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What Type Of Damages Are Awarded For Pain And Suffering In Georgia?

August 16, 2022
  If you have been injured in an accident, you may be wondering what type of pain and suffering compensation you are entitled to. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this question. Every case is different, and the amount of pain and suffering compensation will vary depending on the facts and circumstances of the case. However, some general principles apply when awarding pain and suffering damages. In most cases, the amount of damages awarded will be based on the severity of the injuries sustained and the extent to which those injuries have impacted the victim's life. Furthermore, courts will…

How To Negotiate A Personal Injury Settlement – Accident Negotiations

July 26, 2022
If you've been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to a personal injury settlement. But how do you go about negotiating a fair settlement? The personal injury lawyers at The Fitzpatrick Firm have extensive experience helping accident victims get the settlements they deserve, and have written a post on how to negotiate a personal injury settlement. An overview of the basic strategy for negotiating a good settlement of a personal injury claim There are many factors that go into determining the value of a personal injury claim, including the severity of the injuries, the amount of medical bills…

Average Settlements For Drunk Driving Accidents In Georgia

July 19, 2022
Across the country, drunk driving accidents are among the most common types of collisions. In Georgia, these accidents often result in serious injuries and fatalities. If you have been injured in a drunk driving accident, you may be wondering what a personal injury lawsuit settlement could look like. In this blog post, our experienced car accident lawyers will take a closer look at the average settlements for drunk driving accidents in Georgia. Can You Get A Settlement If You Were Hit By A Drunk Driver? If you've been involved in a drunk driving accident in Georgia, you may be wondering…

Will A Dashcam Benefit Me In A Car Accident?

July 13, 2022
How Will A Dashcam Help Me In The Event Of A Car Accident? Proving liability to an insurance company in the event of a motor vehicle accident can be strenuous and complicated. Individuals who witness the motor vehicle accident do not always remain on the scene and even when they do, you are relying on the police to accurately take down their contact information and statements.  However, having a dashcam – a camera that records the road in front of you – can do wonders if your vehicle is struck by an at-fault driver. Most dashcams initiate their recording mechanism…

Punitive Damages In Georgia

Punitive damages are an important aspect to consider in a personal injury case. The personal injury attorneys at The Fitzpatrick Firm are here to provide some insight into the complicated topic. What Are Punitive Damages In Georgia? By definition, punitive damages are essentially legal reimbursements that a defendant must pay along with whatever compensatory or general damages that are owed. Typically punitive damages outweigh compensatory/general damages by a great margin. The reason for this is that punitive damages are supposed to punish offenders for grievous actions. By the same token, excessive punitive damages not only will deter the defendant from committing…

What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage And Why Is It Necessary to Have?

Uninsured Motorist coverage (UM) or Underinsured Motorist coverage (UIM) can be a complicated topic for those who have never been involved in a motor vehicle accident.  Many people don’t know that there is the possibility that you could be hit by a driver without insurance or enough insurance.  When an at-fault driver does not have adequate insurance coverage (or no coverage at all) to cover your total losses, already having purchased uninsured motorist coverage or underinsured motorist coverage will provide you significant benefits and less reason to worry about the accident. Likewise, if you were recently involved in an accident…

What Is The Average Settlement For Car Accident In Georgia

July 11, 2022
If you've been injured in a car accident that was someone else's fault, you have the right to seek damages. This allows you to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and the pain and suffering you've experienced. One of the questions our personal injury lawyers are asked most often is, "How much is my car accident claim worth?" To help you better understand what your case is worth and how much you can expect, the auto accident lawyers at The Fitzpatrick firm are breaking down the factors that determine a car accident settlement. Types Of Damages In…

Understanding Georgia Premises Liability

June 20, 2022
In the state of Georgia, premises liability law states that property owners and those in control of a property are responsible for any injuries that occur on their property. This means that if you are injured on someone else's property, that person or business may be liable for your injuries. If you have been injured in an accident and are unsure of your legal rights, it is important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. As we look at Georgia premises liability law, we're going to explore many different aspects of it including: Proving negligence Gathering evidence to prove…

What Is A Car Accident Lawsuit Process Like?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering what the next steps are. The car accident lawsuit process can be complicated and time-consuming, but it is important to understand your rights and options. In this blog post, we will outline the steps of a typical car accident lawsuit and explain what you can expect during each stage. Keep in mind that every case is different, so if you have specific questions about your own situation, please contact a car accident attorney for advice.  Depending on the circumstances following your accident, there are many factors involved…

How Much Do Accident Lawyers Charge? Attorney Fees Explained

May 24, 2022
If you have been injured in an accident, you may be wondering how much accident lawyers charge. The truth is, that personal injury lawyers can charge a variety of fees depending on the case. A lawyer may charge by the hour, while others may charge a flat fee. There are also some lawyers who will take a percentage of the settlement as their payment. No matter what the fee structure is, it is important to make sure you are comfortable with it before hiring a lawyer. In this blog post, we will discuss how much accident lawyers typically charge and…
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