Personal Injury Attorneys in Athens

Fighting for the Compensation You & Your Family Deserve

Unexpected accidents can have devastating consequences. Often, victims and their families find their lives are forever altered by events beyond their control. At Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., we believe that you shouldn’t be left to deal with the aftermath of someone else’s negligence on your own. If you or a loved one was recently injured by another person or entity’s reckless or careless behavior, you may be entitled to financial recovery to help with the financial strain, physical pain, and emotional suffering.

Our firm is dedicated to fighting for the fair compensation you are owed. We understand how overwhelming the legal process can be, which is why we offer compassionate guidance and skilled representation you can rely on.

Need a personal injury lawyer in Athens? Call Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. today at (706) 354-4000 to schedule a case evaluation with our team!

What damages can I recover?

If you’ve been seriously injured in a vehicle accident, medical malpractice incident, truck collision, or slip and fall on someone else’s property, you may feel unsure of your legal options. Our Athens personal injury attorneys are prepared to put their decades of combined experience to work for you, determining liability for your injuries and fighting to hold the responsible parties accountable. While financial compensation cannot negate the suffering you have been through, it can help you with the cost of damages and allow you to move forward with your life.

Common damages associated with serious injuries or wrongful death include:

  • Initial and ongoing medical treatment
  • Hospital/ambulance fees
  • Lost wages/income
  • Permanent or temporary disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical rehabilitation therapy
  • Cognitive rehabilitation therapy
  • Permanent disfigurement/scarring
  • Loss of a financial or emotional support
  • Funeral/burial expenses

At Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., our team of personal injury attorneys and legal professionals are committed to helping you through some of life’s most difficult moments. We strive to recover the maximum compensation for every client, utilizing our extensive resources and working as a team to pursue the best possible outcome for your case.

What is the statute of limitations for injury claims in Georgia?

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is 2 years from the date of when the accident occurred. Any legal action must be taken within that time frame – should you fail to file a claim before the deadline, you may be giving up the right to have your case heard in court. While two years sounds like sufficient time, it’s recommended that you contact an attorney as soon as possible after being injured.

How is a settlement reached in a personal injury case?

When the defendant agrees to pay a specified amount in order to drop the case that is when a settlement is reached. The reality of these types of cases is that most of them end in settlements – typically a settlement will be reached before a suit is even filed. There are several factors that are taken into consideration to calculate a settlement amount, all of which vary depending on the details of the claim. Because of this, it’s difficult to accurately estimate an exact average of settlements. Some factors that can affect a settlement amount include the seriousness of the injury, the medical costs, the defendant’s assets, and any pain and suffering associated with the injury.

If you were injured or a loved one was killed by someone else’s negligence, contact our firm at (706) 354-4000 to speak with an experienced injury attorney.


  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. The people at this firm really do care about you. They fight for you and defend you every step of the way.

    - D. Wise

  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. He was professional, knowledgeable, and thorough in communicating and negotiating an I.R.S. settlement...

    - Anonymous

  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. Although my lawyers could have paid the insurance company what it was asking just to make it go away, they proved to me that they were going to stand by me – and stand up for me.

    - Karen G.

  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. I am so grateful to the entire firm for working to find some peace of mind for the unfortunate results of my mesh surgery.

    - Marsha L.

  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. I am so thankful for everything BBGA has done

    - Randie L.

  • Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley, P.C. I feel that God directed me to you.

    - Betty L.

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