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Georgia Legal Help for Pedestrians Hit by a Car

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Protecting Your Rights After a Pedestrian Accident

Your loved one's pedestrian accident could have been caused by a variety of factors – the driver could have fallen asleep at the wheel, the driver may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the driver may have run a traffic light, or the driver may have had poor vision during nighttime or dawn/dusk situations.

At the Athens law firm of Wells and McElwee, P.C., our attorneys realize that what truly matters is that the accident occurred and that your family is now suffering as a result. We have the compassion to help your family deal with the aftermath of a serious pedestrian accident. However, we also have the strong investigation and trial skills needed to obtain answers and accountability in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. To discuss your situation with an experienced Georgia trial attorney, contact us in Athens for a free consultation.

It is inevitable that when a pedestrian is up against a car, truck, or other motor vehicle, the pedestrian will lose. Walkers, joggers, cyclists, and other pedestrians may be following traffic laws, obeying traffic lights at a crosswalk, or even out of traffic entirely when an inattentive, reckless, or drunk driver collides with them and changes their life forever.

We help those clients who have suffered the following injuries:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or head injuries
  • Neck and spinal cord injuries
  • Back and spine injuries
  • Fatal injuries leading to wrongful death

We Are Dedicated to Upholding Our Tradition of Client Service

Our law firm has served the Athens community for over 30 years and is well equipped to represent accident victims and the families of accident victims. Our personal injury lawyers prepare detailed evidence of the serious or fatal injuries in order to maximize the value of a personal injury or wrongful death claim. Our sincere concern for the interests of our clients compels us to search for all avenues of liability, particularly in a hit and run accident where the driver's insurance is not available.

Ask a Personal Injury Attorney in Athens

For detailed information about your legal options in any personal injury situation, contact us online, call us at 706-410-1442, or fill out our short form for a free consultation discuss your Georgia pedestrian accident claim.

Most often, we take accident claims on a contingent fee basis. This means that unless we recover a settlement or verdict for you, we will not charge a fee. We collect no attorney fees unless we recover a settlement or verdict for you.