Contributing Negligence Defense can reduce Personal Injury Verdicts

People injured in auto accidents often struggle with the insurance companies to be fairly compensated for their personal injury claims.  Adjusters and their defense attorneys often argue that the personal injury victim was at least partially at fault for the car accident that caused heir injuries.  This is the legal defense called "contributory negligence".  If [...]

By | 2015-08-08T15:20:22+00:00 August 8th, 2015|Car Accident, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Motorcycle Accident Results in 8.6 Million Dollar Verdict

People often want to know how much their personal injury claim is worth.  Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney Richard Griffin explains that there are a lot of different factors, but the extent of the injury is a big one.  One example is William Corley and Michelle Corley v. Floyd County Medical Services and Charles Thaxton, No. 13CV-00105-KFL002.  [...]

Uninsured motorist can cover injury claims against unknown hit and run drivers

Uninsured motorist policies (UM) can cover your personal injury claim when a negligent driver injuries you and does not have any insurance.  Most of the time uninsured motorist coverage is used when the following occurs: Uninsured motorist coverage comes into play when the negligent driver is driving without auto insurance.  The minimum liability coverage in Georgia is $25,000 per claimant [...]

By | 2015-03-05T16:07:30+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Car Accident, Hit and Run Accident, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Without Bad Faith, Policy Limits Often Limit Personal Injury Recoveries

Atlanta personal injury lawyers often must explain to their clients that their case is worth more than the available insurance coverage.  This is a bitter pill to swallow for anyone who has been seriously injured in a car accident.  Atlanta personal injury attorney Richard Griffin at 877-PAIN-LAW (877-724-6529) knows that there are many different factors that determine how [...]

By | 2015-01-05T16:59:41+00:00 January 5th, 2015|Car Accident, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can pregnancy result in lower personal injury settlements?

Can the pregnancy of the personal injury claimant have an impact on the value of her case?  Yes.  Pregnancy or any other medical condition that limits the treatment an injured party can get can definitely have an impact on the value of the personal injury case in Atlanta and anywhere in Georgia.  Consulting with an [...]

What do you do if two drivers cause your auto accident?

Many times car accidents are caused by more than one driver.  This can make it difficult to get paid on for your property damage and personal injury claims.  Attorney Richard Griffin of 877-PAIN-LAW use the following approach to deal with this situation: We set up the claim with the auto insurance adjuster for both drivers. We [...]

Adjusters make low personal injury offers if your car damage is low

Adjusters and their defense attorneys will often refuse to make fair offers if the property damage to the vehicle you were in didn't have much property damage.  They  argue that if the property damage is low, then there isn't any mechanism for injury.  This is a fancy way of saying if the metal didn't get [...]

Doctor Search Tool available from 877PainLaw

Doctor Search Tool:  Attorney Richard Griffin is committed to providing tools on our Pain Law website that help injured people get the information they need for their personal injury or workers' compensation claims.  One of Pain Law's newest tools is the Doctor Search Tool.  This tool can be used to help find the best possible doctor for you [...]

By | 2014-09-18T19:03:38+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Car Accident, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Car Accident? Get your free Police Report Today

Free Police Report Tool:  The Pain Law website at www.old.877painlaw.com has many incredible tools available to potential personal injury clients.  One of these tools is a form that will authorize us to retrieve your police report for you for free.  Attorney Richard Griffin provides this Police Report Request form to potential clients who are interested [...]

Defense Attorneys Argue Back Surgery was Unrelated

Personal injury cases involving surgery usually have a very high value.  So what do you think defense attorneys do when the auto accident claimant has injuries that require surgery?  He or she usually argues that the surgery was not related to the auto injuries.  If the surgery is not related to or caused by the auto accident, [...]