Helping Personal Injury Victims Recover Damages
Whether it’s on the highway, in a crosswalk or at a park, there are many places accidents occur. As a sensible adult, you understand that some injuries cannot be prevented. You also know that many accidents can be avoided. If another individual’s recklessness injures you or your loved ones, it is reasonable to take legal action.
It is not only physical damage that victims of personal injury struggle to overcome but also emotional and mental trauma can be just as harmful. Adding medical bills, lost wages and diminished earning potential affects finances for years. These consequences can destabilize not only the lives of their victims but also their loved ones. At Agricola Law, LLC, our Auburn-area legal professionals strive to promote stability when we work for our personal injury clients.
Holding Negligent Drivers And Animal Owners Responsible For Their Actions
Whether your injury occurred in Alabama or Georgia, our attorneys are qualified to represent you in the state, federal and appellate courts in both states. Throughout this region, we have established a reputation for our ability to secure maximum compensation for complicated personal injury matters such as:
- Motor vehicle collisions, including truck accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Premises liability, assault due to insufficient security
- Traumatic brain injury
- Dog and animal attacks
- Wrongful death or catastrophic injury
- Civil rights violations
When you retain our legal services in Opelika, you have a staunch ally at your side. Together, we will work to hold drivers, trucking companies, insurance companies or pet owners accountable for their financial obligations. We also work with clients who are dealing with complex civil rights matters.
Can I still recover compensation for my injuries from the other driver if I was labeled partially to blame by the insurance company?
The quick answer is, not if you live in Alabama. We live in one of the few states that prohibits a driver who was found to be at fault, even in the slightest, to be unable to seek compensation for their injuries. That being said, it is imperative that you understand this stipulation of personal injury law, as insurance companies often seek any means necessary to place partial blame on you in order to avoid having to compensate for injuries. Make sure to talk to a personal injury attorney to avoid being unfairly blamed for the accident.
How long will I have to wait to recover compensation for my personal injury suit?
Though insurance companies will be quick to offer you a settlement, it is not likely that it will be enough to completely cover your injuries as well as pay for damages to your vehicle and lost wages, both since the accident and in the future.
Though it may be tempting to quickly settle, the insurance company is looking for a quick way out for a reason; and that’s because they know they’re saving money in the long run. Make sure you enlist the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer to ensure you get what your case is worth. In most cases, you may have to wait for approximately a year to receive compensation.
What are the deadlines for filing a personal injury lawsuit in Alabama?
Though the specifics of your suit may be different, most of the time the statute of limitations in personal injury cases is two years from the date of the injury. If your case involves a minor, a government vehicle or public employee, or occurred on government property, filing deadlines could be either shorter or longer.
We Represent People Filing Injury Claims In The Following Communities
We are respected members of the legal communities of Opelika, Auburn, Phenix City, Valley, Lanett, Beulah, Salem, Smith Station and Montgomery, Alabama, as well as Columbus, Georgia. Our attorneys regularly represent clients in courts in Russell County, Lee County, Chambers County, Macon County, Randolph County, Montgomery County, Tallapoosa County, Elmore County and Autauga County, Alabama, and Muscogee County, Harris County and Troup County, Georgia.
Call Today To Learn More
Our primary personal injury attorneys Barbi Agricola and Al Agricola personally handle each client’s claims. They use their extensive legal insight when advocating for their clients in negotiating sessions and in the courtroom. They have been commended for their successful negotiation and litigation strategies by numerous legal organizations. Call our office at 334-610-1064 or email us today.