"...the BEST decision I made. He handled everything and I focused on getting well."
I chose to retain Mr. Appel to represent me following an automobile accident. Using Mr. Appel was the BEST decision I made. He handled everything and I did nothing other than focus on getting well. He personally updated me during the process and explained everything to me so that I understood exactly what was taking place. If the need arises in the future that requires me to retain an attorney, there is NO ONE else that I would even consider hiring other than Mr. Appel. Thank you for all you did for me.
"It feels good to know that I could trust Kim Ruder and her team to handle the stress of my legal battle so that I could focus on my recovery… and for that, I am forever grateful."
Kim Ruder is a superb attorney. It’s nice to do business with a firm that treats you like family and genuinely cares about your case. Ruder handled my personal injury claim and from the start until my case was settled, she took every action to work and do all that was in the best interest of me and my family. I also appreciate how I was kept informed and the timely responses and the expertise Kim provided. This injury was the most traumatic event of my life and it feels good to know that I could trust Kim Ruder and her team to handle the stress of my legal battle so that I could focus on my recovery… and for that, I am forever grateful. I would absolutely choose this firm again and recommend Ruder and her associates to all my friends and family.
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"I did not know where to turn, legally, until I met Kim Ruder and Daimon Carter, my earthly angels! Kim and Daimon told me to heal and leave the legal stuff to them and I did."
July 15, 2017, was a horrible day for me…a motorcycle accident left me with a severely broken arm, that needed emergency surgery steel plates, screws and months of rehab. Not only was I in distress physically, but I did not know where to turn, legally, until I met Kim Ruder and Daimon Carter, my earthly angels! Kim and Daimon told me to heal and leave the legal stuff to them and I did. They were not only my legal representatives, they became my friends in guiding me through the insurance process from the accident and advising me for my future. Kim and Daimon were always available when I needed to ask a question or had a concern and ensured that I was comfortable with the answer. Once I told my mom how Daimon was able to locate an additional settlement for me, my mom said to me “you have some very smart lawyers on your side.” I told her YES you are correct!!!! I have no clue financially where I would be without Kim and Daimon, thank you guys, there are no words that can express my gratitude!!!
"Mr. Appel was quick to respond to my calls or emails, and I never worried about my case being neglected."
I was involved in a terrible automobile accident last year, hit by a truck while driving on I285. My car was totaled. I was unconscious and taken to a hospital by ambulance. While in the hospital I asked a friend for advice. She suggested her lawyer, Mr. Adam Appel. She told me that he was voted a super lawyer of Georgia many times and that she is always pleased with his handling of her problems. I called him and we spoke at length. I felt very confident that he would take care of my needs and that I was in capable hands. And that’s exactly how everything went for me. Mr. Appel explained each step along the way to a resolution. And I was relieved to be able to concentrate on my recovery, without having to be involved with the trucking firm whose driver hit me. Mr. Appel was quick to respond to my calls or emails, and I never worried about my case being neglected. And it was settled in a reasonable length of time in a most satisfactory way. For all these reasons, I would feel confident in recommending Mr. Adam Appel and his firm to anyone who values competence along with peace of mind.
"Mr. Dermer knows a lot of people in the business and has the experience necessary to obtain an equitable settlement."
Three weeks after having major intestinal surgery, I was involved in a significant auto accident as I was returning home from my doctor’s office. The accident resulted in a variety of complications, including fluid buildup, bleeding, and colon leaks. As a result, additional surgeries and procedures were required. Mr. Dermer was able to work with my physicians to build a case against the insurance company, forcing the insurance company to settle my lawsuit without having to go to court. Mr. Dermer kept me informed throughout the legal process and I felt like I knew what was going on with my case every step of the way. Mr. Dermer was referred to me by a well-respected attorney that represents big insurance companies.
"Mr. Dermer walked me through every step of the process and never made me feel as if I was asking too many questions about my case."
When I was injured and my car was totaled in a car accident that I was not at fault for, I was so thankful that the other driver had car insurance. I assumed that they would have my best interests at heart. I had numerous medical bills, six months of physical therapy, along with the total loss of my car. Hearing my frustration in trying to deal with the auto insurance company, a close family friend referred me to Stephen Dermer. I had never needed the services of a lawyer and didn’t know quite what to expect. Mr. Dermer took the whole situation off my shoulders. He immediately became the contact person in dealing with the insurance company, which freed me up to focus on my physical recovery from the accident. He was very professional, respectful and compassionate. Mr. Dermer walked me through every step of the process and never made me feel as if I was asking too many questions about my case. He promptly answered every phone call/text and kept me up to date with every aspect of my case. I felt a bit overwhelmed by my medical bills and Mr. Dermer not only made every effort to reassure me, but also took care of gathering all of my medical records needed for my case. My worst fear was that we were going to have to take my case to court. Mr. Dermer was able to settle my case in mediation and I was extremely happy with the outcome. Stephen Dermer helped me to navigate through one of the most stressful situations in my life and I highly recommend him.
"I would recommend Mr. Appel's law firm because they will treat you with respect and with high regard."
I was looking for a dedicated lawyer that I knew could understand my situation and would be committed to helping me resolve my case. I heard about Mr. Appel’s law firm through a family member and once I met him in person, he reassured me and eased me through the process. Throughout this long process, Adam Appel was in constant contact with me and informed me about what was happening throughout the case. He was a source of confidence and guided me through a very overwhelming situation. He aided me in various ways such as recommending other sources of assistance. He listened to my story, understood my situation and was very dedicated to helping me resolve my case. Mr. Appel works tirelessly and efficiently. He gets the job done in a very professional manner. I would recommend Mr. Appel’s law firm because they will treat you with respect and with high regard. If I had to choose a law firm, I would go back to DAR Law.
"Kim is tenacious, detail-oriented, professional, knowledgeable, and will work in your best interest."
Working with Kim Ruder has been a great experience from day 1 all the way to the day we settled our case. She sets up a realistic expectation in the beginning and communicates throughout the period even when there are no real updates. Kim is tenacious, detail-oriented, professional, knowledgeable, and will work in your best interest. Her team members are as professional and communicative throughout the whole time, especially during the pandemic, which affected the court system hardest than all industries.
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"She included me in the whole process and worked tirelessly on my behalf."
I can’t say enough great things about Kim. She included me in the whole process and worked tirelessly on my behalf fighting the insurance companies for the best possible results.
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"Her compassion and authenticity made it easy to trust her word. Her availability extended me comfort."
In March 2021, I was rear-ended and wasn’t sure if I wanted to pursue a case because my previous experience with attorneys were not always pleasant. A friend of mine referred me to DAR Law and my relationship with Kim began. Kim was wonderful from our first meeting. She set the expectation of what the outcome could be, then exceeded it. Her compassion and authenticity made it easy to trust her word. Her availability extended me comfort. When I asked questions, she responded within 2 hours. She didn’t talk in circles; she spoke plainly to make sure everything was understood. If I ever need another attorney, Kim will be the person I call. Hands down.
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"Her passion for helping people shows immediately. I found Kim when I was in need of a new attorney and on day 1 I knew I had the right one."
Kim is tried and true and I would recommend her to anyone in need of an attorney that genuinely cares for you. I was injured pretty seriously and will be scarred for life; shortly after the accident I lost my mom unexpectedly so to say I was not the easiest client to work with would be an understatement but she always treated me with respect and kindness. Whenever I needed to contact her either by phone or email she was available 99% of the time and when she wasn’t she got back to me the same day even if she was out of the office. Her passion for helping people shows immediately. I found Kim when I was in need of a new attorney and on day 1 I knew I had the right one. Within 2 weeks she did more than my previous attorney did in 6 months. She’s the real deal and only because of her did I win the full settlement for 300K. Couldn’t have done it without her. God truly blessed me when He sent her my way! Kim helped me start life again and I will forever be grateful.
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"Our Trust in Dermer Appel Ruder is a Give In"
For the past 4 years, Kim Ruder was there for my mom to help get justice for my late grandfather. Her support and understanding as a person were unlike anything I have ever seen. Her professionalism and genuine heart had been beyond exceptional through her representation of my mom. She and the staff have made us feel at home when we visited the office. She and the staff’s communication skills were the best I have seen in a very long time, especially during these crazy times. Kim’s prompt replies and keeping my mom and I informed put us at ease and gave us a sense of hope that she had my mom’s best interest in mind, along with a sense of relief at how hard she worked to help get justice for my grandfather. Our trust in Dermer Appel Ruder is a give in and we gained another family that we are so thankful for.
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"I would recommend her and her team to anyone."
I was recently is in an automobile accident where someone else was at fault. I entered into a contract with Kim Ruder as an attorney to help me obtain the settlement that was deserved. Kim was very professional and was able to get the matter resolved in a short amount of time. I highly recommend if you need a great attorney to contact Kim. I initially engaged a large law firm but they were very slow to respond and once they realized it was not going to be a sizable settlement they had no interest in helping me. I am so glad Kim was there to help me and I would recommend her and her team to anyone.
"Kim Ruder is your person! She is a 10!"
Kim Ruder is the most amazing attorney. Not only was she able to get a potential automobile accident lawsuit resolved prior to going to court, she was able to get this resolved within a very short amount of time. We initially reached out to a large firm. They were dragging their feet and we were never given the opportunity to even speak with an actual attorney. Kim worked directly with us, was very quick to respond to all emails and went above and beyond our expectations in trying to get the best settlement that was possible. If you need a great, trusted, attorney, Kim Ruder is your person! She is a 10!