced Atlanta personal injury lawyer today.

Understanding Personal Injury Law

Personal injury law is designed to protect individuals harmed by the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions of others. It encompasses a wide range of incidents, from car accidents to slip and fall injuries and much more. The goal of a personal injury claim is to compensate the injured party for their losses and the harm done to them, which can include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

The Role of Negligence in Personal Injury Claims

Negligence is the cornerstone of most personal injury claims. To establish negligence, four key elements must be proven:

  1. Duty of Care: The defendant had a legal obligation to act with a certain level of care toward the plaintiff.
  2. Breach of Duty: The defendant failed to meet this standard of care.
  3. Causation: The defendant’s breach directly caused the plaintiff’s injuries.
  4. Damages: The plaintiff suffered quantifiable losses as a result.

It falls on the injured victim to prove every one of these elements in court if necessary, or when presenting a claim for settlement with the insurance company. A personal injury lawyer who is knowledgeable about Georgia personal injury law and has experience putting together strong cases and negotiating effective settlements is key to successfully resolving a personal injury matter. People who try to settle personal injury claims on their own are either unsuccessful or receive less than what an attorney could have gotten them.

Motor Vehicle Accidents: Holding Negligent Drivers Accountable

In Georgia, motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of personal injuries. Whether it’s a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, our firm is equipped to tackle the complexities of your case. We aggressively pursue claims against negligent drivers, ensuring you receive maximum compensation for your injuries and losses.

Premises Liability: Your Safety Is a Property Owner’s Responsibility

Property owners in Georgia have a duty to maintain safe environments for visitors. If you’ve been injured due to hazardous conditions on someone else’s property, be it a hotel, shopping mall, apartment building or private residence, you could have a strong premises liability claim. Our firm is committed to holding negligent property owners accountable, fighting tirelessly to secure the compensation you need for your recovery.

The Schermerhorn Firm: Your Aggressive Advocates in Atlanta

At The Schermerhorn Firm, we don’t just handle cases; we fight for justice. Our aggressive approach is backed by a deep understanding of Georgia’s personal injury laws and a commitment to our client’s well-being. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, don’t settle for less. Contact us today for a free consultation, and let us be your fierce advocates in the pursuit of justice and compensation.

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