Partial Fault Pedestrian Accident Claim

Watch this video to learn about filing a partial fault pedestrian accident claim in North Augusta. Contact Nimmons Malchow Johnson today for a free review.


Can I file an injury claim if I was partially at fault for a pedestrian accident?


Partial Fault Pedestrian Accident ClaimI had a client call me last week and ask me, “If I’m partially at fault, as a pedestrian, in getting struck by a vehicle, can I recover in the state of South Carolina?” If you’re reading this, you may have a similar question. I’ll share with you what I shared with my client.

The state of South Carolina is a comparative negligence state. If that pedestrian can prove that the automobile driver was at least 51% or more at fault for the pedestrian injuries, then that pedestrian client can recover. Here’s an example. Assume you go to trial and the client gets $100,000 recovery from a jury, but the jury finds that the car driver is 80% at fault and the pedestrian is 20% at fault. The jury verdict is decreased by $20,000 and the client would recover $80,000.

If you have any questions about your automobile pedestrian accident case in North Augusta, give us a call. We’d be happy to help.


Were you or a loved one struck by a vehicle while walking and have questions about filing a partial fault pedestrian accident claim? Contact the experienced North Augusta pedestrian accident lawyers at Nimmons Malchow Johnson today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

We can help get your life back on track.

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