According to police, 30-year-old pastor Andrew Pray was riding his bicycle near Red Top Mountain in Georgia on the afternoon of November 21st, when he was struck from behind by a charter bus. Despite the fact that Pray was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, he sustained critical injuries which he later succumbed to at the hospital. Pray left behind a wife and three children, ages 8, 6 and 2. Following Pray's death, the 77-year-old charter bus driver responsible for the accident was charged with second degree vehicular homicide and following too closely. Although there was no reported malicious intent, and statements seemed to indicate the bus driver did not see Pray, it was still an extremely tragic accident that resulted in a wrongful death.
Losing a loved one, especially in an accident that could have been prevented, can be a very traumatic experience. While there is nothing that can be done to bring that loved one back, there are actions which can be taken to not only ensure the responsible party is held liable for their actions, but that the grieving family receives compensation for their pain and suffering, for the loss of income the loved one provided, for emotional trauma caused by the untimely death, for burial costs, and more.
Our attorneys have more than 20 years combined experience representing victims, and their families, in personal injury accidents. We have handled numerous wrongful death cases and we are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of care, consideration, ethics, service and professionalism. We are committed to protecting our clients' rights and we work aggressively on behalf of all our clients to see they receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. The expertise of our attorneys has been broadly recognized by our receipt of the 2012 Clients' Choice for Personal Injury attorneys on Avvo®, the fact that both of our lead attorneys have been listed as a Rising Star℠ in Georgia's Super Lawyers®, and lead attorney Kalka has been included, yet again, in The National Trial Lawyers "Top 40 under 40".
Contact an Atlanta personal injury attorney at Kalka & Baer to discuss your case and learn about the legal options available to you and your family.