Q: Can I Recover Damages in an Atlanta Car Accident Case if I Was Not Wearing a seat belt at the Time of the Crash?
A:seat belts save lives, and Georgia law requires that all drivers, front seat passengers, and children under age 18 wear seat belts. That said, if you were injured in an Atlanta car crash that was not legally your fault and you were not wearing a seat belt, then your recovery many not be completely barred.
An experienced Atlanta auto accident attorney may be able to negotiate with the other party's insurance company to get you the damages that you deserve. In some cases those damages may be reduced because of the fact that you were not wearing a seat belt as required by law, but damages may not be completely unavailable to you.
Whether you can recover damages, and what those damages may be, depend on many factors. The experienced Atlanta car accident lawyer of The Dover Law Firm will fight hard for your just recovery. We will zealously represent your interests and do our best to help you. Please contact us today at 1.770.518.1133 and please read our FREE book: 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim for more information about what to do after a Georgia car accident.