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Albany Pedestrian Crash Injury Attorneys

We'll Focus On Winning, So You Can Focus On Healing

You’re walking to work when all of a sudden, you’re struck by a careless driver. In a second, your life has changed dramatically. 

Pedestrians can be at risk of serious accidents when facing distracted or reckless drivers on the street. In fact, pedestrians are the least protected of all road users, lacking the padding and safety features of motor vehicles, and often the head protection of cyclists. Any crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian has the potential for serious consequences, including life-altering injuries or death.

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Your case’s outcome may impact the rest of your life. The lawyers at Montlick know that. That’s why our goal is always to maximize your compensation, so you can prioritize your recovery.

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Alyssa and Antonia was very professional and helpful when working on my case I highly suggest this law firm.
My first experience with Montlick I have no complaints. My lawyer Nick stayed on top of everything with the best advice, keeping in touch with me via text, email or phone call even if it was just checking on me to see how I was doing. He thoroughly explained everything to me and left no questions unanswered. I would definitely recommend montlick to my family and friends anyday. Thanks again Nick for all your hard work with my case.
I was injured at work and needed a lawyer who would understand and not take for granted what I was going through. Alex and Johnathan with MONTLICK & ASSOCIATES were like Batman and Robin. While Alex was leading the defense he had Johnathan that not only kept in constant contact with my day to day issues, he also had first hand experience of what my injuries were and what I was going through physical, mentally and emotionally. Alex & Johnathan, you both gave me a reason to believe that not all lawyers are only about their bottom line. I thank you both for being there when I was at one of the lowest points in my life.
Montlick Injury Attorneys (Scott M. Patterson) and Staff (Sarah / Tamia) were very professional, thoughtful, caring, transparent, and work extremely hard to reach the best injury settlement outcome for our case. Thank you!
If you're ever in need of an injury attorney, Alex T. is the absolute best. He is extremely helpful and efficient and got my husband a great settlement after he was injured at work. His secretary Naneen was a God send! They made sure to respond very quickly when there were questions and always kept us well informed.
I recently had the pleasure of working with the law firm of Montlick and Associates. I was very impressed with their professionalism, knowledge, and dedication to their clients. I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of legal assistance
Great company . Fast results . I worked with Nick Vacino. He was a pleasure to work with .
Catherine Powell is one of the best lawyers I know out here work hard for you to get the truth and try to close your case as soon as possible when she says she’s gonna handle it and get it done she does it I really appreciate you more than my case and I thank you from the bottom of my heart Rita Cross
I have professionally worked with many of the attorneys at Montlick and find each attorney to exhibit exemplary ethics and professionalism. They treat their clients with utmost respect and I would recommend my family to any of the attorneys in the firm.
Attorney Alyssa White & Antonia Morris were great to work with. They were accessible to answer questions and always provide timely responses and continuous updates of the process. Attorney Alyssa reached out to me to provide me an update days before having her baby… I would say that’s SUPERB dedication to service. I appreciate all the work & support you both provided. Thank you Attorney Alyssa White & Antonia Morris Legal Assistant & the Montick & Associate Law Firm for representing me in my time of need.Sincerely,Rita Williams
Amazing people to work with. They will do everything to make their clients happy.. Working with them I felt safe in the right hands. I will recommend Attorney Nives Juric to everyone and of course the most kindest person her assistant Krystal Rivera.
I had an excellent experience working with Ms.Alyssa White and Ms.Antonia Morris on my case! They were very professional and efficient. I would definitely recommend Montlick & Associates to everyone!!!
I had an excellent experience working with Enrique Fernandez on my case. He was always efficient, professional, and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend Mr. Fernandez and Montlick & Associates to anyone who has been involved in a personal injury matter.
NivesJuric was my Injury Attorney at Montlick Injury Attorneys.She Is the best Injury law attorney I have ever worked with. From our first meeting, she explained everything to me in terms I could easily understand and was always very responsive when communicating the outcome of my law suit.If you're seeking legal help, call NivesJuric today.Anthony
Great 👍👍👍👍👍 Arron Monick and Sara Mata they work hard for me Good job.
I highly recommend them. All members of my team worked diligently on my case. I was being bullied by the adjustor from Geigo who was so mean-spirited. I called Montelick and my case wa wrapped up in 9 months. I am very satisfied with results.
The best attorneys i have ever came across.I had an work related injury and we all know how workers comp works either way David Rubin and Mike Bish helped me every step of the way an made sure i had everything i neeeded, They even performed a Christmas miricale and made sure i recieved my settlement a week before christmas and after being out of work for 10 months that was truly a blessing. I would recommend them any day bc they are the absolut best.
My experience with Nives Juric and Krystal Rivera, was amazing. To start, I was not sure that I was doing right thing, however after my initial conversation with Nives, I knew that having Nevis representing me was best decision I made.Krystal was very instrumental in putting everything together. she left no stone unturn. from fact finding to gathering information, most important of all, she made me feel very comfortable when I was asking questions. let me tell you I ask a lot of question.I would highly recommend Montlick Injury Attorneys and having Nives Juric and Krystal Rivera, working to have them be a part of your team should you ever need an injury attorney.
They kept me updated and worked with me to answer any and all questions I had.I would definitely recommend them to all my friends and anyone needing any of the services they offer.Thank you again for all of your help.
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Montlick puts you first, always

When clients come to us after a pedestrian accident, we understand the physical, financial, and emotional stress they’re experiencing. That’s why we’re here — to minimize your stress and maximize the money in your pocket.

We communicate compassionately and frequently

We’ll treat you the same way we would want to be treated. We answer calls and questions promptly, and always keep you informed of the status of your case. You’ll get to know your lawyer and legal team personally, and we’ll never treat you as just a case number.

With Montlick, Your Attorney Will Be:
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  • Experienced
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Albany Pedestrian Accident Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyers

Paving the Road to Your Recovery

Regardless if you are lawfully walking on the sidewalk or waiting to cross a street, distracted drivers can run a stop sign, ignore a traffic signal or speed through an intersection. Pedestrian accidents can leave their victims with serious injuries that require long-term or even lifelong treatment. The cost of doctor’s visits, physical therapy, surgeries, and prescription medications can quickly mount to unaffordable levels. Don’t wait — the path to financial recovery begins with a call to Montlick.

Hit-By-Car Accident Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyers Serving Albany

Insurance Companies Are Not On Your Side After an Accident

Their priority is profit. Our priority is you.

When a pedestrian is struck down by a motorist in Albany, the result can be the type of serious injury that permanently impacts one’s life and can even prove fatal. Insurance companies often try to blame a pedestrian for causing such accidents based on such grounds as the “the darting child”, “jaywalking” or “failure to cross at the crosswalk.” The reality is that a pedestrian may often recover for injuries suffered when hit by a motor vehicle even if the pedestrian is found to be partially responsible for the accident. Given the devastating types of injuries that are common in Albany pedestrian accidents, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible from an experienced Albany pedestrian accident attorney.

All drivers have a duty to exercise ordinary care to avoid running over or striking pedestrians with a motor vehicle. This duty includes engaging in prudent driving practices and observing traffic safety laws. When drivers fail to exercise caution in areas where pedestrians are present, such as residential neighborhoods and school zones, the consequences can be devastating injuries for pedestrians. Motorists must comply with traffic safety laws and yield to pedestrians.

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These cases require significant knowledge and skill. At Montlick, we have both.

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Finding Fault in a Pedestrian Wreck

When a driver hits a pedestrian, the biggest question is often who is at fault for the crash. Fault is generally determined by the laws of negligence, set out in O.C.G.A. 51-11-7, which requires that a plaintiff prove the defendant was more than 50 percent at fault for the accident. In the event of a pedestrian accident, fault will be thoroughly investigated based on the actions and behavior of the driver of the car as well as the pedestrian. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you should contact an attorney at Montlick as soon as possible. Our attorneys can examine the facts and circumstances of what occurred as well as advise you on the necessary steps to protect your legal rights.

Did You Know?

Even if you receive a citation after you’re injured as a pedestrian, you could still have a viable personal injury claim. Contact us today to find out.

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Pedestrian Accidents Are On the Rise

The Governors Highway Safety Association projects a nearly ten percent spike in pedestrian fatalities in 2015. In just the first six months of 2015, over 2,300 pedestrians were tragically killed in accidents nationwide. Factors contributing to this jump in pedestrian deaths could include:

  • More cars on the road: As the economy has improved in recent years and more Americans can now afford vehicles, the number of cars on the road have increased. More cars on the road mean a higher likelihood of pedestrian-related accidents.
  • More pedestrians: As a whole, our country has become more environmentally-oriented and health-focused. This means incorporating more walking into daily patterns and with more pedestrians traveling along roadways and crossing streets, the potential for fatal pedestrian accidents also increases.
  • Smartphones: In the past few years, smartphones have become ubiquitous in our landscape. Unfortunately, many people often use their phones while driving, despite a great deal of public awareness surrounding the dangers of doing so. Distracted drivers are a common cause of pedestrian and other accidents, but pedestrians also place themselves at risk when they walk while using their smartphones. Remaining vigilant as you walk is an important safety precaution to incorporate in your daily walks.

Frequently Asked Questions

You've got questions, we've got answers.

What Are Georgia Deadlines for Filing Car Accident Insurance Claims & Lawsuits?
For personal injury claims resulting from a car accident, the statute of limitations in Georgia is usually two years from the date of the accident. This means you would have two years to file a lawsuit against the responsible party/parties. Failure to file within this time frame could result in the loss of your right to seek compensation for your injuries. The statutes of limitations can vary depending on the jurisdiction of the accident.
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Another lawyer told me I don’t have a case. What should I do?
We always recommend that if a lawyer rejects your personal injurycase, that you should seek a second opinion about your claim from a trusted personal injury lawyer.
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What are punitive damages?
Punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, are a type of damages awarded in a civil lawsuit, intended to punish the defendant for their wrongful conduct and deter them and others from engaging in similar conduct in the future.
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I was cited for jaywalking when I was injured as a pedestrian. Do I still have a case?
A citation does not necessarily prove liability and even if you were cited, you could still have a viable pedestrian accident case.
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Because we can’t stop accidents from happening, we do what we can to help minimize their long-term impact. We put more money in your pocket, where it belongs.