Pedestrian Accidents are Traumatic at Best
Pedestrian accidents frequently result in serious or catastrophic injuries, including bone fractures, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Whenever injuries are serious, it is important to obtain the maximum possible compensation for medical care, lost earnings, and pain at suffering. To best protect your legal rights following an accident, it is advisable to contact an experienced and qualified San Jose pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible. Our team of pedestrian accident lawyers will arrange for an experienced investigator to reconstruct the accident scene, preserve evidence and interview witnesses. Because we have handled dozens of pedestrian accident injury claims, we understand the important details and steps necessary to maximize your compensation. In the event you were hit by a hit-and-run driver or uninsured motorist, we may be able to help you recover compensation in an uninsured motorist personal injury claim.
Types of Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents frequently involve vulnerable individuals, including young children and elderly adults. Children under 16 are statistically most likely to be hit by a car, while elderly adults are most likely to die as a result of a car vs. pedestrian accident. We strive to help our clients recover full and fair damages for injuries resulting from all types of pedestrian accidents, including:
Bus stop accidents
Driveway back over accidents
Parking lot accidents
Pedestrian accidents are frequently the result of negligent driving , such as speeding, texting and driving, driving under the influence, or driving while distracted. Intersection and crosswalk pedestrian accidents often occur because motorists are visually looking for other vehicles, but are not paying attention to walkers and joggers . More than 5,000 deaths are reported nationwide due to car vs. pedestrian accidents every year, according to the NHTSA.
Experience to Get You Results
With any accident, selecting an attorney who is familiar with the unique legal issues of your accident can mean the difference between a fair settlement and no compensation at all. Our award-winning trial attorneys have recovered more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements. Our personal injury lawyers have more than 70 years of combined experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims. Our pedestrian accident case results include a $3.3 million settlement for a bus vs. pedestrian accident and a $2.2 million settlement from a pedestrian vs. automobile accident. We have also obtained seven and eight figure recoveries in car accident, bicycle accident, motorcycle accident and trucking accident personal injury and wrongful death claims.
Understanding Your Rights After An Accident
Our pedestrian accident lawyers represent victims of pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Texas. Call us. Consultations are available at our office or at your home or hospital room. In your free consultation, an attorney will review the circumstances of your accident, negligence and fault issues, and give you an honest opinion of the potential value of your case. If we are able to represent you in your personal injury or wrongful death claim, we will not charge any fees unless we recover money for you. In the event that we accept your case and do not recover a favorable settlement or verdict, you will owe nothing.