If an uninsured motorist caused your Sandy Springs, Georgia, traffic accident, you might still have options for pursuing compensation outside of filing a traditional auto liability insurance claim. At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our lawyers can review the details and available coverage in your case. We will help you determine a plan, even if your accident involves an uninsured motorist.
If you qualify, we can prepare your case and help you seek financial recovery. This could include money to pay for your treatment and care, cover time away from work, repair your vehicle, and more. We may be able to represent you on a contingency-fee basis with nothing due up front.
Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Georgia
Georgia requires drivers to carry a liability car insurance policy that will cover the injuries and damages suffered by victims of a collision you cause up to the policy limits. However, this does not mean that everyone has the required coverage. There are few things more frustrating than learning the other driver doesn’t have coverage.
Your Insurance Might Aid You After an Accident
Luckily, you may have coverage that will step in and help. According to the Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, the Georgia General Assembly passed changes to the state’s automobile insurance statutes that require drivers to opt out of uninsured motorist coverage. This is known as “Uninsured Motorist Coverage-Added on to At-Fault Liability Limits.”
This law says that you must reject uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage in writing, or it may come with your liability policy. Unless you took action to reject this additional coverage, you could call on it after your accident.
This policy may allow you to file a claim to recover compensation for your injuries and property damages caused by the uninsured motorist who hit you up to your policy limits. This law is codified under O.C.G.A. § 33-7-11.
For a free legal consultation with a uninsured motorist accidents lawyer serving Sandy Springs, call (404) 888-8888
Let Our Team Determine a Strategy for Your Case
A lawyer taking uninsured motorist accidents from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can help you navigate an insurance claim and seek compensation in Sandy Springs. You may have other options, though.
In some cases, we may advise you to file a civil lawsuit against the driver who caused your accident. However, if the at-fault and uninsured driver does not have any assets, we may not recommend this option.
If a third party was involved in the accident, we might be able to pursue them for compensation as well. These parties could include a negligent municipality or car mechanic.
How We Are Prepared to Help You
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can take steps to build a strong case that demonstrates the uninsured driver’s negligence caused your accident. We will also show that they should, therefore, be legally responsible. As a part of this process, we can determine the value of your case to understand what fair compensation may include.
Allow us to:
- Handle all communications
- Conduct an investigation
- Gather relevant evidence in your case
- Answer your questions
- Update you along the way
- Determine your coverages and see if you can file an uninsured/underinsured claim
You should be able to dedicate your time and energy to your recovery. You can learn more about how you may be able to pursue a financial award in your case. A member of our team is standing by to offer you a free, no-obligation consultation.
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Damages Suffered in a Car Accident
The injuries, damages, and losses suffered in a traffic accident vary widely from one collision to another. However, they may include:
- Pain and suffering and other intangible losses
- Treatment, care, and other medical care expenses
- Lost income, lost benefits, and reduced ability to earn
- Property damage to your car and other personal items
- Additional expenses related to your injuries or damages
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you seek some or all of these damages after an uninsured motorist car accident, depending on the details of your case.
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Can You Afford to Hire Our Services?
If you qualify, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can represent you on a contingency-fee basis. This is where we only collect payment for our labor if and when you recover compensation in your case.
Many lawyers ask their clients to pay by the hour or in a lump sum payment upfront. We know that these payment structures can be difficult after an accident. So, we try to give our clients as much of a chance as possible to stay afloat. Everyday expenses and added financial pressure from the accident are stressful enough.
Statute of Limitations on Civil Lawsuits Following a Car Crash in Georgia
Under O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33, a general two-year statute of limitations applies to personal injury lawsuits in Georgia. If you wait too long and allow this deadline to pass in your case before you take legal action, it could mean that your lawsuit gets dismissed. At that point, you would be unable to recover compensation for your injuries.
The sooner you retain our services, the sooner we can get started working on your case.
What You Should Know About Our Firm
A Sandy Springs lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you navigate the legal process. We want to help you seek compensation for your injuries caused by an uninsured motorist accident.
We are Prepared to Help You in Any Way We Can
Our team prioritizes our clients. We do not get paid unless you do. So, we do all we can. The following reviews will support this:
- “… intelligent and professionals. BADER SCOTT INJURY FIRM is amazing and takes care of their own. Thank you for your astonishing customer service! – Juliett A.
- “I had an absolutely fantastic and smooth experience with this firm handling my case.. answered any and all questions I had… very knowledgeable and… worked hard to get me a great settlement . They are most definitely a great firm to work with and no doubt will definitely be recommending to everyone.” – Carmen H.
Our Team Knows Sandy Springs
We are familiar with the kinds of accidents that happen here. Our staff also knows that not every driver follows the law. For instance, this accident could have involved an uninsured driver:
- The August 2020 GA400 accident that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on involved an uninsured driver
If so, the involved parties would have a hard time handling their case themselves. If you or a loved one suffered an accident, we could help.
Speak to a Member of Our Legal Team Serving Sandy Springs
We provide complimentary case reviews and consultations for injured victims of traffic accidents in Sandy Springs. To discuss your case with a team member today, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers at (404) 888-8888.