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What to Expect When Meeting a Car Accident Lawyer

October 21, 2021
Car accidents are prevalent in the U.S. – it records the most road crash deaths, almost 50% more than European countries, Canada, Australia, Japan, and other high-income nations. You'll want to meet an attorney after being in a road accident. For many people, however, this meeting can be overwhelming. The primary reasons for meeting a car accident lawyer are to acquire legal advice regarding the case and determine whether to hire the lawyer on not. The following are what to expect when meeting with a car accident lawyer: 1. Case Assessment The first thing to expect when meeting a car…

Important Steps to Take After a Car Crash

If you find yourself in a car crash, it's important to know exactly what to do after. It's easy to be shaken up and confused after an accident, which is why remembering these five things beforehand can help you know exactly what steps you need to follow to ensure that you are safe and supported. 1. Call For Help If you or someone else is injured in a car accident in Atlanta, the first thing you should do is call for emergency services. Putting this off can have terrible ramifications and lead to injuries becoming worse, or potentially even death.…

How to Protect Your Rights After a Truck Accident

Any serious Atlanta traffic accident can be a frightening experience, but a collision with a large truck can be horrifying. When considering that large trucks may weigh between 20 and 30 times more than passenger vehicles, the chance of death and serious injury to automobile occupants is significantly higher than in most accidents. The victims of such crashes may consider seeking damages from the operator of the truck, but they will need the services of an Atlanta truck accident lawyer to ensure adequate compensation. These are some of the things that should be done after a truck mishap. Share Only…

Why You Should Hire a Lawyer After a Burn Injury

September 22, 2021
Burn injuries can cause immense pain and suffering and should not be taken lightly. If you or a loved one have sustained some form of burn injury as a result of another’s negligence, compensation for the injury may be available to you. However, you will first want to contact an experienced and renowned personal injury attorney that has experience with this type of law. Contact The Fitzpatrick Firm or call (678) 607-5550 to receive a free consultation regarding your situation.  Important Elements of Burn Injury Cases  What caused the accident is critical to the validity of your claim. For example,…

Main Causes of Truck Accidents in America

Car and truck accidents result in 3 million injuries every year. Truck crashes are fatal as trucks weigh more than 35,00 pounds. It takes effort and complete concentration to navigate a fully-loaded truck, even in the clearest of conditions. Sadly, there has been a 52% increase in truck accidents since 2009. Of all these accidents, 68% of the fatalities are passenger car drivers or occupants. So, what makes trucks susceptible to crashes? Many factors contribute to the rise in truck accidents, and you should be aware of them to prevent more crashes. 1. A Negligent Truck Driver Reckless truck drivers…

Questions to Ask Your Automobile Accident Lawyer

September 15, 2021
Automobile accident victims suffer a lot of confusion, injuries, and property damage after a car crash. Since most people do not know the steps to take immediately after the accident, hiring a car accident attorney is necessary. To protect your rights and get fully compensated, you must ask your lawyer the right questions before filing a claim. There are basic factors to think of when selecting a car accident lawyer in Atlanta. Once you shortlist prospect attorneys, use this list of questions to know if your case is worth pursuing. 1. Should You Pursue a Claim? Most victims file a…

Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer: What to Know

September 13, 2021
It's never anybody's plan to be involved in a car accident. Sadly, car and truck accidents keep rising in the U.S, greatly impacting the lives of many Americans. In 2019, heavy trucks caused 10% of all fatal accidents and injured many. Some of these accidents are the result of drivers' negligence or recklessness. Oftentimes, they are related to commercial trucks that ignore traffic laws or drive imprudently due to excessive speed and fatigue. Regardless of how safe you feel after an accident, it is important to contact a truck accident lawyer in Atlanta, GA. They will explain your rights and…

What Process Can I Expect From A Personal Injury Case

August 30, 2021
Our attorneys start with gathering all the information they need as it pertains to your case. This will include examining the extent and nature of your injuries, whether there is permanent damage or scarring, and the potential parties at fault. After examining those factors, our focus would then shift to your level of need as it relates to personal support. Do you need time off from work? Do you have medical bills? Will you need future treatment? Will you need a vehicle? Furthermore, there is a structured process of going about a personal injury lawsuit that begins once you hire…

How to Know if You Have a Personal Injury Case

August 19, 2021
The first thing you should do is call us, the Fitzpatrick Firm, at (678) 607-5550 and explain every detail of your case. From there we will gather vital information relating to your case and provide you with the advice needed to know if you still want to proceed with the lawsuit. Then, if you are fully comfortable going through with the lawsuit, we will gladly take your case. Your mental and physical health is what’s most important, so you will not be charged a fee from us until you are fully recovered. That helps us (and you) decide whether or…

What is a Personal Injury Lawyer

August 18, 2021
If you have been injured -- physically and/or mentally -- as a result of another individual’s negligence, a personal injury attorney will attend best to your legal needs if called upon. However, here at The Fitzpatrick Firm, legal guidance is not our only priority when it comes to satisfying your needs. Namely, we make sure our clients are completely comfortable throughout every step of the process. This means you will have the final say in everything; for example, whether or not you’d be comfortable with taking the case to trial would be up to you. Contact us at (678) 607-5550…
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