What Is Attorney-Client Privilege?

After you have been injured in an accident, hiring an attorney can be an intimidating process. You'll need to find an attorney who practices the type of law that applies to your case. Then you'll have to determine which one will advocate for your rights the best. Finally, you will have to trust them. For anyone, depending on someone they just met can be challenging. Anything you tell or show your attorney must remain with them. Understanding this attorney-client privilege can help you feel more comfortable trusting your attorney. As dedicated personal injury attorneys, the attorneys at Dozier Law can help you. Call 888-239-2129 to schedule your risk-free confidential consultation, or visit us online today. What Is Attorney-Client Privilege? The attorney-client privilege is one of the oldest privileges recognized today, dating back to the 16th century. Since then, rules have solidified attorney-client privilege as law and outlined specific characteristics of…

Avoid These Mistakes If You Have Been Injured

Have you or a loved one recently suffered an injury? Was another’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional harm to blame for what happened? If a business, individual, or even a government agency is at fault for your injuries and you are considering suing them for compensation, there are a few things you must be sure not to do if you want to protect the value of your case. This article will explain some common mistakes made by people injured and hoping to receive compensation from those responsible for their harm. If you or a family member is a victim of an injury caused by another’s actions or inactions, the attorneys at Dozier Law are always here to listen to your story and to help you pursue both justice and any and all compensation that you’re owed. Mistake #1 – Failing To Seek Medical Attention In Georgia, many personal injury lawsuits hinge…

Common Personal Injury Terms To Know

Attending the first meeting with an attorney after you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident can seem like an intimidating task at first. Know that we want you to feel completely comfortable working with us. The attorneys at Dozier Law strive to use easy-to-understand language when speaking with clients instead of using confusing legal jargon. But, there are occasions when we may need to use legal language, so you might be interested in becoming familiar with some of the terms that may come up during your free consultation. This article explains some of the most common legal terms relating to your personal injury case. Please don't be afraid to ask if you do not understand something at any time during your communications with our attorneys or anyone in your office. We would never expect anyone but attorneys to understand legal jargon as a matter of course.…

How Does A Personal Injury Attorney Get Paid?

If you’ve been injured and you are considering hiring an attorney to represent you in a personal injury lawsuit, you may be wondering how you will pay them for their time and effort. You know that you’ll need an attorney’s help to seek rightful compensation, but what if you don’t have the funds to pay them up front? Given that you’ve recently been injured, chances are that you’re grappling with medical bills and the impacts of taking time away from work. If you can’t afford retainer fees right now, can you still hire an experienced personal injury attorney? The good news is that many personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. Embracing a contingency fee model means that your attorney will only get paid if you’re awarded compensation. The lawyers at Dozier Law work on a contingency basis when handling injury cases. We can assist you with navigating…

How Long Do Personal Injury Lawsuits Take?

When you are recovering from an accident and ready to start your lawsuit, one of the most common questions we get asked is, "how long will this take?" The answer is always, "it depends." The timeline for each personal injury case is a little different and depends on many factors. The main factors involved are the other side, the court, and yourself. This article will explain the typical timeline of a personal injury case—but remember that each case varies. Any step could go faster or slower than predicted, depending on the specific circumstances. An experienced attorney, like the attorneys at Dozier Law Firm, can review your case and give you a more case-specific timeline. To set up an appointment, call (888) 239-2129 today or contact us online. General Timeline In Georgia, as much as we wish there was a general timeline for every personal injury case, there is, unfortunately, no…

What To Do After A Motorcycle Accident

If you've been in a minor motorcycle accident in Georgia, there are many steps you need to take immediately. These steps will help ensure that a judge compensates you for any damage that may have occurred to you or your bike. If you miss some of these steps, you may jeopardize what you could receive in compensation. We recommend following these suggestions if you are in a minor motorcycle accident. If you are in a major motorcycle accident where you are injured, disregard these steps and seek medical attention immediately. In any case, if you are injured, take care of yourself first. The attorneys at Dozier Law are ready to help you determine your next best steps. If you've been in any size motorcycle accident – big or small, we can help you receive the compensation you may be entitled to claim. Call (888) 239-2129 today to schedule your appointment…

In-Car Entertainment And Distracted Driving

Every day, people buy new vehicles that have evolving entertainment features. There is now standard Bluetooth hands-free calling, but there are also large touchscreen radios with multiple ways to make a selection. Some vehicles have screens larger than the typical laptop screen right on the dash. These screens may help the driver navigate by displaying a large map, but they can also be a giant distraction. Distracted driving can take a seemingly safe and easy drive into a deadly accident in many moments. This happens daily. If you find yourself in a distracted driving accident, the attorneys at Dozier Law want to help you put your life back together. This article will explain more about distracted driving and how your in-car entertainment system may be a large distraction for you. If you are part of a distracted driving accident, we are ready to help you determine your best steps forward.…

Georgia Train Accident Attorneys

  If you or a loved one were harmed in a train accident in Georgia, you should speak with a train accident lawyer. They are able to help you make sense of your legal rights and options, including how you could file a powerful insurance claim or lawsuit. Dozier Law has extensive experience helping injured individuals get justice and compensation. We will fight for you. To learn more, get in touch with Dozier Law for a free consultation by calling (888) 239-2129 or contacting us online. We rely on trains and subway systems for transportation every day. Whether commuting to work or taking an extended trip, we never think of accidents. However, rail accidents do happen, and they have great potential for serious injury. If you are injured in a train accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Causes Of Train Accidents According to the Federal Railroad Administration, there were…

Georgia Boating Accident Lawyer

  If you were harmed as a result of a boating accident in Georgia, you should talk with a boating accident lawyer. You will want to know your legal rights, including how to file a powerful lawsuit or insurance claim. Dozier Law has extensive experience helping injured individuals get compensation and justice. We will get you through this. For more information, contact Dozier Law for a free consultation by calling (888) 239-2129 or contacting us online. Who Is Liable? Boating on Georgia lakes in the summer is a great way to relax and enjoy swimming, water skiing, and tubing. However, driving a boat is very risky and requires skill and knowledge. When accidents occur while boating, people can be seriously injured on and around the boat. In addition to the at-fault driver of the boat that caused injury, the boat owner may be liable to pay damages. In Georgia, boat…

Georgia Rear-End Collision Accident Attorney

If you have been harmed due to a rear-end collision accident in Georgia, you could consult with a rear-end collision accident lawyer. You must evaluate your legal rights, including how you could bring an effective lawsuit or insurance claim. Dozier Law has substantial experience helping injury victims get the most possible compensation in injury claims. We are here when you need us. To learn more, reach out to Dozier Law for a free consultation by calling (888) 239-2129 or contacting us online. Fault Standard For Rear-End Collisions In today's age of cell phones and touchscreen dashboards, it is easy to be distracted on the road. Distracted drivers can lead to rear-end collisions. If you are involved in a rear-end collision accident, you may be eligible for compensation for your injuries. In Georgia, the driver at fault is responsible for damages to the other driver. Georgia law presumes fault on the…

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