Crowsert & Avery LLP

Personal Injury and General Litigation

When you decide to pursue legal action or have to defend yourself against a lawsuit, it is crucial that your attorney know his or her way around a courtroom. At the Athens, Georgia law firm of Cowsert & Avery, LLP, our experienced trial lawyers have been arguing cases for more than 15 years. We know exactly what it takes to build a strong case and how to present in a manner that best serves our clients. We regularly represent individuals and businesses in all areas of litigation, including—

Personal injury litigation in Georgia

People are injured or killed in accidents every day. Sometimes these accidents are caused by the negligent behavior of another person or entity. If you or a family member has suffered an injury due to someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. The skilled personal injury lawyers at Cowsert & Avery, LLP can help you collect the monetary damages you deserve in cases involving—

  • Auto accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Products liability
  • Slips, trips, and falls (premises liability)
  • Wrongful death

Proving negligence is not always easy, but it is necessary

The state of Georgia requires plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits to prove that the person who caused the injury was negligent. You must demonstrate that the defendant—

  • Owed a duty of care to you
  • Failed to carry out the duty they owed to you
  • Caused your injury by failing to carry out the duty they owed you

If your own carelessness contributed to your injury, Georgia's comparative negligence law allows for the amount you recover to be reduced in proportion to your carelessness. If the court finds that your recklessness contributed more to your accident than the other person, you will not recover any compensation.

A knowledgeable and experienced Georgia personal injury lawyer can help you collect the monetary damages to which you are entitled. This may include compensation for—

  • Past, current, and future medical expenses
  • Time lost from work, including time spent at medical appointments
  • Any property damaged in your accident
  • Any permanent disfigurement or disability
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Your emotional distress, including anxiety, depression, and any interference with your family relationship
  • Any other expenses directly resulting from your injury

Georgia business litigation

Rome was not built in a day, and neither is a successful business. It takes long days, late nights, and a lot of hard work to build and maintain a profitable business. The right business attorney can help protect your company from potential threats—both internal and external. At Cowsert & Avery, LLP, we aggressively litigate on your behalf in matters involving—

  • Contract disputes
  • Sales representative disputes
  • Formation of business corporations
  • Disputes between businesses
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Commercial litigation
  • Collection of debts owed by business customers
  • Employment law
  • Non-compete agreements

We begin by learning about your company, before focusing our attention on your industry as a whole. Our deep understanding of the marketplace and your business's position in it enables us to better strategize and more effectively fight on your behalf in the courtroom. 

Let Cowsert & Avery, LLP represent you

Are you in need of quality legal counsel for yourself, a loved one, or your business? Call us at 706-543-7700 or contact us online today. We look forward to discussing your case.

2405 West Broad Street, Suite 250
Athens, Georgia 30606

Tel: (706) 543-7700
Fax: (706) 543-7731

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