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Injured In A Pedestrian Accident?

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We will compile a strong personal injury claim that proves the fault of the negligent individual. Whether by witness accounts, police reports, or physical evidence – you can be confident in our ability to succeed.

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Georgia Pedestrian Accident Attorney

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According to the NHTSA, nearly 5,000 pedestrians die in motor vehicle related accidents every year. Approximately 76,000 pedestrians suffered serious injuries in 2012 alone. In addition to vehicle-related pedestrian incidents, thousands of non-vehicular pedestrian accidents occur every year. Whether you have sustained injuries as a result of a negligent driver or a property defect, we strongly encourage you to reach out to our Georgia personal injury attorney. At The Casto Law Firm, we bring more than just skill and experience to the table. We bring passion to each case we take on.

  • Mark A. Casto

    Trial Attorney

    Mark is a trial attorney and founder of The Casto Law Firm, where he represents individuals and families who have suffered an injury or loss of a loved one’s life. He has civil litigation experience in the areas of motor carrier/transportation liability (tractor trailer wrecks), motor vehicle accidents, product liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and more.

    Mark was a sole practitioner attorney for almost five years. During this time, he gained extensive experience representing the injured. Combined with his background in prosecution and complex domestic cases, Mark has extensive skills handling cases at trial. Mark was voted as one of Georgia’s Elite Lawyers by his peers. He has also been voted by the people of the Columbus Community as a Reader’s Choice Award Winner in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer.

The Winning Team You Deserve On Your Side

Committed To Maximum Recovery

  • Car Accident and Dram Shop Case

    $1,512,000

    Drunk driver and the business which sold the alcohol to driver.

  • Truck Accident Case

    $450,000

    Driver was traveling too fast for the conditions (wet roadway).

  • Trucking Accident Case

    $395,000

    Driver failed to yield the right of way.

  • Nursing Home Neglect Case

    $395,000

    Failure to monitor and treat pressure bed sores.

  • Car Accident Case

    $300,000

    Failure to maintain safe distance and following too close.

Turning Terrible Experiences Into Positive Outcomes

How Clients Feel About Our Firm

  • “I knew when I first met with Mark Casto, that he was the right attorney for me. He and his staff were very knowledge and could answer and explain any question I had. ”

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  • “I contacted Mr. Casto and I am thankful that I did. He and his paralegals were just wonderful and very professional. They handled everything. Put your trust in them, I am glad I did.”

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  • “Thank you for representing me. It's nice to have a Lawyer that cares about his clients. Thank you for getting my case resolved in such an impressive manner.”

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  • “My daughter was attacked by a neighborhood dog. My brother recommended that I call Mr. Casto. He said that the Mr. Casto had done a great job on his car wreck injury case. I hired Mr. Casto for my daughter's injury case from the dog bites. He was great. Hi”

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What Qualifies The Casto Law Firm

to Handle Your Personal Injury Case?

  • Over 20 Years of Experience

  • 100% Focused on Personal Injury

  • We Truly Care About Clients

  • Committed to Maximum Recovery

  • Free, Confidential Consultation

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • After Being Injured, What Steps Should I Take?

    Answer

    In the days following an accident, we advise you to write down as many details about the accident as possible. Make note of all conversations had with the individuals involved. Preserve evidence and locate witnesses who may be able to help prove your case. Notify the party or parties responsible that you intend to file a claim against them. Lastly, and most importantly, secure the assistance of an injury attorney.

  • How Long Do I Have To File A Claim?

    Answer

    The statute of limitations govern the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have one year. Exceeding this deadline may result in your claim being dismissed. Due to the time sensitive nature of your injury lawsuit, we suggest you contact our attorney as soon as possible. We will review the details of your case and inform you of your rights.

  • What If I Was Partially At Fault?

    Answer

    If you were partially responsible for your pedestrian accident, you will likely bear some of the responsibility for the accident. This will result in reduced recovery.

  • What Damages Might I Be Entitled To Recover?

    Answer

    You may be entitled to recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering. Depending on the unique circumstances pertaining to your case, you may also be awarded punitive damages. In pedestrian accident cases resulting in wrongful death, the survivors of the victim may be entitled to recover full compensation for economic losses and damages.

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Accidents

In a collision between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle, the results are often catastrophic. As a pedestrian, you have no protection and are at the mercy of the driver. Whether your accident resulted in broken bones or a spinal cord injury – we stand at the ready to represent your right to compensation.

  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Texting Or Talking While Driving
  • A Driver’s Failure To Yield
  • Speeding & Other Reckless Behavior
  • Ignoring A Crosswalk
  • Running A Red Light
  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    Damages Defined

    In pedestrian accident claims, “damages” refer to the amount of money awarded to the victim who suffered physical harm as a result of another’s reckless actions.

  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    General Damages

    These damages may include physical pain, suffering, disfigurement, impairment, mental anguish, loss of companionship, lowered quality of life and more.

  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    Special Damages

    These damages may include the out of pocket expenses for the repair/replacement of damaged property, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, medical expense and more.

Cover Your Bases With Our Accident Checklist

Nine Things You Should Do After Being Involved In An Accident

  • Obtain The Driver’s Information

  • Do Not Negotiate With The Motorist

  • Collect Witness Information

  • Seek Immediate Medical Attention

  • Document The Events Of Your Accident

  • Make Sure The Police Takes Your Report

  • Preserve All Accident-Related Evidence

  • Do Not Negotiate With Insurance Companies

  • Seek Assistance From A Personal Injury Attorney

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