Approximately 5,000 deaths and 64,000 injuries result from auto versus pedestrian accidents in the U.S. annually. If you or a loved one were injured or otherwise harmed as pedestrians in an auto accident, our firm is here to help. Our decorated personal injury attorneys will set you on your road to recovery and secure the maximum amount of compensation for you and your family.
Reckless and negligent drivers put themselves and those around them in danger. The ramifications of their actions plague communities across the country. Do not pay for another’s mistake. As you may be aware of, victims of pedestrian accidents are burdened with emotional and physical trauma as well as endless bills. You may be compensated for any immediate or continuous medical attention, loss of wage/earning power, necessary home modifications, and a variety of other costs. It is imperative that you speak with a legal expert from our firm to understand the magnitude of financial compensation you may need.
Risk factors that contribute to the frequency of pedestrian factors include:
- Poor visibility (time of day)
- Infrastructure issues
- Distracted driving
- Negligence or recklessness
- Intoxication or physical impairment
It is crucial that drivers communicate and signal their intentions to pedestrians. This simple instruction may have powerful preventative measures.
Injuries that are commonly seen in these types of accidents include (but are not limited to):
- Spinal cord injury
- Brain injury
- Internal organ damage
- Fractured/broken bones
- Torn ligaments
Seeking medical attention following your accident is vital
Even if you feel that you may not need it, the full extent of an injury may not be apparent due to the masking effects of adrenaline.
In most cases, the motorist is to blame for a pedestrian accident. However, it is wise to allow the police to investigate the situation and file a report. They may uncover external factors that contributed to the accident such as unmarked crosswalks, construction areas, etc.
Regardless of the nature of your case, we want to represent your interests and allow you to focus on recovery. These accidents are heavy, and you should not have to go through it alone. Our expert attorneys will aggressively pursue justice for you, taking the responsible party and insurance head-on.