Bader Scott Injury Lawyers believes that you should not have to carry the financial burden after someone else’s negligence on the road causes you injuries and other damages. This is why we defend the rights of road rage accident victims in Norcross, Georgia.
If you were hurt in such an accident, a Norcross road rage accident lawyer from our firm may be able to help you pursue compensation in an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. We may be able to help you recover payment for your damages regardless of any criminal charges the responsible driver may or may not face for their actions. Recoverable damages in a car accident case may include medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, and more.
To learn more about your options in a free, no-obligation consultation on your case with a member of our team, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888. We offer representation on a contingency-fee basis with no up-front payments required.
Collecting Evidence for Road Rage Accidents
When people are running late for job interviews, for instance, and other drivers cut them off or they get stuck in traffic, they may start yelling or honking in anger. Others may even get out of their vehicles for a full confrontation.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), road rage is a form of aggressive driving that may include violent, threatening, or angry behavior. Some signs of road rage may include:
- Dangerously or frequently changing lanes
- Constant honking
- Yelling at other drivers
- Slamming on brakes intentionally
- Sudden deceleration or acceleration
- Making profane, rude, insulting, or lewd hand gestures to other drivers
- Cutting off other motorists
- And more
Many of these actions are violations of traffic laws, and in Georgia, both reckless driving and aggressive driving are their own types of offenses. However, in a personal injury case, it may not be necessary for you to prove that the other driver had road rage. Instead, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to establish the responsible party’s liability with evidence that they acted negligently and violated a traffic law, such as:
- Failure to yield
- Illegal lane change
- Illegal turn
- Running a red light or stop sign
- And more
For a free legal consultation with a road rage accidents lawyer serving Norcross, call (404) 888-8888
Working With a Lawyer on Your Case
When you work with a Norcross road rage accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, we can take over all legal work in your case while you focus on your recovery. Depending on the specifics of your case, our services may include:
- Answering your questions and providing legal advice
- Clarification of how your accident relates to relevant laws
- Investigating the accident and gathering evidence of negligence
- Communicating with all parties on your behalf
- Collecting evidence of your damages and assigning them a value
- Drafting a compensation claim
- Negotiating with the responsible party’s insurance company and evaluating their settlement offer
- Representing you on trial, if necessary
To discuss your case and your legal options with a representative of our firm, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888.
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How to Respond to Drivers With Road Rage
If you encounter a motorist who seems angry and dangerous to other road users, you may not know what to do. Although another driver’s road rage may be annoying to deal with, it may be best if you focused on preventing further escalation of the problem. To do so, you may wish to:
- Keep calm and avoid conflict
- Avoid eye contact with the aggressive driver
- Allow the aggressive motorist to pass
- Avoid using inflammatory gestures to prevent heightening tempers
- Report the road rage driving incident to the law enforcement officers
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Georgia Statute of Limitations
In Georgia, victims generally have two years from the date of their accident to file a personal injury lawsuit, per O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33. Waiting longer than this to take legal action could mean that your case gets dismissed.
If you are a victim of a rage driving accident and are considering legal action for your injuries, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers as soon as possible. We can help you meet all the necessary legal requirements and deadlines in your case when we represent you.
Recoverable Damages in Car Accident Case
The damages you may be able to recover in a car accident case depend on factors unique to the claim. These may include:
- Medical expenses and therapy, both current and future
- Lost wages and reduced earning capability
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- And more
If your loved one passed away in a road rage accident caused by another driver’s negligence, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you recover an alternate set of damages in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Medical costs resulting from severe road rage accidents can be overwhelming. Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can gather evidence of your damages, and their value, when we represent you. This may include testimony from medical and occupational experts about your estimated future costs of care.
Contact Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Today
A Norcross road rage accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to build your case and pursue compensation on your behalf. We handle car accident cases on a contingency-fee basis, meaning we do not collect attorney fees unless and until our clients recover compensation, and there are no up-front fees required to start.
To discuss your case in a free consultation with a member of our team, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888.