Personal Injury Attorney in Duluth GA Explains What Car Accident Victims Need to Do After the Incident

August 10, 2021 at 16:01

Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth, a law firm based in Duluth, GA, has offered advice to car accident victims on what they need to do after the incident. The first thing they need to do, of course, is to seek medical treatment if there is a need for it. However, the firm warns that they may be approached by insurance adjusters offering a certain amount of money as settlement. The offer may seem attractive because of the expensive medical costs but the firm warns the accident victims that such a quick settlement usually undervalues the claim by a significant amount and they lose their legal rights to file a claim against the party responsible for the injury.

Tim Derrickson, a spokesperson for Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth, says, “It is important to keep in mind that the insurance company is not on your side. The insurance adjuster that you are dealing with does not work for you or in your interest. Their goal is to minimize your settlement while saving money for their company. Almost any settlement offer that you receive early in the case will not take into account several important factors, including the cost of your future medical treatment and the amount of your pain and suffering you endured from the crash.”

They advise car accident victims to consult with a personal injury attorney to avoid being bullied by the insurance firm into accepting a much lower amount than what they can legally claim. Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth will evaluate every angle of a client’s case and get the help of experts who can provide an estimate of the case value. After conducting a thorough investigation, they will submit the appropriate demand to the insurance company, and if they decline to provide a fair settlement, the case will be taken to court.

The legal team at Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth are devoted to providing help to injury victims and their families. They have a number of unique characteristics that make the firm stand out among the crowd. These include the fact that: they are graduates from some of the best universities and colleges in the US; they have significantly diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds; they are multi-lingual, which means that they can also serve clients who speak Spanish, Russian, Greek, German, and French; they are recipients of the American Jurisprudence Award, Wolf Scholarship, and National Merit Scholarship; they are published legal authors; they have extensive legal experience; and they are licensed to practice in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, West Virginia, Texas, and Tennessee.

Aside from car accidents, they can also serve the legal needs of victims of pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, workplace accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, nursing home abuse, dog bites, premises liability, and construction accidents. Pedestrian accidents can result into serious and impairing injuries that can substantially affect the victim’s quality of life. Injured pedestrians may legally claim for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

Slip and fall accidents are quite common and may result into serious injuries. Property owners and employers who fail to provide a remedy for dangerous conditions in their property or establishment may be held responsible for the injuries suffered by people in their premises.

The firm can also help victims of workplace accidents. It is important to note that Georgia workplace law is very complex, and victims will need to file their claim under the appropriate law or their case can be dismissed. The firm will carefully assess the facts surrounding the workplace injury and will direct the case to the proper individuals or business. They will make sure that those responsible for the injury will be held accountable.

When in need of a personal injury attorney Duluth GA residents can check out the Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth website, or contact them on the phone or through email.

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For more information about Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth, contact the company here:

Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Duluth
Tim Derrickson
(404) 875-0900
tderrickson@attorneykennugent.com
4227 Pleasant Hill Rd #300, Duluth, GA 30096

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