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Our Atlanta Law Office

Our Atlanta personal injury law office is located in Midtown Atlanta, just east of the I-85 and I-75 intersection and west of the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Piedmont Park.

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1230 Peachtree St NE,
Suite 945
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3591

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Hurt as a Result of Someone Else’s Negligence?

Hurt? Choose a Top-Rated Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

When our personal injury law firm was founded in 2014, we wanted to assist those hurt by other’s negligent behavior. As Atlanta personal injury lawyers, we understand how disruptive an injury is and what it can cost. Under Georgia personal injury law, you’re entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses through an injury claim or personal injury lawsuit.

A personal injury lawyer improves the odds of getting what you deserve. So, whether you were hit on I-85 or hurt in a slip and fall, The Champion Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C. fights to make that happen. Read what our clients have to say. We offer free initial consultations and work on a contingency fee basis.

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Atlanta Personal Injury Compensation

After an accident in Atlanta, you’ll have expenses to cover. You might not be able to work, but a personal injury settlement could cover your losses. That includes lost wages, car repairs, and any suffering you experienced. A personal injury attorney in Atlanta, GA will understand what your personal injury claim is worth and can help you pursue all the damages you’re owed.

Don't Accept a Lowball Settlement Offer

Insurance companies are for-profit institutions. They are looking to give you the lowest settlement possible or refuse paying altogether. At The Champion Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C., we know their tactics and are ready to hold them fully accountable for their client’s negligence.

How Does an Atlanta Personal Injury Claim Start?

You should consider filing an insurance claim any time you’ve been hurt by someone’s reckless or negligent behavior. That’s true whether you were injured in a car accident, on US 41 or because you slipped and fell at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. By working with a Fulton County personal injury lawyer, you can ensure the accident qualifies under Georgia personal injury law and pursue a fair outcome from the responsible party.

Proving Negligence in Atlanta, GA

“Negligence” is a legal theory that indicates someone, a group, or a business had a legal duty and failed to uphold it. That could mean someone failing to act or someone acting inappropriately. You must prove the at-fault party had the elements of negligence.

For a successful personal injury claim, lawsuit, or tort in Atlanta, GA, you need to show you experienced a physical, emotional, or financial loss because of someone’s negligence. You’ll need to show that the at-fault party (or parties: there might be more than one person to blame for your damages) was negligent, as defined by the law.

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Elements of Negligence After an Injury in Atlanta

For a civil claim to succeed in Georgia, you must show that:

  • The defendant had a duty of care.
  • The defendant breached that duty.
  • That breach caused your injuries.
  • You experienced hardship, financial or otherwise.

For instance, drivers agree to follow the rules of the road once they’re behind the wheel. If they’re driving while under the influence, they aren’t upholding the “duty of care” to drive safely to protect their fellow drivers. If they cause an accident, the victim will probably have monetary losses, plus their physical injuries. You would have to prove the at-fault driver was drunk and they contributed to your damages. That’s where your Atlanta personal injury attorney can help.

Why Hire Our Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys?

Hiring a personal injury attorney with experience in and around Atlanta is critical to the success of your personal injury claim. They’ll be able to evaluate your case, investigate every aspect, and devise a strategy for your best chance of success. Some personal injury cases may appear cut and dry, but your injury lawyer can ensure there are no curveballs thrown your way.

Your Atlanta injury attorney will guide you through the personal injury process: identifying at-fault parties, filing demand letters, handling negotiations with insurers, and preparing your case for court. At The Champion Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C., we know not every case should go to trial, but we make sure we’re prepared for one. If a trial is the best way to get you what you’re owed, we will be ready.

If your best chance at compensation is through a jury trial, we’ll ensure all the necessary paperwork is filed with the Superior Court of Fulton County. The court’s mission statement is to provide justice through a fair and efficient process “with attention to equal access, impartiality, efficiency, and safety.” The court’s integrity and fairness ensures equitable treatment to all parties.

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When to Consider a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Atlanta

Seeking a trial is not the preferred first step when pursuing compensation after some personal injury accident. Insurance is designed to help cover your losses. However, there might be circumstances when your best chance at proper compensation will only happen with a personal injury lawsuit.

If the defendant’s policy doesn’t cover all your needs or your injuries were especially critical, you can pursue a lawsuit. You might also need a lawsuit if the insurance company won’t settle. A personal injury lawsuit means you’re serious about holding the defendant responsible for their negligence, your injuries, and their future actions. They might decide to settle before you go all the way to superior court, but filing a lawsuit shows you mean business.

A Brief Timeline for Your Fulton County Injury Lawsuit

Once you decide a lawsuit is necessary, you will work with your Atlanta personal injury attorney to file a complaint with the appropriate superior court (Superior Court of Fulton County), describing how you were hurt and what remedy you’re seeking. The court will notify the defendant, who will have time to respond.

Then both the claimant and defendant will have time to collect evidence through discovery, review the information, and continue with other pre-trial proceedings. Your personal injury lawyer might negotiate a settlement before the trial, or you may agree to exclude certain evidence from the proceedings.

If your personal injury case proceeds to trial, your arguments will be presented against the defendant’s to the jury. Your Atlanta injury lawyer can ensure your evidence will convince the jury you were hurt by the defendant’s actions. The jury will decide if you deserve compensation for your damages and deliver a verdict.

A personal injury lawsuit could take months or years. But you stand a better chance at moving the process along with an experienced personal injury attorney. Hiring an injury lawyer who’s dedicated to recovering maximum compensation for clients in the Atlanta area can ensure you have the best chance at winning your case.

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Meet Our Award-Winning Injury Attorneys in Atlanta, GA

Get to know the Atlanta injury lawyers who will be fighting for you. We believe everyone deserves high-quality representation and a legal team dedicated to getting results. An injury can be traumatic, but you can count on us to get you through the legal process and recover the compensation needed to get you back on your feet.

Our Atlanta Injury Attorneys

Darl Champion

Attorney Darl Champion founded this firm in 2014 because he believed he could make a difference. He’s helped clients obtain more than $100 million in personal injury settlements using three guiding principles:

  • Compassionate service for Georgians everywhere.
  • Aggressive, thorough legal representation in the Fulton County area.
  • Transparent and frequent communication with every client.


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Andrienne McKay

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Eric Funt

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Attorney Bill Daniel

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Kate Rhodes

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Isiah Chavis

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Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Atlanta, GA

The entire Champion team focuses on personal injury law and is committed to putting our clients first. We are known for our experience, vitality, and ability to contend with the largest insurers around. If you’re hurt or suffered a loss in Atlanta, Georgia, this is the squad of personal injury attorneys you want.

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Atlanta Personal Injury FAQs

Do I Have a Personal Injury Claim?

Negligence is the basis for all personal injury claims. You might have a claim if the at-fault party owed you a duty of care, they breached that duty, this breach caused your injuries, and your injuries led to monetary and non-monetary damages.

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Atlanta, Georgia?

The statute of limitations in Georgia personal injury cases is normally two years. The sooner you file, the better, because you may lose any right to compensation after time expires. If you have questions about this, it’s best to consult an injury attorney in Atlanta, GA.

How Do You Prove Negligence in an Atlanta Personal Injury Case?

Thinking you have a claim is one thing, but proving negligence is the real challenge. An injury attorney does this by thoroughly investigating the details of your case to look for signs of negligence. This could be a driver's BAC levels (0.04% in Georgia), inadequate signage indicating a wet floor, or a trucking log that shows a driver was on the road longer than they should be. Highlighting the action that breached the duty of care is key to proving negligence.

Who is Liable for Your Injuries?

There could be multiple parties liable for your injuries. For example, the driver that hit you, the auto manufacturer, or another driver on the road could be responsible for a motor vehicle accident. In truck accident or premises liability cases, the employer could be responsible for your injuries. It all depends on the accident you were involved in.

How Do I Get Evidence to Support My Personal Injury Claim?

Your Atlanta personal injury lawyer will help you build your case against the at-fault parties in your claim. After you hire an injury lawyer, they’ll investigate your accident. They’ll gather the necessary documents to help you prove the defendant was liable for your injuries and damages. Your Atlanta injury attorney will know how to request police reports, personnel files, and file preservation of evidence letters. Once you file a personal injury lawsuit in Atlanta, you’ll be able to file a motion to produce evidence to compel the defendant to share the evidence from your case. Your injury attorney will take the opportunity provided with the discovery phase to build a solid case, using the defendant’s evidence to your advantage.

Where Can I Get Treated for Injuries in Atlanta, GA?

If you’re severely hurt in Atlanta, you might be taken for immediate treatment somewhere in the city or surrounding neighborhoods. Some reputable treatment centers include:

What’s Your Atlanta Personal Injury Case Worth?

Every personal injury case we handle is unique. While the value depends on the facts, you may be entitled to your: Medical expenses (bills now and down the line), Lost income (The wages you missed and will in the future), Property damage (To your vehicle or items you lost), your Pain and Suffering (The physical and emotional stress you endured), and loss of companionship if a loved one died. In addition to economic and non-economic damages, you could be entitled to punitive damages—money awarded to you with the intention of punishing the other party.

Should You Accept a Settlement Offer or go to Trial?

Most personal injury claims in Atlanta end with a settlement, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for trial. You should choose an Atlanta injury lawyer with serious experience in Georgia courts, and who is unafraid of going to trial if that is what your case requires. If an insurance company approaches you with an offer, do not sign anything or accept without having it reviewed. We will assess their offer at no charge and discuss your options.

Why Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Atlanta, GA?

There's no short list of reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer. First, negotiating a settlement on your own leaves you vulnerable to being taken advantage of by the at-fault party's insurer. Second, injury lawyers have access to resources like expert witnesses that investigate your case and determine the exact cause of the accident. Finally, you won't be charged a dime unless your personal attorney wins your case—meaning you really have nothing to lose, and your attorney has a better chance of recovering a greater settlement than you handling your case alone.

Why Come to The Champion Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C.?

Choosing the right personal injury lawyer is critical. You’re looking for someone you can trust who will listen to you and make a difference in your life. Our personal injury law firm is built on this ideology. We’ve helped countless clients reach settlements that have supported them. Many say we are the ones who have made a difference in their lives after an accident.

At The Champion Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.C., we make you our priority. Personal injury law is what we do, and we’ll explain the process so you understand our suggestions and all of your options.

You don’t have to wait on us. We’re a top-rated personal injury law firm that’s dedicated to helping anyone hurt in a personal injury accident. The legal process can be slow. That’s the nature of the law. We handle everything for you.

We offer our services to anyone in need of high-quality legal representation for their personal injury case. We serve in communities like:

Sandy Springs

South Fulton

Roswell

Johns Creek

Alpharetta

Union City

East Point

Stonecrest

Brookhaven

Dunwoody

Tucker

Redan

Decatur

North Druid Hills

Fulton County

DeKalb County

Clayton County

Gwinnett County