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Can You Receive Compensation For Missed Time At Work After A Truck Accident In Georgia?

Being involved in a truck accident in the state of Georgia is no joke. You can be out of work for weeks or even months as you complete your hospital stay and rehabilitation. That is a lot of lost wages to make up. You are probably hoping you can receive compensation for all this lost time.

This is where we come in. Here at Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC, we know how much of a burden missing that much time at work can put on a family. Our truck accident lawyers can review your case and determine how much compensation you are entitled to.

If You Have Lost Wages Because Of A Truck Accident, We Can Help!

No family can afford to lose a paycheck – especially for weeks at a time. The worst part is that all of this was preventable. If the other driver had acted more responsibly, your accident might never have occurred in the first place. Our personal injury lawyers have seen our clients through similar events time and time again, and now we want to help you, too.

At Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC, we have gotten hundreds of clients the compensation they deserve. Call us today to speak with one of our experienced professionals and let us help you get your life back on track.

Lifetime Injuries

Truck accidents are not like regular car accidents. While some car accidents result in permanent, life-long injuries, this is almost a guarantee with truck accidents. In many cases, victims of truck accidents can never return to their previous line of work again due to their injuries.

Surely, there must be some compensation for such a severe impact on your quality of life. It is therefore crucial that you hire a lawyer to help you with your claim. You only get one chance to put your case before the court. You want to make sure that you are asking for everything you are entitled to right out of the gate.

Determining Compensation

It can be incredibly difficult to determine on your own how much compensation a court would award you. An experienced lawyer can review your personal injury case and advise you of what you need to add to your claim.

Some of the factors considered when determining compensation include:

  • Current and future lost wages
  • Current and future medical costs (including prescriptions and rehabilitation)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Impact on quality of life

If you are unsure of what to claim, Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC can help. We are prepared to do whatever it takes to find every dollar you are entitled to, and we will use every resource at our disposal to help you get it.

It helps to have a lawyer behind you in a situation like this, as insurance companies and their clients are more likely to take you less seriously if you represent yourself. They may also try to get you to settle for a number that is less than you deserve just to be rid of your case. But when Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC has the case, insurance companies know you are not going anywhere until you get results.

Types of Damage Awards

There are two main types of damage awards that you can expect to receive on your claim: specific damages and general damages.

Specific damages cover the specific amount of money used to treat injuries and/or replace or repair damaged property. This is where you would submit your medical bills and repair paperwork from the mechanic.

General damages vary widely, from an inability to have children as a result of the accident to pain and suffering and emotional distress. Of course, what types of general damages a court will award, and the amounts associated with each one, are specific to your individual case.

Rest Assured And Hire A Professional

If you have already missed work as the result of getting into a truck accident in Georgia, then you are already stressed enough as it is. Let us handle your accident claim for you so you can focus on what is most important: your health. Stress is only going to make your recovery time longer, so turn your case over to us and take solace in the fact that a caring professional is fighting for you.

If you would like to speak to a qualified member of our team, then fill out the form to the right, or call us at (855) 329-7144. You will be connected to one of our knowledgeable lawyers, who will advise you of the compensation they feel you are entitled to – and that they will fight to get for you. Best of all, you will receive a free consultation with no obligation to retain. Call us today!