Speeding can cause a driver to lose control and slam into another driver, pedestrian, or object. The consequences can be devastating to victims.
If you are the victim of an accident caused by a driver exceeding a posted speed limit in Sandy Springs, you may be able to recover compensation. Let our law firm help. A Sandy Springs exceeding posted speed limit accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can help you move forward with your personal injury claim or lawsuit.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888-8888 to get a free case review with a member of our team. We may be able to represent you on a contingency-fee basis with nothing due upfront.
How to Prove the Other Driver Was Speeding
A person who is guilty of speeding may deny they were breaking the law to avoid criminal penalties under Georgia law. In addition, it may difficult to prove that the other driver was speeding.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can conduct an extensive investigation to establish that the other driver was speeding and that their actions are what led to your injuries when we represent you. The evidence we collect may include:
Clues at the Accident Scene
A speeding accident often results in massive damage due to the impact of the vehicle. We may be able to revisit the scene of the accident to gather evidence that indicates the other driver was speeding.
Accident Reconstruction Expert Testimony
In some cases, a case can be so complex that we will reach out to experts who can assess the accident and determine what happened. Specialists may include vehicle experts, accident reconstruction experts, or law enforcement. They may be able to corroborate your story and give your claim further credibility.
Thankfully, many of the roads today have video surveillance cameras that capture activity on the roads. We may be able to obtain videos or footage of the accident. This can give us a clearer understanding of how the accident occurred and who is at fault.
Eyewitnesses who were with you or the other driver may be willing to testify that the at-fault driver was speeding when the accident occurred. Their statement can support your claim that the accident was the other driver’s fault.
With the right evidence, a Sandy Springs exceeding posted speed limit accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you prove who was responsible for the accident and how their careless actions led to your injuries and other damages.
To get started with your case, call (404) 888-8888. A member of the Bader Scott Injury Lawyers team is standing by to speak with you today.
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Types of Damages in a Car Accident Case
Damages in a speeding accident case can range from medical bills to how the accident negatively impacted your life. While it is impossible to estimate the value of your case without a direct consultation, some of the damages that you may be able to claim include:
- Medical expenses
- Future costs of treatment
- Property damage
- Disability or dismemberment
- Emotional trauma
- Physical pain
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capability
- And more
Economic losses such as lost pay or medical bills are usually calculable, giving us an exact figure. Noneconomic losses such as loss of consortium and pain suffering are not tangible. However, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can estimate these damages and add them to the total value of your case. We may also be able to hire medical, occupational, or economic experts to testify about the value of your damages.
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Damages in a Wrongful Death Case
If you lost a loved one as a result of an accident caused by a speeding driver, your family may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit and claim certain damages. Although nothing can replace the death of a loved one, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can still help you pursue compensation for your economic losses. You may be able to claim damages such as:
If the deceased was the provider for the home, your family may suffer financially due to the lost income. We can look at lost income, benefits, or other damages to determine what household losses you can claim.
Pre-Death Medical Expenses
If the deceased received medical treatment after the accident, your family can recover these financial losses. Pre-death expenses may include ambulance services, emergency room treatment, surgical procedures, hospital stay, or specialized treatment prior to death.
Funeral and Burial Expenses
Funeral ceremonies and burial costs can put your family in a financial bind. Common expenses include the ceremony, body preparation, funeral home fees, casket, and burial plot.
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Statute of Limitation for Car Accident Cases in Georgia
According to O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33, the statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits in Georgia is generally two years. This means that you or your family may have two years from the time of the accident to file a lawsuit against the other driver. Waiting longer than this could mean that your lawsuit is dismissed.
There could be circumstances that alter the deadlines in your case. For information on how long you have to take legal action, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Can Help You
Are you ready to move forward with your personal injury case? If so, contact Bader Scott Injury Lawyers. A Sandy Springs exceeding posted speed limit accident lawyer from our firm may be able to take over your case and pursue compensation on your behalf in settlement negotiations or on trial.
Get a free case review from a member of our team by calling (404) 888-8888 today.