If an angry driver’s reckless actions caused your accident, an Alpharetta road rage accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can help you hold that driver accountable if your case will support legal action. If you suffered injuries in an Atlanta-area road-rage incident, reach out to our team to discuss what happened, the injuries you suffered, and more. We may be able to assign liability and take action on your behalf.
You can speak with a member of the traffic accident team from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers for free today by calling (404) 888-8888. We represent injured parties based on contingent fees, meaning you will not need to pay us anything upfront.
Causes of Road Rage Accidents in Fulton County, Georgia
Road rage can be a problem anywhere. A driver may lose his temper and begin to drive in a reckless and aggressive manner or threaten to harm others. Although there is no one catalyst that triggers road rage in most situations, a number of factors can play a role. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a major factor in many road rage accidents is traffic delays and congestion, something with which Alpharetta drivers are very familiar.
Other contributing factors may include psychological and sociological issues such as:
- Disregard for the law
- Disregard for the safety and well-being of others
- A sense of anonymity in one’s own vehicle.
Although road rage and aggressive driving are not the same things, road rage may lead to many reckless or aggressive driving behaviors. When a motorist engages in numerous risky driving behaviors, this is aggressive driving. Some of these actions could include:
- Failing to maintain a lane or weaving in and out of traffic
- Passing on the shoulder or where prohibited
- Failure to yield right of way
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Exceeding the speed limit or driving too fast for conditions
- Speeding up and slowing down because of anger at nearby drivers
- Threatening other motorists
- Other reckless actions behind the wheel.
If a motorist engaged in any of these behaviors and caused your accident, or otherwise allowed their anger to create a situation that led to you suffering injuries, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers is here for you. We will review the facts of your accident at no cost to you. Just call (404) 888-8888 today to speak with a member of our Fulton County traffic accident team.
For a free legal consultation with a road rage accidents lawyer serving Alpharetta, call (404) 888-8888
How Our Attorney Can Help an Alpharetta Road Rage Accident Victim
An Alpharetta road rage accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may offer to represent you on a contingency basis. If so, this means you will not need to pay us anything directly. We will take our fee from the settlement or financial recovery we secure for you. If we do not secure payment for you, we do not get paid.
When we accept a case, it is because we believe we can help the accident victim hold the reckless motorist who caused the victim’s injuries accountable and recover a just payout based on the damages suffered. To this end, our team will:
- Investigate your accident case
- Gather evidence to support our allegations
- Assign liability
- Approach the at-fault driver’s insurer for a payout
- Negotiate with the insurer for a fair settlement agreement
- Take your case to trial in a Fulton County court, if necessary.
To learn more about the process required to seek and secure compensation in a road-rage accident case, contact a team member at Bader Scott Injury Lawyers at (404) 888-8888. We can answer your questions and evaluate the merits of your Alpharetta accident case today.
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Recovering Compensation for the Expenses You Incurred
Traffic accidents, especially when there are serious injuries, are expensive. We do not believe you should have to pay for yours out of your own pocket if you did not play any role in causing it. Instead, the motorist who could not control his anger and drove recklessly should foot the bill. By filing a car insurance claim or a civil suit in a Fulton County court, the team from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to make this happen.
As a part of proving your case, we will put a fair settlement value on your losses and expenses, including your financial losses, future and ongoing costs, and intangible losses. We will then demand that the insurance company compensate you for the value of your damages, including:
- Treatment and care for your injuries
- Future medical care and related expenses
- Property damages
- Lost income and reduced ability to earn
- Loss of services
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Pain and suffering damages
- Diminished quality of life
- Wrongful death damages when applicable.
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A Statute of Limitations Applies to Personal Injury Lawsuits
In Georgia, Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) §9-3-33 sets a deadline for most accident victims to file a civil suit against the driver who caused the victim’s traffic accident injuries. This deadline is generally two years after the accident, although there are exceptions.
We recommend reaching out to our office as soon as possible after your injuries are stable, or you have a good understanding of your prognosis. We can often reach an out-of-court settlement in these cases, but we need to abide by the deadline for court action if we need to file a lawsuit.
Talk with a Member of Our Alpharetta Accident Team Today
An Alpharetta road rage accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to take action on your behalf against an angry driver who caused your accident and injuries. If your case supports legal action, we can file an insurance claim or civil lawsuit to hold the at-fault motorist accountable.
We can evaluate your case at no cost to you. Contact the Bader Scott Injury Lawyers team serving Fulton County, Georgia, today about your case. Call (404) 888-8888 and request your free consultation and accident evaluation.