If someone’s thoughtless action or inaction led to your injuries, you can hold them financially responsible.
Knowing what damages you can pursue, how to negotiate a settlement, and what evidence is necessary to prove your case is not your job; it is ours. A personal injury lawyer in Decatur from Kaine Law can do all this and more on your behalf.
Our No-Fee Guarantee
We work on a contingency-fee basis. We take a percentage of the settlement or award you receive after your case is resolved. We do not charge you anything beforehand. Instead, our compensation relies on your compensation.
We hope that this payment structure will assuage your financial concerns.
For a free legal consultation with a personal injury lawyer serving Decatur, call 404-214-2001
Kaine Law’s Practice Areas
At our firm, we have lawyers on staff who can help with:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Wrongful death cases
- Dog bites
- Premises liability incidents
- Golf cart accidents
- All-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents
- Boating accidents
- Train accidents
- Defective products
- Workers’ compensation cases
We have recovered millions for injured claimants and their families. We once recovered $11 million for a car accident victim. In another case, we won over $5 million for a driver who was injured due to poor roadway conditions.
We are determined to recover compensation for your damages, no matter how you were injured.
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What Types of Damages Can I Recover?
Some types of economic damages (meaning those with financial values) you can get include:
- Hospital bills
- Doctors’ visits
- Mental health counseling
- Missed work
You can also recover non-economic damages (meaning those without pre-determined financial values), which include:
- Loss of consortium
- Emotional distress
- Loss of independence
- Diminished earning capacity
If you are unsure of what your case is worth, we can get to the bottom of it. Fortunately, Georgia does not have a cap on non-economic damages like pain and suffering, so we can negotiate an amount that suits your situation.
We Can Calculate the Cost of Your Injury-Related Expenses
Our team will determine the value of your losses by reviewing your employment records, receipts, and invoices.
Some factors we take into account while valuing your case are:
- Your anticipated recovery period
- What it means to reach maximum medical improvement
- The cause of your accident
- The cost of your economic damages
- Your quality of life
We may need to consult experts about how your injury may affect your prospects in the future. Among the authorities we can use to arrive at an amount are:
You don’t need to prepare this information on your own. Our personal injury team in Decatur can contact and interview experts for you.
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You Must Abide by Georgia’s Statute of Limitations
If the insurance company denies your claim, you cannot agree on a settlement, or the negligent party did not have insurance, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit. In Georgia, your filing deadline will depend on how you were hurt or whether you lost a loved one.
For most personal injury and wrongful death cases, you generally have two years to file your case, as explained by O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33. However, this deadline could be even shorter if you are suing a city, county, or the state. O.C.G.A. § 36-33-5 says that you could have as little as six months to sue a city.
Our team can evaluate your circumstances and explain how long you have to file your case. We do not want you to miss out on your right to recover damages.
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How Can Kaine Law Support My Case?
Your personal injury attorney can help with every aspect of your situation. We can persuade the liable parties to negotiate fairly, shield you from intimidation, and put our knowledge of Georgia law to work for you.
We can help you by:
- Providing you with a free initial consultation
- Investigating your accident
- Communicating with all parties
- Giving you regular updates on your case
- Filing all necessary paperwork
- Negotiating a settlement
- Preparing your case for trial, if necessary
We will not pass off your case to an assistant, nor will we charge you to have your questions answered in an initial consultation. In fact, at Kaine Law, we pride ourselves on keeping you in the loop, moving forward, and preparing for what comes next.
How Does Kaine Law Pursue Compensation?
By conducting an investigation into your case, we can compile proof of negligence. We must prove that the at-fault party caused you harm because they acted recklessly or carelessly.
Photos, witness statements, and police reports can all help create a timeline of events that showcases where the negligent party deviated from their duty of care.
Some forms of negligence that cause personal injuries include:
- Drunk driving
- Puddles or loose flooring
- Design flaws
- Distracted driving
- Unrestrained dogs
- Equipment malfunctions
- A lack of signage
- Failure to yield
- Inadequate security measures
The cause of your accident will give us important information on how to proceed.
Call Us if Negligence Left You in Pain
When someone’s reckless behavior injures you, you have a right to pursue damages, receive legal help on your case, and know what you could be entitled to. One of Kaine Law’s personal injury lawyers can get started on your case today.
To begin your free case review, call (404) 214-2001.