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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
      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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If you were struck by a motorist while traveling on foot in Peachtree Corners, you might wonder if you have grounds for a civil suit. The first step in filing a pedestrian accident claim in Gwinnett County is to speak with a qualified injury attorney. A knowledgeable lawyer could review your case to see if you qualify for financial compensation.

What to Do Before Filing a Pedestrian Injury Claim

Before filing a case, an injured pedestrian should make sure they have gathered all the evidence for the attorney to review. The attorney should know what their goals are in the case, and the attorney could assess the claimant’s losses to make sure there are adequate damages to file a case.

An attorney needs to make sure the injured pedestrian does not talk to anybody on any legal basis, especially not the insurance company. The attorney’s office should deal with the insurers. While the injured person can help with collecting evidence,  they should have no direct contact with the at-fault driver’s insurance company.

Steps in Filing a Civil Claim in Peachtree Corners

To file a pedestrian accident case, a person must first send a demand to the insurance company, and if the insurance company does not want to give the full value of the damages, then the person would file a lawsuit. To find out where to file the case, a person has to look at each court to determine which courthouse has proper jurisdiction for that matter. A claimant and a lawyer would need to find out where the defendant resides, where they legally live, and then they could bring a suit in that venue or county. They can move forward from there.

What Are Some Important Considerations When Deciding Whether to File a Case?

The first thing to consider in deciding whether to file a case is determining liability, meaning who is at fault. If the pedestrian is 50 percent or more at fault, they do not have a case.

An experienced attorney must look at all the circumstances and evidence surrounding the case, the damage to the person, and whether the injuries will cause future complications. They do not have a case if the damage is minimal. They have to have proof of driver liability and personal damages in a case to bring it forward.

What Happens in Court?

Typically, motions, hearings, and trials are conducted in court. The other tasks, such as the depositions, discovery, and exchanging information with defense counsel is done outside of court by the attorneys, not the claimant. The claimant has to come to the depositions if they take the pedestrian’s deposition, but the court is usually for trials, motions, and hearings.

Speak with an Attorney Before Filing a Pedestrian Accident Claim in Gwinnett County

Before filing a pedestrian accident claim in Gwinnett County, it is important to speak with a well-practiced attorney. A lawyer could review your case to determine if you have grounds for a civil claim. If you do, an experienced injury lawyer could guide you through the litigation process and help you recover compensation. Schedule a free consultation today with a dedicated attorney.

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