Injury in Gwinnett County
Gwinnett is one of the largest, most populated counties in the state of Georgia. Gwinnett is named after Button Gwinnett, one of the three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence and was officially incorporated on December 15, 1818. Gwinnett is approximately 30 miles northeast of Atlanta and is bordered by the following counties: Barrow County, DeKalb County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Hall County, Jackson County, Rockdale County and Walton County. The estimated population of Gwinnett County is 805,321 people, second in the state of Georgia behind Fulton County. The county seat for Gwinnett is the city of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Gwinnett County has a total area of 436 square miles of which 432 square miles is land and 3 square miles is made up of water. The regional reservoir, Lake Lanier, is at the extreme north end of the county and is the central cause to the Tri-state water dispute.
Gwinnett County is very accessible through many different roads. The Interstates that run through Gwinnett County are Interstate 85 and Interstate 985. The U.S. Highways that run through Gwinnett County are U.S. Route 23, U.S. Route 29 and U.S. Route 78. Gwinnett County is the most racially diverse county in the state of Georgia and one of the most diverse counties in the country. The most recent demographics show that Gwinnett County is 53% Caucasian, 23% African American, 2% Korean, 2% Asian Indian, 2% Vietnamese, 3% other Asian and 8% some other race. The cities located in Gwinnett County are Auburn, Berkeley Lake, Braselton, Buford, Centerville, Dacula, Duluth, Five Forks, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Loganville, Mountain Park, Norcross, Peachtree Corners, Rest Haven, Snellville, Sugar Hill and Suwanee.
Lake Lanier is named after Georgia poet and musician Sidney Lanier, and was created in the 1950s when the United States Army Corps of Engineers built Buford Dam for purposes that included flood control, power generation and recreation. The lake has 692 miles of shoreline and is 26 miles long, and at the dam, the lake is more than 200 feet deep. Lake Lanier attracts eight million visitors a year, with 68 parks and recreation areas, 1,200 campsites and 10 full service marinas.
Regardless if you or a loved one are visiting Lake Lanier or one of the 16 city municipalities located in Gwinnett County, you still need to know what to do and who to call if you are injured in a car accident or trucking accident. Accidents can be very scary, and without the right representation, car accidents or trucking accidents can be overwhelming. The Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker have a track record of success in the state of Georgia for plaintiffs personal injury work. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Falanga and Chalker have recovered over $170 million in damages for their injured clients in the state of Georgia. The Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker have four firm locations throughout the state of Georgia, with two being in the Atlanta area; one in the city of Alpharetta and one in the city of Riverdale. Falanga and Chalker will send one of our personal injury attorneys to you, for a free consultation, so that you and your loved ones do not have to worry about finding a time to preserve your legal rights. Insurance companies train their employees to manipulate the situation and offer a small settlement to the injured victim, you, when you’re at your most vulnerable state, so please don’t fall victim to their trick and contact The Law Offices of Falanga and Chalker today for your personal injury and wrongful death needs.