Hit and Run Accidents

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In Atlanta, Augusta, and Georgia’s surrounding cities, more cars are on the roadways than ever before. The increase in numbers increases your chances of being involved in a car accident.

Naturally, any car accident is shocking, but it’s even worse when the driver that wrecked your car takes off. You may not even realize it right away due to your injuries.

Other times, hit and run accidents occur while you’re safely inside your home, office, or another establishment. You head out to your car only to find it’s been damaged by a negligent driver.

What will you do about your medical expenses to treat your injuries? What about the property damage or being unable to go to work and pay your bills?

When you’re the victim of a hit and run accident, there’s one move to make, and that’s getting T. Madden & Associates, P.C. on the case. With a car accident lawyer in Decatur, GA who will aggressively seek to right this wrong, you’ll be on your way to better days.

At T. Madden & Associates, P.C., we are compensation-oriented, fighting hard for each of our clients to make our community a safer place. Why should you be put into financial hardship because of someone else’s selfish acts? You shouldn’t be, so call us today and let’s talk about how we can get you compensated.

Don’t worry about paying us – we don’t charge a thing for our services until we get your money. And we’re all about gettng you the money you deserve.

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Georgia’s Motor Vehicle Accident Laws

Every driver in Georgia should know the laws concerning accidents in this state. The laws here require drivers to report an accident to the authorities if there are injuries, fatalities, or over $500 worth of damage.

Considering the costs of things these days, it’s safe to assume that most crashes, even when there are no injuries, will result in damages that require over $500 worth of repair work.

Every one of us has a responsibility to one another. When a driver leaves the scene of an accident they caused, T. Madden & Associates, P.C. will not rest until we make them pay for the damages.

In any accident, drivers in Georgia must follow five steps. These include calling 911 to report the accident and get medical attention for anyone that is hurt. Drivers must also provide their contact information following an accident and show they have a valid driver’s license. They should also attempt to assist anyone that is injured and remain at the scene until help has arrived.

When someone hops back in their car and speeds away like nothing ever happened, leaving you to suffer the physical, mental, and emotional trauma unaided, it’s an illegal and immoral act.

As your personal injury lawyer in Decatur, GA, T. Madden & Associates, P.C. will fight to get you the maximum amount of money we can get for your compensation. With us on your side, you won’t have to worry about another thing. You’ve got enough to deal with as you heal from your injuries.

Behind the scenes, we’ll be looking for whoever did this and pursuing justice. We will go after them and their insurance company to hold them financially liable for the hit and run accident. We will not settle for a subpar amount; we will fight relentlessly to ensure you get the maximum compensation.

What Should You Do if You’re the Victim of a Hit and Run Accident?

Being in a car accident is a frightening experience, but it’s even scarier when the other driver leaves. Some people have no morals, while others are afraid of what will happen to them ig the police get involved. They should be more afraid of what will happen when T. Madden & Associates, P.C. tracks them down and holds them accountable for their negligent actions.

If you were in an accident and the driver fled, the first thing to do is call the police. You’ll want to document everything you possibly can, and if you’re hurt, get treated for your injuries.

Make any notes you can about the hit and run driver. Did you see them through the windshield? Try to describe what they look like, or if you have a dash cam, see if it caught any images.

If you can recall the license plate number, make, model, color, or any other descriptive indicators, that will help too. T. Madden & Associates, P.C. can also request the traffic camera footage, if available, from where the accident took place. Using this evidence, we can find the driver and prove they were liable for your injuries and other damages.

You may be entitled to significant compensation after your hit and run accident. Call us today to confidentially discuss your case and get the honest feedback you need to decide whether or not to pursue a claim.