Why You Need A Car Accident Lawyer
Why You Need A Car Accident Lawyer
Car Accident Lawyer Marietta, GA

Why You Need A Car Accident Lawyer

All motor vehicle accidents are traumatic and unsettling, even if it is just a fender bender. When there are injuries involved, the trauma increases and so does the need for representation by an experienced car accident lawyer.


Prior to opening his private practice, Steven M. Barnett, P.C. worked to defend insurance companies in injury cases, including automobile accidents. This experience provided is invaluable to his clients as he understands how to present your case to the insurance company to obtain a fair settlement for your claims.


Car Accident Checklist

If you are in a car accident in Marietta or throughout Georgia, Steven M. Barnett, P.C. is here to provide you with the legal representation you need. To assist you in the immediate timeframe after the wreck, here are some simple steps to keep in mind:

  • Call 911 for police and medical assistance for yourself or others involved in the wreck. When there are serious injuries, do not attempt to move the injured person or yourself unless it is absolutely necessary.

  • Take pictures of the accident, the damage and any surrounding factors that played a factor in the accident (construction zones, trees covering signs, traffic lights not functioning, etc.)

  • Obtain information from all the other drivers and any witnesses.

  • Get a copy of the report from the responding officer or get the officer’s name, phone number and a report number if available.

Do not post pictures on social media or make comments about the accident on these sites. Additionally, only talk to the at-fault driver’s insurance company about the facts of the accident, do not discuss injuries or how you are feeling.


When you hire Steven M. Barnett, P.C., a top car accident lawyer, he will work with you through every step of the claims process. As your attorney, Steven is here to provide you with the support and information you need, just call today at 770-415-8393 to schedule your free consultation.



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