Atlanta Personal Injury Law Blog

How to Calculate Diminished Value

After being involved in a car accident where the vehicle has been wrecked and repaired, it’s necessary to calculate the Diminished Value. The diminished value is the loss in market value that occurs when a vehicle has been involved in an accident. Once a car is involved in an accident and has been repaired, a […]

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In Memoriam, Leda S. Lyerly – 1956-2017

Dear Colleagues and Friends: It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our associate, Leda Lyerly, who passed away on December 26, 2017. She was a part of the Hinton & Powell family for 15 wonderful years working here from 2002 to 2017. She was a beloved colleague and dear friend, and she will […]

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What is the Georgia Statute of Limitations for Injury Law?

If you’ve been involved in a personal injury accident, it’s important to understand how the statute of limitations applies in Georgia. A time limit, also known as a statute of limitations, applies to all personal injury cases. At Hinton and Powell, we are Georgia’s premier personal injury lawyers. We’ll walk you through the entire process, […]

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How to Handle a Workers’ Comp Claim Step by Step

If you’ve been injured on the job, there is a certain process that you need to take in order to receive workers’ compensation. Following an injury on the job, you probably have a lot of questions. Dealing with the aftermath of a workplace accident can be incredibly frustrating. You may even find navigating workers’ compensation […]

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Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

You were involved in an accident. Now what? Knowing when you need a car accident attorney is important because it could be the difference between a justly resolved case and owing or losing large monetary damages. The attorneys at Hinton & Powell can help you recover losses resulting from an accident, and reduce the hassle […]

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How Do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Have you been injured in an accident that was caused by another individual and that could have been avoided? You might have a personal injury lawsuit on your hands. There are four key questions to ask yourself when determining if you have a personal injury case: Did you suffer a personal injury? Was that injury […]

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Most Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

After a car accident, many people experience moderate to severe injuries, and they may not even be aware at first. The sudden stop and abrupt force can result in a number of painful injuries. Drivers can hit their heads, bang their arms, or even cut themselves on broken glass. 2.31 million people reported an injury […]

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What to do after a Serious Motorcycle Accident

There is nothing more freeing than hitting the open road on a motorcycle. However, a collision with another motorist can result in catastrophic personal injuries including but not limited to spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, there are a few important steps you should take […]

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What Makes a Slip and Fall Accident a Personal Injury Case?

A slip and fall accident can often result in a simple bruise and a tinge of embarrassment. However, some victims may endure serious injuries, including broken bones or sprains, head trauma, or even death. The incidents may cause the victim to pay out-of-pocket for expensive rehabilitative treatments, medical costs, or nursing care. Unfortunately, many of […]

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Top Causes of Trucking Accidents
Atlanta Personal Injury & Accident Attorneys

A typical driver will always feel a bit of unease on the road when they are sandwiched between two mammoth commercial trucking rigs. Besides a commercial truck’s huge size, truck drivers have to deal with exhausting distances while staying focused for hours on end. They have to safely navigate unpredictable highway conditions while driving responsibly. […]

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