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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      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

      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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    • Kurtis Badger
      Kurtis Badger

      Kurtis graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law – a top-ten law school – in 2019. Following graduation, Kurtis began practice in corporate litigation and defense at a top-20 law firm worldwide. Kurtis gained experience in sophisticated, complex, multimillion-dollar litigation, and successfully defended international corporations against many single-plaintiff claims. With a desire to be “on the right side of the table,” Kurtis joined Scott Pryor Law in August 2021, and has been helping injured plaintiffs obtain justice ever since.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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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Unfortunately, errors in judgment could prevent a person harmed in a collision with a truck from being successful in a civil claim. Understanding what mistakes to avoid after a Gwinnett County truck accident could help you recover the compensation you deserve. A well-practiced attorney could help you and your loved one avoid these errors and guide you through the litigation process.

Why is Refusing Medical Treatment Following a Truck Crash Bad?

If someone refuses immediate medical attention after a truck accident, an insurance company could claim that the injured driver must not be hurt badly enough to deserve all the damages they may otherwise be entitled to. To avoid inadvertently strengthening the insurance company’s case and ensure that one did not sustain any latent injuries, drivers should not decline medical attention at the scene of an accident.

Non-compliance with doctors or treatment can damage an injured driver’s case. By not complying with a doctor’s orders or following up with medical treatment after a truck accident in Gwinnett County, an insurance company could argue that the driver is not injured.

After being injured in an accident, some people might not seek medical treatment because they do not think they are seriously harmed or they do not have enough money to pay medical bills. However, with the help of a lawyer in Peachtree Corners, an injured claimant could avoid making this mistake and strengthen their chances of holding the truck driver accountable.

Should a Claimant Speak with the Negligent Trucker’s Insurance Company?

People might make the mistake of communicating with an insurance company after an accident if they are not familiar with the claim process or if they believe that an insurance company is on their side. Mistakes made when speaking with an insurance company could greatly reduce a claimant’s recovery after a truck wreck.

Recorded Statements

Insurers often attempt to get claimants to admit fault or downplay their injuries in recorded statements. An experienced attorney could provide the guidance and negotiating skills necessary to communicate with insurance teams efficiently.

Issuing a Check

The at-fault driver’s insurance company may issue a check to the injured person that is substantially lower than the value of the claim. If the injured party chooses to cash the check, they must sign a release absolving the insurance company of any further responsibility. However, a dedicated attorney in Gwinnett County could help a claimant avoid unfair restitution by ensuring they receive the damages they are entitled to so that they can fully recover from the truck crash.

Failing to Get a Truck Wreck Attorney

Not contacting an attorney after a truck accident in Gwinnett County is a mistake that could result in a claimant losing relevant data and evidence. A skilled truck collision attorney could preserve evidence, expertly communicate with trucking and insurance companies, and begin to build a case for the injured driver immediately after an accident.

Attorneys could also help injured drivers navigate the initial aftermath of truck accidents by encouraging them to seek immediate medical care, enlisting the assistance of accident reconstructionists to preserve evidence from the scene, and sending spoliation letters to ensure that all evidence is preserved.

Hire a Gwinnett County Attorney to Help You Avoid Mistakes

The biggest mistakes that people tend to make after being involved in a truck crash are not seeking medical attention, speaking with the other driver’s insurance company, and failing to contact an attorney. Knowing what mistakes to avoid after a Gwinnett County truck accident could help you be successful in your recovery. Call now and schedule your first consultation to begin protecting your future.

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