A pedestrian dies every 88 minutes in the United States. An additional 137,000 pedestrians received non-life threatening injuries from accidents in 2017.
The Charleston injury attorneys at Salango Law help pedestrians and their families recover after being after an injury.
Why Choose Salango Law to Handle Your Pedestrian Accident?
Our goal is to right a wrong that has been done to you or your family.
- We are experienced – We have handled numerous claims involving injuries and deaths to pedestrians.
- We work hard for you – Our law firm has been recognized nationally by our peers for getting exceptional results.
- We work hard and get you results – Our relentless commitment to excellence has obtained over $100,000,000 for our clients.
How an Injury Attorney Helps You
When you are claiming that a driver made a mistake resulting in an injury or death to a pedestrian, it requires specialized knowledge of the law applying to pedestrians and drivers. It often requires expert witnesses who specialize in accident reconstruction and standards for drivers. Our pedestrian attorneys in Charleston will also have knowledge of and access to the experts you will need to establish the evidence to prove your claim.
Common Types of Pedestrian Accidents
There are a number of reasons a pedestrian could be struck by a driver.
Drunk driving – Nearly half of all pedestrian accidents involve alcohol.
Texting – Too often, drivers are distracted by texting and collide with pedestrians. Drivers can leave the road way or fail to see a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
Speeding – Numerous pedestrians are injured or killed by motorists who are driving too fast. Either the driver is exceeding the posted speed limit or driving too fast for the conditions.
What to Do if You or a Loved One is the Victim of a Pedestrian Accident
Pedestrian collisions can result in permanent disability or death. If you or a loved one was injured in a pedestrian accident, it is important to consult an injury lawyer as soon as possible. It is imperative that the accident scene be investigated and crucial evidence preserved. As time goes by, much of this critical evidence could be lost.
At Salango Law, PLLC we don’t like to learn that anyone has experienced a preventable injury. But if it does happen, our Charleston personal injury attorneys are prepared to prove the pedestrian injury was preventable and collect the maximum compensation available to assist in the care of you or your loved one. Schedule a free consultation with a birth injury lawyer by contacting us here or call our Charleston office at 304-342-0512.