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What Are Policy Limits?

If you're ever involved in a car wreck, you may hear the term policy limits. So what are policy limits? A policy limit is the maximum amount that an insurance policy will pay out on a certain claim. You get paid because you're hurt, not because you were hit. Simply put, if you don't get paid, we don't get paid. I'm Riah Greathouse from Greathouse Trial Law. Contact us to discuss your case.

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Thanks for Contacting Riah Greathouse Law

Hi, I'm Riah Greathouse, the owner of Greathouse Trial Law. Thank you so much for contacting us about your personal injury claim. And while you still may be undecided, here are a few things that I wanted to share with you.

What to Expect From Us

What to Expect From Us?

Hi, welcome to the firm. Thank you so much for entrusting us with your case. We know that this is a difficult time for you. And you may have a million questions, and we're here for you. For this reason, there are a few things that I want to let you know about the process.

Thanks For Hiring Us

Thanks For Hiring Us

Thank you so much for entrusting the firm to represent you. As you know, it was our intention to provide an excellent representation. I hope that we were able to accomplish that for you during this process. If we did, I'm asking that you please click the link and give us a five star review.

Missing Your Appointments

Missing Your Appointments

The medical bills determine a large part of the damages that you've suffered in the case. If your bills are high due to a serious injury, your settlement will likely be higher. If your bills are low, then your settlement will likely be lower. Why is this important?

The Lawsuit Phase of a Client's Journey

The Lawsuit Phase of a Client's Journey

You've just filed a lawsuit, and you're probably wondering what happens next. The insurance company decided that they didn't want to settle. And now they want you to prove your case in court. There are five steps to a lawsuit: pleadings, discovery, pre-trial proceedings, trial, and the appeals process.

What is a Deposition

What is a Deposition?

So, now it's time for a deposition. And you're probably wondering, “What is a deposition?” A deposition is an opportunity for you to explain your side of the story, under oath, to the insurance company. During this time, there will be a court reporter and an attorney for the insurance company who will ask you questions about what happened in the case.

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Demand For Settlement

Today I want to talk to you about how lawyers write demands. There are five parts writing in effective demand. Number one: state the facts of the case. Number two: detail the damages suffered. Number three: requests an amount for settlement. Number four: let them know how much time they have to respond.

Gap In Treatment

Gap In Treatment

You may have seen my last message that I sent you where I referenced the gap in treatment for your case. The gap in treatment is one of the three reasons why missing your medical appointments can ruin your case. But what is a gap in treatment? Well, that's a great question. Really, there is no defined period of time.

How GHTL Evaluates Cases -V2

How GHTL Evaluates Cases -V2

Cases are not built on an assembly line. They're built with strategy, focus. Countless hours go into determining the value of the case. Many law firms simply use a mathematical formula, as if every case has the same personal and economic impact on the injured party.

What Happens During A Mediation?

What Happens During A Mediation?

So, you've been scheduled for mediation. Now is the time we've been waiting for. Mediation is an opportunity for us to try to settle your case. During this process, we will use the demand that we've already submitted and negotiate with the insurance company. I want to give you some expectations as we go into this process.

What Happens if the Insurance Company Does Not Want to Settle?

What Happens if the Insurance Company Does Not Want to Settle?

So, what happens if the insurance company does not want to settle? Many times when an insurance company doesn't want to settle, it is because there's a liability issue in your case, or the demand is too high for what they believe the injuries to be. In either case, we have a couple of options.

Submitting a Demand for Settlement

Submitting a Demand for Settlement

It's now time to submit the demand for settlement in your case. This is the part where we sit back and wait. Under Georgia law, the insurance company must be given at least 30 days to respond to your demand. The kicker is that they don't always have to respond with the settlement offer.

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Why Is It Important For You to Have Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

So you've just been involved in a collision and you find out that the other driver doesn't have insurance. What do you do? Who's going to put your life back together? Who's going to pay your medical bills, who's going to pay back your lost wages? That's why it's very important to have UIM coverage or underinsured motorist coverage.

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Can You Get Paid If You Don't Go To the Doctor

So you may be asking yourself, I was involved in a wreck, can I get paid if I don't go to the doctor? Well, the short answer is no, you can't, it's personal injury which means that you were physically injured by a motor vehicle collision. Go to the doctor so that you can receive the proper treatment and the documentation to show that you were in fact injured.

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What Are Punitive Damages- - Atlanta Auto Accident Attorney ...

If you hit by a drunk driver call the police immediately cooperate with their investigation and immediately seek medical attention. You may be entitled to additional compensation known as punitive damages. punitive damages are meant to punish the driver for outrageous conduct.

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How Do You Prove Lost Wages_ _ Car Accident Attorney Atlanta...

Just been involved in a serious wreck. Your back hurts your neck hurts your arm, your leg, you can't go to work. How are you going to make a living? How are you going to make ends meet? You may be entitled to lost wages. But how do you prove those lost wages?

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Should You Give the Insurance Company a Recorded Statement

So you've been involved in Iraq, you don't know what to do you get a call from the insurance company and they ask you, hey, do you mind if we get a recorded statement? You should never give the insurance company a recorded statement. They're not here to help you, They're not here to be your friend. They will use your statements against you. So before you talk to any insurance company, give us a call first and we'll walk you through the process. You get paid because you're hurt not because you were hit. Simply put, if you don't get paid, we don't get paid. I'm Riah Greathouse. Greathouse Trial Law. Contact us to discuss your case.

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¿Usted Estuvo En Un Accidente De Auto Y No Tiene Seguro Médico?

Una pregunta muy común es: Estuve en un accidente de auto, pero no tengo seguro médico y no soy ciudadano de los Estados Unidos, ¿tengo derechos? Sí, tienes derechos y el bufete de Greathouse Trial Law Firm te puede ayudar. El abogado Riah Greathouse lucha por sus clientes para que el seguro pague por sus gastos médicos y dolores de sufrimientos. Mi nombre es Damaris y trabajo para el abogado Riah Greathouse con el bufete Greathouse Trial Law Firm. ¡Llamé ahora para su consulta gratis!

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What Is the Negotiation Process Personal Injury Attorney At...

The days, weeks and even months following the collision, you've dealt with the initial trauma and chaos surrounding this life altering event. Now comes one of the most critical stages in your case, the all important negotiation process with the at fault party's insurance company. Why is this negotiation dance so important? statistics show that only four to 5% of all personal injury cases ever make it to trial, which means your case has at least a 95% chance of being settled out of court.

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What Happens If Both You and Your Spouse Were Injured In a C...

If you were in the vehicle crash that caused serious injury to your spouse, there's a good chance that you may also have sustained some injuries. This circumstance can obviously complicate the recovery process for the both of you. These are a few steps to make sure that you recover properly alongside of your spouse.

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Greathouse Trial Law Personal Injury Attorney Atlanta GA At...

I really want to create something special that was centered around client service, you know putting your patients my clients first and that's what we strive to do. We want to make sure that their quality of life is improved.

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What Is MedPay and What Does It Cover Atlanta Auto Accident...

What is med pay coverage? medical payments coverage, also known as med pay for medical expense coverage helps pay the medical costs after you or one of your passengers are hurt in a car accident.

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What Is MedPay Car Accident Lawyer Alpharetta Greathouse T...

Hi, I'm Riah Greathouse. I'm a personal injury attorney right here in Atlanta, Georgia. 80% of new clients that come to me have never been involved in an auto accident before.

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Who Is Liable If You Are In an Accident While Riding In an U...

As the popularity of rideshare apps such as Lyft and Uber in Atlanta continues to rise. The question of who is ultimately responsible for car accidents occurring in ride shares is asked more often.

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What Should You Do If Your Child Is Injured In a Car Acciden...

Once emergency responders arrive at an accident, things will begin happening fairly quickly. Depending on the severity of your child's injuries, EMT personnel may give immediate medical assistance.

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How Does MedPay Coverage Work Atlanta Personal Injury Attor...

How does med pay coverage work? In general, there are two ways in which med pay works nets either as a direct reimbursement as your primary coverage, or as supplementary coverage to your pre existing health insurance coverage.

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How do Pre-settlement Loans Work Pre-settlement Funding FAQ...

In a phone call that I recently had with a newly signed client, she asked me if she could go ahead and receive payment for her injuries. Despite her car wreck did happen less than 24 hours earlier, she expected the ability to receive compensation upfront.

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What is a Medical Lien Atlanta Personal Injury Attorneys P...

Last week I received a call from an injured victim who said, I'm hurting. Now I need to see a doctor, but I don't have insurance. How can you help? I told her easy. We can work with your medical providers using what's known as a medical lien.

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How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Your Personal Injury C...

So you've been injured in a previous car wreck and boom, here comes another one. You ask yourself how do my previous injuries affect the value of my new claim? pre existing conditions can greatly alter the value of your personal injury claim.

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How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Your Personal Injury C...

So you've been injured in a previous car wreck and boom, here comes another one. You ask yourself how do my previous injuries affect the value of my new claim? pre existing conditions can greatly alter the value of your personal injury claim.

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When and Why Do You Need a Personal Injury Attorney Atlanta...

You've been injured in a serious car wreck. And you ask yourself, can't I just send my medical records and bills to the insurance company? Do I really need an attorney for this? So here's the thing about insurance companies, insurance companies only paid based off what's in the best interest for the insurance company.

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Denise's Story with Greathouse Trial Law

Hi, I'm Denise. I'm a department manager at a large retail outlet. I'm also a busy wife and mom with an active family. I love my crazy hectic life. Then, one day I was driving to work when another driver ran a red light and slammed into my car at full force. Even though I had the right away

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Happy Holidays From Greathouse Law Firm

Hey guys, it's Riah Greathouse. And this is my favorite time of year. It's Christmas time. So I wanted to personally with you and your family have Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. This season's about hope. And hope is so relevant to what we need right now.

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Happy New Year from Riah Greathouse and the Staff of Greatho...

Hey guys, here we are, at the end of the year. I know we're all excited to put this year behind us. But I wanted to share a few things with you that we've done here at Greathouse Trial Law over the past year. Like so many of you guys that are watching this now and across the world.

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How to Have a Great Year

Hey guys, welcome to 2021 2020 is now over. You know, I love the new year because it gives me the opportunity to start fresh. When I think about what has set me apart as employer, a leader, a business owner, I think about three things that I commit to the first thing that I commit to is my vision.

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How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Case

You want to know how to make $100,000 on your case. There are three ways to win top dollar in your case. The first is to maximize your medical treatment. It's so crucial that you go to top notch medical professionals. Treatment matters. It's the evidence to show how injured you truly are.

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The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Courtroom Personal I...

So, immediately after law school, that was during the recession is you remember, I came out and I was able to get hired by a boutique DUI defense firm. And after that, working there for about a year and a half, two years getting my feet wet, I was able to go and serve as an assistant district attorney for Fulton County where it were prosecuted violent felonies.

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Deliver on Your Word Q&A with Riah Greathouse, Personal Inj...

I think that it's very important to say what you mean. And mean what you say. So often, you have attorneys specifically in this business who will promise you the moon, they'll say, oh, I'll give you a, you know, a billion dollars. You know, before they've even had a chance to look at the facts.

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day. Today we celebrate relationships and we are so thankful for our relationship with you. whether our past just cross you've been with us for a while and to all of our followers. I want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope that you enjoy spending the day with your loved ones.

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Thank You to Our Employees Greathouse Trial Law

Today is National employee Appreciation Day, which I feel oftentimes doesn't get enough attention. Let me start by saying I am so incredibly grateful for my team and great house rohloff. Without my employees, I wouldn't be where I am today.

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Happy Easter from Greathouse Trial Law

Hi, I'm Riah Greathouse and I want to wish you a very happy Easter. Praise beats the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. In his great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Easter is the time to rejoice and be thankful for the gift of life, love and joy.

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The Five Steps of Writing an Effective Demand for Settlement...

Today I want to talk to you about how lawyers write demands. There are five parts writing an effective domain. Number one, state the facts of your case. Number two, detail the damages that you suffered. Number three requests a monetary amount for settlement. Number four, let them know how much time they have to answer your demand.

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What Is a Third Party Claim in a Workers' Compensation Case

What is the third party claim in a workers compensation case? When a worker is injured on the job, he or she can bring a workers compensation claim. However, in some cases, the injured worker can also bring a third party liability claim.

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What If I Was Injured After Signing a Waiver

What if I was injured after signing a waiver? businesses are increasingly using waivers in an attempt to avoid any responsibility for their wrongful conduct. If you've ever been to a trampoline park theme park sporting or recreational ...

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What Do You Do If You've Experienced a Head Injury

What do you do if you've experienced a head injury? When you're injured in a car accident, it is quite usual for you to experience a head injury. head injuries are particularly difficult because the long term effects can be unknown.

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What Do You Do If You're Injured in an Uber Accident

What do you do if you're injured in an Uber accident? Did you know that in most situations Uber drivers causing an accident while driving for Uber must carry $1 million in coverage for its passengers. Every single year.

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What's The Difference Between Chiropractic and Orthopedic Tr...

If you've been injured in an accident and are now suffering from back or neck pain, you likely want to see a specialist to treat the problem. What kind of specialists Do you see? Both chiropractors and orthopedics specialize in treating back in neck pain with their treatment methods are quite different orthopedist ...

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The Importance of Calling the Police After an Accident

Many times I have someone call the office and they tell me they just had an accident, but they only exchanged phone numbers with the other person, and they never filed a police report. Hi, I'm Riah Greathouse and Greathouse Trial Law. I want to tell you why filing a police report is essential to your case.

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How Greathouse Trial Law Evaluates Your Case

Cases are not built on an assembly line. They are built with strategy and focus, countless hours go into determining the value of the case. Many law firms simply use a mathematical formula is if every case has the same personal and economic impact to the injured party, a great house trial law, we go through ...

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Greathouse Trial Law We Fight For You

It takes less than one second for an accident to happen. In one moment, your life can completely change. And without the support of an attorney, you could be left with no legal or financial support. When I started my law firm, I wanted a place where people got justice. I wanted a place where people felt that they would have their day in court.

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What is the Statute of Limitations in Your Personal Injury C...

What is the statute of limitations? after an accident, you only have a certain amount of time to file a lawsuit. This is called a statute of limitations in Georgia the statute of limitations for civil cases such as car accidents, wrongful death and other personal injury claims to yours.

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