Attorney Andrew W. Jones Obtains $450K Settlement for Elderly Car Accident Victim in Cobb County

A recent car accident claim handled by Marietta Personal Injury Attorney Andrew W. Jones resulted in a victory for the firm’s client, a 74-year-old woman who suffered from serious injuries. The accident victim obtained a substantial settlement.
By: The Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones
 
MARIETTA, Ga. - Sept. 30, 2013 - PRLog -- With the help of The Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones, an elderly woman who suffered from serious injuries in a car accident in Cobb County, Georgia was able to reach a settlement for $450,000. The settlement was obtained after Marietta Personal Injury Attorney Andrew W. Jones took important steps in proving the other driver’s negligence.

The law firm’s client in the case was a 74-year-old woman who whose accident occurred in May 2010, in the intersection of Burnt Hickory Road and Due West Road. The woman, who was wearing her seat belt, was driving her small passenger car eastbound on Burnt Hickory Road when a teenage driver traveling southbound on Due West Road ran a red light and hit the driver’s side of the elderly woman’s vehicle. After the T-bone accident occurred, the woman had to be extracted from her car and transported by ambulance to WellStar Kennestone Hospital. The woman received a number of significant injuries that eventually required her to receive epidural steroid injections and surgical intervention.

Initially, the other driver denied using her cell phone at the time of the accident. Attorney Jones, however, did his due diligence and tracked down the cell phone usage logs for the teenager. Through those records, he discovered that the other driver had indeed sent and received multiple text messages in the moments leading up to the incident. This information combined with other evidence recovered by the lawyer led to the $450,000 settlement being successfully secured for the client. Furthermore, Attorney Jones was able to negotiate a Medicare lien reduction on the client’s behalf, which increased the amount of take-home monetary compensation that the victim was able to benefit from in her settlement.

Due to the thorough investigation completed by Attorney Jones and his staff, the car accident victim in this case was able to receive the financial recovery she rightfully deserved following her injuries. There are many individuals throughout the state of Georgia and elsewhere who try to save money by handling their own accident claims. This case, however, is a strong example of how a knowledgeable attorney can maximize a victim’s financial recovery. Because of their training and experience handling these types of claims and lawsuits, personal injury attorneys are typically much better-equipped to prove victims’ cases and obtain compensation on their behalf.

Attorney Jones is the owner and managing partner of The Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones. He has extensive experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, including those filed against major corporations. Mr. Jones has served in many leadership roles within his local legal community. For example, he is currently president of the Cobb County Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a past president of the Cobb County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. The Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones handles a wide variety of accidents and injuries. Additional information about the firm is available at http://www.awjlaw.com.
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