Any injury may have life-changing consequences. Every year in Canton, GA folks suffer injuries that come with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and leave them unable to function. However, you do not have to confront these costs in the event that you were hurt by no fault of your own. The law provides you the right to recover money for doctor bills, medication, missed work time, and more. You need to talk to a personal injury lawyer in Canton.
Determining the Worth of Your Claim
John B. Jackson has the experience to get you the compensation you deserve. When we started practicing law more than 20 years ago, we had 1 goal: to assist men and women get help. That is still our goal, let us provide you with a free consultation to show what we can do for you. Get in touch with us at 770.988.6155 and get your free consultation.
- 1 Determining the Worth of Your Claim
- 2 How Can I Protect My Rights?
- 3 How Can I Tell if My Claim Is Valid?
- 4 How Long Do I Have to File an Auto Accident Claim?
- 5 Do I Need to Go to Court For My Personal Injury Claim?
- 6 What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
- 7 Is There a Deadline For Submitting an Injury Claim in Canton?
- 8 Speak to a Canton Personal Injury Lawyer
How Can I Protect My Rights?
Bear in mind that it’s difficult to tell how serious an injury is at the beginning. Doctors may say it will get better in weeks to find out later that there are complications. Because of this, we recommend you do two important things to protect your rights:
Do NOT take money from an insurance company or even sign any paperwork. Often people who took the money the insurance company offered realized they would need more treatment, costing far more than the coverage. The reason insurance businesses offer cash immediately is because they wish to settle your claim and give you the smallest amount possible. Never sign anything, or take a check, unless you have first consulted with a lawyer.
DO visit a lawyer right away. You get the information you want to make a smart decision when you consult with a lawyer. It may be the most important thing you do following an injury. A lawyer can tell you if you have a claim that is solid and be certain that you receive a medical evaluation. Insurance company offers will increase substantially when you have a lawyer working for you.
How Can I Tell if My Claim Is Valid?
In the event that you were hurt and it wasn’t your fault, you may have a claim. Injuries do not usually just happen, many accidents occur because someone else has been”negligent,” meaning they were not as cautious as they should have been. This can be true in slip and fall accidents and vehicle crash injuries. Negligence does not indicate that someone wanted to hurt you, but it will mean that the insurance provider of the negligent party is responsible for the injuries. Our lawyers in the city of Canton are here to assist you with the legal process.
The most common types of accident claims are:
- Accidents involving trips, falls, and slips
- Pedestrians or bicyclists being hit by cars
- Injuries that happen during a mugging
- Neglect in nursing homes
- Products that are defectively designed or produced
- Dangerous medical devices
- Harmful prescription drugs
- Automobile Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Rear-End Collision Accidents
- Slip and Fall & Premises Liability
- Social Security Disability
- Truck Accidents
- Uninsured Motorist Accidents
- Workers Compensation
If you have been injured in a car accident, the Law Office of John B. Jackson has experienced car accident lawyers ready to assist you in the claim process.
How Long Do I Have to File an Auto Accident Claim?
Do I Need to Go to Court For My Personal Injury Claim?
For most claims, no. However, sometimes an insurance company won’t negotiate. They might think their evidence is better than it is, or they might think they can discredit you in front of a jury. We will explain to you how strong we think your case is and the process of going to local court if we can not resolve your situation through negotiation. We will represent you during the court case if you do file a suit, but many cases never reach that point. At The Law Office of John B. Jackson, we are known for our bargaining power and our ability. We start every claim with a full investigation into exactly what it will take for you to recover as completely as possible and the cause of your injuries. We can demonstrate to the insurance company evidence of what happened and how much money you will need. Oftentimes, that’s all it takes to get you a substantial fiscal recovery.
What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
We don’t believe that getting legal aid ought to be expensive, particularly when you’re dealing with an injury. Here is our pricing structure:
- We do not charge you anything to your consultation
- You don’t pay anything
- You don’t pay anything unless we win money for you
We’ll take out our fee as a percentage When we do succeed in getting you a fiscal recovery. The rest is yours. This gives you help if you need it most.
Is There a Deadline For Submitting an Injury Claim in Canton?
Yes, federal and state laws impose strict deadlines which are followed by the City of Canton. These deadlines vary based on the circumstances of your case. For example, many people that are injured have up to 2 years following their injury to file a claim, however, some people face a deadline–maybe weeks. If you miss the deadline, you won’t have the ability to recover any money for your injuries. Don’t let this happen to you, talk to a personal injury lawyer straight away.
Speak to a Canton Personal Injury Lawyer
At John B. Jackson, we would like to assist you with your injury claim near Canton, GA. Let us show you how much having a lawyer on your side will help. Schedule a complimentary consultation and we’ll talk to you and help you decide what to do. Call us at 770.988.6155 or fill out a contact form to your right today and get your FREE consultation.