With no protection at all, pedestrians can have the most serious injuries in an accident with a vehicle. That being said, it’s crucial to stay aware at all times while crossing the street, even if you have the right of way.
What are the most common causes of pedestrian accidents?
This type of accident is most commonly caused by negligent drivers. Whether they are running red lights or intoxicated, negligent drivers are a danger to anyone on the road.
What are common injuries from a pedestrian accident?
Unfortunately, in cases with pedestrians, injury is almost completely inevitable. With nothing to protect them, common injuries include broken bones, spinal cord damage, amputations, and brain damage.
What damages can be recovered from this type of case?
Compensation can include past and future medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and even emotional distress.
Do you still have a case if you weren’t using a crosswalk when the accident occurred?
Absolutely. Even if you are partially at fault, you can still file a lawsuit for damages.
Were you involved in a pedestrian accident?
Don’t let your damages go without proper compensation. You need a lawyer that you can count on to stand in your corner and demand action. Please schedule a meeting with one of our attorneys today to learn more.