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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

      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 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 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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      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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A failure to yield accident is when one vehicle has the right of way, a separate vehicle does not possess the right of way and does not yield, leading to a collision.

How the law regards the right of way is fairly straight forward. The person who is legally in their lane, or someone has the right to be where they are in their vehicle, has the right of way.

Dealing with the losses that come with a car crash is often overwhelming. The first step in recovering against a negligent driver could involve contacting an experienced car wreck attorney. A Gwinnett County failure to yield accident lawyer could fight for your right to compensation.

Contributory Negligence in Failure to Yield Collisions

The contributory negligence factor could be complicated when identifying fault in failure to yield cases. Contributory negligence could lead to an individual’s claim to damages being diminished. Attorneys may need to investigate who had the right of way when the crash occurred and if the injured individual was in any way responsible, and if so, to what degree. Doing so allows an attorney to gather the necessary evidence that could potentially be presented in a Peachtree Corner case.

How Insurance Companies Regard Failure to Yield Accidents

Insurance companies will often look to see who was at fault in that failure to yield accident. It is usually the person who has the yield sign that did not yield, so when insurance investigators are looking at fault, they look at who did not yield and then they look for the contributory negligence of the other driver. If the other driver was speeding, impaired, or made a last-minute lane change, insurance companies may look to ascribe a degree of fault to the claim holder.

Common Trends in Gwinnett County Failure to Yield Accidents

Often, failure to yield accidents in Peachtree Corner involve motorists who drive through green lights but fail to yield the right of way. Doing this could cause an accident, and unfortunately, these types of accidents are relatively common. There is almost always a road sign involved in these accidents that instruct drivers to yield. In the cases where no road signs are present, a driver must still yield the right of way if they do not have it.

How Attorneys Could Investigate a Failure to Yield Accident

A failure to yield accident lawyer in Gwinnett County could investigate a case to see who is at fault by looking at the police report. By doing so, an attorney could see if the police wrote a ticket for a failure to yield. On top of this, Peachtree Corners attorneys could also look at the intersection or the location of the wreck, what direction the cars were traveling to and from, the speed of the vehicles, any sort of pictures or video footage, and if there were significant injuries associated with the wreck. After gathering the necessary evidence, attorneys could enlist the help of an accident reconstructionist. All of this evidence could then be compiled, assessed, and if necessary, presented in court.

Connect with a Gwinnett County Failure to Yield Attorney

After sustaining the shock of another driver crashing into you, contacting an experienced attorney could help you. A driver who did not yield the right of way and caused you harm could be held to compensate victims in court. With the help of a Gwinnett County failure to yield lawyer, you could begin to hold those negligent parties accountable for their actions.

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