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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

      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

      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

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      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

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Rental cars are a popular option for those traveling on business or vacation. While picking up a car at the airport may be convenient, it may be more challenging to drive a car with which you are unfamiliar, which could lead to an accident. Moreover, insurance coverage around rental cars can be muddled and confusing.

If you have been injured in a car accident involving a rental car, you may need the help of a seasoned car wreck attorney. A Gwinnett County rental car accident lawyer could investigate the circumstances of your injury and work with insurance companies to obtain adequate compensation for your medical bills and other expenses.

Classifying Rental Cars

The classification of a rental vehicle changes based on the vehicle’s weight. If the weight of the vehicle is greater than 10,000 pounds (as is the case for certain trucks and vans), then Federal Motor Carrier Guidelines apply. If the total vehicle weight is under 10,000 pounds, then state law applies.

Rental cars are also classified by the length of the rental. The difference between a zip car, vacation rental, and car-to-go may vary from company to company. Each company has its own operating agreement and rules, and renters must comply with that agreement throughout the time that the car is in their possession. Often, rental car companies strictly limit who can drive a rental car, perhaps with age limits or other restrictions.

Insurance Coverage for Rental Cars

Insurance coverage for a rental car wreck comes from one of two potential places. The first is renter’s insurance provided by the rental car company. Most companies have an optional insurance fee, which the renter may pay for the car to be insured for the length of their rental.

Alternatively, a renter may decline to pay the insurance fee and instead rely on their own personal insurance. Not all personal insurance plans cover rental cars, so renters should take care to double-check their coverage before declining the company’s coverage.

An experienced rental car accident lawyer in Peachtree Corners could identify which insurance company is responsible for paying out the damages of an accident and work to demand an injured person’s compensation.

Common Fact Patterns in Rental Car Crashes

In many cases, a person renting a car may be involved in an accident because they are less familiar with the particular features, mechanics, or general driving style of the rented vehicle. Rear-end collisions, T-bones, head-to-head crashes, rollovers, and side-swipes are all common rental car.

Injuries resulting from a rental car accident may include:

  • Head injuries
  • Broken arms, legs, or wrists
  • Face abrasions
  • Bruises

Particularly severe accidents may cause paralysis or require significant surgery. Fortunately, a dedicated Peachtree Corners rental vehicle wreck attorney could help victims with recovering damages for their injuries.

Discuss Your Case With a Gwinnett County Rental Car Accident Attorney

Just because the legal and insurance circumstances surrounding a rental car crash may be more complicated than a normal collision does not mean you should go without compensation. An experienced car collision attorney could work to find the party liable for your injuries, investigate the cause of your accident, and work to pursue damages on your behalf. Reach out to a Gwinnett County rental car accident lawyer today.

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