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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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    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number one leading...
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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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Teens are more likely to be involved in car accidents than other drivers due to overconfidence and under experience. Often, they do not fully understand the dangers of driving and are easily sidetracked by phones and other distractions.

A car accident case plays out differently when the driver is under 18 because the police, the jury, and witnesses often have a prejudice younger drivers and assume that their lack of experience contributed and/or caused the wreck. If your teenaged son or daughter has been injured in an accident, contact a Gwinnett County teen driver accident lawyer for help.

When Can Teenagers Start Driving?

In Gwinnett County, as long as a teenager passes their driver’s exam, they can legally drive on their own at age 16. If they have their permit, they can drive at 15 as long as they are accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.

A person must be 14 years old to take driver’s education in Gwinnett County and 15 years old to obtain a learner’s permit. Once a person has their learner’s permit for a full year, they can obtain their license.

Common Fact Patterns of Teenaged Driving Accidents

Common fact patterns associated with teen driving accident scenarios may involve a teen having a slow reaction or being distracted by texting or calling, or messing with the radio or the temperature. Teens are also often inexperienced in terms of weather conditions. They may not keep a proper lookout or yield to oncoming traffic, especially during poor weather.

Teenaged drivers could also be injured as the result of another driver’s negligence. A new driver is just as likely to be in the wrong place at the wrong time as any other motorist. When a negligent driver causes an accident with a teenager, however, they may attempt to take advantage of the teen’s age and urge police or insurers to find the teenager at fault.

How to Prepare Your Kids

Parents can prevent their teen from becoming involved in a car accident by educating them through a professional driver’s education course. They should also ride with the teen and pay attention to how the teen drives, even after they have exchanged their permit for a full license. Parents should teach their kids how to drive on different roadways and different speed limits, walking them through the different conditions that the teen is going to be facing.

Hiring the Right Gwinnett County Teen Driver Accident Lawyer

If your teen has been injured in a car accident, families should look for an attorney who has handled similar cases before and understands the different nuances involved in a teen driving wreck case. The perceptions of the jury and judge, the perceptions of the insurance company, and the truthfulness of the teen drivers all play a role in a teen driver car accident claim. Sometimes, teen drivers are afraid of what their parents are going to say so they do not necessarily tell the truth about what happened to them.

An experienced attorney could double-check the facts and make sure to solidify their information with other sources such as the police, witnesses, videos, physical evidence, skid marks, and other evidence. Contact a Gwinnett County teen driver accident lawyer today for help.

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