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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. 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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    • 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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    • 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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      Ivan Franco

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Unfortunately, in order to receive compensation, injured parties must work with insurance providers. However, dealing with insurance companies after a Gwinnett County car accident can be difficult without a skilled attorney. Some insurance companies may use any method necessary to decrease the value of a claim. To ensure that you receive the full value of your losses following an accident, get in touch with an attorney.

Why Should Someone Avoid Giving Recorded Statements?

When dealing with insurance companies following a motor vehicle wreck in Gwinnett County, it is important to know that they do not have an injured party’s best interests in mind. Instead, some insurance companies use recorded statements as a method of manipulating an individual into admitting fault or diminishing their injuries.

Their questions are designed as a way to minimize or deny a claim. Most attorneys may advise a claimant to avoid giving a recorded statement to the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Additionally, a claimant should not speak with their own insurance companies without a legal advisor present.

In some cases, an injured claimant may not understand the full extent of their losses, especially their emotional damages, until much later. Insurance companies know this, so they may try to jeopardize an individual’s compensation by trying to get them to give a recorded statement early on.

In other situations, auto insurance companies may automatically assign blame to the plaintiff, even if they have zero percent liability. Then, the insurance company may try to offer a claimant a reduced-amount value.

Cashing Checks from an Insurance Provider

Some insurance companies send checks to an injured party that is below the value of their losses, hoping that they cash the check. This is called an accord and satisfaction, which means that by cashing this check, the claimant is agreeing that there are no further claims and they are releasing the insurance company from any debts that they may owe.

Therefore, a plaintiff should not automatically deposit such a check without consulting an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer. An attorney could review the contents of any letters or checks that an injured party may receive and determine if they are attempting to manipulate this individual into giving up their fair compensation.

Contact an Attorney for Help Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Car Accident in Gwinnett County

Some insurance companies try to take advantage of people when they are in a vulnerable statement following an accident. Their primary goal is not to repay you for your losses. Instead, insurance providers try to minimize any costs that they must pay. As a result, one of the biggest mistakes to avoid is dealing with insurance companies after a Gwinnett County car accident without a legal professional.

An attorney could protect your compensatory award by handling any communication with insurance companies. Additionally, this protects you from making any incriminating statements that could jeopardize your claim and damages. To learn more about how an attorney could help you, schedule an initial case consultation.

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