If you were hurt in a traffic accident when another motorist made an unsafe lane change, a South Fulton unsafe lane changes accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers is here to help. Our firm represents accident victims in settlement negotiations or personal injury lawsuits.
We may be able to collect evidence and seek financial recovery on your behalf. This could allow you to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
The traffic accident team from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers reviews cases for free. If your accident occurred in South Fulton or anywhere in the greater Atlanta area, we can discuss your injuries and accident with you at no cost. Call (404) 888-8888 today to get started with your case.
Unsafe, Careless, and Reckless Lane Changes Cause Accidents
When a driver acts carelessly or recklessly and does not ensure they are safe to change lanes, accidents may occur. Motorists have a responsibility to remain in their lane until they are certain the adjacent lane is clear of other vehicles. This is codified under O.C.G.A. § 40-6-48.
Under this statute, drivers should not move from their lane until they have “first ascertained that such movement can be made with safety.” They also need to use a turn signal to indicate they plan to change lanes. Any deviation from this may be considered an unsafe lane change.
When a driver changes lanes without making an effort to be safe, they may collide with traffic in adjacent lanes. If this is what you believe caused your accident, there may evidence available to prove their negligence and hold them accountable.
At Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, our team understands what laws pertain to unsafe lane change accidents, as well as the common evidence that may be available to document liability in such a case.
Let our team discuss your case and your legal options with you today for free. Call (404) 888-8888 today for your case evaluation.
For a free legal consultation with a unsafe lane changes accidents lawyer serving South Fulton, call (404) 888-8888
An Attorney From Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Can Help With Your Car Accident Case
A South Fulton unsafe lane changes accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers can help you protect your rights and seek a payout for your damages following an Atlanta-area car accident. When you retain our services, we can:
- Represent you to the insurance company and at-fault driver, as well as on trial if necessary
- Manage all communication related to your case
- Gather evidence to support your insurance claim
- Argue negligence, liability, and the value of your case
- Seek a fair payout on your behalf based on the value of your case
Proving an unsafe lane change caused your accident may require evidence such as statements of witnesses, video of the accident, or testimony from accident reconstruction experts. Bader Scott Injury Lawyers knows how to uncover the evidence to demonstrate fault and liability in unsafe lane change accidents. We can also gather evidence that assigns a value to your damages.
We may be able to convince the responsible party’s insurance carrier to agree to an out-of-court settlement that compensates you fairly for your accident-related losses. If not, our lawyers can take your case to trial and defend your rights before a judge or jury.
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Recoverable Damages in a Car Accident Case
Although each case is different, in general, the recoverable damages in a car accident case may include:
- Medical treatment and care expenses
- Missed income from time away from work
- Reduced capacity to earn caused by ongoing impairments
- Vehicle repairs and other property damages
- Pain and suffering damages
- Other damages identified during our investigation
Certain qualifying family members may also be able to pursue wrongful death damages following losing a loved one in a South Fulton car accident. This is possible under O.C.G.A. § 51-4-2. Our team can explain your options if you qualify to take legal action under this statute.
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Time Limits in Your Unsafe Lane Changes Accident Case
Georgia, like other states, has strict deadlines for civil suits after a personal injury accident. Per O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33, a general two-year statute of limitations applies to personal injury lawsuits.
If you miss this cutoff date, it is unlikely that a court will allow your lawsuit to proceed.
Call Our Team About Your Car Accident Case Today
If another driver’s unsafe lane change caused your car accident, you may be able to hold them responsible and recover compensation for your damages. A South Fulton unsafe lane changes accident lawyer from Bader Scott Injury Lawyers is here to help.
We understand that the aftermath of a car accident can be difficult to navigate alone. When Bader Scott Injury Lawyers manages your case, you can focus on healing from your injuries while we fight for your compensation. Our firm will be accessible to you throughout our work together to answer your questions, provide legal advice, and give updates about the progress of your case.
Call Bader Scott Injury Lawyers at (404) 888-8888 for your complimentary case review with a member of our team. We will be happy to answer your questions and may be able to go to work on your case today if we believe it has merit.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers offers representation on a contingency-fee basis, where our clients to not pay our attorney fees unless and until their case succeeds, and they recover compensation in a settlement offer or court awards.