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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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For many residents of Sandy Springs, driving is an everyday occurrence. Most of the time, the trip is not memorable and you arrive without incident. Unfortunately, car accidents can quickly turn a common commute into a difficult situation. The good news is you could be reimbursed for your accident-related losses if another driver was at fault.

However, determining which party was at fault for a crash is not always simple. Often, both drivers will point fingers at the other. A dedicated personal injury attorney could evaluate your claim, advise you on the law, and assist you with pursuing a case against the responsible driver.

If successful, your claim could result in monetary compensation. A Sandy Springs car accident lawyer could help you discover what compensation may be available, and assist you in bringing your claim.

Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accident injuries are often severe and in some instances, may even be fatal. Those that live through a serious crash could face debilitating physical and emotional injuries for the rest of their lives. These injuries could require extensive surgery and years of follow-up care. Common examples of injuries sustained in auto wrecks includes:

  • Cuts and bruises
  • Broken bones
  • Amputation
  • Blindness
  • Burns
  • Concussions
  • Whiplash
  • Tendon and ligament damage

A Sandy Springs attorney could help a car accident victims evaluate their injuries. If the motor vehicle collision was caused by the negligence of another person, compensation for these injuries could be available, but plaintiffs must act quickly to preserve key evidence.

Proving Negligence in a Vehicle Crash

Suffering injuries in a car crash is not enough to ensure compensation. A Sandy Springs motorist or their knowledgeable attorney must establish another driver’s negligence caused the car accident.

Negligence involves a careless, reckless, or intentional act that leads to a crash. To prevail in a negligence lawsuit, the plaintiff must establish for elements first, that the defendant owed the plaintiff a duty of care to drive safely. Second, that the defendant breached their duty to drive safely. Third, the breach resulted in a car accident. Fourth, the injuries the plaintiff suffered in the crash are compensable.

When it comes to vehicle accidents, negligent acts could come in various forms. Examples could include running a red light, driving under the influence of drugs, driving the wrong direction down a one-way street. Even answering a text message or talking on the phone could constitute negligence.

When Drivers Share Fault for an Accident

In some cases, the injured party is not entirely without fault in causing the car accident. In Sandy Springs, the doctrine of modified comparative fault applies. Under this standard, a plaintiff may not recover monetary compensation if they are 50 percent or more at fault for the car accident. If a Sandy Springs plaintiff is less than 50 percent responsible, the court will reduce their monetary recovery by their degree of fault. For example, a motorist that is 30 percent at fault for a crash will see their damage award reduced by that same degree.

Let a Sandy Springs Car Accident Attorney Help

Car accidents are stressful, no matter the severity of your injuries. It is rarely easy to know where to turn after they occur. These challenges only worsen over time as stress and debt mounts.

A Sandy Springs car accident lawyer could advise you on pursuing a legal claim that could offset your losses. To learn more about your potential recovery, set up a case evaluation right away. The sooner you act, the sooner you can start fighting for the compensation you deserve.

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