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WHO’S LIABLE IF SOMEONE ELSE IS DRIVING MY CAR AND GETS IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

May 10, 2021

Following a car crash, one of the main questions is, “Who is liable for the accident?” However, things can get complicated when one of the drivers involved in the accident is not the owner of the vehicle.  If another person was involved in a car accident while driving your car in Georgia, you might worry that you could be responsible…

WHAT TO DO IF MY UBER GETS IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

April 26, 2021

The popularity of rideshare services, including Uber, has skyrocketed in recent years. But what happens if you are involved in a car accident while riding in an Uber vehicle? Who would compensate you for your injuries and losses? If your Uber driver gets in a car accident, you may want to consult with an Atlanta car accident attorney to determine your options. …

WHY OUR ATTORNEYS DO NOT POST CASE RESULTS ONLINE

April 15, 2021

Many other law firms post case results on their websites. When browsing your website, you will not find a page where we brag about our case results and the millions of dollars that we have recovered for our clients. Why?  Let us explain. In the years that we have been representing clients in Atlanta, we have learned from our firsthand…

WHAT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT IN GEORGIA?

April 12, 2021

Being involved in a car accident is a frightening and stressful experience. However, if you have been injured and intend to pursue a personal injury claim, it is vital to comply with certain legal requirements imposed by Georgia law.  If you have been involved in an automobile crash in Atlanta or elsewhere in Georgia, do not hesitate to contact an…

WHY YOU PROBABLY NEED MORE INSURANCE

April 5, 2021

All too often, we represent people who have sustained serious injuries but do not have enough insurance coverage available to help cover their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages after a wreck. While you do not have any control over whether the person that causes you an injury has enough liability coverage, you do have complete control…

CAN I SEEK COMPENSATION FOR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS IN MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

March 29, 2021

Emotional distress, also known as mental anguish and pain and suffering, can be debilitating and overwhelming. It is not uncommon for victims of car crashes, slip and fall accidents, and other traumatic events to deal with emotional distress in the aftermath of the accident.  The severity of emotional or psychological injuries varies from one case to another and depends on the…

WHAT IS GEORGIA’S STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY CASES?

March 15, 2021

The time limit to file a personal injury lawsuit in Georgia and recover damages depends on the type of your case. The time limit is known as the statute of limitations.  At Hoffspiegel Law, we are dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients. No matter how long it has been since you were injured, feel free to contact…

CAN I SUE THE TRUCKING INSURANCE COMPANY DIRECTLY IN A GEORGIA TRUCK ACCIDENT CASE?

March 1, 2021

The short answer is, “Yes, you may be able to sue the trucking insurance company directly because Georgia’s direct action statute allows victims to file a lawsuit against the insurer following truck accidents.”  However, each case is unique, which is why it is highly advised to consult with an experienced truck accident attorney at Hoffspiegel Law to determine liability in your particular situation.  How can you…

CAN DEFENDANTS APPORTION FAULT TO A NON-PARTY IN GEORGIA PERSONAL INJURY CASES?

February 15, 2021

Georgia has an apportionment statute that allows defendants to apportion fault to non-parties. Georgia’s apportionment statute, codified in O.C.G.A. § 51-12-33, allows holding each party whose fault contributed to the plaintiff’s injury responsible for their respective share of fault.  The statute requires a jury to apportion responsibility for a plaintiff’s injury among the defendant and non-parties whose negligent or intentional acts…

CAN I RECOVER DAMAGES IF I WAS PARTIALLY AT FAULT FOR MY CAR ACCIDENT?

January 20, 2021

When a person is involved in a car accident, one of the first questions that may arise is, “Who’s responsible for the collision?” In fact, there may be multiple at-fault parties in some car crashes.  But can you still recover damages for your damages and losses incurred in the car accident if you were partially at fault for causing the…

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