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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      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
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      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
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      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
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      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
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      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
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      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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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood
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      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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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua
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      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. In her spare time, she loves DIY projects, reading, and exploring Atlanta with her husband and three kids.

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    • Jillian Grotsky
      Jillian Grotsky
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      Jillian is an experienced Legal Concierge Administrative Assistant. She is very driven in her job and life. She takes pride in providing our clients with care, compassion, answering questions, office support, and ensuring client satisfaction with smiles. She truly is a jack of all trades for our law firm, willing to go above and beyond for whatever the needs may be. When she is not keeping busy with work Jillian enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, running, motorcycles, climbing mountain trails & enjoys the beauty of waterfalls.

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    • Alexa Carbajal
      Alexa Carbajal
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      Alexa is one of our newest additions to the team at Scott Pryor Law as a full-time receptionist and administrative assistant. She is bilingual and has outstanding communication skills that allow her to go above and beyond when interacting with our clients. Alexa loves meeting and interacting with new people, therefore providing excellent client service comes naturally to her. Alexa's past work experiences have helped enhance her personal skills and enable her to work well with different generations and people from all walks of life.

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    • Ashley Wilson
      Ashley Wilson
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      Ashley has worked in customer service for five years and has a distinct passion for helping others. Despite working full time as a legal assistant while also being a full-time student at the University of West Georgia, Ashley has never once sacrificed the high personal standards she sets herself in either area.

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    • Benish Bhamani
      Benish Bhamani
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      Benish is the most recent addition to our law firm. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelors in Business Administration and concentration in Human Resources Management. Benish has an extensive corporate background in which she has acquired strategic organization, analytical, and communication skills; which allow her to go above and beyond for all entities of people. Since 2009, Benish has also been a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). She is bilingual.

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    • Kathleen Badger
      Kathleen Badger
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      Kathleen is a seasoned Executive Assistant with over 14 years in the field. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks, including scheduling and correspondence. Having held positions in the legal, financial, and marketing fields, Kathleen is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various clients. She has a magnetic personality and loves to laugh. This friendliness allows her to beneficially interact with prospective and existing clientele, which increases client satisfaction across the board.

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Drivers of large commercial rigs who do not check their blind spots before changing lanes or making other maneuvers place other motorists in harm’s way. While drivers of passenger vehicles should avoid driving in a truck’s blind spots for great distances, truck operators should also consider the presence of vehicles in their blind points while driving.

Side impact collisions, rear-end crashes, and other severe wrecks may all result from a truck operator’s negligence. Determining whether an injured motorist may receive compensation, therefore, may require the skills of a Columbus blind spot truck accident lawyer. A well-practiced truck wreck attorney could review your case during your initial free consultation.

Dangers of a Truck’s “No-Zones”

Blind spots, or “no-zones,” refer to those areas around a vehicle that cannot be seen through the side and rear view mirrors. On a commercial vehicle, these points are located directly behind the tractor-trailer and on the left and right sides of the cab. A motorist traveling in these locations may not be easily visible to the truck driver.

Truckers should receive training about the existence of blind spots and what to do before changing lanes, stopping, or making turns. These actions include:

  • Signaling intentions to turn or stop
  • Avoiding abrupt and sudden maneuvers
  • Maintaining awareness of other cars on the road
  • Having a passenger in the cab look for vehicles in the blind spots
  • Checking “no-zones” before turning

When truck drivers fail to perform these actions, or when a motorist travels in a truck’s blind spot unnecessarily, the risk of a catastrophic crash increases. These wrecks may result in:

  • Death
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Harm to the spinal column
  • Broken bones and crushing injuries
  • Loss of limbs

The severity of these injuries, along with the accompanying costs necessary to receive proper treatment, make it worthwhile for plaintiffs to consult with a knowledgeable truck accident attorney in Columbus following a collision. An attorney could gather and preserve evidence to document the claimant’s injuries and losses.

Can a Claimant Recover Damages If They Are Partially at Fault?

Georgia follows a modified comparative negligence system. This means that the claimant is usually able to receive some compensation following an accident, even if their actions contribute to the wreck. So long as the individual is less than 50 percent responsible for causing the crash, they may be eligible to recover monetary damages.

Injured individuals who fear they may have committed a negligent act that contributed to a blind spot crash should speak with an attorney about their case. Minimizing the claimant’s responsibility for the wreck and highlighting the truck driver’s fault is one way claimants may attempt to maximize their financial recovery.

Reach Out to Columbus Blind Spot Truck Accident Attorney For Help

If you or a family member were severely hurt due to a trucker not checking their blind points, a Columbus blind spot truck accident lawyer could help you. You might have legal rights to pursue compensation even if you were partly at-fault for the crash. Talk to a dedicated attorney today about your case and what actions you may take to protect your legal interests.

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