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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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Rear-end collisions are among the most common type of car accident on Gwinnett County’s roads. Everyone is vulnerable to these collisions, and innocent motorists may suffer severe injuries from simply sitting at a red light or a stop sign. As a result, many of these accidents unavoidable.

A Gwinnett County rear-end car accident lawyer could help you to prove your case against a negligent driver. An accomplished car crash attorney could gather the evidence needed to demonstrate your case, file a claim to cover your losses and work to hold the defendant and their insurance company accountable.

Rear-End Accidents and the Law

Most rear-end collision cases are the fault of the rear driver not allowing enough space between themselves and the car in front to brake safely. Still, it is possible for a defendant in certain cases to argue that a plaintiff shares at least some of the blame for the incident. State law uses a concept known as modified comparative negligence to assign blame in many accident cases. Under the Official Code of Georgia §51-12-33(g), juries can award reduced compensation if they believe that a plaintiff contributed to the incident.

Defendants may argue that a plaintiff came to a sudden stop, not allowing them to react in time to avoid a collision. They may also argue that poor weather conditions prevented them from seeing the plaintiff’s car in front of them. A rear-end car accident lawyer in Gwinnett County could help plaintiffs to demonstrate that the defendant was the sole responsible party for the accident and defeat these common defense arguments.

The Physical Effects of a Rear-End Collision

Rear-end collisions can result in surprisingly severe injuries. Even a low-speed impact from the rear can have a catastrophic impact on a person’s neck, back, and shoulders. Typical examples of injuries in these cases include:

  • Cervical, lumbar, or thoracic spine strains
  • Shoulder separations
  • Concussions
  • Hip displacements

Any Gwinnett County rear-end car accident case will demand full reimbursement for any necessary medical treatment. Many rear-end accidents also leave a person unable to work. Whether their employment is interrupted by a temporary disability or a permanent loss of career, a defendant must provide compensation for this loss of income. Additionally, many people endure intense mental anguish or pain after an incident. While difficult to measure, these non-economic damages can also form a significant portion of a Peachtree Corners area rear-end car accident claim.

A Gwinnett County Rear-End Car Accident Attorney Could Help

Pursuing a claim following a rear-end car accident may seem simple. After all, it is a rare case where a person who rear-ends another is not at fault for the accident. Still, state law allows defendants to allege that a plaintiff shares some blame for the incident, and it can be difficult to make an accurate accounting of your losses to pursue a case for full compensation.

From gathering evidence that a defendant was negligent, to obtaining all necessary medical records, to demanding fair payments in settlement talks, A Gwinnett County rear-end car accident lawyer may be able to help you with every portion of your case. There is a limited time to pursue a case, so do not hesitate to contact an experienced attorney.

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