Roswell GA Personal Injury Lawyer

ROSWELL PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

Our Roswell GA personal injury lawyers offer free consultations at our office located at 1255 Canton Street Suite E, Roswell, Georgia 30075.  Our Roswell office is located within a short walking distance of the fabulous restaurants on Canton Street.

Personal Injury Lawyer for Roswell and Surrounding Areas

Roswell is one of the top ten most populated cities in Georgia.  Roswell lies just north of Atlanta.  It shares its borders with the cities of Milton, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Peachtree Corners, and Sandy Springs.

Roswell residents are fortunate to live in a city that has easy and fast access to everything outdoors.  The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a vast forest with 127 acres.  It offers hikers and cyclists four nature trails to explore.  The nature trails travel across wetlands and woodlands. With trails like the Big Creek Greenway, and rivers including the Chattahoochee River, Roswell residents take advantage of what nature offers.

In 2010 CNN named Roswell number 76 in its list of Top 100 Places to Live in the US.  And there’s good reason for that: Roswell has 22 parks with 918 acres of active and passive parkland and facilities.

It has been ranked one of the safest cities to live in the US according to City Crime Rankings, and Atlanta Magazine has twice chosen Roswell as the best place to live in the Metro-Atlanta area.

For all of these reasons we chose Roswell to open our Roswell personal injury law firm.

Get to Know Us and Our Philosophy

Below are two videos that we think will tell you something about us and our beliefs.

As part of our commitment to helping people, every year we donate a percentage of our law law firm’s profit to people in need.  The video titled “We Believe in Charitable Giving” addresses what we do for philanthropy and how we do it.

We also believe in education.  We want all of our clients and prospective clients to know what rights they have. The video titled “We Educate our Clients” addresses what victims should consider after a crash.

We Believe in Charitable Giving

We Educate Our Clients

Welcome to BT's Roswell Office

Welcome to the building!

We offer free parking in an open parking lot.

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Our Law Firm welcomes you as you enter the building.

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We often meet with our clients in the conference room.

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The reception area is inviting and comfortable.

Hire a Fighter

Before you hire a personal injury lawyer, make sure you do your research.  You want a fighter who knows what it takes to build your case.  Below are three video clips of our Roswell trial lawyers that either show what our lawyers do to build a case for trial, or what we do to fight for victims of crime.

Butler Law Firm attorney reviewed all of the medical records ahead of time so that there would be no surprises at the orthopedic surgeon’s deposition. 

Jeb traveled to New York to depose a security guard who had failed to provide proper security at an apartment complex. 

Our firm fights for victims of sexual assault.  Jeb was asked to speak at the Georgia General Assembly on the importance of laws that help victims of abuse.

Roswell Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accidents are what we informally call “wheels accidents.”  It doesn’t matter what kind of wheels accident it is, the results are usually the same–serious injuries and serious pain.

Our Roswell personal injury lawyers have helped hundreds of victims of wheels accidents.  Our experience and our results is what sets us apart.  We have won cases in the courtroom, and have also settled cases when the circumstances called for settlement.

We understand how car insurance companies operate, and we know the tricks that insurance companies use to minimize what they should pay.  We also know how to find additional insurance that other lawyers may not know about. We pursue liability insurance policies, underinsured motorist insurance policies, and resident relative polices—and we often find insurance that our clients didn’t even know they had.

Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accidents all involve vehicles and our lawyers know which laws to cite depending on what kind of wheels case it is.  We take the time to craft the right strategy in each case so that we can lay the foundation for a successful resolution.  Part of that strategy includes thinking about what questions to ask doctors and key witnesses, and deciding what documents to file with the court.

At our firm we like to say that it is a client’s job to focus on getting better; it is our job to focus on the rest.

Roswell Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Nature trails, rivers, and highly-rated restaurants make Roswell a pedestrian friendly city.  It’s not uncommon to see residents and tourists walking on Canton Street and around the city.

Pedestrians are supposed to cross the street in the crosswalk.  But even when pedestrians do what they’re supposed to do, drivers don’t always see them.

The Uniform Rules of the Road set out rules that govern all drivers.  Some of the rules that govern motorists and pedestrians include:

  1. O.C.G.A. § 40-6-91: motorists must stop their cars and yield to pedestrians who are walking in a crosswalk;
  2. O.C.G.A. § 40-6-93: motorists must exercise due care for pedestrians who are walking on the road;
  3. O.C.G.A. § 40-6-180: motorists must drive at a reasonable and prudent speed;
  4. O.C.G..A § 40-6-390: motorists must not drive recklessly.

At a minimum, all motorists must always keep a proper lookout ahead.

Unfortunately, motorists don’t always follow these rules. When they don’t, pedestrians suffer the consequences.  Our Roswell injury lawyers know which laws to apply and how to make insurance companies pay so that our clients can make the best possible recovery.

Roswell Bicycle Accident Lawyer

Many Roswell residents enjoy spending time in the beautiful outdoors that Roswell offers.  For that reason it’s common to see outdoor enthusiasts cycling on Roswell’s roads and on trails.

Cycling providers a healthy and enjoyable exercise, and it gives people the chance to experience nature.

Unfortunately, cycling is not without its risks.  While cycling is supposed to be safe, that isn’t always the case.  Our Roswell injury lawyers understand the risks that bicycle riders face.  We understand that cyclists and motorists have rights.  When those rights are violated we know how to hold the offending parties and their insurance companies accountable.

Drivers owe a duty of care to bicyclists just as they do to anyone on the road. However, bicycling near motor vehicles carries risks. When a motorist doesn’t see a bicycle, the motorist may violate the bicyclist’s right of way.  Common causes of bicycle crashes occur when a motorist pulls in front of the bicyclist, swerves into the bicycle’s lane, illegally turns in front of the bicyclist or tries driving around a cyclist. Even when a motorist sees a bicycle, they may not respect their right to the roadway. Just because Georgia law requires motor vehicles to give bicyclists three feet when passing under O.C.G.A § 40-6-56, doesn’t mean everyone obeys the rules of the road.

If a motorist is responsible for your injuries when you are in a bicycle accident, you have a legal right to be compensated for your medical expenses and other losses. When you consult with our Roswell bicycle accident attorneys, we’ll give you advice and explain what options are available.

Getting compensated for your injuries is important.  Compensation for your injuries includes:

  1. Your medical expenses:  You are entitled to get reimbursed for all of your past as well as your future medical costs.
  2. Interference with normal living: You are entitled to compensation for injuries that prevent you from enjoying the activities you used to enjoy before the accident.
  3. Lost wages
  4. Loss of earning capacity
  5. Pain and suffering
  6. Punitive damages: If the other party was so reckless that their behavior warrants special damages, then under O.C.G.A. § 51-12-5.1 you can ask for “punitive damages.”

If you find yourself in a bicycle accident, the first priority is getting medical help.  If while at the scene of the accident you are able to speak with the driver who struck you then call 911 and get the driver’s insurance information. After you have spoken with police and gotten yourself checked out by the right medical professionals, consider consulting with a Roswell bicycle accident  lawyer.  Even if you decide not to hire a lawyer its in your interest to first speak with a lawyer who can prepare you for what you will likely be asked by the other driver’s insurance company’s representatives.

If We Can't Help, We Will Refer You to a Lawyer Who Can Help

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service and delivering first-class results.  Our Roswell injury attorneys have the tenacity, training, and trial experience that it takes to win.  Our verdicts and settlements prove it.

If you or someone in your family needs an aggressive personal injury lawyer, call us. If after speaking with you we realize that your case may not be a fit for our firm, we’ll refer you to another good Roswell injury lawyer who may be able to help.

Every consultation is free so if you have questions we invite you to call us.

Client Review

“I referred one of my employees to [Butler Law Firm]. My employee was severely injured and [Butler Law Firm] took great care of him. He got him a big settlement and helped get all of his bills paid. I would HIGHLY recommend his services.”

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Roswell GA News Updates

On Saturday, 33-year-old Alberto Marin was shot and killed on W. Summit Street, making his case the first homicide in Roswell of 2019. A neighbor called police after she heard gun shots coming from Marin’s home. Marin was married and had 6 children with his wife. Police are still investigating the case.

The city of Roswell is considering a law to reduce hotel crimes. The law penalizes hotels that burden the city’s police department with a high amount of calls for service. The types of 911 calls that count against a hotel would be things like drug use and prostitution, not fire alarms and medical calls. Roswell’s version of the law will be proposed at a meeting on July 9th.

Police finally arrested a man last week after he made terroristic threats and barricaded himself in a hotel. According to hotel staff, a white man in his 50s was causing a disturbance in the lobby. He then barricaded himself in a room at the Ramada Inn off Mansell Road.The North Fulton SWAT and Crisis Negotiations Teams responded to the scene, and members of the Crisis Negotiation Team were in contact with the man who was eventually lured out.

Locals around north Atlanta are protesting against the construction of a megachurch after the leader was recently arrested for sex trafficking charges. Naason Joaquin Garcia was arrested this week on sex trafficking and child pornography charges. Garcia runs La Luz Del Mundo, a Mexico-based megachurch. He and his team want to build a massive, 300-acre development off Hog Mountain Road in the Hall County area. According to a 26- count complaint against Garcia and the already controversial church, the pastor on multiple occasions forced minor girls to perform dances and do sexual acts while he recorded it. The offenses occurred in Los Angeles County, California, between 2015 and 2018. Locals are weary of Garcia’s megachurch project and are hoping the plans come to a halt while Garcia is facing charges.

On June 7th, nearly 750 grassroots events nationwide will call for an end to gun violence. The  “Wear Orange 2019” campaign events are part of the fifth annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 7. Guns are the second-leading cause of death for American children. The events are dedicated to honor victims of gun violence. They hope to raise the “voice of every American who demands an end to gun violence” through remembering victims and educating the public.

A cocaine dealer from Athens was recently sentenced to 151 months in federal prison. Patrick O’Neal Kennedy, 43, of Athens, was sentenced on June 5th  by the Honorable C. Ashley Royal in U.S. District Court, Macon, on the charge of Distribution of Cocaine Base. There is no parole in the federal system.

A woman’s body was found near an apartment complex pool on May 29th. Roswell police were called after a maintenance worker found a girl’s body beside a pool with “obvious signs of trauma.” The girl’s family contacted Roswell police early Wednesday morning to report their missing daughter who hadn’t come home from the previous night. Medical examiners are trying to the ID the body as the missing teen, and police have not released the girl’s identity or the cause of death. Anyone with further information is asked to call Johns Creek police. 

Roswell’s Community Development and Transportation Committee is looking to monitor scooter use in the city. The Committee has asked city staff to monitor the number of scooters in the city to figure out the best method to monitor to use of the popular scooters that have caused multiple accidents over the last several months. While Alpharetta’s city staff is proposing a 12-month ban on scooters in order to think of best practices and rules for scooter usage, the Roswell committee said an ordinance is not currently needed. 

Around 11:20pm on May 19, a pedestrian was hit while crossing the road near the intersection of Alpharetta Street and Green Street. The individual was immediately taken to WellStar North Fulton Hospital and is in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, but there is an investigation underway.

On May 18th, Roswell Police responded to a stabbing at Dalia’s Events located at 10479 Alpharetta Hwy. The suspect, Pedro Navarro-Zelaya, 44, of Roswell, approached Margarita Cabrera-Maldonado during a child’s birthday party and stabbed her before turning the knife on himself. Navarro-Zelaya stabbed the victim multiple times, then stabbed himself in the chest. The victim was pronounced dead after she was transported to North Fulton Hospital. Police suspect Navarro-Zelaya was angry after their relationship had ended more than a year ago.

A SWAT team is outside a Marietta apartment complex working to arrest a wanted criminal. The fugitive, Maliek Dandridge, is wanted my Marietta police for an aggravated assault charge. Dandridge crawled into an attic space, broke into multiple apartments and is currently residing in one, armed and dangerous. The investigation is still underway.