Car Accident Lawyers in Atlanta
Protecting the Rights of Injury Victims
Holding a Negligent Driver Accountable for Your Injuries
In Georgia, you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim. To succeed, you will need to prove the defendant’s negligence.
Negligence is the legal theory behind most car accident cases. Negligence holds a person responsible for the harm they caused to others as a result of their carelessness.
To establish a negligence claim in Georgia, you must prove four elements:
Drivers must exercise reasonable care while operating a motor vehicle.
What are the Different Types of Car Accidents
Every car accident has distinct characteristics that could affect your claim.
Some of the claims we have successfully filed on behalf of clients include damages for:
Types of Damages
Damages in car accident cases must be reasonably ascertainable and not too speculative. They may include economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages are car repairs, medical expenses and lost wages, while non-economic damages consist of pain and suffering.
In some cases, your actions may have partially caused the crash. However, that will not stop you from recovering damages because Georgia has adopted a principle of modified comparative negligence. This means that, as long as you are less than 50% at fault, you may recover damages. The less you are at fault, the more you can recover.
Types of Injuries
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Explore Your Options with Holston & Huntley
At Holston & Huntley, we understand that your case is critical to your ability to recover after an unexpected collision. Providing aggressive, thorough, and ethical legal representation is our goal. We also seek to recover the maximum amount of damages on your behalf. Call us immediately after a car accident in Atlanta, Georgia—we will always put your interests first.
Contact us online or call (678) 928-7729 to schedule a free initial consultation. We are here to provide the support you need.