Pedestrian Accidents

Each of us is a pedestrian at some point on any given day. We’re pedestrians when we cross the street, stroll down a sidewalk, or hail a ridesharing vehicle. Unfortunately, this regularity also means we are more often at risk of being involved in a pedestrian accident than we would like to think.

If you have suffered injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident due to a negligent driver, a good attorney helps put your life back on track. Call our experienced personal injury team for a free consultation and the settlement you deserve.

Common Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians are open to a variety of potential personal injury accidents on a daily basis. Many of these accidents are, by their very nature, unexpected as they are often the product of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

The most common pedestrian accidents result from collisions with automobiles and their inattentive drivers. These accidents can be caused by:

  • Distracted driving — when the person behind the wheel is on their phone or eating instead of paying attention to the road
  • Unmarked intersections — where no clear delineated crosswalk is available for reference by oncoming drivers
  • Alcohol impairment — on the part of either driver or pedestrian, account for 48% of crashes resulting in the death of a pedestrian
  • Hybrid vehicles — whose battery-operated systems make it impossible for pedestrians to hear one navigating a turn
  • Left-hand turns — often a result of the driver and pedestrian looking in different directions when the turn is made

Common Injuries In a Pedestrian Accident

Injuries as a result of a pedestrian accident can range from mild to severe, especially involving a vehicle at high speed or with a drunk driver behind the wheel. These injuries can include:

  • Abrasions
  • Cuts
  • Pelvic injury
  • Head trauma
  • Internal bleeding
  • Spinal injury
  • Soreness
  • Stiffness
  • Broken bones

Regardless of the severity of your injuries, our team of experienced personal injury attorneys is here to support and lift you up in your time of need.

We believe you have a right to fair compensation after your pedestrian accident, even if the insurance company doesn’t.

Pursuing a claim against the insurance company with the help of an accident attorney forces them to take your injuries seriously. Our track record of winning millions for clients gives you the best shot at recovering from an accident. You shouldn’t have to pay for an accident that wasn’t your fault.

With Bergener Mirejovsky, you get a law firm dedicated to making you just as whole as before your accident.

If you have any questions about your case, a personal injury attorney can help when you call 1-800-881-2021. Receive a free consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which puts your life back on track and grants you peace of mind.

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