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Personal Injury Lawsuits: What to Do and What Not to Do

per·son·al in·ju·ry: an injury that is suffered due to someone else’s negligence.

Incidents involving personal injuries can be devastating both physically and emotionally. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, on the job or at the hands of another party, contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Only an accident and injury lawyer in Savannah can give you the guidance you need. 

Immediately following the accident, or soon afterward, there are steps you can follow to safeguard your interests and preserve your rights.

Medical Documentation

Regardless of how serious the injury is, it’s important to head straight for an emergency room for a medical examination. This will provide medical documentation of your injuries, which your attorney will need if you go to court.


Gather as much evidence as possible. Evidence includes statements from witnesses who saw the accident take place and who can provide an accurate description of what happened. (Written documentation from eyewitnesses can bolster your case). Once you speak with a personal injury attorney and prepare a written statement, the attorney will gather additional evidence — including information from the doctor and statements from witnesses — to file a proper claim.

Know When to Call for Help

Never attempt to navigate legal waters alone. If you have been injured on the job, never assume that your employer will make it right. The employer’s insurance isn’t there to help you, they are there to protect the employer from liability.

Never sign anything. Let an accident and injury lawyer in Savannah fight for you. Only a well-experienced personal injury attorney will truly fight for what is in your best interest — achieving the settlement you deserve.

Depending on the nature and severity of personal injuries, you could be laid up in the hospital for a long time. For many hard-working families, this poses a tremendous financial setback. In most cases, people involved in personal injury accidents, are facing bills from every direction — rent/mortgage, car payment, utilities and now medical bills from the accident. An experienced personal injury lawyer in Savannah will make sure that you are made financially whole. There is no reason why you or your family should suffer due to an accident that wasn’t your fault. 

Once your attorney files your case, he or she will explain every step of the process. During your personal injury case, it is routinely determined whether or not negligence was involved. In most cases, negligence isn’t difficult to prove. Cameras and eye-witness accounts can provide the most proof to support your claim. If it can be proved that a person or business caused you to be injured, you will win your claim.

The Most Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer in Savannah: Tate Law Group

If you have been injured and believe you may have a legitimate claim, contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Only a seasoned attorney with experience can help you win your claim. Tate Law Group in Savannah offers the top personal injury lawyers in Georgia. If you believe you may be heading into a personal injury lawsuit, call the experts today at (912) 234-3030 or fill out an online contact form and we will get back to you within 24 hours.


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