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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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    • 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
      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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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier
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      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
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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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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. Even though these incidents can be sudden and occur out of nowhere, the consequences can last for a lifetime.

Accidents that appear relatively minor can still have a devastating effect on your future, and it is not uncommon for car accident victims in Peachtree Corners and throughout Gwinnett County to require thousands of dollars in medical care and to miss weeks of time at work. All at-fault drivers have an obligation to provide compensation for these losses, but obtaining full payments for your injuries can be difficult.

A Gwinnett County car accident lawyer may be able to help you to collect the compensation needed to set things right. Once retained, a dedicated personal injury attorney could work to conduct their own investigation into the incident, represent your interests in settlement talks, and file complaints in court to help you pursue the payments that you deserve.

When Is Another Driver At-Fault?

As a general rule, a driver who violates a rule of the road—for example, by speeding, failing to yield when required, running a stop sign, or texting while driving—and is involved in an accident is at fault for that accident. Producing evidence that a police officer issued a ticket to the defendant can serve as powerful evidence that this driver is at fault for the accident.

Other cases are more complex. In most claims, in fact, both involved parties share at least some of the blame. Still, if a defendant is 50 percent or more at fault, that defendant may be held liable to pay.

According to Official Code of Georgia §51-12-33, a jury may apportion blame to all parties involved in an accident and would reduce the compensation awarded to the plaintiff by their percentage of fault for the accident. Further, plaintiffs in Peachtree Corners who are more than 50 percent at fault cannot collect compensation at all. A Gwinnett County car accident attorney could work on a plaintiff’s behalf to maximize defendant fault for an accident in the eyes of a civil court.

Compensable Injuries in a Car Accident Case

All car accidents, even those at low speeds, can inflict serious damage on those involved. Indeed, while an accident may destroy a plaintiff’s property and cause severe mental strain, a case cannot progress without a physical injury. These typically include:

  • Neck or back strains
  • Severe cuts or bruising
  • Separated joints
  • Broken bones
  • Concussions
  • Broken Vertebrae
  • Herniated Disks

Any car accident case in Gwinnett County should demand payment for all medical costs, but that is not the totality of compensation that a plaintiff may demand. A car accident could affect every portion of a plaintiff’s life, and their claim should reflect this fact.

For instance, many plaintiffs suffer mental anguish in addition to physical harm, so a claim could demand payments to make up for this loss of quality of life. The same plaintiffs may miss significant time at work either to attend doctor appointments or due to temporary disability. A qualified car accident lawyer in Gwinnett County could help evaluate a person’s losses and demand appropriate compensation.

A Gwinnett County Car Accident Attorney May be Able to Help

A car accident can have a profound impact on your life, including the infliction of physical harm, the loss of income, and the loss of quality of life. Negligent drivers are responsible for compensation for all damage they cause you to suffer, but proving defendant negligence can be difficult. Even if a defendant’s insurance company admits fault, they may argue that you were partially responsible for the incident, which can limit the payments that they offer in settlements.

A Gwinnett County car accident lawyer could work on your behalf to prove that a defendant was totally at fault for an accident and seek full restitution for all your damages and losses. There is a limited time to file a claim, so do not hesitate—let a seasoned attorney fight for you today.

Defending Yourself Scholarship

Attorneys at Scott Pryor Law are proud to share the Defending Yourself Scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to give students an opportunity to share a time they needed to defend themselves, whether vocally or through taking action. The student who best conveys their story will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship. To learn more, go to our scholarship page.

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