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In Georgia, automobile drivers are required to share roadways with pedestrians. Drivers are responsible for following traffic laws and yielding to pedestrians’ right-of-way. Unfortunately, they do not always exercise the care and caution that they should, and pedestrians sometimes end up paying the price.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, an Atlanta personal injury attorney can help you get the justice and compensation that you deserve. Contact the attorneys at Dan Chapman & Associates, LLC, to discuss your accident and potential injury claim against all responsible parties. Call us today at (678) 504-8564.
Pedestrian Accident Practice
- Our no fees until we win guarantee means that you will never be stuck paying out of pocket for attorneys’ fees. Our attorneys take pedestrian accident cases on contingency and are only paid after they have helped you secure compensation for your injury claim.
- Our law firm represents individuals, not large corporations or insurance companies. Our goal is to help every injured client get maximum compensation for their injuries and damages.
- With over 100 combined years of personal injury experience, our attorneys have recovered millions of dollars for our clients. We know what it takes to win a pedestrian accident case, and we will help you pursue full and fair compensation for your losses.
Common Causes And Factors In Atlanta Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents happen for many reasons. Some of the most common causes and factors include distracted driving, intoxicated driving, and speeding. After an accident, drivers often report that they failed to see pedestrians when backing out of a parking spot or driving through an intersection.
When pursuing a pedestrian accident claim, our attorneys thoroughly investigate the accident and preserve important evidence, such as the driver’s cell phone records, witness statements, and police reports. To support a personal injury claim, it is critical to collect evidence that demonstrates how the accident happened, who was at fault, and the extent of injuries sustained.
Wrongful Death And Estate Claims
In addition to representing injured pedestrians, we also represent family members who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. Depending on the unique facts and circumstances of each case, certain surviving family members may be entitled to compensation under a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death compensation is based on the full value of the decedent’s life.
Under some circumstances, the administrator of the decedent’s estate might have a claim against the responsible party for the benefit of the estate. Compensation in estate claims typically covers expenses, such as funeral costs. If the decedent survived for an amount of time after the accident, compensation may also be recovered for the decedent’s pain, suffering, and any accident-related medical bills.
Pedestrian Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one has been injured by a negligent or reckless driver in a pedestrian accident, an attorney can help you get the compensation that you deserve. Contact a pedestrian accident attorney at Dan Chapman & Associates, LLC for a free case evaluation. We will discuss the accident, injuries sustained, and the potential value of your claim. Drivers have a duty to drive responsibly and respect pedestrians’ rights on the road, and if they fail to do so, they should be held accountable.