Pedestrian Accident Claim with Minimal Medical Bills

Are you filing a pedestrian accident claim with minimal medical bills and want to know if you are eligible for compensation? Contact our office today.

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Question:

Do I need a minimum amount of medical bills to file a pedestrian accident claim?

Answer:

When we have clients come in with a potential pedestrian accident case, one of the things they often ask is if there’s a minimum amount of medical expenses they need to have incurred in order to pursue a claim going forward. The answer is, in most situations, no. Pedestrian Accident Claim with Minimal Medical Bills The more appropriate evaluation is the significance of their injuries. You can’t always just go by the amount of medical expenses because there are some injuries that are very severe but involve very low medical expenses, such as a large cut or road rash. Those types of things may involve cleanup or stitching, but are going to leave you with a permanent scar. Permanent scarring is an injury that usually brings very good compensation with it.

On the other hand, if the pedestrian is partially at-fault for the accident, it may not matter how expensive their medical bills are. The claim may not be valuable because of liability issues. The best thing to do, especially in a pedestrian case, is to contact a personal injury attorney immediately, and make sure that you know what’s going on. Let the attorney evaluate your case and help you decide if it’s viable or not.


Were you or a loved one struck by a vehicle while walking in Georgia and have questions about filing a pedestrian accident claim with minimal medical bills?
Contact the experienced Atlanta pedestrian accident lawyers at The Gunnels Law Firm today to arrange a free consultation and case evaluation.
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