Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys
When accidents happen in Atlanta, the Weinstein Firm is here to help
After a serious injury accident in Atlanta, it's hard to know what to do to help injured people and their families. Most people have never been in a collision before, and they are shocked at how difficult it is to move forward while recovering from injuries, losing income from lost work, and dealing with medical appointments and bills. The stress on family members can be extreme.
Since the Weinstein Firm injury attorneys have vast experience helping accident victims, we wanted to provide information for injured people and their families as they move toward recovery.
A bit about Atlanta and available resources to help after an accident
Atlanta is the capital and largest city of the state of Georgia. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta ranks 36th among world cities and 8th in the nation with a gross domestic product of $270 billion. Atlanta's economy is considered diverse, with dominant sectors including logistics, professional and business services, media operations, and information technology.
The Atlanta first responders reduce the damage caused by accidents
The Atlanta Police Department will take charge of the scene when the crash occurs within the city limits, and will create a traffic collision report. Go here to learn how to request a copy of a police report.
The Fulton County Sheriff's Department responds when an accident happens in the county.
The Atlanta Fire Department provides immediate help for injured victims. After an accident, many crash survivors want to reach out and thank their first responders for their help. You should – they save lives, and they are awesome.
Healthcare providers in Atlanta take charge after an injury accident
Often the first post-crash experience for an injured person is being treated at one of Atlanta's nearby hospitals which include:
Getting emotional support after losing someone in a fatal Atlanta accident is important
When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is incredibly helpful for grieving family to work with a grief support organization or therapist who provides help and guidance. Go here to learn more about grief support in Atlanta.
The Atlanta Courts help accident victims deal with the civil, criminal, and legal aspects of an accident
The Atlanta Municipal Court typically has authority over minor criminal matters, traffic tickets, and civil lawsuits where a small amount of money is involved. The Fulton County Superior Court handles felony cases and civil cases involving larger amounts of money.
Drunk-driving accidents are an ongoing problem in Atlanta
We hear every day from people injured in drunk-driving and drugged-driving crashes. We admire the work that Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is doing to reduce and prevent these collisions. Here's a link to the MADD Georgia site which provides great information on their efforts and how you can help.
Information on state law for Atlanta bicyclists and motorcyclists
After a serious Atlanta accident, Weinstein Law handles the insurance claim
Regardless of the cause or the severity of the accident, most folks have to deal with an insurance claim. While minor crashes can be often be handled directly with your insurance adjuster, major accidents require more assistance.
Contact Weinstein Law if you are struggling with the aftermath of an accident and need some support and advice. We know what you are dealing with now, and we know what you will need to deal with in the future. After speaking with our team, you will know what to expect, and you will know what your rights and options are.