You should always see a doctor immediately after an accident, even if you are not experiencing pain at the time. If you begin experiencing pain, visit a doctor as soon as possible. Make sure to document your pain, the moment you noticed it, and when you went to the doctor. Keeping a pain diary can… Read More

I could really use the cash. Should I take it? No. Tell the insurance company that you’ll get back to them, and then, contact an attorney immediately. Insurance companies will often offer a minimal amount of money in return for your signature stating that you won’t sue them. Never take an insurance check without first… Read More

This is not an easy question to answer because there is no “one size fits all” answer. Every personal injury case is unique, and even two seemingly similar cases can have drastically different outcomes. Instead of asking your friend what he recovered through his personal injury claim, talk to an experienced lawyer about the specifics… Read More

Yes. Virtually all doctors we work with will treat on a lien, which is an agreement to withhold payment until the case settles. Most clients choose this option as they don’t want to pay for co-pays or deductibles and do not have to wait to be pre-approved by health insurance companies for treatment.

It depends on the provider. Under Medicare, the health care provider has the choice to either file a lien against your claim or bill Medicare. Under Medicaid rules, if the provider knows that the treatment is related to an injury claim, then they cannot bill Medicaid unless the claim is denied. If either Medicaid or… Read More

In Georgia, the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is two years from the date of the accident. When you are involved in an accident, you have two years from its date to file a personal injury lawsuit and recover compensation for your damages in court. Typically, insurance companies will not compensate victims for… Read More

Just like there is no “one size fits all” answer about what your personal injury claim is worth, there is no clear-cut answer for what it will cost you to hire a personal injury lawyer to handle your claim. In personal injury law, variables affect everything, from the validity of your claim to the claim’s… Read More

Renting a Car After an Auto Accident in Atlanta You are eligible to rent a car after being involved in an Atlanta area auto accident – whether your vehicle is totaled or not. If Your Car Has Been Totaled If your car is not drivable on a public road, then you may be entitled to… Read More

The legal team here at Cohen & Sinowski, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia, gets asked this question frequently: How long does it take to resolve a personal injury claim? Our attorneys always answer it the same way, by asking our clients: How long are you going to be hurt and how long are you going to… Read More