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Bamberg Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrian Accidents in Bamberg, SC

If you have a Bamberg Pedestrian Accident case, contact an experienced Bamberg Pedestrian Accident Attorney like Bakari Sellars can help you navigate your case.

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From Hwy 301 to the Railroad Avenues, Bamberg has become more pedestrian-friendly over the past decade. The opening of new businesses has created higher foot traffic around these areas. Across the country, it is estimated that over four thousand pedestrians are killed annually and around seventy thousand are injured. These are daunting statistics. Needless to say, such accidents can result in serious injury and death to the unfortunate pedestrian accident victims.

Bamberg Pedestrian Accident AttorneyWhere do pedestrian accidents usually occur?

Surprisingly, the vast majority of pedestrian deaths occur at locations other than intersections. Often, motorists do not realize that they need to be aware of pedestrians at all times and in all places where cars are driven. Pedestrians are struck in parking garages, parking lots, on stretches of road that do not have sidewalks, on sidewalks, crossing streets with no intersection, and many more locations.

What are the causes of a vehicle versus pedestrian accidents?

Unfortunately, the majority of pedestrian accidents are caused by a driver’s negligent inattention. In today’s world, technology creates many distractions for drivers — texting and emailing, selecting music or podcasts, satellite navigation, climate control, and any other of the many things displayed on a phone or other screen within the vehicle. Sometimes the focus on punctuality or even just deep thought can distract a driver. Bamberg drivers who become distracted may:

  • Run a stop sign or traffic light
  • Turn into a pedestrian who has the right of way
  • Fail to see a pedestrian who is crossing the road
  • Run off the road and strike a pedestrian on a sidewalk
  • Drive under the influence
  • Speed through intersections

If you have been victimized by a vehicle versus pedestrian accident, and suspect distracted driving may have been the cause, contact our Bamberg pedestrian accident attorneys today.

How much harm can be caused by vehicle-pedestrian accidents?

As you would expect, walkers and runners who have been hit by cars and trucks frequently suffer severe injuries, and often death. Pedestrians have virtually no protection against an errant vehicle. Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable victims of automobile accidents and bus accidents. In the case of bicyclist or motorcycle accidents, riders usually have on helmets. The 3,000 pound plus difference between a motor vehicle and a human being causes significant injury in the case of an accident. Such injuries often include:

The Right Steps to Take Following a Bamberg Pedestrian Accident

You can never fully plan for the disturbance caused by being struck by a car while walking down the road. But you can understand the essential steps you should take after an accident to protect yourself or a loved one’s rights and finances. Those steps are as follows:

Get The Medical Care You Need

Regardless of the amount of pain or discomfort after a Bamberg pedestrian accident, always seek medical care. The symptoms of many injuries appear slowly, but a physician can often quickly diagnose hidden injuries. Also, seeing a doctor as soon as possible ensures that proper records are kept of any injuries for future insurance claims or litigation.

Do Not Speak to Insurance Adjusters or Their Lawyers

Most insurance companies will try and speak with you to settle your claim against the driver. Never speak with these companies. You should always have your accident reviewed by a personal injury lawyer before settling. Many insurance companies will attempt to take advantage of a pedestrian accident victim’s frantic and confused state of mind immediately following an accident.

Contact a  Bamberg Pedestrian Accident Attorney Immediately

There is no reason not to consult an experienced Bamberg pedestrian accident attorney. Our lawyers never charge for an initial consultation and will be able to determine your legal rights to recover compensation. A lawyer is also essential to serving as protection from insurance companies, who will try to contact you for a quick settlement for pennies on the dollar.

Bamberg Pedestrian Accident Attorney for Injured Pedestrians

Strom Law Firm is experienced in representing victims of Bamberg pedestrian accidents and other traffic accidents. Our lawyers are ready to meet with you in person at your convenience. You can also contact us online or by phone at 803-252-4800 to schedule a time to talk with a member of our team.

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