If you’ve been injured by an individual or company in Georgia, it’s important to understand the process of recovering damages through lawsuit.
Given complexity of the legal system, injured individuals often find themselves overwhelmed at the prospect of seeking the compensation they deserve. Especially after an injury or accident, a victim may be struggling with physical pain, mental anguish, and steep medical bills, and the idea of navigating the legal system might seem too daunting to handle alone.
Below are some of the steps you’ll need to take to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for your injuries:
1. Gather Evidence
Preparation is key. This means that you must first gather all the evidence that’s relevant to your accident and injuries. This might include things like medical records, witness statements and police reports. The more evidence you have to support your case, the better odds will be in court.
2. Contact a Personal Injury Attorney
If you’ve been injured in Atlanta or anywhere in Georgia, you need to contact an injury attorney. Fortunately, Haug Law Group has years of experience litigating all types of personal injury cases, including vehicle accidents, dog bites, slip and falls, workplace injuries and more.
Haug Law Group will manage every aspect of your legal representation both in and out of court. They will take the heavy lifting of your case off your hands so that you can focus on recovering both physically and mentally. Haug Law Group prepares each case as if it’s going to trial, so you can rest assured that, however your case progresses, every angle will be covered.
3. Prepare to Testify
It’s important to know that you might have to testify in your case. Your attorney may determine that what’s best for your case is for you to tell your story. If that’s the case, your lawyer will advise you up front and give you advice and recommendations on how to manage the experience. It’s critical for you to be honest when communicating the facts of your case when you’re testifying in court. Your Haug Law Group attorney will prepare you to provide accurate answers to all questions, should you need to testify.
If you intend to file a lawsuit in Georgia, remember that personal injury lawsuits have a statute of limitations. If you wait too long to seek damages, you may not be able to recover them. This is true even if another party is at fault. Get a free consultation and learn all of your legal options. Call us at 1-844-428-4529 (1-844-HAUG LAW) or contact us online. We look forward to hearing from you.