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Life on the road in Lawrenceville, GA, presents various dangers — from overcrowded intersections to weary drivers on the interstate. Unfortunately, these hazardous road conditions can cause serious car accidents, with consequences that can change your life forever. Case in point: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports an estimated 901 traffic fatalities in Georgia in the first half of 2022 alone — fourth most among all states!

With years of experience and a commitment to excellence, Henningsen Injury Attorneys P.C. can provide the full support, care, and attention you need to navigate the bewildering labyrinth of car accident legalese. We’re here to offer valuable legal information and advice and strong representation, all while rigorously negotiating for maximum financial compensation on your behalf. We don’t settle for less — and you shouldn’t either.

 

 Let our Lawrenceville car accident lawyers take the wheel — we’ll get you back on the road to recovery. Call us at 404-835-4935 to book your free case review today. You pay nothing until you win

 

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Should You Take An Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer?

As a general rule, you should never immediately accept an auto insurance company’s first offer without first obtaining a comprehensive picture of your total losses — ideally with the help of a Lawrenceville auto accident attorney. You should only do this if you’re certain your car sustained minor damage and no injury claim will be needed down the road.

When it comes to the first settlement offer, always remember the following:

  • It’s almost always going to be a lowball offer, far below the actual costs of your injuries;
  • It’s not likely to include payment for all of your damages — pain and suffering, as well as other long-term needs that may include lost wages, rehabilitation costs, medical bills, etc.;
  • In most cases, it won’t be the last offer.

Most of the time, what the insurance company offers is far less than you’re entitled to — and simply signing away your rights means you can’t go back and get what you deserve. Additionally, some insurance adjusters might pressure you into making statements that can harm your claim or signing releases that they can use against your accident case.

That’s why you need a car accident personal injury attorney to handle your case. A Lawrenceville auto accident lawyer understands that the first settlement offer is just the beginning of the negotiation process; they’ll explain your legal rights, the details of your case, determine negligent behavior, protect your rights, and entail the fair compensation you deserve. Good legal representation will negotiate effectively with insurance companies, who in turn are more inclined to pay out bigger sums in insurance claims when there’s an attorney involved.

For experienced representation you can count on, contact Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C. Our law group proudly serves auto accident victims in Lawrenceville, Johns Creek, Roswell, and elsewhere in Gwinnett County, Fulton County, Cobb County, Dekalb County, and throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. Call 404-835-4935 to speak to a seasoned Lawrenceville car accident lawyer about your case.

 

If you’ve been injured, contact us at our law firm and book a free case review consultation with our experienced personal injury lawyers.

 
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What’s The Law For A DUI In Lawrenceville, Atlanta?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a crime with very serious penalties and is not something to take lightly. If you’re arrested for DUI in the city of Atlanta, the court process can be long and exhausting. Normally, there are several hearings, which may take place in administrative, criminal, or even Atlanta municipal court.

Drunk Driving Consequences

The Georgia implied consent law stipulates that by simply driving in the state, you consent to sobriety testing if requested by law enforcement. If you refuse state-administered breathalyzer tests, the officer can seize your license and issue you a DS-1205 form, which acts as a 45-day temporary driving permit as well as notice of an upcoming administrative license suspension. The police officer can also seize your license outright if your chemical test results are over the legal limit (breath/blood alcohol level exceeds .08 in the last three hours of driving).

A DUI in Georgia can result in incarceration, heavy fines, counseling, suspension driver’s license, and more. DUI’s can also be treated as a felony or misdemeanor, depending on the facts of the case. Further, life without a valid license can be a struggle, especially for those who rely on it for their livelihood and well-being. It can become hard to get to and from work, school, and other necessary daily activities. And don’t be tempted to drive without one: driving without a valid license incurs serious legal risks, including fines and other penalties.

Appealing The Administrative License Suspension

There are two ways to appeal the suspension: through an administrative license suspension hearing (where both criminal and administrative courts will hear your DUI case) or by obtaining an ignition interlock device limited permit. Choosing the latter puts you on a limited driver’s license, good only for driving in Georgia, regardless of whether you are convicted of DUI. Either way, you have 30 days from the date of your arrest to decide what you want to do next.

 

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Choosing The Right Lawrenceville Car Accident Lawyer Near Me

For victims, choosing the right attorney is crucial to the success of your car accident case, so vet carefully.

Referrals are really the best way to find a lawyer. Talk to people you know and trust — family, friends, coworkers, etc. — to see if they know any good Lawrenceville car accident lawyers in their area. Can’t find anyone that knows one? Local bar associations can make great resources for referrals. Give them a call and they’ll gladly point you in the right direction.

Of course, you can always search online for lawyers who have many years of experience with car accident cases; and a proven track record of case results success. Look for successful out-of-court settlements and jury verdicts. Take the time to read case reviews on the lawyer’s website, or those posted on independent review sites like Avvo.com. Ensure that their credentials and educational background are up to date as well.

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Once you’ve narrowed down the list, contact each one of the top picks to schedule an initial consultation. Before they take your case, get a general idea of what the process would look like, and be sure to ask lots of questions. There are no dumb questions — a competent lawyer can answer them all.

Our Lawrenceville car accident lawyers in Atlanta, GA are knowledgeable and compassionate professionals who fight hard to determine liability and get you to recover compensation following a car crash.

Need a Sandy Springs DUI law firm? An Alpharetta drug offenses attorney? Or a wrongful death attorney for criminal cases of battery, domestic violence, or medical malpractice? We serve injured victims of all kinds of accidents throughout the state; in various practice areas.

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FAQs

Most injury lawyers in Lawrenceville, GA take a contingent fee-based on the total amount recovered by settlement or trial verdict. This can vary anywhere from 33.33% to 40%. There may also be litigation costs and expenses, deducted from recoveries or invoiced to the defendant.

Here at Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C., we don’t get paid unless you do — which is why we extend our services through an initial free consultation. Learn more about our Contingency Fee Structure.

In short, yes. Even in minor cases, there can be serious harm and unforeseeable long-term losses. A car accident lawyer in Lawrenceville can help you: