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12 Feb / 2021

Wrongful Death Claims: A Brief Look at Deadly Vehicle Accidents in Atlanta

Car Accidents

There are inherent risks we take every time we travel on our local roads and highways. Car, truck, and pedestrian accidents occur in the Atlanta area all the time. For instance, there were over 80,000 car accidents in Atlanta from 2018-2019. While some accidents may be mild in nature with insignificant damage, other accidents cause major property loss, severe injuries, and even death. Unfortunately, from 2017-2019, Atlanta traffic fatalities increased. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal car accident, you do not need to continue suffering alone. Reach out to an Atlanta wrongful death attorney to discuss your case and protect your claim. At Gilormo Injury Law, our compassionate team will help you throughout your case with the utmost dignity and reverence regarding your situation. 

Distracted Driving Causes Deaths

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, 76% of traffic fatalities are due to distracted driving. Distracted driving encompasses many habits and activities while driving. The CDC categorizes distracted driving into behaviors that take a driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the wheel, or takes one’s mind off driving. Common distracted driving behaviors include: 

  • Texting
  • Talking on a phone
  • Eating
  • Reading emails or other notifications
  • Paying attention to apps rather than the road

Regardless of the cause of the accident, entrusting your case to an Atlanta car accident lawyer is an important step in preserving your claim.

Choosing an Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorney

After any car accident, choosing an Atlanta car accident lawyer in any situation is important. You want to make sure you have an experienced lawyer on your side who knows how to handle the insurance companies and the necessary court processes that will be involved in pursuing your claim.

Fatal accidents become even more complicated when a truck driver Is involved. Truck accidents are generally their own type of accident case that can involve numerous aspects of the specific laws governing the trucking industry. When compounded with the tragedy of loss of life, it becomes even more important to select an experienced and compassionate attorney. In addition to evaluating your wrongful death claims, an Atlanta truck accident attorney from Gilormo Injury Law will evaluate your case and deal with the complicated matters of third-party liability and truck driver negligence to ensure you are not leaving any compensation behind.

When you suffer from the loss of a loved one due to a fatal car accident, you need someone on your side to have your best interest in mind and demonstrate care and concern for your loss. It is so important when facing a wrongful death to choose an Atlanta wrongful death attorney experienced with fatal car accidents. Fatal car accidents are complicated and you do not want to lose your rights by not selecting an attorney who will fight for your best possible recovery.

Contact an Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorney Today

If you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident, you should contact an Atlanta wrongful death attorney to discuss your claim. Contact Gilormo Injury Law online or call us at 770-874-6145 to discuss your case today. We are here to help you at this difficult time.  We have an office in Alpharetta and Cumming for your convenience. 

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