The answer is yes. It's that simple. And good for you for following the driver and tracking him down. You would have a case against the driver and the company itself if he was driving while working as an employee of the company. You can recover for your property damage, personal injuries, lost income, and pain and suffering.
A hit and run accident is considered a serious crime in the state of Georgia, and one that comes with stiff legal consequences. Georgia law clearly stipulates that it...
Contact your insurance carrier immediately and they should advise you. Typically they will provide an attorney to advise you. Before you sign any liability releases, be sure to have it carefully read and screened by this attorney.
You may well have a claim under a Georgia Statute - O.C.G.A 31-41-1 and the statutes that follow. You should consult with a personal injury attorney here in Georgia to determine if you indeed have a case. Please remember that I do not normally monitor these questions after I have posted a reply but feel free to contact me as indicated below.
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Yes you may well be entitled to compensation for your injurie. It sounds like you have damages. Immediately consult with a doctor. Please feel free to call me. 404 989 3423 and I will be glad to speak with you about your options.
That is a difficult question because each case is so fact specific. Typically, a case with a higher value involves injuries that leave the plaintiff with a normal life expectancy, but the person injuredneeds lifetime care. Again, it is based on the facts so this is hard to answer.
I'm sorry to hear about your wife's affair. Each state is governed by laws in that state. In South Carolina, as you are probably aware given that you have started the divorce proceeding, you can file on the grounds of "no-fault divorce". In your case, you will want to consult with a family law attorney to make a sound strategic decision whether to allege the reason for the divorce is because of adultery or simply no-fault. It may help provide leverage if you do not accuse your wife of...
I believe you are looking for a family law attorney. You may have more luck posting your question under that topic. However, addressing your question it will likely cost you the court filing fees and a one time payment in attorneys fee for 3-4 hours of work.
Depends on what YOU consider "worth the most." Criminal defense attorneys cannot charge a client a contingency fee in any state. That is illegal. A personal injury attorney can charge a contingency fee which ranges but is usually 1/3 to 40% of the case. So it depends on whose perspective you look at it from. If you think you need an attorney, you probably do - consult with one and then make an informed decision.
You should do your research in your area where you live. You will need an attorney licenses in your state. This site is a wonderful resource as well. Search for attorneys in your area and make some calls. Go with an attorney who you feel comfortable with. The consultations will likely be free. Also speak with your friends for their opinions. Good luck.