Collisions between automobiles, motorcycles and pedestrians happen every day on Georgia roadways; so often in fact, that they would seem like a common part of everyday life.
According to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, in 2010 alone, there were 111,290 people injured in motor vehicle collisions on Georgia roads. 1,244 of those collisions resulted in fatalities, and 298 of those were alcohol-related. Even the best drivers can be injured by the negligence of others, so it is important that you take appropriate action to make sure these drivers are held responsible for any damages they caused.
Injuries sustained in a collision can cause lifelong disabilities, including brain, neck and back injuries, as well as cause broken or fractured bones. Even less severe soft tissue injuries detected days after the collision, like head trauma, whiplash, and spinal strains and sprains, cause you to suffer considerable pain and discomfort for several months at a time.
If you have suffered injuries due to the negligence of another driver, consider speaking with an experienced attorney at The Law Office of Leonard T. Mathis. In most cases, one of the worst things you can do after you’re injured in a car accident is to attempt to take on their insurance company alone. Their adjusters are trained to act like your best friends, only to use every statement you make to diminish the value of your claim. As soon as they get off the phone with you, they call their team of attorneys. Don’t rely on the insurance company to protect your statutory rights under Georgia law. Call on The Law Office of Leonard T. Mathis to protect those rights and maximize your recovery.