Ponton Law

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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 2010, 2014-2016. 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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  • “This was my 1st time using James Ponton & i can honestly say that i am very pleased with his services. Very professional & forthcoming about the process of the claim. I was struck by a tractor trailor & received several injuries which required 2 surgeries. He always returned phone calls & sent emails keeping me aware of the process. My case was settled at Mediation without having to go to court for a handsome amount. I am very pleased with his services & would recommend him to anyone who is in need of a personal injury attorney.”
  • “I highly recommend Attorney James Ponton to anyone who has a personal injury case. I’ve had bad experiences with attorneys in the past I was reluctant to trust another attorney. However, Attorney Ponton proved to be knowledgeable,trustworthy,professional and caring. He was in contact with me by phone,email and text. I consulted him after another firm had mishandled my case and his advise allowed me to settle it. He is now my family personal injury accident attorney.” Posted by: Mattie Strozier
  • Mr. Ponton and his staff were extremely professional. Every time I contacted his office I spoke with him directly and if he was out of the office his assistant would help me. My phone calls were returned within the same day and I was constantly informed about my litigation process from beginning to end. I was very impressed with the personal service, compassion, friendliness (yet professional), and the personal interest Mr. Ponton and his staff take to ensure their customers are satisfied. I would certainly have him as my counsel again should the need arise and would recommend him in a heartbeat!”Posted by: LJ Sardinas

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Car Accident
September 11, 2019

Should I Get a Lawyer for a Car Accident That Wasn’t My Fault?

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Slip and Fall
September 11, 2019

What You Need to Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

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Slip and Fall
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Slip and Fall Parking Lot Injuries: Can You Sue?

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Articles
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Common Types of Late Appearing Car Accident Injuries

Immediately after a car crash, victims generally have an idea of the injuries they sustained. That could lead them to settle their claim fast, in hopes of getting compensation, so they can move on with their lives. However, some injuries resulting from a car accident do not reveal themselves until a few weeks or months later. That could potentially delay healing and hit one with unexpected medical expenses. The person might have to miss some time from work. Moreover, if the victim had already settled their case, they might be limited in pursuing extra compensation to cover the new expenses. They’ll usually be unable to recover compensation for the additional medical costs or lost earnings. Here are the most common types of late appearing car accident injuries: 1.      Concussion At times, the collision’s impact can jolt a victim’s body and cause them to violently hit their head on…