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Because You Deserve Maximum Recovery

Your Catastrophic Injury Case Is Our Top Priority.
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“Professional, caring and easy! Mr. Ponton represented me when I was involved in a car wreck with a drunk driver. He explained how the process works, kept me informed while the case was pending, and ultimately got me way more than I expected. I would definitely use him again.”

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“Professional, caring and easy! Mr. Ponton represented me when I was involved in a car wreck with a drunk driver. He explained how the process works, kept me informed while the case was pending, and ultimately got me way more than I expected. I would definitely use him again.”

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What We Offer

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No Fees Unless We Win

No recovery, no fees! James always offers a free consultation as well.

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Proven Track Record

James has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. Let him get to work for you.

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Former Insurance Company Lawyer

James used to represent some of the biggest insurance companies in Georgia. He knows how they evaluate cases and how to maximize your recovery.

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Available 24/7

Speak to a live person all day everyday. Hospital visits available.

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Georgia Superlawyer 2019

James was a Rising Star in 2014-2018, and was named a Superlawyer for 2019. No more than 5% of all lawyers are Superlawyers. Why settle for less than the best?

Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney

At Ponton Law, we specialize in the litigation and trial of catastrophic personal injury cases. We bring all of our resources to bear on each case we handle because we believe that you deserve the best representation possible. We handle only a limited number of cases at any given time. Our team includes paralegals, private investigators, nurse consultants, liability expert witnesses and medical experts designed to maximize the recovery in every case we handle. Our track record speaks for itself. Over the past five years, we have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients who have trusted us with their cases.

Because of this success, James has been recognized as one of the top young lawyers in Georgia and named a Georgia Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine and the Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014-2018 and a Superlawyer in 2019. No more than 2.5% of the total lawyers in Georgia are selected as a Rising Star. We prepare every case from start to finish for trial and appellate review. In addition to serving as lead counsel in numerous trials, James has successfully litigated numerous times in the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, and the 11th Circuit.

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Penny v. McBride,

282 Ga. App. 590 (2007)

Whatley v. Sharma,

291 Ga. App. 228 (2008)

Mealer v. Kennedy,

290 Ga. App. 432 (2008)

We Don’t Get Paid Unless We Win

Some attorneys charge by the hour, and you pay whether you win or lose. Some attorneys ask their clients to advance the case expenses, which can run into the tens of thousands of dollars. We don’t. We provide a free initial case evaluation, and all cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. This means that our firm does not recover a penny unless we win. It also means our interests our aligned-the more we recover for you, the bigger our fee is. We do not require any payment from you unless we obtain a verdict or settlement.

Our agreement with you also includes representation with your health insurance provider, Medicare, Medicaid, or any other entity that has paid for accident related medical bills. We also assist you in finding a medical provider in the event that you do not have any medical insurance.

What We’ve Done

RESULTS SINCE 2012 ONLY

$2,500,000.00

Premises Liability:
Multiple Surgeries

$851,137.40

Commercial Vehicle:
Pelvis Injury

$625,000.00

Car Accident:
Back Injury

$562,500.00

Comercial Vehicle:
Back Injury

$550,000.00

Commercial Vehicle:
Wrongful Death

$502,500.00

Car Accident:
Closed Head Injury

Practice Areas

We handle the following types of cases throughout Georgia and the southeast
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Get The Help You Need

It’s important that you speak with a lawyer as soon as possible. The sooner we are involved, the better we can prepare your case. As time passes, evidence is lost and witnesses forget what happened. Emails and videos are purged. For example, large big box retailers routinely destroy surveillance videos after thirty days, which might have caught your fall at the grocery store on camera. Georgia law provides for sanctions in the event that a company destroys video evidence, but only after it receives “notice of litigation.” Call the Atlanta Personal Injury attorney today at (404) 418-8507, or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

With an office in Atlanta, we represent clients in Fulton County and the surrounding areas including but not limited to Brookhaven,Sandy Springs, Chamblee, Roswell, Dunwoody, North Buckhead, Marietta, Druid Hills, Decatur, North Decatur, Vinings, Smyrna, Cumberland, Doraville, and Embry Hills.