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Car Accidents

Athens Car Accident Attorney

Millions Recovered for Victims of Serious Collisions

Few things are as frightening as being involved in a serious car accident. One moment you’re going about your normal day—the next, your whole life has changed. Depending on the exact circumstances involved in your situation, you could be facing exorbitant medical bills, lost income from time taken off work to receive medical treatment, and future lost earnings due to temporary or permanent disabilities. And, of course, this is nothing to say of the immense physical and emotional pain and suffering you are experiencing.

At The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC, we understand what you are going through. Our Athens car accident attorney is extensively experienced in handling all types of car accident claims, including those involving catastrophic bodily injury and death. He is passionate about fighting for the justice and fair compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the careless, negligent, or reckless actions of another motorist or another entity, trust your recovery to The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC.

Contact us online or call (706) 760-9220 for a free consultation. We have secured millions on behalf of our clients; find out how we can help you today.

Who Is At Fault for Your Accident?

In order to secure compensation for injuries and other damages sustained in an automobile collision in Georgia, you must show that you are less than 50 percent at fault for the crash. Georgia follows what is known as the “modified comparative fault,” or shared fault, rule. Under this rule, you may still be able to collect compensation if you were partially at fault for an accident, as long as the other driver is determined to have been more at fault.

Some of the most common causes of car accidents in Georgia include:

  • Distracted driving, including texting while driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol
  • Reckless driving, including speeding and street racing
  • Engaging in road rage behaviors
  • Following too closely (“tailgating”)
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Fatigued driving and/or falling asleep at the wheel
  • Failing to stop at red lights or stop signs
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way

This list is not exhaustive; if you believe your accident was caused by another motorist engaging in any of these or other negligent behaviors, reach out to our Athens car accident lawyer as soon as possible. In most cases, you only have two years from the date of the accident to bring a personal injury claim.

Real Results for Real Clients

Imagine you're the following person:

On my way home, I came upon a large intersection that I pass through everyday. As I proceeded through the intersection, all I remember is that everything went black as I heard a massive metallic crushing sound. Continue Reading.

Put our extensive experience on your side; call us at (706) 760-9220 for a no-cost consultation.

Hear from Our Clients

  • There are not enough words to express or say what a fantastic lawyer that Joshua W. Branch is.

    “I would highly recommend Joshua W. Branch to anybody. He is a lawyer that takes his clients very seriously as if they were his children or his family.”

    - Gloria, Personal Injury Client
  • If there were more people like you in this world, it would be a better place.

    “If there were more people like you in this world, it would be a better place.”

    - The H. Family
  • What do I say to the most amazing attorney I’ve ever known. You have been more than an attorney. You have been a friend, and a very good listener.

    “Thank you so much for the compassion and time spent with you through my recovery.”

    - Veda, Personal Injury Client
  • There will never be enough words to describe how thankful I am for all you’ve done.

    “Thank you again for all the hard work and dedication. I pray that God will bless you abundantly this holiday season. I pray that God will bless you.”

    - Danielle, Personal Injury Client
  • Josh Branch did an incredible job for me when I was injured in a car wreck involving a tractor-trailer.

    “I had some serious injuries and Mr. Branch guided me through this tough time and I couldn't have asked for a better lawyer”

    - Vicki, Personal Injury Client
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Millions of Dollars Recovered

for Our Clients
  • $650,000 JB Client v. Negligent Driver

    A collision between a negligent driver and our client resulted in serious injuries for our client.

  • $650,000 JB Client v. Pizza Delivery Franchisee

    A collision between a texting pizza delivery driver which caused the death of our client's spouse.

  • $605,000 JB Client v. Home Health Care Company

    A horrible and tragic event occurred while the mother of our clients was under the care of her home health care company.

  • $580,000 Trucking Case: Confidential Parties

    Client sustained a fractured acetabulum when he collided into a tractor-trailer that left its trailer in the roadway.

  • $550,000 JB Client vs. Negligent Individual Driver

    The client sustained severe injuries and then had additional complications.

  • $525,000 JB client v. Georgia Medical Transportation, Inc.

    Client was not properly secured while in transit and was thrown out of his wheelchair and sustained orthopedic fractures.

  • $350,000 JB Client v. Tractor-Trailer

    Client ran into the back of an illegally parked tractor-trailer.

  • $350,000 JB client v. Shanna M. Jackson; Superior Court of Walton Co.

    Automobile collision case wherein the client who had to undergo a cervical fusion procedure.

  • $330,000 JB client v. Thomas Shirley; Superior Court of Rabun Co.

    Automobile collision case tried to verdict in Rabun County for a client who had to undergo a cervical fusion surgery.

  • $325,000 Severe Car Wreck with a Surgical Component
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Why Hire Us

  • Personalized Approach

    We pride ourselves on providing personalized client care with tailored solutions.

  • Reputation for Excellence

    We are proud of our legacy of positive client testimonials and recognition in our community.

  • Commitment to Clients

    Our passion for helping clients recover from personal injuries is the core focus of our firm.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to go to trial and we will fight to get the best possible result for our clients.

Take Your First Step Towards Justice

The Law Office of Joshua W. Branch, LLC has successfully helped thousands of injured victims receive the justice they deserve.