Clayton County News
A man was “hit and killed…while trying to cross the street at a busy Clayton County intersection,” early Monday morning, February 11, 2019, according to AJC.com. The 25-year-old pedestrian was attempting to cross the street “when he was hit near the intersection of Garden Walk Boulevard and Riverdale Road,” Fox5Atlanta.com is reporting. The victim has not been identified.
According to Fox5Atlanta.com, there was an SUV with front end damage but “It’s unclear if the driver is facing charges.”
Our Legal Take
As the details of this incident continue to develop, and if the driver is found to be at fault, the victim’s family may elect to file civil claims for their loss.
Based upon its experience and success handling pedestrian claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect his interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
The Murray Law Firm has obtained over $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for its Clients, including for victims of Georgia pedestrian accidents such as this one. We represent our Clients on a contingency agreement, which generally means that no fees or payments are owed until and unless we recover. Anyone seeking further information or legal representation is encouraged to contact us via e-mail (click here) or by telephone at 404.842.1600. Consultations are free and confidential.
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