Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities
Pedestrian-vehicle crashes are a major issue in all US. Statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that almost about 5% of all pedestrian traffic injuries lead to fatalities. On the basis of those official numbers provided, we can claim that on average, a pedestrian is killed in a road collision every 2 hours and injured every 8 minutes. These statistics are quite scary as they prove that about 10% of all road accidents involve a pedestrian injury.
Pedestrian injury cases need to be dealt in a professional and quick manner. In order to do that you should hire a reputable personal injury attorney in your area. Pedestrian accidents fall within the group of road accidents, or in other words have to be dealt with by negligence law attorneys. A negligence lawyer will know how to best navigate your case and earn you the best financial settlement if you are the injured victim and have no fault for the accident. In order to act quickly in such cases, when you do not have a local personal injury attorney in mind or you know nobody to recommend you one you better call our office for a free consultation. This is the first step to success and the sooner you make it the better chance you will stand for a full and fair financial reimbursement.
You can use the services of a pedestrian accident attorney each time you feel that you have been wrongfully treated by another individual, group or company, no matter the reason for the traffic injury you have sustained. Some of the major factors leading to pedestrian-vehicle crashes are:
Unsafe pedestrian behavior (crossing at a red light, walking near a highway, consumption of alcohol etc)
mechanical vehicle problems
Problematic physical environments (lack of crossing devices, width of roads etc)
Distraction of the driver approaching a pedestrian (texting while driving, driving under the influence of drugs or spirits etc.)
Various other accident contributing factors
Whatever the reason for your suffering, one thing is certain – you must act quickly if you want to obtain the finances that you deserve from the party at fault. Ask a professional for help and you won’t regret the monetary results. We have a high success rate and will help you win your settlement.