Law Office of John B. Jackson

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About the Law Office of John B. Jackson

“Our Mission is to provide our clients with a network of innovative legal solutions, excellent legal representation and a dedication to quality customer service.”

For more than a decade John has focused his practice on personal injury, car accidents, wrongful death, and workers compensation claims in Carrollton, Atlanta, and Douglasville GA. He also has a limited domestic practice. He has worked for one of the premier trial firms in the United States on cases involving product liability, trucking accidents and motor vehicle accidents with injuries ranging from soft tissue injuries to fatalities. John has worked for the insurance companies and knows how to present your claim in a manner that will maximize the value of your claim.

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We have in depth experience in our core specialties. Our experienced lawyers at Solicians law firm has successfully helped dozens of major corporations and businesses in many fields and countries.

Personal Injury

Compassionate, Professional Legal Representation In Personal Injury Cases. Our personal injury lawyers in Carrollton are ready to help you 24 hours a day.

Workers' Compensation

We want to work on your case from the very beginning to ensure that we take the best possible care of you.

Car Accidents

Building a solid car accident lawsuit begins in the moments immediately after the accident. Call our team of dedicated accident attorneys in Carrollton today.

Georgia Car Accident Lawyer

“Building a solid car accident lawsuit begins in the moments immediately after the car crash. “

A car accident can be a terrifying experience. The days and weeks following the car wreck can be confusing and unsettling. While the actual car crash happens in the span of a few seconds, your injuries may take weeks, months, or even years to heal.

In order to get compensation for the pain and suffering, minimize the confusion, and speed up the process contact one of the car accident attorneys at John B. Jackson. The John B. Jackson Law Firm has car accident lawyers in 3 different locations to serve you.

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Injury Lawyer

“Compassionate, Professional Legal Representation In Personal Injury Cases.”

Accidental injuries can happen anywhere, and when they do, they often result in serious damages. Your injuries may require extensive medical care and treatments, lengthy recovery times that can prevent you from working or doing the activities you once enjoyed, and long-term disabilities that can impact your overall quality of life. If you are the victim of a personal injury and you live in Carrollton or Douglasville GA, you may require the services of a personal injury lawyer. Contact John B. Jackson Law firm today for a free consultation. You deserve the kind of dedicated, effective legal representation that gets results.

In cases involving personal injuries and accidents, determining what your claim is worth is more than just adding up medical bills and damages to property. It is important to take into consideration the impact your injury could have on your life in the future, psychically, emotionally, and financially. When determining what your injury claim may be worth, it is important consider the following factors:

  • The potential for suffering chronic conditions, with could result in periodic relapses and require ongoing treatment;
  • The impacts health problems could have now and in the future on your ability to participate in activities and do the things you enjoy;
  • The potential for permanent scarring or disfigurement; and
  • Lasting disabilities that could affect your ability to work in your chosen field and could impact your earning potential and future savings.

All of these things and more need to be carefully considered when calculating the total amount your personal injury claim may be worth. Unfortunately, these are often the type of expenses that are either left out or underestimated when dealing with insurance companies. To get a truly accurate estimate of what your claim is worth is to contact our experienced Georgia personal injury attorneys for a free case review.

In the aftermath of an accident, injured victims often mistakenly believe that the insurance company is on their side and will help them to get the amount of compensation they deserve. Unfortunately, this is not the case. The insurer is operating a business, and like any business, their bottom line is making money. In order to accomplish this, companies often limit administrative costs by limiting the amount of time and effort spent on each claim, with the result being that offers to settle your claim may be far less than what you expected or what your case is actually worth. According to the Georgia Office of Insurance, avoid signing an insurance release accepting settlement of your accident claim before doing the following:

  • Conducting your own investigation into the costs associated with replacing or repairing any property damaged in the accident;
  • Speaking with your doctor about the prognosis for your injuries, any future treatments you may require, and any lasting effects or disabilities you may suffer;
  • Keeping a written record of all bills and statements you have received, as well as all correspondence you have had with the company and its representatives; and
  • Consulting with a legal professional before signing a release accepting a settlement amount.

You have one chance to get the compensation you need to recover from your injuries. It pays to have our experienced personal injury attorneys working on your behalf and negotiating with the insurance company to ensure you get the maximum amount you deserve.

In the aftermath of an accidental injury, it does not take long for medical bills to come flooding in. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to compensation for these bills and other costs associated with your injuries. How do you manage these medical costs while waiting for your case to settle? You can always elect to have your bills paid through your own private insurance. If you do this, you are still free to receive compensation for these costs through your insurance claim or through a personal injury lawsuit. Your other option is to have our attorneys file a letter of protection on your behalf with your medical providers. This letter lets them know that you are involved in a lawsuit, and assures creditors that they will be paid through the proceeds of your suit or claim.

While most accident victims want to get the maximum amount of compensation for their injuries, many have concerns about actually taking their cases to court. According to statistics from Black’s Law Dictionary, in approximately 95 percent of personal injury cases, the injured party receives a settlement without ever having to step foot in a courtroom. A major reason that insurance companies are willing to settle is that a court proceeding will likely result in increased costs, such as court fees and legal expenses.

Any money saved by offering you less than what your claim is worth is cancelled out by these costs. Additional motivation for at-fault parties to settle is that if a claim amount cannot be agreed upon and the case goes to trial, a judge will then set the amount, which is again likely to involve additional costs, thereby eliminating any savings for the insurer or at fault party.

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Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyer

“We want to work on your case from the very beginning to ensure that we take the best possible care of you.”

Suffering an injury on the job can affect your ability to continue working, necessitating a workers’ compensation claim. That accident can also be career-ending or life-threatening. No matter how severely you were injured, contact The Law Office of John B. Jackson, in Atlanta, Douglasville, and Carrollton, Georgia for the information you need on the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim.

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Getting into a car accident may do nothing more than interrupt your day. Maybe it causes you to be late for work. Or maybe you miss the opening kickoff of the big game. Other times, your car accident can be much more serious.

One of the most common injuries in a car accident is whiplash. Whiplash happens when your neck is stretched too far in one direction. It can be painful, but it’s nothing that won’t heal itself. Whiplash usually gets better in a matter of days or weeks.

The problem with whiplash is that there’s no way to treat it. Nor is there a way to prove it. Your doctor can only document that you’re suffering from the symptoms of whiplash. There’s nothing he can do to fix it. He can give you some pain medication and have you wear a neck brace. Beyond that, there’s not much he can do to help.

If your only injury is whiplash, your case may settle rather quickly. However, there are times when an insurance company may refuse to pay your claim. This is when you need an experienced Atlanta auto accident lawyer.

Why Would the Insurance Company Deny Your Claim?

 

Even if you’re confident that you’re entitled to money, that doesn’t mean the insurance company will pay your claim. They could have many reasons for denying your claim. Some of the more common reasons include:

  • The policy wasn’t valid
  • The policy had lapsed for non-payment
  • The driver wasn’t listed on the policy
  • You didn’t file your claim in time
  • The insurance company doesn’t believe you were hurt
  • They think you caused the accident
  • You have a history of filing false claims

If your claim is denied, your Atlanta auto accident lawyer can appeal your claim. He can also reach out to the insurance adjuster to try to negotiate a settlement. If this doesn’t work, you’ll have no choice but to file a lawsuit against the driver and his insurance company.

Your Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyer Will Still Try to Settle Your Case

 

Just because your claim isn’t paid doesn’t mean you won’t ever get the compensation you deserve. Your Atlanta auto accident lawyer is still going to continue to try to settle your claim. Hopefully, this happens early in the case.

If your lawyer manages to settle your case early, you can expect to receive money within weeks or a couple months. If the insurance adjuster isn’t willing to play ball, then it’ll take longer. You may have to actually file suit in order to get paid.

Most cases do settle long before they go to trial. Trials are time consuming and expensive. They’re not good for anybody. There is always the risk that you will lose. If this happens, you won’t get a dime.

The insurance company doesn’t want a trial either. For them, there’s a chance that they’ll be ordered to pay a lot more than they could settle for. This is especially true if your lawsuit calls for pain and suffering damages.

Since over 95% of all car accident cases settle, there’s a good chance yours will too.

Your Atlanta Auto Accident Lawyer Will Fight to Get You Damages

 

Even if you only have a whiplash claim, you could still be entitled to significant damages. Most whiplash cases settle for no more than $5,000. Your lawyer would have to prove significant losses in order to settle for more than this.

Some of the damages you may claim include:

  • Medical bills – You are entitled to recover any medical bills caused by the accident. This could include your hospital visit and the tests they perform. It also includes doctor visits and physical therapy.
  • Lost wages – Chances are, if you’re in a car accident, you’re going to miss time from work. If this is more than a couple of weeks, you should be entitled to recover these wages.
  • Property damage – If your car is damaged or destroyed in the accident, you can demand that you be reimbursed for this.
  • Pain and Suffering – These are the non-economic types of damages. It includes the pain and anxiety caused by the accident.

Call and schedule your free initial consultation with an Atlanta auto accident lawyer today. The consultation is free and it’ll give you a chance to meet with an experienced car accident lawyer. He can answer any questions you may have. He can also give you an idea of what your case may be worth.