South Carolina Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
What Causes Pedestrian Accidents
As a pedestrian, especially in a city or urban environment, you’re always at risk of serious injury. The pedestrian accident lawyers at Joe and Martin have plenty of experience dealing with accident cases in which a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle. Negligent drivers put pedestrians at risk for injury by practicing unsafe driving habits that include:
- Lack of attention to pedestrians
- Failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrians at crosswalks
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Distracted or careless driving
- Reckless behavior
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles offers important tips on how drivers can safely share the road with pedestrians which can be viewed by clicking here.
Pedestrian Accident Injuries and Aftermath
Due to sheer size and weight differential, any pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle will usually sustain serious injuries such as broken bones, spine and head trauma, as well as internal organ damage. These types of injuries require immediate medical treatment and usually an extended recovery period. In many cases the injuries sustained are often fatal. This is why you should contact the professional personal injury lawyers at Joe and Martin right away.
We will personally see to it that you get the proper and expeditious medical care you need regardless of cost or insurance coverage. We NEVER turn away clients due to insufficient health insurance. Our attorneys will seek maximum compensation for lost wages, diminished quality of life, and pain and suffering.
Our Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Will Defend Your Rights
The aggressive and knowledgeable, South Carolina litigators at Joe and Martin will do everything in their power to obtain a fair settlement on your behalf. If for any reason a settlement cannot be agreed upon, we are more than qualified to represent you in court in order to ensure a favorable verdict. We can strengthen your case and obtain a favorable verdict in the following ways:
- Use private investigators to gather evidence
- Collect eye witness statements
- Reconstruct the accident site to support your claim
- Provide testimonies of relevant medical professionals and law enforcement
Contact Joe and Martin Today
Pedestrian accidents can be devastating to not only the victim, but to the victim’s entire family. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, please contact us right away at (843) 357-8888, or fill out an online form. We will answer all of your important and urgent legal questions in a prompt and honest consultation, FREE of charge.