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If you or someone you know has been injured in a pedestrian or bicycle accident and requires legal assistance in the Thomson, GA, area, you can rely on the expertise and dedication of our experienced personal injury attorneys at Burnside Law Firm. While occupants of motor vehicles benefit from the protective structure and safety features of their vehicles, such as seat belts and airbags, pedestrians and bicyclists lack similar safeguards against the impact of collisions with cars or other motor vehicles. Unlike motorcyclists with specialized protective gear like helmets and jackets, pedestrians and cyclists are particularly vulnerable on the roadways, with little to shield them from the force of impact in the event of an accident.

Pedestrian and bicycle accidents frequently lead to devastating injuries and tragic fatalities, primarily because these vulnerable road users lack the protective measures afforded to occupants of motor vehicles. The absence of physical barriers leaves pedestrians and cyclists especially vulnerable to the impact of collisions with cars or other motor vehicles, often resulting in severe bodily harm or even loss of life. According to alarming statistics provided by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the year 2007 alone witnessed a staggering 124,000 incidents where pedestrians, bicyclists, and non-vehicle occupants suffered injuries in accidents involving collisions with motor vehicles. These sobering figures underscore the pressing need for immediate action to enhance safety measures and promote greater awareness among all road users. By implementing effective strategies to mitigate the risks faced by pedestrians and cyclists on our roadways, we can strive to prevent further tragedies and create safer environments for everyone.

Experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Serving Thomson, GA

At the law office of Burnside Law Firm, serving the Thomson area residents, we specialize in providing dedicated legal representation to pedestrians who have suffered injuries due to the negligence or inattentiveness of drivers. Our experienced attorneys are committed to advocating fiercely for the rights of injured pedestrians, ensuring that they receive the compensation and justice they deserve. For instance, we recently achieved a significant recovery on behalf of a young lady who was tragically struck by a turning driver while innocently walking in the crosswalk. This case underscores our firm’s unwavering dedication to securing favorable outcomes for our clients in the face of challenging circumstances.

If you or a loved one has been similarly injured in a pedestrian accident or have concerns about the viability of your case, we encourage you to reach out to us for assistance. Our compassionate legal team is available to provide comprehensive guidance and support, offering personalized attention to your unique situation. Whether you require assistance navigating insurance claims, pursuing legal action against negligent parties, or seeking compensation for your injuries and damages, we are here to help.

At Burnside Law Firm, we understand the physical, emotional and financial toll pedestrian accidents can have on victims and their families. Our goal is to alleviate the burdens you face by diligently pursuing justice and recovery on your behalf. To schedule a free consultation and learn more about your legal options, please don’t hesitate to contact us at either our Athens-Clarke County or Richmond County, Georgia law office. With our experience and dedication by your side, you can rest assured that your rights and best interests will be fiercely protected throughout the legal process.

Helping Bicycle and Pedestrian Accident Victims After a Crash

Navigating the aftermath of being struck by a car can be incredibly confusing, with a myriad of legal and logistical issues to contend with. Questions often arise about liability, particularly if the driver left the scene of the accident, leaving victims unsure of where to turn for recourse. Additionally, concerns about how to get medical bills paid and recover compensation for lost wages and other damages further compound the challenges faced by victims of pedestrian and bicycle accidents. At Burnside Law Firm, our team of experienced attorneys specializes in handling the complexities of car accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists. We understand the nuances of these cases and are well-equipped to provide guidance and support as you navigate this difficult time.

Our firm handles a wide range of pedestrian accident cases in the Thomson, GA, area, including but not limited to:

  • Crosswalk accidents: Instances where pedestrians are struck while lawfully crossing the street at designated crosswalks, often due to drivers failing to yield or exercise caution.
  • Hit-and-run accidents: Cases involving drivers who flee the scene of the accident, leaving victims injured and uncertain about their legal options for recourse.
  • Pedestrian accidents involving children: Incidents where children are struck by vehicles while walking or playing near roadways, resulting in particularly devastating injuries and emotional trauma.
  • Other pedestrian or bicycle accidents: We also represent victims involved in a variety of other pedestrian and bicycle accidents, including those occurring on sidewalks, bike lanes or other shared road spaces.

At Burnside Law Firm, we are dedicated to recovering the compensation you need and deserve for medical expenses, lost wages and other damages related to your injuries. Our compassionate legal team will work tirelessly on your behalf to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the justice and financial recovery you are entitled to.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestrian or bicycle accident, whether you were walking, jogging or riding a bike at the time, we encourage you to contact an attorney at Burnside Law Firm for a free initial consultation. Serving Thomson area residents, we are here to provide the support and legal representation you need to pursue your personal injury or wrongful death claim with confidence.

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2919 Professional Pkwy

Augusta, GA, 30907

Phone: (706) 432-8320


325 North Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA, 30601

Phone: (706) 227-4264

We have recovered tens of millions in settlements and verdicts

The attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP have over 30 years of collective experience handling personal injury claims. Over that time, we have helped hundreds of injured people recover the compensation they deserve and need in order to begin putting their lives back together. This list is just a sample of the recoveries we have obtained for some of our clients here and during our time at our former firm, Burnside Wall LLP. Obviously, success in obtaining significant judgments and settlements for other clients is no guarantee of success in your case. Each case must be evaluated and handled based on the individual merits of that particular case. To discuss the facts of your case and learn more about your legal rights, contact one of the personal injury attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP for a free initial consultation.

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Meet The Team

Thomas R. Burnside III Personal Injury Attorney

Thomas R Burnside III

Thomas R. Burnside III is a personal injury lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered injury as a result of automobile collisions, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, work related accidents or other causes. With over 20 years of experience in personal injury law at both the trial and appellate court levels, Attorney Burnside has represented people with brain and head trauma...

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Garon Muller Personal Injury Attorney

Garon Muller

Garon Muller is a trial lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have been seriously injured or damaged through the negligence or recklessness of others, including automobile collisions, workplace injuries, premises injuries, or defective products. Before beginning his practice in the representation of injured individuals, Mr. Muller served the community as an Assistant District Attorney...

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Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor is an experienced trial attorney licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina. At the Burnside Law Firm, Robert devotes his practice to protecting the rights of individuals who have been injured because of someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or recklessness and represents those who have been injured in automobile collisions or tractor-trailer accidents; because of a slip and fall; and in other general negligence actions.

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Ashton Revollo

Ashton is a trial lawyer in Augusta, GA who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered serious injuries or damages due to the negligent or reckless conduct of others, including automobile wrecks, job-related accidents, unsafe premises, or defective
products. Before beginning his practice, Ashton obtained his J.D., at Emory University School of Law, where he gained valuable courtroom experience as an intern assisting the District Attorney for DeKalb
County. After his time at Emory, Ashton received experience as a trial attorney at a respected personal injury firm in Atlanta before moving to Augusta. Over the course of his career, Ashton has assisted deserving clients in recovering millions of dollars in injury cases throughout Georgia.

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Our Client Testimonials

Our Client Reviews

Burnside Law Firm

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 38 reviews

Erin Wren

After my car accident they helped me every step of the way! They were up front and answered any questions I had! They negotiated the insurance and got a higher settlement than was offered! I would definitely use them again!

Debbie Walker

In November 2017, I was in a car accident and I decided to seek out legal assistance. I chose to go with Burnside Law Firm, LLP because of their five star rating. My inital consultation was with attorney, Mr. Garon Muller. I knew immediately that I wanted Mr. Muller to take my case. His professionalism and expertise in personal injury made my decision easy. Mr. Muller maintained his professionalism throughout my case. He kept me updated on a regular basis via telephone or email. He was always available to me when I call. I did not have to wait 24 hours to get a call back from him. I would greatly recommend Mr. Muller and the Burnside Law Firm, LLP.

Rick Estep

Burnside Law Firm is who you want to represent you. Mr. Muller came to our house for a free consultation without hesitation. He guided us and overcame every obstacle we encountered. He secured the maximum insurance limits for us and we couldn't be more happy. If you are injured, DO NOT attempt to recoup compensation without the expertise of a trusted, skilled and able law firm to be your voice. THANK YOU MR. MULLER!!!

Alexander Hughes

Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm makes client satisfaction his priority. Mr. Muller made sure that I had a lucid understanding during every discussion. He never made a decision without my input and made me feel like we were partners. Garon Muller was very professional and push for the maximum dollar amount from the insurance company. Me and my family considered ourselves blessed to have been represented by Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm. We highly recommend Garon Muller and Burnside Law Firm! Burnside Law Firm staff are exceptional and exceeded our expectations.

Lynn Eldridge

I have known the Burnside family for many years. Recently Thomas was most helpful in getting my check following an auto collision. I highly recommend their firm.

Damien Williams

I definitely felt comfortable in there hands really good people.

Jacob Clements

Very very good law firm. Went above and beyond to make things right. Highly reccomend.

Barbara Huskinson

Burnside Law did what they said they would do. Garon Muller was great in communicating and looked out for my best interest in getting what was fair in my settlement. I would recommend Burnside to anyone.

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    2919 Professional Pkwy

    Augusta, GA, 30907

    Phone: (706) 432-8320


    325 North Milledge Avenue

    Athens, GA, 30601

    Phone: (706) 227-4264