Atlanta Injury Law Firm

An Atlanta Injury Law Firm Whose First Concern Is Victims

Our Atlanta personal injury attorney knows from experience that victims and their families often are most vulnerable in the immediate aftermath of the devastating injury that has turned their lives inside out. As overwhelmed as you may feel, you can’t sit back and rely on the insurance company to do what’s right for you.

Insurance companies have their own financial interests at stake, making it very unlikely that they will offer you a settlement that covers all of your and your family’s damages related to the accident, including intangibles like pain and suffering. Having an Atlanta attorney to help you get the compensation you deserve can help you move forward with your life.

Depend on Our Expertise to Handle the Insurance Company

Don’t be a victim twice. If you or a family member experiences a serious accident with personal injuries, obtain prompt medical care first, and then consult with a proven Georgia trial lawyer at the personal injury law firm of James M. Poe, P.C., who can protect your interests. Avoid the temptation to move on and put the accident behind you by taking an insurance company’s offer of a fast settlement.  Never sign any agreement relating to your collision claim without the benefit of legal advice. You could be signing away important rights.

Our interest is in protecting you and your family, ensuring that you recover all the compensation provided by law. From the moment we start working for you, we’re here to help you recover the maximum fair compensation on your claim.

Our Trial Lawyers Fight For Injury Victims

It only takes an instant for a serious collision to change your life and your family’s future forever. When a car accident or other personal injury accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, you are left with injuries that never should have happened. The costs — including serious physical injuries, medical expenses, financial losses, and pain and suffering — are all too real, and you may not have the resources to put your life and your family back together.

Jim and Matt Poe are injury lawyers in Atlanta who proudly represent their clients with a winning combination of skill, experience, and passion. The firm’s clients enjoy the trusted representation and individual attention available from a small law firm with a proven record of success and dedication to its clients’ needs. Our Georgia personal injury practice covers serious injuries in areas such as:

 

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Damages in Atlanta Personal Injury Cases

Under Georgia law, damages in personal injury cases can include:

Compensatory Damages

Compensatory damages are damages intended to compensate you for the negative consequences of your injury, both economic and non-economic.  They can include special damages and general damages.

Special Damages

Special damages repay financial losses such as:

  • Past, present and future medical expenses.
  • Past, present and future lost wages and earnings.
  • Past, present and future disability

General Damages

General damages cover non-financial losses such as:

  • Physical pain and suffering.
  • Mental pain and suffering, including emotional distress, shock, fright, and humiliation.

Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are amounts that a jury may award, in appropriate cases, to punish, penalize or deter the defendant from behaving in the same way in the future.

Have Our Experienced Atlanta Injury Law Firm Help You

Trial lawyers Jim and Matt Poe are ready to put their experience, energy, and proven record of success to work for you and your family.  Just call us or use our convenient online contact form.

We’ll schedule a free consultation to discuss your case, advise you about protecting your legal rights, and answer any questions you may have.

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