When personal injuries occur, it can impact every area of your life. The nature of your injuries and the need for ongoing care may make returning to your job impossible, while medical debts continue to accrue. Even simple, daily tasks can be difficult to perform, putting an extra burden on your friends and family members.
At the law firm of Calvin A. Edwards, Jr., we understand how devastating these injuries can be, and how they can impact every area of your life. Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys are here to help during this difficult time, providing the compassionate, experienced legal representation you need to get the compensation you deserve.
Personalized, Professional Service From Our Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 30 million people visit hospital emergency room departments every year due to personal injuries. In addition to being one of the leading causes of disability, personal injuries such as those involving car, bike, or pedestrian accidents, sports or recreational activities, and slip, trips, or falls are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
While the above are often attributed as being accidental in nature, our Atlanta personal injury attorneys know that the reckless and negligent actions of others are often to blame. At the law firm of Calvin A. Edwards, we help hold responsible parties accountable so that our clients can get the compensation they are entitled to. The types of injuries involved in cases we represent include:
- Broken bones and lacerations;
- Fire and burn injuries;
- Neck and back injuries;
- Spinal cord injuries;
- Brain and head injuries;
- Vision, hearing, and sensory injuries;
- Wrongful death claims.
How Our Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys Can Assist You
At the law firm of Calvin A. Edwards, Jr., our personal injury attorneys can assist you in seeking compensation for the damages you suffered, either through a personal injury claim against the at fault party’s insurer, or by filing a personal injury lawsuit through the Georgia courts. Under Section 51-12-1 of the Georgia Code, the types of compensation you may be entitled to in a lawsuit include the following:
- Medical expenses;
- Lost wages;
- Pain and suffering.
In the event of a wrongful death, surviving family members may also be entitled to funeral expenses and payments to make up for the loss of income and companionship.
If you or someone you care about suffers a personal injury, call or contact the law firm of Calvin A. Edwards, Jr. online right away. We can arrange a free, no obligation consultation with our Atlanta personal injury attorneys to discuss the types of compensation which may be available in your case.