If a driver failed to obey traffic signals and injured you in South Fulton, GA, you may be able to pursue an insurance settlement or personal injury lawsuit award from their insurer to cover your related losses. This could include damages such as your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
A South Fulton failure to obey traffic signals accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can represent you with no out-of-pocket expense required if we believe your case has merit. This could allow us to handle all evidence gathering, communications, and legal work on your behalf.
You can speak with a member of our traffic accident team for free today by calling
(404) 888.8888 today. We are standing by to discuss your case and your legal options.
Georgia Law Requires All Drivers to Obey Traffic Signals
Per O.C.G.A. § 40-6-20, all drivers in Georgia must obey the signals provided by traffic control devices. There are only two exceptions:
- When a police officer directs you otherwise; or
- If you are driving an authorized emergency vehicle such as a fire truck or ambulance
This is important in your car accident case because these cases are usually only viable when negligence occurred. There are four factors we must typically prove to demonstrate that negligence occurred. This includes:
- The driver had an obligation, such as a law stating they had to obey a traffic signal.
- The driver failed to obey the signal, breaking the law.
- The driver’s failure caused a collision.
- You suffered physical damages and financial losses as a result.
A South Fulton failure to obey traffic signals accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to collect evidence to demonstrate all four of these factors when we represent you. This could allow us to show an insurance company or judge how the at-fault driver in your accident acted negligently and is, therefore, liable for the injuries and other damages you sustained.
To learn more about how we may be able to help you with your car accident case, call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888 – 8888. A no-obligation initial consultation with a member of our team is free.
For a free legal consultation with a failure to obey traffic signals lawyer serving South Fulton, call (404) 888-8888
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Does Not Back Down From Difficult Accident Cases
At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our team understands the evidence that may be necessary to prove fault in a traffic accident case and can provide documentation of your losses and expenses when we represent you. We serve accident victims in South Fulton and other areas south of Atlanta, as well as the entire Atlanta metro area.
We represent accident victims based on a contingency-fee basis, meaning our attorney fees are contingent on reaching a settlement or other payout in your case. We do not get paid unless we secure a financial recovery for you.
We can analyze evidence, survey the scene of the accident, interview medical experts, and work with accident reconstruction specialists to develop a narrative of what happened, when, how, and who played a role. Then, we can present this evidence to the insurance carrier representing the at-fault driver and demand a fair payout. We may be able to reach an agreement out of court, but if the insurance carrier refuses to make you a fair settlement, we can take your case to trial.
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Recoverable Damages in a Failure to Obey Traffic Signals Accident Case
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers will seek compensation to cover the economic and intangible damages you suffered as a result of your accident. We know how to calculate a fair price for car accident cases.
Recoverable damages in a car accident case may include:
- Medical treatment, care and support, and related expenses
- Time away from work and missed paychecks
- Reduced ability to earn a living
- Miscellaneous expenses
- Property damages, including your vehicle
- Pain and suffering and other intangible losses
Certain surviving family members can also pursue wrongful death damages following a fatal traffic accident in Georgia under O.C.G.A § 51-4-2. We can help you understand if you may be able to take action on behalf of yourself and other family members.
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A Two-Year Statute of Limitations May Apply to Your Case
O.C.G.A § 9-3-33 puts a general two-year statute of limitations on most personal injury lawsuits in Georgia, including traffic accident cases. This effectively creates a deadline for taking action and holding the at-fault driver responsible. Failing to take legal action on time may result in the court dismissing your case.
It is important to note that certain circumstances in your case could alter your statute of limitations. Connect with a member of our team as soon as you can after your accident so we can discuss what specific deadlines pertain to your case. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can get to work in your defense.
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A South Fulton failure to obey traffic signals accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can represent you throughout the claims process and seek compensation on your behalf if there is evidence to show that another driver ran a red light, failed to yield while turning, or made another careless or reckless mistake behind the wheel.
You can discuss your collision with a member of the car accident team from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at no cost to you. Call (404) 888 – 8888 now for your free case evaluation and consultation. We can help you understand your case and the options you may have to hold the at-fault driver responsible.