When someone is injured in an accident, whether it is in a car accident, a slip and fall, on dangerous property, or some other way, the victim is typically entitled to have those injuries paid for by the person who caused them. Getting from accident to payment can often be a difficult and complicated process, however, which is why anyone injured in an accident in Atlanta needs the right Atlanta personal injury lawyer to assist in that process.
One important aspect of the process of recovering for the injuries a person suffers in an accident is getting a case past a judge to a jury for trial. There are two basic phases of a lawsuit – the pre-trial phase and the trial phase. Of course, once a judgment is awarded, there is the third phase of collection, but that is a topic for another day.
Pre-Trial Phase of a Lawsuit