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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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

      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.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      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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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad

      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood

      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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Injured individuals and their families could turn to a Cobb County catastrophic injury lawyer for help ensuring that they are compensated for medical bills, lost wages, and emotional pain sustained as a result of someone’s negligence. If you have suffered severe trauma as the result of an accident, contact a personal injury lawyer today to schedule a consultation.

Defining a Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic injuries usually occur with no warning and leave the individual with permanent disabilities. These injuries require the victim to have constant supervision and care, may lead to depression and other types of mental illness, and often put a significant strain on their families.

The costs of a catastrophic injury, especially over a lifetime, can be astronomical, further burdening the victim’s family members. In most cases, individuals who suffer a catastrophic injury will never be able to perform any gainful work. Types of catastrophic injuries include:

  • Head trauma and brain injury
  • Accidental amputation
  • Multiple bone fractures
  • Back injury
  • Neck injury
  • Severe burns
  • Spinal cord and neurological injury

Injured individuals who suffer a catastrophic injury should discuss their case with a compassionate Cobb County catastrophic injury attorney as soon as possible after their accident. An attorney could file their legal claim and help them recover their damages.

Types of Damages Available to Injured Individuals

Damages are the monetary representation of the suffering, inconveniences, and financial costs the plaintiff incurred due to their injury.

Actual Damages

Actual damages are the amount of damages that can be calculated and are measurable. Lost wages, medical bills, continued medical expenses and rehabilitation or long-term care, and legal expenses are all common actual damages.

General Damages

General damages are awarded to compensate for intangible harms. They include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of bodily functions
  • Scarring or disfigurement
  • Loss of society
  • Loss of consortium
  • Lost future earning capacity

Punitive Damages

Both actual and general damages are intended to compensate an injured individual for their losses. Punitive damages are quite different as their purpose is to punish the defendant for their actions and deter future similar behaviors. According to Georgia Code 51-12-5.1(b), a jury can only award punitive damages in cases where the defendant acted with spite and malice, a fraudulent or evil motive, conscious and deliberate disregard of the interests of others, willfully or wantonly.

An attorney could help an injured victim determine which damages apply in their case and how much they might be worth. By hiring a skilled Catastrophic injury lawyer in Cobb County, plaintiffs could maximize their damage award.

Call a Cobb County Catastrophic Injury Attorney

If you or a family member sustained a catastrophic injury because of another person’s negligence, it is essential to consult with a knowledgeable Cobb County catastrophic injury lawyer. A well-versed attorney could help you address the hurdles you or your loved one will be facing, including a lifetime of medical care and rehabilitation costs and lasting disability. Call today to learn more about your legal rights.

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