A South Fulton running a stop signal accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to help you seek a payout if you suffered injuries because of a Fulton County driver who ran a stop sign. It may be possible to hold that motorist responsible and secure a financial recovery from their auto insurance provider or another source.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers about your South Fulton, GA, car accident case today at (404) 888 – 8888. A member of our traffic accident team will review your claim evidence for free and determine if we believe you can take action.
Georgia Law Requires Drivers to Obey Stop Signals
Under these laws, drivers need to stop when they come to a stop sign, red light, or another stop signal. They should stop at the stop line, before reaching a crosswalk, or as close to the intersection as they can to see both ways without entering the intersection.
Having a law that states a driver must stop when they encounter a traffic signal is important, because it creates an obligation or duty to stop. This is the first factor we must prove to show they acted negligently and are liable for a traffic accident. These factors include:
- The motorist had an obligation to stop at the stop signal.
- They failed to stop when the signal ordered them to do so.
- Failing to stop caused a collision.
- You suffered injuries and financial losses as a result of the collision.
By proving these four factors and demonstrating the value of your injuries and damages, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to build a case against the driver who caused your accident and hold them accountable. Call 404.888.8888 for a free case review today.
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Our Attorneys Can Help Accident Victims Pursue a Payout
When we believe a case has merit and we can recover damages for an accident victim, a South Fulton running a stop signal accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers will offer to handle your case on a contingency basis. We do not charge retainers, and you will not need to pay anything for our services until we receive your settlement check. Then, we will take our pre-agreed percentage from your payout—never out of your pocket.
We know how to prove when a driver disobeyed a stop signal and caused an accident. These cases often rely on witness statements about what happened, video of the accident, or accident reconstruction evidence. Our team has the resources to build a case based on your collision if there is evidence available to confirm your claim. Let us review your case and file your claim if we believe we can recover a payout on your behalf.
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Recoverable Damages in a South Fulton Stop Signal Accident Case
You may be able to recover compensation for the damages you suffered as a result of your collision. If a driver ran a stop sign or stoplight and hit you, Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to seek damages that include:
- Pain and suffering and other non-economic losses.
- Medical care costs, ongoing treatment, and support.
- Lost wages and other income.
- Diminished earning ability.
- Repair or replacement of your damaged car and other property damages.
- Rental car costs, as needed.
- Wrongful death damages for survivors of accident victims as allowed under O.C.G.A § 51-4-2.
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Time Limits on Taking Legal Action in a Georgia Accident Case
Every state has its own time limits for seeking justice in a car accident case by going to court. While many cases settle out of court, it is important that you protect your right to file a personal injury suit. This right also gives you leverage to negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company, since they are unlikely to want to have to pay for a trial in court.
Under Georgia law, O.C.G.A § 9-3-33 gives traffic accident victims two years to take their case to court if necessary. In general, you may have until the second anniversary of your accident to file paperwork and prepare to go to court. We will need to determine if we can reach a fair settlement with the insurance carrier before this date arrives.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers now at (404) 888 – 8888 to discuss your accident and injuries, and to learn if we believe we can build a case and seek compensation for you.
Speak to a Member of the Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Team Today
A South Fulton running a stop signal accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers may be able to secure a payout on your behalf through an insurance claim or Fulton County civil suit. If we can gather proof that the other driver violated traffic laws and caused a collision and your injuries, we can document your damages and recover compensation for your losses.
Let us go to work on your traffic accident case in Fulton County or the greater Atlanta area today. You will not owe us anything unless we can recover a financial settlement from your claim or award in a lawsuit for you.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers today at (404) 888 – 8888 to get started with a free evaluation of your case. If you have a case against the driver who ran a stop signal and caused your accident, we can represent you during the process to recover compensation.