Athens Car Accident Lawyers Blog

How Are Pain and Suffering Determined in Car Accidents?

Damages for pain and suffering are paid for the emotional and physical stress of an injury. Georgia is one of the states that recognize pain and suffering. Many other states do not recognize pain and suffering. There are several kinds of damages involved in a car accident. Let us look at them. Economic Damages –…

Car Accident Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

One of the most damaging injuries you can suffer is a traumatic brain injury (TBI).  It can be the result of a car accident or other sort of negligence. A had injury caused by a car accident can lead to TBI. Traumatic brain injury occurs when a blow or impact to the head causes damage…

What is the Average Settlement for Whiplash in a Georgia Car Accident?

You’ve been in a Georgia car accident. You were hurt. Maybe other people in your car were hurt as well. It is important that you seek medical treatment immediately following an accident. You can suffer all sorts of injuries including whiplash. Whether you were rear-ended or hit head-on, you likely suffered some form of injury.…

Is There a Time Limit to File a Claim for a Car Accident?

Every state has a statute of limitations for certain lawsuits. They are different for each type of lawsuit. A statute of limitation is simply the time you have to file a suit after the date of an incident. With a car accident, the time starts on the day of the accident itself. Georgia law makes…

What to Do When Your Car Insurance Claim is Denied

So, you had a car accident. You filed your claim with your insurance company. You provided all the documentation they asked for. After waiting for what feels like forever, you get a letter stating that your car insurance claim is denied. You have a car that you can’t drive. You’ve missed time at work. Maybe…