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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons
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      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years. Timmons joined Scott Pryor Law in 2015 and specializes in personal injury and worker’s compensation cases.

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    • Lindsay Butler
      Lindsay Butler
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      Lindsay Butler has been with Scott Pryor Law since 2010. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked in Atlanta radio for several years. Lindsay wears many hats at Scott Pryor Law and most likely will be involved in every step of your case. She is honored to be an advocate for clients through a very difficult time in their lives. It’s important to her that clients know there’s no question too small and she’s always available to discuss their case.

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    • Pretty Dimmel
      Pretty Dimmel
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      Pretty Dimmel graduated from GA State University and then received her paralegal certificate from UGA. She is fluent in Spanish and Malaysian. She has a medical/insurance background and loves to help our clients resolve their medical billing issues. Pretty joined Scott Pryor Law in 2016 and loves seeing our clients' happy expressions when they see how much she was able to reduce their medical bills.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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      Ivan Franco
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Injuries are an unfortunate part of life. While many wounds will heal over time, some can change the course of your life forever. Even minor injuries, however, can come with steep financial, emotional, and physical costs.

Fortunately, if another person’s negligence is responsible for your injuries, a dedicated attorney could help pursue a claim for fair payment. An Athens personal injury lawyer could review your case and determine your chances of recovering compensation.

How Serious Injuries Can Occur

Successful personal injury claims can occur in many circumstances. While most cases are the result of careless or reckless actions, intentional criminal acts can sometimes result in a viable bodily injury claim. An Athens resident involved in a personal injury accident could seek the guidance of an attorney to pursue any of these claims.

Motor vehicle accidents are a primary source of injury claims. Given the speed at which vehicles travel, collisions between two cars can have catastrophic consequences. Negligent acts involving vehicle collisions could include aggressive, intoxicated, or careless driving.

Violent crime is another common cause of personal injury cases. A physical assault could result in a viable injury claim regardless of whether the state is pursuing criminal charges against the perpetrator.

Slip, trip, and fall accidents make up another large portion of these injuries. Whether the falls occur from a great height or involve a person slipping on a wet floor, compensation could be available of the property owner failed to address the hazard in a timely manner.

Available Compensation in a Personal Injury Claim

The ultimate goal of a personal injury claim in Athens is to recover monetary damages from the negligent party. These damages could help the plaintiff recoup a variety of losses related to their injury.

There are two general categories of compensation, or damages, available in a personal injury case: economic and non-economic. Economic damages compensate victims for their measurable losses. They cover harms with a set financial value that would otherwise be an out of pocket expense for the plaintiff. Examples could include medical bills, lost wages, and personal property damage. Notably, economic damages can cover both a victim’s past and future expenses. For example, if an injured person requires ongoing medical care or is unable to work due to a disability, they can seek compensation for these losses.

Non-economic damages are more subjective, making it much more difficult to measure their value. These damages compensate victims for the physical and emotional toll an injury can take as opposed to financial losses that result in a bill or invoice. Common examples include pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and loss of enjoyment of life.

Reach Out to an Athens Personal Injury Attorney

Following a severe injury, you could find it difficult to know what to do next. Recovering for your injuries is inherently stressful, but doing so under severe financial strain only makes things harder.

The right legal counsel could help you obtain the compensation you need to improve your financial situation. An attorney could move your claim forward while you relax and focus on your health. Contact an Athens personal injury lawyer to schedule a consultation.

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