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Alpharetta Car Accident Lawyers - Intersection Auto Accidents

When Running a Red Light Leads to an Alpharetta Intersection Car Accident

As Alpharetta car accident lawyers with years of experience under our belt, we see it all too often: careful, cautious drivers are injured when a negligent driver rushes through a red light or flies past a stop sign, crashing into them in the middle of the intersection.  Intersection crashes frequently result in T-bone or sideswipe collisions (also known as broadside collisions).  The result is often that the innocent driver is left with severe and often very painful injuries, meaning a range of expensive hospital bills for medical treatment, surgery, and rehabilitative care from a physical therapist or chiropractor.

If you were involved in an intersection collision where it was the other driver who was at fault, you should consider filing a personal injury claim against them.  Under Georgia law, a personal injury case can help you get back any money you or your insurance had to spend due to the car accident caused by the negligent driver.  This could include medical bills, medications and treatments, car repairs, lost income and wages, pain and suffering, and much more.  You can even seek payment for future lost income, if your doctor expects your injuries will keep you out of work for an extended period of time.

Our society is constantly in a hurry, always rushing to get somewhere or do something, so these types of collisions are all too common.  But we can’t let these drivers win.  You and your family shouldn’t have to suffer financially because another driver was negligent. As experienced Alpharetta car accident lawyers, we can tell you: you are due compensation.  If the other driver was at fault, even just partially, you are due an award toward your costs, bills and pain and suffering.

After getting into a car wreck like this, be sure to take detailed notes of the accident, your surroundings, any hazardous road conditions, your conversations with the negligent driver, and the damages done.  Take pictures of your car and resulting injuries, and collect contact information from any witnesses that are present at the scene of the accident.  Also, save any and all receipts, bills and itemized reports for costs you have incurred due to the wreck or your injuries.  All of these items will help your car accident lawyer estimate the compensation you are due, as well as provide evidence to ensure your case has the best chance at success.

If you were injured or involved in a car collision at an Alpharetta intersection because a negligent driver ran a red light or stop sign, give us a call.  The Alpharetta car accident lawyers at Sammons & Carpenter, P.C., are experienced in handling car accident claims and can help ensure you receive the payment you are due. Call us today at 404-814-8949 or fill out our online case evaluation form for a free consultation on your legal rights.


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