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Unlikely Victims’ Advocate, Georgia Insurance Attorney Now Champions Personal Injury Cause ATLANTA, Ga. (January 23, 2013) – According to the National Center for Health Statistics, each year, more than 31 million people throughout the U.S. suffer a personal injury that is serious enough to require immediate medical attention. And of these cases, millions must navigate the confusing and oftentimes intimidating world of insurance claims in pursuit of monetary compensation. One Atlanta personal injury attorney now champions the cause of the injured, having once been a successful insurance attorney. “Playing games with peoples’ lives and denying legitimate claims just felt wrong,” said former insurance company attorney Steven M. Barnett, who now practices personal injury law exclusively. “I no longer represent insurance companies, but I do use that past experience to each client’s benefit.” Depending on the type of incident, the at-fault party may, or may not, have sufficient insurance coverage, Barnett explains. From premises liability insurance at an apartment or hotel complex to underinsured automobile coverage for motor vehicle wrecks, applicable statutes and timeframes for filing a personal injury case can vary. But even more important to understand, adds Barnett, is the time and effort it can take to receive a settlement. “Negotiating with the negligent party’s insurance company or attorney isn’t always easy, and there’s no guarantee,” he continues. “My practice is not a factory firm that handles thousands of cases and shoves your case off to a low-level attorney or a secretary, who will not even return your call. Each case that comes into my office is handled by me personally—the owner of the firm.” Barnett’s Atlanta-based firm, Law Offices of Steven M. Barnett, P.C., specializes in representing victims of tractor-trailer and automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, slipand-fall accidents, dog bites, apartment, hotel complex, and workplace injuries. More information is available on the company website. About Personal Injury Attorney Steven M. Barnett: A 2001 Cumberland School of Law graduate, Steven M. Barnett has been championing the cause of the injured since 2003. Media Contact: Law Offices of Steven M. Barnett, P.C. 4343 Shallowford Road, Suite F-7 Marietta, Georgia 30062 770-998-2102 http://www.sbarnettlaw.com


Unlikely Victims’ Advocate