An Atlanta rollover accident lawyer can build a case against the driver who caused your collision and hold them accountable for your injuries if you have the legal standing to do so. If you suffered injuries in a rollover in or around Atlanta, Georgia, contact our legal team today to discuss the details of your accident and the injuries you suffered so that we can review the legal options available for seeking compensation.
To speak to a member of our legal team today, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers at (404) 888-8888. We provide rollover accident victims with free case reviews and consultations. We also handle these cases based on contingent fees, so you will not need to pay any upfront costs for our representation.
Common Injuries Victims Suffer in Rollover Accidents
Rollover accidents are scary because of the severity of injuries they often cause. When a vehicle rolls, the car–and everyone inside of it–sustains multiple impacts with the ground and other objects. Because of these multiple impacts, the occupants may suffer injuries to numerous areas of their bodies. Broken limbs, including legs and ankles, are common, as are soft tissue injuries to limbs, such as torn ligaments or tendon damages.
Almost everyone suffers at least severe bruising or lacerations. The most severe personal injuries tend to involve the spinal cord or result in traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Internal injuries and internal bleeding are also common. Vehicle occupants without a seatbelt may be thrown from the vehicle, suffering catastrophic or fatal injuries.
Some people falsely believe that only tall or top-heavy vehicles such as SUVs and trucks roll over. However, this is not true. Almost any vehicle can roll under the wrong circumstances. This could include a collision or near-collision that causes the vehicle to run off the road and “trip” over the shoulder or various other scenarios when the vehicle’s tires could dig into a soft shoulder or median and catapult the vehicle into a roll.
If your vehicle rolled over and you suffered personal injuries in an accident, contact an Atlanta 18-wheeler accident attorney today to learn more about the legal options that may be available to you.
For a free legal consultation with a rollover accidents lawyer serving Atlanta, call (404) 888-8888
How Our Rollover Accident Attorneys in Atlanta Can Help You Pursue Compensation
If we accept your rollover case, an Atlanta car accident lawyer will go to work developing an argument that proves negligence, liability, and the fair value of your related damages. We will seek compensation for you based on the personal injury case we build and the evidence we collect.
If the insurer or negligent driver alleges that you contributed to causing your accident, we may need to gather evidence to prove otherwise or fight to mitigate the blame placed on you. Under Georgia Code §51-11-7, a victim who is partially to blame for their injuries may still recover compensation, but it can decrease the value of their case significantly.
We can often reach a settlement in rollover accidents that fairly compensates our clients without needing to go to court. Only rarely is a trial in front of a judge or jury necessary and is required only when the insurer representing the at-fault driver refuses to accept responsibility and cooperate with settlement negotiations.
To learn more about how we navigate this legal process for Atlanta accident victims, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888. Our consultations are always free.
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Recoverable Damages in Your Atlanta Rollover Crash
Our personal injury law office pursues compensation for our clients based on their actual documented, accident-related expenses and losses. This is how we hold the negligent motorists accountable for their actions. The driver or their liability insurance provider will need to agree to a settlement or be ready to go to trial where a judge or jury will decide if our client will receive compensation.
The possible recoverable damages in rollover injury accidents in Atlanta could include:
- Treatment, medical support, hospitalization, transportation to the hospital, and other related expenses
- Future or ongoing medical care costs
- Lost wages and benefits
- Reduced earning capacity
- Property damages
- Loss of services
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
- Other non-economic expenses
If your family member died as a result of rolling over in the accident, you might be able to pursue additional damages under the state’s wrongful death statute, Georgia Code §51-4-2.
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Time Is Limited to Take Legal Action After Being Injured in a Rollover
Georgia law allows most car accident victims two years to begin a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused their accident under Georgia Code §9-3-33. This is not often necessary, because many cases settle through a negotiated agreement well in advance of this date. However, if we need to take legal action on your behalf in court, we will likely need to meet this deadline.
Because there is a specific timeline that applies to these cases under this statute of limitations, we recommend contacting us as soon as your injuries stabilize, you are aware of your prognosis, or you have reached your maximum recovery. We can also call in expert medical witnesses to help us better understand your prognosis and necessary future care as necessary.
Consult with the Office of a Rollover Accident Lawyer to Learn More Today
An Atlanta rollover accident lawyer may be able to secure financial compensation for you following a rollover crash. We cannot accept all accident cases, but if we believe we can help you get a settlement or financial award, we will offer to represent you during the claims process or in court.
To learn more about our team and the legal services we provide, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888. We want to discuss your Atlanta-area rollover accident, your injuries and losses, and other details of your case with you to determine your next steps. Our consultations are always free for accident victims.