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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

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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

      Legal Support 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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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number one leading...
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    Bicycle accidents often involve catastrophic or deadly injuries because of the difference in size between a bicycle...
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    Children are our pride and joy, and we do everything we can to protect them. That’s why it is even more devastating...
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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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In almost all personal injury cases, a plaintiff must file a suit within a certain amount of time of the accident or injury in question. If a claim is not filed promptly, a judge may dismiss the suit out of hand. If you need help meeting the Gwinnett County car accident statute of limitations, consider reaching out to a car accident lawyer. An experienced personal injury attorney could work to bring a claim promptly and meet all applicable deadlines.

Defining Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations for car accidents in Gwinnett County is two years from the date of the loss. A plaintiff has two years from the date of that car wreck—called the date of loss— to either settle their case or file suit.

For example, if someone was involved in a car wreck on January 1st, 2010, they have until January 1st, 2012 to either file a lawsuit or settle the case. If they go one minute beyond that date, they may not have a claim.

In some cases, litigation or trial may extend beyond the statute of limitations. As long as a proper lawsuit is filed before the statute of limitations, and the proper parties are filed and served, and as long as the proper civil procedure has been followed, the case can carry on for months or years past the two-year deadline.

There are some differences in the statute of limitations for potential plaintiffs who are children. Typically, for certain claims, a minor may wait until they have reached the age of majority, which is 18, to file a claim.

How to Find out About a Statute of Limitations

Any potential plaintiff who is curious about the statute of limitation in their case could check the official code of Georgia to determine the specific deadline. However, an attorney would be very wary of a layperson looking up any sort of law or guideline online without the aid of actual legal representation.

All too often, potential plaintiffs make mistakes in calculating the statute of limitations for their car accident case and end up missing crucial deadlines. The only way to be absolutely sure about the time period within which a plaintiff must file a claim is to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney.

Hiring an Attorney to File a Claim Within the Statute of Limitations

The statute of limitations is absolutely unforgiving and absolute. If a potential plaintiff waits too long to file suit and goes beyond the statute of limitations, they do not have a case, and they likely cannot get one penny from the insurance company. If you have been involved in a car wreck and are concerned about filing a suit within the proper time frame, consider reaching out to an attorney.

An experienced lawyer could move quickly to collect evidence, negotiate with the insurance company, and file suit within the Gwinnett County car accident statute of limitations. Contact legal representation today to schedule a consultation.

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