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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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    • Stephanie Harris
      Stephanie Harris

      Stephanie is an experienced client care liaison and administrative legal assistant. Driven by compassion, she takes pride in providing our clients with care, answering questions, office support, and ensuring client satisfaction. When she is not keeping busy with work Stephanie enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, running, and spending time with her family and friends!

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Many drivers who are injured following an accident understand that they have a right to pursue compensation, but are unsure of what specific steps to take. With the help of a personal injury lawyer, however, a complainant could hold insurance companies accountable and demand the damaged that they deserve for the injuries. For help filing a car accident claim in Gwinnett County, reach out to a car wreck lawyer today and schedule a free consultation.

Process of Filing a Car Wreck Case

The car accident case process begins when someone files a claim with the insurance company. Once the complainant is released from care, an attorney could put together a  comprehensive demand package that includes the extent of losses that the plaintiff experienced as a result of their injuries, as well as the specific damages that the plaintiff is seeking: medical bills, prescription receipts, lost wages, pain and suffering, post-traumatic stress, mental pain and suffering, and more.

As part of the filing process, an attorney will likely strive to include as much information as possible about the defendant’s damages. The more documentation and evidence, the more seriously a defendant will take the demands.

Secondly, an attorney will make sure they file suit in the correct county. Sometimes, there are multiple counties to file in, so attorneys want to make sure that they file in a county that is more favorable to their plaintiff if they have a choice. A car accident attorney could research the juries in that county and the decision history to foresee pitfalls for their plaintiff. Then, the attorney must make sure that their filings comply with the rules of civil procedure and the applicable laws in that county.

Plaintiff’s Role

Typically, attorneys inform the client of what they are doing and what is happening but handle the actual legal work themselves. Attorneys do not want their clients to try to file claims on their own, consult experts independently, or negotiate with the defendant without legal representation.

Not only is an experienced car accident lawyer more prepared to handle the legal complications of a case than the plaintiff themselves, but an attorney may also want to ease the plaintiff’s personal burden. A lawyer could allow an injured driver to focus on their physical recovery while someone else handles the legal aspects of their claim.

Settling a Claim

Wherever a case may be in the litigation process, both sides always have the ability to reach a settlement.  Even in the middle of a trial, the plaintiff and defendant may be able to settle outside of court. Often, attorneys may file suit against a defendant to force them to the negotiating table and bring about a potential settlement.

Ultimately, the choice of whether to accept a defendant’s settlement offer is the plaintiff’s, not their attorney’s. A car accident lawyer in Gwinnett County could offer advice about whether a particular offer is fair or unfair, but the ultimate decision rests with the plaintiff.

Hiring a Lawyer to File a Car Accident Claim in Gwinnett County

If you are interested in filing a car accident claim in Gwinnett County, contacting an attorney may be an essential first step. A lawyer could build a comprehensive demand package, force insurance companies to the negotiating table, and fight for the best possible outcome in your case. Reach out today to learn more.

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