Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney
There is simply no replacement for time and attention to a case if your intent is to maximize your recovery following an injury. If you have been injured and need an Atlanta personal injury lawyer Ben Sessions of The Sessions Law Firm can help. We provide exceptionally focused and skilled representation to people injured throughout Georgia as a result of carelessness by other people.
We have extensive experience representing people that have been injured in all types of incidents ranging from medical malpractice to trucking crashes, and the one common trait that we recognize as critical to success in each of these different types of cases is focus. Success in any of these cases requires an intense amount of energy and focus to understand what our strengths are and what are the issues that the defendant will attempt to use in order to avoid responsibility. Once you understand what their view of the case will be and how they will attempt to avoid responsibility for their carelessness, we can begin attacking the case and helping you obtain the recovery that you and your family deserve.
Your personal injury case can take a long time to finally conclude, but your lawyer must act with a real sense of urgency in the preparation of the case. The time immediately after the accident can be the most crucial. This is the time in when evidence essential to establishing fault of the defendant must be documented. This is the time in which your injuries should be photographed and documented. These critical steps can sometimes be recreated at a later time, but recreations are never as good as simply putting in the work early on to document evidence. This can be the difference in quickly and successfully resolving a case and protracted litigation over seemingly minute issues. Your Atlanta personal injury attorney at The Sessions Law Firm understands the importance of being “all in” on your case at the earliest possible time.
WERE YOU HURT WHILE VISITING A BUSINESS?
Where an owner or occupier of land, by express or implied invitation, induces or leads others to come upon his premises for any lawful purpose, he is liable in damages to such persons for injuries caused by his failure to exercise ordinary care in keeping the premises and approaches safe.
O.C.G.A. § 51-3-1.
WERE YOU HURT WHILE VISITING SOMEONE’S HOME?
PROVING YOUR DAMAGES IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF YOUR CASE
Once we establish that the other person or company is responsible for your injury, we must prove the amount of damages that you have suffered as a result of the injury.
(a) Direct damages are those which follow immediately upon the doing of a tortious act.
(b) Consequential damages are those which are the necessary and connected effect of a tortious act, even though they are to some extent dependent upon other circumstances.
O.C.G.A. § 51-12-3.
WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE?
Except as otherwise provided in this article, actions for injuries to the person shall be brought within two years after the right of action accrues, except for injuries to the reputation, which shall be brought within one year after the right of action accrues, and except for actions for injuries to the person involving loss of consortium, which shall be brought within four years after the right of action accrues.