Pedestrian accidents are a significant public health issue in the United States, and are responsible for thousands of injures each year. Injuries that people sustain in pedestrian accidents can be severe, and can result in expensive medical care and lost income. When these accidents are the result of negligence, victims may be able to recover by filing a Georgia personal injury lawsuit. Potential damages available in a pedestrian accident lawsuit include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and loss of quality of life. The most effective way to maximize your chances of getting compensation for your losses is to hire an experienced pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident. The attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated to helping people injured by the negligence of other people recover.
Pedestrian accidents can result in a wide variety of injuries, ranging from minor to severe. One of the most severe injuries that people can sustain in pedestrian accident is a spinal injury. A spinal injury occurs when there is damage to the spine or the spinal cord itself. These injuries can cause long-term disabilities and victims may require 24 hour medical care. Anyone who suspects that they have sustained a spinal injury seek immediate medical attention. Some common signs of spinal injury include:
- Inability to move parts of the body
These are just some of the potential signs of spinal injury, and it is important to have your injury evaluated by a medical professional.
Contact a Coweta County personal injury attorney today for a free consultation
If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. In order to schedule a free consultation with one of our Coweta County pedestrian attorneys, call our office today at (770) 487-8999.