TRUSTWORTHY LAWYERS IN ATHENS, GEORGIA

No matter how big or small your case is, you can trust in our decades of experience and sincere concern for your well-being.

The personal injury lawyers of Wells and McElwee, P.C., in Athens, Georgia, provide highly personalized and committed client service for car accident victims. We work closely with every client to make sure that they are getting the help they need – not only legal advice, but also assistance with medical, financial, personal, and insurance coverage problems. Our firm’s strong tradition of client service can help you meet all of the challenges that a serious auto wreck might present.

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There’s a world of difference between a car accident and a truck accident when it comes time to sue the driver at fault. The severity of the injuries that typically result from a trucking wreck usually means that you won’t be looking at a $30,000 or $75,000 claim – you might need hundreds of thousands to support your family through a long recovery, or millions to help you adapt to a permanent disability.

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It’s an unfortunate fact that in the aftermath of a deadly accident, the insurance company for the party responsible for the accidental death is preparing its defense against your future wrongful death claims while you’re still coming to grips with the shock of your loss. At the Athens law firm of Wells and McElwee, P.C., our attorneys are completely committed to helping your family through a difficult time while doing everything possible to protect your legal and financial interests.

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At the law firm of Wells and McElwee, P.C., our lawyers are ready to accept the challenge of seeking damages for people injured in slip-and-fall accidents. These can be tough cases. Sometimes it’s hard to prove damages for soft tissue injuries to knees, shoulders, or other joints. Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether the plaintiff or the defendant was in the better position to spot the hazard and avoid the accident.

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After a serious accident, you may have injuries ranging from whiplash to paralysis, and no matter the injury, you will probably need medical care. If your injuries are the result of someone else’s negligence, you may have a right to compensation to cover medical costs and other financial losses, so you can recover without having to worry about your finances.

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Personalized Attention

We know that each personal injury case or criminal defense case is different – there are different people and circumstances involved in each one. That’s why we offer individualized representation for each case we take. We pay close attention to the details of your unique case to ensure we provide you with excellent counsel. Your welfare and getting you the settlement you need are our top priorities.

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The attorneys of Wells and McElwee, P.C., represent northeast Georgia clients with a wide range of legal needs, from simple car accident claims to complex personal injury cases. It’s a point of principle with us to take the small cases as well as big ones, and we give every client the same individualized service we’d expect if we needed legal representation ourselves.

FAQ on Wrongful Death in Georgia

Wrongful death refers to situations where the negligence of a person, a business, or another entity causes an individual to die. If you believe that your loved one has died due to another party's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation through a wrongful death...

5 IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT A DUI ACCIDENT CLAIM

An ordinary auto accident claim is a bit different from a DUI (driving under the influence) accident claim. Here are some five important things you should know about a DUI accident claim. 1. DUI Is Not an Automatic Proof of Liability You cannot conclude that the...

INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT? START A FILE FOLDER SYSTEM TODAY

Without evidence, a claim is nothing more than an unproven accusation. The evidence is what makes a claim, a fact. As a result, you must know how to gather and organize vital records pertaining to your accident case. Starting a file folder system now can help because...