Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyers


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How Our Experience Can Help You 

When you get in an accident, its nice to believe the insurance companies are on your side, that they’re working for your best interest. However, their focus is profitability and not helping you climb out of the financial mess the personal injury accident placed you in. Our personal injury lawyers can fight for you if you choose us. We specialize in serious and significant injury and negligence cases. Our personal injury attorneys have been a top choice for your Atlanta friends and neighbors for more than a quarter-century. In fact, we are a go-to law firm for many other attorneys in Atlanta who refer their cases and clients to us. If you have been injured, it is understandable that you may be worried about: how to start a claim, whether to speak with the insurance company, how to pay for medical care, or how much your personal injury case may be worth. 

Our Georgia injury attorneys have been a top choice for your Atlanta friends and neighbors for more than a quarter-century. In fact, we are a go-to law firm for many other attorneys in Atlanta who refer their cases and clients to us. 

If you have been injured, it is understandable that you may be worried about: how to start a claim, whether to speak with the insurance company, how to pay for medical care, or how much your personal injury case may be worth. 

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How We Are Able To Help You 

When you or a loved one have been injured by the negligence of another person or business, compensation is NOT automatic. 

The burden is on you to prove the case. Insurance companies and defendants may deny or minimize your claim unless they know that you have the legal power to beat them in court

Studies show that victims who hire an attorney generally end up taking home more after the law firm is paid than what insurance companies will typically pay in total to those who are without lawyers. 

Your Injury Case or Claim Value

The value of an injury case in Atlanta most often depends on the extent of an injury and the costs of current and future medical care. Undeniably, the skill and ability of your attorney greatly impacts the success of obtaining the full value of your claim. 

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When You Contact or Hire Our Personal Injury Law Firm

Our first job is to give you the best possible legal and practical advice about what to do after an accident involving an injury. Often this involves counseling you about how to receive medical care, how to get your automobile or property repaired or replaced, and how to deal with other professionals such as law enforcement, medical doctors, and insurance claims adjusters

An attorney can and will speak with you about your injury case as soon as you call, whether during or after regular business hours. In most cases we can meet with you the same day or within twenty-four (24) hours to get your case started. 

We offer office, home, hospital, work, and electronic consultations. Our goal is to reduce the stress and uncertainty you feel after an accident so that you can focus on recovery. 

Hiring an experienced attorney can give you an edge in your personal injury battle. Insurance companies will put up a fight, and if you don’t have that experience on your side, it can backfire. 

We Know Success

We have won settlements and verdicts for clients ranging from $5,000 to $25,000,000. 

Having a wide range of success has strengthened our firm because we know how to work with insurance companies on small and big claims. 

Strictly a Personal Injury Law Firm

Law firms claiming to be personal injury lawyers will list non-injury practice areas on their websites. They’ll dabble in whatever form of law will pay them. Not us. Our focus has been on personal injury since 1993. 

Having a sole focus on personal injury legal claims has helped us thrive. 

We Know the Laws

We know Georgia’s and Atlanta’s personal injury laws. Knowing the laws has given us the confidence we need when approaching an insurance company. 

We Know Atlanta

We know the courts. We know the roads and the highways. We have helped clients in every single county in Atlanta’s metro. Yet, big national personal injury law firms rarely know the areas they serve. Not us. Knowing Atlanta has helped us better serve our clients. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Injury Claims

In most injury cases arising in Georgia you have two years to file a lawsuit in State or Federal Court. This is known as the statute of limitations. However, this does not mean you should delay in taking action. After an injury caused by negligence, it is wise to make a claim against the at-fault business or individual as soon as possible. This allows the defendant or his or her insurance company to begin the process of evaluating the case and setting aside proper and adequate insurance reserves. Often the case is settled before the statute of limitations expires. 

We do not charge a fee unless we win. The Millar Law Firm does not charge a legal fee unless you get paid, meaning we recover compensation for you through settlement or trial. Our consultations and legal advice are free of charge. Even if you are not sure if you have a case, please feel free to call or contact our firm. One of our attorneys will speak with you by telephone or in person, free of charge, with no obligation. 

A good personal injury attorney prepares each case as if it were going to court. Statistically, our firm—like almost every injury law office—is able to settle the vast majority of cases without filing a lawsuit. Even cases that are filed in court often settle before they reach trial. 
However, the difference between a great settlement and a small or below-average result often comes down to preparation and the reputation of the law firm. Adjusters and insurance defense lawyers rarely offer top dollar—unless policy limits are reached—until and unless the insurance company is convinced you and your attorneys can take them to court and win. 
Our aim is to prepare every case to be courtroom ready. This allows us to settle when a fair offer is made, while being ready to fight for you if justice is not being served-up. 

In a personal injury case, the answer to this question often depends on several factors, such as how severe your injuries are, whether the insurance company has decided to fight liability (fault) or the amount of the insurance policy. As a rule of thumb, after a negotiated settlement is reached, most settlement check arrive within several weeks to a month after your case settles with the insurance company. 

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Our Local Experience is in Demand

Large national firms may have an “army of lawyers,” but this is not always an advantage. When was the last time you saw an army of lawyers from outside of the area argue an Atlanta case? 

For the past 29 years the attorneys of the Millar Law Firm have been trying injury cases in Atlanta and in all courts around the metro area: in Fulton, Dekalb, Clayton, Cobb, Gwinnett, Henry, and other counties. Lawyers from outside of Georgia regularly refer to us as local counsel to handle their cases here in Georgia. In the legal profession, Local Experience rules. 

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Top Reviews — Recognized Among the Best Lawyers in Atlanta

The Millar Law Firm has received well over one-hundred 5- Star Google Reviews for our Atlanta and South-Atlanta locations. 
We have top scores on AVVO (perfect 10.0 rating), an A+ from the Better Business Bureau, and our attorneys have been voted Super Lawyers by other Atlanta lawyers. 

Personal Injury Cases and Claims We Handle 

Our firm regularly handles car accident claims. Many of these accidents happen due to rear-end collisions, head- on crashes, failures to yield, speeding or driving too fast for conditions, or distracted or reckless driving. In most of these cases, an attorney can help you immediately by offering advice about what to do first after an accident and how to avoid common errors and legal pitfalls, such as giving an un-represented recorded statement to the at-fault driver’s insurance adjuster. 

Large truck accidents involving semi-trucks and 18- wheelers in or near Atlanta should be investigated immediately, before evidence can disappear. Call an attorney experienced in trucking cases as soon as possible. Even if your truck wreck happened weeks or months ago, there is still much that can be done to investigate and prove the fault of the truck driver or the carrier. Very few Atlanta law firms can match the twenty years of experience we have in handling catastrophic injuries and wrongful death trucking cases. 

Motorcycle accidents are not simply two-wheeled car accidents. Many motorists do not see the bike-riding victims they injure or kill, and then try to blame the biker. To make matters worse, the injuries suffered in motorcycle crashes are often much worse than other motor-vehicle accidents due to the lack of protection surrounding the motorcyclist. We have recovered multi- million dollar settlements and verdicts for head injuries, paralysis, and serious back and neck injuries resulting from motorcycle and car or truck collisions. 

Georgia’s Dog Bite Law Firm.  The Millar Law Firm located in Jonesboro, Clayton County, Georgia are attorneys who specialize in dog bite and attack cases and claims.  Keep reading to learn more about our firm’s experience and helpful information about local Georgia City and County animal control laws and ordinances. 

You need lawyers who know and understand dog bite laws in this area.  We handle dog bite claims across the entire state of Georgia, with a special focus on South-Metro Atlanta areas including Jonesboro, College Park, Morrow, Forest Park, Riverdale, Lake City, Henry County, Stockbridge and McDonough, Georgia. 

We specialize in handling car and truck and pedestrian accident cases caused by drunk, drugged, and intoxicated drivers. Cases we have handled include both drivers and pedestrians hit by drunk or high drivers. In many cases, claims are also investigated and brought against taverns, bars, or restaurants that may have contributed to the accident by over-serving alcohol. 

Since 1993 we have helped Atlanta Southside and Clayton County residents receive money for their serious personal injury cases. 

Decades of Specialized Personal Injury Experience

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Preeminent Legal Experience Working For You

Bruce R. Millar, Senior Attorney, is a 1993 graduate of Atlanta’s own Emory University School of Law. Recognized by his peers for outstanding work and commitment to the spirit of the legal profession, Millar has been rated AV-Preeminent (the highest possible rating) by Martindale Peer-Review and 10.0 by AVVO (a lawyer and client rating service). Having exemplary knowledge of the law and professional work ethic, Millar was selected to Super Lawyers, an honor of recognition by fellow Atlanta attorneys. 

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The Millar Law Firm’s Record of Success

The injury law team at The Millar Law Firm has helped our clients recover and receive tens of millions of dollars. Our history of top results includes dozens of recoveries exceeding a million dollars each in car, truck, motorcycle, and drunk driving injury claims

Dedicated advocacy for our clients has garnered a success rate of over 95% in recovering settlements or verdicts in the injury matters we are able to accept. 

Don’t Settle for Less

We are different from the many “television” advertisers who operate high-volume settlement practices who are satisfied to settle low. We work hard to maximize the value of each case we accept. This means we work closely with you, your doctors, and other experts to make sure your losses, medical needs, and care are well understood and proven

Insurance companies frequently begin the negotiation process with a low-ball settlement offer. They carefully track which lawyers and law firms accept below-average offers, and which firms will fight hard for their clients. We pride ourselves in knowing that most of our cases come from past clients, other attorneys, and even judges who have seen our work and know we fight hard to maximize the value of our clients’ cases.