Frequently Asked Questions

1. How much is my claim worth?

It’s impossible to determine how much your case is worth without a consultation. Once you come to the office, an experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to review your case and give you an idea of how much your claim may be worth.

2. What are damages?

Damages refer to monetary payments made to injury or accident victims by the person or company responsible for the accident, condition, or act of negligence that led to the injury.

3. What type of damages am I eligible to recover?

Victims of personal injury accidents are typically able to recover damages for their medical bills, future medical expenses, rehabilitation, adaptive equipment, medication, lost wages, future lost wages, emotional distress, decreased quality of life, and pain and suffering.

4. How long do I have to file a claim?

In the state of Georgia, victims of personal injury accidents usually only have two years from the date of the accident or injury to file a lawsuit against the person responsible for their injuries or condition. However, this rule is not absolute, and for that reason, it’s best to consult an experienced attorney as soon after your accident as possible.

5. How much do you charge for your services?

At Leibel Law, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we don’t charge a fee unless we successfully recover damages. No recovery, no fee.

6. What types of injury cases does your firm accept?

We accept cases involving auto accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death, premises liability, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, nursing home negligence, products liability, medical malpractice, swimming pool accidents, and day care injuries.

7. What is negligence?

Legally speaking, negligence refers to carelessness, recklessness, or the failure to adhere to the accepted standard of care.