If you need an attorney for anything, no matter where you live, we want you to know that you can always call Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. for help. We are based in Atlanta and handle a large number of serious Georgia injury cases, but if you and your case are not in Georgia, we will still be glad to help you.

We work with a network of attorneys around the country who handle all types of cases, so if we don’t handle your type of case, we can put you in touch with an attorney in your area who does. For example, if you have an injury case with a defective seatbelt, but you and your case are not located in Georgia, you can still call us at 1-800-700-5050 for a referral.

You can also call us for help with any other case. For example, if you think you have a class action and don’t know what to do, or if you have a criminal case, a divorce case, or even a bankruptcy case, you can call us, and we will help you. Even if your case is not something we can handle or assist you with in our office, …

Every trial begins the same way. Each side’s attorney has the right to make a speech to the jury, called an “opening statement.” In an injury case, the victim’s attorney gets to speak to the jury first. Then the attorney for the other side, who is potentially responsible for the victim’s injuries, gets to speak. Opening statements are not arguments, but they do present the facts that will be proved from the viewpoint of each party.

When we as attorneys at Stokes and Kopitsky, P.A. give our opening statement to the jury, we are working to give the jury a good mental framework to understand how the other side caused the victim’s injuries. We speak mostly about responsibility. We tell the jury who the witnesses are, what they will say, and what we will prove. We explain who caused the accident, what they did wrong, and how this injured the victim. With this framework, the jury can start to mentally vote for the side they want to win. A good opening statement gets that vote on your side, as the victim, right at the beginning.

Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. are highly experienced Atlanta injury attorneys with the years of trial …

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