Pedestrian Accident Law firm
Stay on the Cross Walk
Most pedestrian accidents occur off of cross walks.
Watch your Children
Sadly, children are more likely to be involved in a pedestrian accidents than adults.
What Is a Pedestrian Accident?
A pedestrian accident is any accident involving at least one motor vehicle and at least one on-foot pedestrian. Pedestrian accidents are often traumatic events that cause serious injury and damage. Around 11% of pedestrian accidents are fatal. Furthermore, pedestrian accidents are more likely to involve a child or an elderly person. Injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents often result in steep medical costs and cause you to be unable to work. However, if you are not at fault, you may be legally eligible to recover compensation for losses such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of income. Contact Anderson Law today to recover compensation for damages arising from your pedestrian accident.
Who was at Fault?
If you have been a victim in a pedestrian accident, it may be difficult to prove who was liable for the accident. At Anderson Law, however, our experienced legal team can help you to affirm your absence of fault while proving the liability of the at fault party. Some ways of doing this are as follows:
- Failure to yield to right of way
- Violation of traffic laws such as speeding, illegal turn, or running a stop sign
- Failure to take caution, especially when driving through a residential or school zone
What losses can be recovered in a Pedestrian Accident claim?
Pain and Suffering
Proving these losses in court may require testimony from medical experts, expert economists, and other expert witnesses.