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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), about
5,000 pedestrians are killed every year in accidents involving motor vehicles.
Another 78,000 pedestrians are injured in similar accidents. Thousands
more pedestrians are also injured in non-automobile accidents such as
trips and falls caused by poor property maintenance, sidewalk defects,
and construction flaws.
For the victim of any type of pedestrian accident in Georgia, our Atlanta
personal injury lawyers are here to help, so don't hesitate to contact
a member of our team for a
Proving Negligence in a Pedestrian Accident
To recover damages for an accident that was caused by a property defect
or motor vehicle collision, the victim must prove negligence (the defendant's
failure to meet a standard of care, thus resulting in the accident). A
lawyer at our office can review your case to prove the following when
you make a claim:
The defendant owed a legal duty to you as the pedestrian
The defendant failed to fulfill the duty owed to you
The defendant's failure caused the pedestrian accident
The defendant's failure caused injury or harm to you
Examples of acts of driver negligence that can lead to pedestrian accidents include:
Failure to signal while turning
Failure to obey traffic signs and / or signals
Driving inattentively and / or while pre-occupied
Failure to observe and adhere to posted speed limits
Failure to adapt driving behavior to weather and / or traffic conditions
Failure to yield the right of way to the pedestrian at a marked crosswalk
After an accident, call Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C.!
If you wish to take legal action for the pain and suffering that were caused
to you in a preventable pedestrian accident, then do not hesitate to contact an
Atlanta injury attorney at our office. With the help of a legal team with more than a decade of
experience, you can confidently move forward with your claim or lawsuit.
We are committed to helping our clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation
due to them, and we are prepared to do the same for you.
contact our office today to schedule a free consultation with a member of our team.