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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons

      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Kurtis Badger
      Kurtis Badger

      Kurtis graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law – a top-ten law school – in 2019. Following graduation, Kurtis began practice in corporate litigation and defense at a top-20 law firm worldwide. Kurtis gained experience in sophisticated, complex, multimillion-dollar litigation, and successfully defended international corporations against many single-plaintiff claims. With a desire to be “on the right side of the table,” Kurtis joined Scott Pryor Law in August 2021, and has been helping injured plaintiffs obtain justice ever since.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already 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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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad

      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood

      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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Suffering an injury because someone else was not acting prudently or paying attention can be frustrating. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be facing significant medical bills, ongoing rehabilitative needs, and lost wages if your ability to work is limited or nonexistent. A qualified attorney may be able to help you.

If you and your loved one were injured by another’s negligence, you could seek justice by filing a civil lawsuit with help from a Gainesville personal injury lawyer.  A civil suit could help you hold the negligent party responsible and help you recover compensation for your losses.

Establishing Negligence in a Gainesville Personal Injury Lawsuit

Injured plaintiffs may suffer harm in a variety of ways, but negligent or reckless behavior is a central feature in almost every personal injury case. In personal injury claims, a Gainesville attorney would need to prove four elements to establish negligence:

  • Duty —the defendant owed the plaintiff a duty or obligation to act in a specific manner
  • Breach —the defendant failed to honor that obligation by acting negligently, recklessly, or in a way no other reasonable person would have performed under the circumstances
  • Cause — the behavior of the defendant is what caused the plaintiff’s injuries and financial losses
  • Harm — the plaintiff’s injuries or losses can be financially compensated

If a judge or jury finds that the plaintiff has proven each of these elements, the court will order the defendant to pay compensation to the plaintiff. A seasoned attorney could help an injury victim collect the evidence to prove the defendant is responsible for their losses.

Recoverable Damages for Personal Injuries

Following a personal injury, individuals are entitled to seek fair compensation for any harm or loss that is determined to be the result of a defendant’s carelessness. Common recoverable damages include:

  • Lost wages due to a temporary or permanent inability to work
  • Future wages the plaintiff will be incapable of earning because of their injuries
  • Medical services such as hospital stays, doctors’ visits, medical testing and imaging, prescription drugs, and rehabilitation
  • Physical and mental trauma

In cases where the defendant’s behavior is particularly egregious, punitive damages may also be available. These damages are not designed to compensate the plaintiff for any loss but are instead meant to punish the defendant for intentional or extremely reckless conduct. Punitive damages may not always be available in every case in Gainesville, but experienced personal injury attorneys know when it is appropriate to seek them in personal injury claims on behalf of the victim.

Seek Out a Gainesville Personal Injury Attorney for Guidance

If you suffered an injury in an accident brought on by someone else’s negligent conduct, speak with a Gainesville personal injury lawyer as soon as you can. An attorney has the experience and knowledge to advise you on the best steps to take for your unique case. It is imperative that you file your claim before the legal deadline runs out. Call today and schedule your first consultation.

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