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      Scott Pryor

      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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    • James MacLelland
      James MacLelland

      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz

      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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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick

      Attorney at Law - Paul A. Dietrick has practiced civil trial law for over forty years, in State and Federal Courts, and Georgia Appellate Courts. Paul is a zealous guardian of the rights of those injured by the negligence and carelessness of others. Paul’s clients have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts.

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    • Jocelyn Galloway
      Jocelyn Galloway

      Attorney at Law - Jocelyn Galloway is an attorney with over a decade of experience and a legal process innovator who has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of plaintiffs against large corporations.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Client Experience 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

      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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      Steve Ware

      Senior Case Manager

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Steps to Take in an Automobile Personal Injury Case in Georgia

Getting injured in a motor vehicle accident can change your life in an instant. Depending on how severe your injuries are, it can take a long time to get back on track. You need to make sure that your legal rights are protected after being involved in an auto accident. While there is no set template on how to handle a personal injury claim, there are some basic, simple steps you can use as a guideline.

Steps in Making a Personal Injury Claim

Step 1: Contact an Attorney Right Away

This step is crucial as an attorney will be able to help you navigate this process from start to finish. Never try to represent yourself in a situation like this. The process is extremely complicated and you need someone to help you through it. So your first step is researching and finding a lawyer. When you find one you develop a rapport with, take the time to ask any questions you may have.

Make sure to tell your lawyer the whole story and about any negligence of the other party. Also discuss, the severity of your injuries, how much you owe on medical bills, and about your current employment situation. Provide as many details about everything as you can. This will enable your lawyer to better evaluate legal options and any specific circumstances about your case.

Step 2: Investigate Your Case

You and your lawyer will start collecting information as soon as possible. Make sure your notes include a copy of the police report as this can often become the center of your case. You will also compile your medical records, obtain witness testimony, and gather up your employment records (remember lost income and future earnings might become part of the lawsuit). Your lawyer may wish to secure any video surveillance or footage available around the time of the accident, which could help your case.

Step 3: Letter of Demand

During Step 3, you and your attorney will create a comprehensive and detailed letter that outlines your case. Included will be information about your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, etc. The letter of demand is crucial to your case and must be written with care. Any documents and photos you can include will also help. At the end of the letter you will demand a sum of money that the opposing party will consider and then formally reply with an answer.

Step 4: Physically File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

If the opposing party does not agree to the demand or you are unable to reach a settlement, then it’s time to take it to court. You will file a lawsuit seeking compensation for damages sustained in the accident.

Step 5: It’s Discovery Time

This is when all factual information is brought out on the case and each side has the chance to assess the others’ case.

Step 6: Mediation

Mediation is often done in attempts to avoid a costly trial. The mediator will gather everyone informally and allow opposing sides to try to reach an agreement.

Step 7: Trial Time

If you have reached Step 7, then both your letter of demand failed as did mediation. Now it’s time to go in front of the judge or jury and have a formal decision made. All facts will be evaluated, and fault will be determined.

Step 8: Appeal

An appeal is often sought by the losing party in an attempt to have the decision reversed. Appeals are handled differently, and your personal injury attorney may consult with an appellate lawyer.
The legal process is complicated and there are endless rules and regulations that you must follow when filing a lawsuit. It is important that you find experienced lawyers that can handle every step in the process. If you are a victim of someone else’s driving negligence, there are specific rights guaranteed to you by law. Contact a personal injury lawyer as your first step in this process.

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