Car Accident Cases Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia

Can you tell us about a memorable motor vehicle case you handled?

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Atlanta, GA personal injury attorney Bill Atkins tells the story of a memorable motor vehicle case he handled. Catastrophic injury cases present emotional challenges for individuals grappling with life-altering injuries, seeking legal representation as a source of hope for a better future. A notable case involves a 22-year-old woman facing arrest for a probation violation and with a history of substance abuse. Despite communicating her heroin addiction to jail staff, her concerns were disregarded, resulting in inappropriate medical protocols. This negligence led to a cardiac arrest event, inflicting severe brain injuries and a lifelong dependency on care for basic functions.

The initial law firm handling the case lacked experience in complex medical malpractice, particularly in a jail setting. Intervening seven to eight months into the case, the situation was in disarray. Despite challenges, the firm’s reputation, dedicated efforts, and expert consultations culminated in a resolution through mediation. While the outcome may not have been ideal at the case’s outset, it significantly enhanced the young woman’s life, guaranteeing additional care and assistance in her daily life.

This case highlights the firm’s dedication to making a tangible impact on the lives of those they represent. A distinctive feature is the personal approach, demonstrated by the lawyer’s decision to meet the client in person, setting the firm apart from prior legal representation. This commitment to understanding and advocating for clients remains a fundamental principle at the firm.

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