Have you or a loved one been involved in a car accident in Columbus? Call our Columbus accident attorneys at 706-955-1559. In Georgia, an auto accident claim must be brought within 2 years of the accident or injury. If the claim is not brought within 2 years, the Plaintiff is forever barred from recovery.
Car Accident? Call the Merritt & Merritt Law Firm today at 706-955-1559.
Our Columbus Injury and Accident Attorneys have litigated injury and accident claims across Georgia and have the expertise to get you favorable results. Our first priority is always to make sure our client’s receive adequate medical treatment. After treatment, our priority becomes getting our clients fairly compensated for their injuries.
Most cases settle outside of court; however, that does not mean the insurance company will not put up a vigorous fight to avoid compensating you. Remember, the insurance company is not on your side and will do whatever it can to save money; therefore, it is important you involve one of our experienced Columbus Accident Attorneys as soon as possible. Call us day or night, even on weekends, at 706-955-1559.
Even if you have started handling the case on your own, you can always contact us to take over where you left off. Immediately after the initial consultation we begin investigating the claim, collecting your medical records, if any, and alerting the insurance company that we are now representing you.
We have recovered millions of dollars for injury and accident victims so if you want an experienced attorney working on your claim call the Merritt & Merritt Law Firm.
Types of injuries we have handled:
- Broken neck
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries
- Severe neck and back pain
- Fractured ankle
Additional Car Accident Legal Tips:
- In Georgia, the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury or death of any person or property damage to an apparent extent of $500 or more shall immediately, by the quickest means of communication, give NOTICE of such accident to the local police department if such accident occurs within a municipality. If such accident occurs outside a municipality, such notice shall be given to the office of the county sheriff or to the nearest office of the state patrol.
- Your uninsured motorist coverage covers you when you are riding in your car or in any other automobile or while a pedestrian if the injury is caused by an uninsured motorist.
- A personal injury claim must be filed within two years of the injury. A workers’ compensation claim must be filed within one year after the injury or death of the employee.
- Top five causes of auto accidents: 1.) distracted drivers: make up, cell phone, food; 2.) drunk driving; 3.) aggressive driving; 4.) road rage; and 5.) failure to make regular car maintenance.
Emergency Contact Information:
Columbus-Muscogee County Sheriff’s Department
Columbus Consolidated Government
4th Floor of the Tower
100 10th Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Ph: (706) 653-4225
Midtown Medical Center
710 Center Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Ph: (706) 571-1000
Northside Medical Center
100 First Court
Columbus, Georgia 31909
Ph: (706) 494-2100