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      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. 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

      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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    • 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

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    • Pretty Dimmel
      Pretty Dimmel

      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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      Ivan Franco

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Gwinnett County roads are susceptible to the specific effects of bad weather, especially considering the amount of new building and construction. During hazardous weather, some drivers may not be used to some of the roads and the new construction; adding bad weather on top of a that can be a dangerous mix.

If you are involved in a car wreck during poor weather conditions and you believe that another driver’s negligence or recklessness caused your injuries, you may wish to speak with an accomplished car wreck attorney. An experienced Gwinnett County accidents involving bad weather lawyer could investigate the circumstances of the collision and determine if you are eligible for financial compensation.

Warning Signs of Inclement Weather

The first step a person can take to help protect themselves from weather-related accidents is being aware of inclement weather. This means checking the news and the weather stations and being observant on the road.

Warning signs a driver might have before a weather-related car wreck occurs include standing water on the road in case of heavy rain, potholes, uneven pavement, debris in the road, black ice, and other drivers who are sliding on ice or hydroplaning in water.

Whenever inclement weather becomes a factor, drivers should drive slowly and cautiously. It is the responsibility of every motorist to adapt their behavior to the weather and keep themselves and others safe on the road.

What to Do After a Car Wreck

After being involved in an accident triggered by severe weather conditions, the first thing a person needs to do is get to safety because there are often subsequent accidents involved. The next step is to call the police. If someone is hurt, bystanders should make sure to call 911 and request an ambulance.

The next step is to call a Peachtree Corners accidents involving bad weather lawyer who could explain the person’s rights and what their potential next steps could be. Evidence begins to deteriorate in the aftermath of an accident, so the sooner a driver has legal help, the better they may be able to collect and preserve crucial documentation of the collision.

How Weather Affects Fault in a Gwinnett County Car Accident Case

Dangerous weather can impact the assignment of fault in a car accident claim. Georgia law specifically prohibits drivers from driving too fast for current road conditions. In bad weather, drivers may need to take extra precautions to drive slowly and defensively and adjust their driving to make sure that they do not become a danger to themselves or others. If they do get in a wreck as a result of the weather, they can be at fault and receive a citation.

To prove that weather conditions were the cause of a car accident after the condition has subsided, there needs to be clear evidence. A lawyer could examine weather reports from the day of the accident, as well as the police report, any video surveillance or footage, and any pictures of standing water, ice, or black ice. Gathering evidence and establishing negligence is essential to recover car wreck damages.

Contact a Gwinnett County Accidents Involving Bad Weather Attorney

A lawyer could help a plaintiff by investigating the case right away. An experienced car accident attorney could hire an expert to recreate the road conditions, measure, skid marks, obtain any video surveillance before it is destroyed, and interview witnesses to piece together what happened.

Preserving evidence may be crucial to a successful claim. If you have been hurt in a car collision while driving in poor weather conditions, contact an accomplished attorney as soon as possible. Let a Gwinnett County accidents involving bad weather lawyer fight for your right to compensation.

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