If a collision caused your spinal injury in Decatur, our firm can help. An injury attorney with Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can seek compensation from the party responsible for your crash. You could win awards for your medical care, pain and suffering, and more.
If you are concerned about the cost of hiring legal representation, we want you to know there is no need to worry. Our attorneys work on a contingency-fee-basis, which means you owe nothing unless we secure compensation for you. The initial consultation is also free.
We Handle a Variety of Car Accident Cases
Car accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, according to Georgia’s Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission (BSITF). Our firm can assist with all types of car accident cases, including:
- Rear-end collisions
- Head-on collisions
- Rollover accidents
- Car accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists
- Truck, bus, and 18-wheeler accidents
- Side-impact collisions
While you focus on your recovery, we will focus on getting you the awards you deserve. Our team can help you prove another driver is responsible for your spinal cord injury and related damages.
To do so, an attorney from our firm will obtain medical records, accident reports, eyewitness testimony, and the opinions of experts in various fields to support your case. We will get to the bottom of your crash and seek compensation from all liable parties.
For a free legal consultation with a spinal injury lawyer serving Decatur, call (404) 888-8888
You Could Win Economic and Non-economic Damages for Your Spinal Injury
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), the lifetime cost of a spinal injury can range from more than $1.1 million to more than $4.7 million, depending on the severity and age of the victim.
This figure only includes the cost of living and health care costs, such as surgeries, hospitalizations, and rehabilitation. The NSCISC estimates that lost wages, fringe benefits, and productivity add up to around another $70,000 per year.
You should not be responsible for damages like these when another party is the reason you are facing them at all. Our team will work hard to help you recover the following:
Expenses and Income Losses
You can seek economic damages to compensate for your past and future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future earning capacity, and property damages.
If your loved one passed away from a spinal injury, you can seek the cost of their final medical treatments and funeral and burial expenses. You may be eligible to seek compensation for their lost wages and benefits as well.
Pain and Suffering
You can seek non-economic damages to compensate for your physical pain and emotional suffering. A spinal injury can change your way of life. It may affect how you live, work, and interact with your family. This can lead to mental health problems, like depression and insomnia, as well as physical complications.
You can also seek pain and suffering damages on behalf of a deceased loved one.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Has Won Millions of Dollars for Accident Victims
We have helped thousands of Georgians win settlements and verdicts for their personal injuries. Our track record includes:
- $5.25 million for a personal injury and workers’ compensation case involving paralysis
- $1.9 million for a workers’ compensation case involving paralysis
- $450,000 for a workers’ compensation case involving partial paralysis
Every case is different, but we know how to fight for clients whose injuries have left them with a loss of mobility. We will make sure we do all we can to recover the money you need to care for yourself and your family.
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We Will Stand Up to the Insurance Companies and Fight for Your Settlement
If another driver hurt you, their insurance company should pay for your injuries. We can help you file an auto insurance claim and represent you throughout the claims process.
The insurance company does not work for you, but we will. Our attorneys will protect your rights, make sure the insurance company does not pressure you into accepting an unfair settlement, and negotiate until we reach an agreement that provides you with the financial resources you need.
If an insurance agent contacts you before you reach out to our firm:
- Be polite and stay calm.
- Provide them with basic information, but do not go into detail about your accident or injuries.
- Do not admit fault, enter into negotiations, or accept the first settlement offered.
- Do not speculate about the cause of the accident or potential witnesses.
- Tell them that all future communications should go through your attorney.
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Filing Deadlines for Lawsuits in Decatur
We will do everything we can to get you compensation without going to court. However, if the insurance company denies your claim or refuses to offer you a fair settlement, we can fight for you at trial.
According to OCGA §9-3-33, you have two years to file personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits in civil court. Some circumstances could extend the statute of limitations, which your attorney can discuss with you further. However, in general, you cannot seek awards if this two-year time limit expires.
Although this rule does not apply to settling an insurance claim, insurance companies know about these time limits. Adjusters could use the statute of limitations to deny you a payout. Even if you do not think your case will end up in court, it is best to get started as soon as possible following your accident.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Is Committed to Client Service
At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our focus is on our clients and getting them the compensation they need for their damages. We want to make our clients feel respected, supported, and represented. We promise to:
- Offer a complimentary case review when you call for assistance
- Listen to you and provide you with competent, professional service
- Provide you with a fair and written agreement outlining our services and fees
- Give you regular, timely updates on your case
- Ensure you always have the final say in what happens with your case
Affording legal help should not be a source of stress. If you choose our firm, we will take your case at no upfront cost to you. We do not get paid unless we achieve a settlement or verdict in your favor.
Call Us Today for Your Case Review
If you suffered a spinal injury in a Decatur car accident, reach out to our team at (404) 888-8888 for your free consultation.
A member of our team will review your case, explain to you your legal rights, and outline the legal options available for you to seek compensation for your injuries. Call today.