Comprehensive Representation After An Injury
It is natural to feel overwhelmed by the challenges you face when you are recovering from a debilitating injury or seeking justice for the loss of a family member. Concerns about paying your bills, affording medical care and returning to your job can increase your stress and prevent you from getting better. During this difficult time, you need a proven ally to help you put your accident behind you.
Since 2003, our attorney, Sharri Edenfield, has stood up for her clients’ interests in and out of Georgia courtrooms. At Edenfield Trial Law, she will aggressively assert your rights to receive the compensation you deserve. Our legal team has the insight and dedication you need to get fair results in a timely fashion.
Experience With A Range Of Personal Injury Accidents
We have earned a reputation throughout Georgia with compassionate, hands-on representation. We have helped numerous clients hold at-fault parties responsible for damages caused by a wide range of accidents, including motor vehicle crashes, slip-and-fall accidents, dog bites, dangerous property and medical malpractice.
Sharri Edenfield’s experience includes insurance defense. Because she has represented clients on both sides, she knows how to create effective legal strategies for plaintiffs and defendants. She will use this unique insight to anticipate the opposing party’s arguments and craft a compelling case for maximizing your compensation.
When you work with our firm, we will handle your legal and insurance issues so you can focus on your recovery and being there for your family. We understand Georgia’s legal process, you can be certain your case will be resolved efficiently. This is often accomplished outside of court, allowing us to avoid prolonging a difficult situation for our clients. However, we will not hesitate to assert your rights at trial if a settlement cannot be reached that is in your best interest.
Advocates For Motor Vehicle Accident Victims
A motor vehicle can result in a catastrophic injury or loss of life in an instant. However, the root causes of these tragic accidents are often tied to negligence such as:
- Drunk, drowsy or distracted driving
- Tailgating, speeding and other types of reckless driving
- Aggressive or undertrained truck drivers
- Defective automobiles of poorly maintained commercial vehicles
- Improperly secured tractor-trailer loads
- Poorly maintained road surfaces or dangerous construction sites
We will advise you on your legal rights and options for pursuing financial compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other accident-related damages.
Taking steps to preserve your claim after an accident is critical. This includes seeking medical treatment even if you are not experiencing symptoms in the immediate aftermath of the crash; seeking treatment establishes a record of treatment that can prove vital in your personal injury claim. This also means preserving evidence at the crash site. We know which evidence needs to be documented and will act swiftly to safeguard it.
Compassionate Help After A Wrongful Death
We know that no amount of money can replace your loved one and what they mean to your family. However, a successful claim for wrongful death can hold negligent parties accountable and make sure your family is not left to bear the financial burden of:
- Funeral and burial fees
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses associated with the fatal accident
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of emotional support, companionship and other intangible losses
Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?
Georgia laws limit the types of individuals who may file a wrongful death claim. These parties include:
- The spouse of the deceased
- The children who survive the parent
- The parents of the personal injury victim
- The representative of the deceased’s estate
Individuals may file claims against negligent, reckless or careless individuals, businesses or corporations. These parties may include drunk drivers, trucking companies, insurance providers, manufacturers or medical providers.