Articles Posted in Personal Injury Lawyers in Atlanta

A chalkboard with a question mark drawn on itThere is no obligation to hire a lawyer in order to pursue a personal injury claim. However, most non-lawyers wind up settling their claims for far less than they are worth. This can result in uncovered losses that can pace significant limitations on your recovery and your future. 

At Slappey & Sadd, we fight for our clients’ right to be fully compensated for their injuries. If you’ve been injured and don’t know where to call, we can help. Call us at 888-474-9616 or send us an email to schedule a free consultation. One of our experienced personal injury attorneys can help you understand your options and what your claim is worth. 

Medical Expenses

A construction siteIf you’ve been injured on the job, you’re facing a major decision: do you file a worker’s comp claim, or do you file a personal injury lawsuit? Choosing one means you can’t choose the other. It’s critical to understand the difference between the two so that you can make an informed decision, and more importantly, get the compensation you need. 

The Atlanta attorneys at Slappey & Sadd know both personal injury and workers’ compensation law. We can help you decide what kind of claim to pursue and help you navigate the process. Reach out online or call us at 888-474-9616 to schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help you. 

Workers’ Compensation is “No-Fault” 

 A woman laying in a hospital bedIf you’ve been injured, you are probably just starting to feel the impacts on your day-to-day life. First and foremost, you have to schedule appointments with your doctors to undergo medical treatment and possibly physical therapy. Of course, your treatment will require time off of work, in addition to the time you may have already missed immediately after the accident. On top of all of that, there is the paperwork, phone calls, and battling with your insurance company to cover your claim. The situation only becomes more complicated the more serously you are injured. 

At Slappey & Sadd, we understand the challenges you are facing. We help injured people in the Atlanta area and across the state of Georgia get the compensation they deserve by providing tireless, aggressive legal representation. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, we can help – call us at 404-255-6677 or visit us online to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. 

1. A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You Get the Treatment You Need

Stopsigns with the text "wrong way"At Slappey & Sadd, we’re committed to helping accident victims get the compensation they need to rebuild their lives. We also believe that education is important, and we want to help Georgians avoid the errors that can undermine an otherwise valid claim. We covered a few of these mistakes in our prior post, and we’ll continue that discussion here. 

Failing to Follow Your Doctor’s Orders

Many of us are far too busy to spend time in bed recovering. We need to go to work to support our families, and can’t afford to take time off for doctor’s appointments or physical therapy. Unfortunately, failing to follow the prescribed treatment can result in a denial of your claim. Opposing parties will argue that failing to follow your treatment plan made your injuries worse or use it as evidence that you weren’t really injured in the first place. 

The scales of justiceIf you’ve been injured in an accident, you may be wondering how you can get your life back. You can’t undo what happened, but you can seek compensation for your injuries. In order to prevail, however, you need to understand the basic elements of your case that you will need to prove. You will not be able to recover compensation for your injuries unless you can prove each element of your case. 

The personal injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd can help you prove your case so that you can get the compensation you are entitled to. We work with accident victims in the Atlanta metro area and across the state of Georgia. If you’ve been injured and don’t know what to do, contact us at 404-255-6677 to schedule a free consultation with one of our personal injury attorneys. 

Negligence

A dog splashing in a swimming poolFor many Georgians, summertime means swimming. As enjoyable as swimming can be, accidents happen more often than you think. If you or someone you love has suffered an accident at a pool, it can be overwhelming just getting the treatment you need. If someone else is at fault, it is unfortunately difficult to figure out who should be held liable. 

The personal injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd can help. We’ve been helping people in the Atlanta area and across the state of Georgia since 1992. Give us a call at 404-255-6677 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys. 

Common Swimming Pool Accidents