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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • Walter Yarbrough
      Walter Yarbrough
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      Attorney at Law - Walter has practiced in metro-Atlanta since law school and focuses his career on litigating cases for people who are injured as a result of automobile collisions, tractor-trailer crashes, premises liability, and wrongful death. Walter has recovered millions of dollars in settlements.

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz
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      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Intake Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua
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      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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    • Lisa Serio
      Lisa Serio
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      Legal Support Manager - Lisa focuses on optimizing the day-to-day business of the firm. With over 8 years of experience in managing Legal Offices, she has a unique set of invaluable skills and experiences to offer The Scott Pryor Law Group.

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    When a loved one is killed because of another's negligence, it is important to hold them responsible...
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    Allow us to fight for you after a serious injury has occurred in order to recover compensation and aid in the recovery process.
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    A quick moment in time, a sudden slamming of the brakes, or a loud blare of a horn can be all the time you have to prepare yourself in the event of a car accident.
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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number one leading...
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    Motorcycle accidents often involve catastrophic injuries, such as a head or spinal cord injury because the driver...
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    To hold a negligent property owner or business responsible for the damage they have caused, contact us today.
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    Bicycle accidents often involve catastrophic or deadly injuries because of the difference in size between a bicycle...
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    Children are our pride and joy, and we do everything we can to protect them. That’s why it is even more devastating...
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    A faulty construction machine that destroys your property, undisclosed side effects in over-the-counter medication, a poorly designed toy...
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    If you have been injured at work, your employer should pay for your medical treatment. While employers and insurance companies...
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    Slips and falls can result in surprisingly serious injuries. Even otherwise healthy people can suffer from severe harm due to a simple fall.
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    Any accident on or near the water—whether on a dock, between two boats, or resulting from a collision with swimmers—could result in...
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    Bad Faith Case
    $1,200,000
    Car Accident
    $5,400,000
    Fraudulent Conduct
    $4,500,000
    Trucking Accident
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Injuries are an unfortunate part of life. While many wounds will heal over time, some can change the course of your life forever. Even minor injuries, however, can come with steep financial, emotional, and physical costs.

Fortunately, if another person’s negligence is responsible for your injuries, a dedicated attorney could help pursue a claim for fair payment. An Athens personal injury lawyer could review your case and determine your chances of recovering compensation.

How Serious Injuries Can Occur

Successful personal injury claims can occur in many circumstances. While most cases are the result of careless or reckless actions, intentional criminal acts can sometimes result in a viable bodily injury claim. An Athens resident involved in a personal injury accident could seek the guidance of an attorney to pursue any of these claims.

Motor vehicle accidents are a primary source of injury claims. Given the speed at which vehicles travel, collisions between two cars can have catastrophic consequences. Negligent acts involving vehicle collisions could include aggressive, intoxicated, or careless driving.

Violent crime is another common cause of personal injury cases. A physical assault could result in a viable injury claim regardless of whether the state is pursuing criminal charges against the perpetrator.

Slip, trip, and fall accidents make up another large portion of these injuries. Whether the falls occur from a great height or involve a person slipping on a wet floor, compensation could be available of the property owner failed to address the hazard in a timely manner.

Available Compensation in a Personal Injury Claim

The ultimate goal of a personal injury claim in Athens is to recover monetary damages from the negligent party. These damages could help the plaintiff recoup a variety of losses related to their injury.

There are two general categories of compensation, or damages, available in a personal injury case: economic and non-economic. Economic damages compensate victims for their measurable losses. They cover harms with a set financial value that would otherwise be an out of pocket expense for the plaintiff. Examples could include medical bills, lost wages, and personal property damage. Notably, economic damages can cover both a victim’s past and future expenses. For example, if an injured person requires ongoing medical care or is unable to work due to a disability, they can seek compensation for these losses.

Non-economic damages are more subjective, making it much more difficult to measure their value. These damages compensate victims for the physical and emotional toll an injury can take as opposed to financial losses that result in a bill or invoice. Common examples include pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and loss of enjoyment of life.

Reach Out to an Athens Personal Injury Attorney

Following a severe injury, you could find it difficult to know what to do next. Recovering for your injuries is inherently stressful, but doing so under severe financial strain only makes things harder.

The right legal counsel could help you obtain the compensation you need to improve your financial situation. An attorney could move your claim forward while you relax and focus on your health. Contact an Athens personal injury lawyer to schedule a consultation.

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