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    • Scott Pryor
      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
      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
      Steve Ware

      Senior Case Manager

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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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    A faulty construction machine that destroys your property, undisclosed side effects in over-the-counter medication, a poorly designed toy...
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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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Buses and other large commercial vehicles play a significant role in the way Georgians travel each day. In Cobb County, many residents rely on buses to get to work, a substantial number of students arrive at school each morning by bus as well. Given how common these massive vehicles are, it is no surprise that they are frequently involved in collisions with other drivers.

If you suffered an injury in a bus accident through no fault of your own, a Cobb County bus accident lawyer could help. You have the right to file a lawsuit against the responsible parties, and your attorney could work to collect the financial compensation you need to make things right.

Negotiating a Settlement with the Insurance Company

Whether publicly or privately owned, all buses are required to maintain liability insurance in the case of a collision. That does not mean, however, that it will be easy to obtain a settlement check. Insurers make their money by fighting against claims they rightfully owe, but often a Cobb County bus accident attorney will have the opportunity to negotiate with an insurer to obtain a fair settlement offer.

It is not uncommon for an insurance company to make an offer early in the case, but this offer is often for only a fraction of what the claim is worth. An experienced attorney could work to push the insurance company to come back with a serious offer.

The Bus Accident Lawsuit Process

A bus accident lawsuit could involve devastating injuries and enormous property damage. Moreover, given the size of a bus and the number of potential passengers, it is conceivable a bus accident will involve far more injured parties than a typical passenger vehicle collision. As a result, these cases may become more nuanced than other personal injury claims, and a settlement may be difficult or impossible to reach. In such cases, the claim moves to litigation and eventual trial.

Filing Suit

The first step in a bus accident lawsuit is to file the case in court. Time is of the essence, as there is a limited window of time in which an injury suit may be filed. In Georgia, plaintiffs generally have two years from the date of the original accident to file a claim, although this window may be smaller when the defendant is a county or municipality.

Discovery and Motions

Discovery is the legal process in which both parties share their evidence with the other side. This process is designed to streamline the trial and allow for each side to familiarize themselves with the evidence.  At this point in the case, the court will typically entertain motions as well. Motions can involve anything from determining what evidence is available at trial, to potentially dismissing the case altogether.

The Trial

In the end, a Cobb County jury will determine the negligent party responsible for a bus accident at trial. Once the jury hears the evidence from both sides, it will be their duty to render a verdict and assess relevant damages.

Reach Out to a Cobb County Bus Accident Attorney Today

While the process of filing a lawsuit related to your bus accident injuries may seem daunting, it could be easier to manage with the help of a Cobb County bus accident lawyer. An attorney could collect evidence, handle settlement negotiations, and move the case through litigation to a possible trial. Call today to schedule a consultation and learn about your legal options

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