Every 88 minutes a pedestrian accident results in a fatality, according to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unfortunately, pedestrians represent an increasing portion of the total traffic accident injuries and deaths that occur each year in the U.S. These collisions are most often brought about by distracted driving and other negligent actions committed by drivers.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident, you have the right to recover damages from the at-fault party. The Law Firm of Flora Templeton Stuart will help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to. Call (888) 782-9090 or reach us online to speak to our Kentucky pedestrian accident lawyers with a free consultation.
Many injury accidents happen due to drivers failing to see pedestrians on the road. The driver errors that commonly cause collisions, consist of:
Motorists have a responsibility to obey traffic laws and drive safely—especially when approaching crosswalks or in high foot-traffic areas. When drivers fail to meet those obligations, pedestrians are put in jeopardy. Pedestrian accidents are some of the most serious cases we handle—frequently resulting in catastrophic injuries, spine and brain injuries, or even death.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a pedestrian accident, get medical treatment immediately. If possible, get the names of witnesses and photos of the car and scene. Call an experienced pedestrian injury lawyer to investigate and negotiate with the insurance companies on your behalf so you can focus on what is most important – recovering from your injuries.
When it comes to protection in collisions with motor vehicles, pedestrians are at an acute disadvantage. The likelihood of a serious injury is significant and they can include:
During this difficult time, our pedestrian accident attorneys in Kentucky & Tennessee have the ability to give you some peace of mind. We will take over all communications with insurance companies and settlement negotiations, giving you the time you need to focus on recovering from your injuries. You will be protected from the insurance company who may be taking advantage of you or their convincing attempts at gaining your acceptance of a lowball settlement offer. We have a thorough understanding of the claims process and are better equipped at handling any complex case matters.
The Law Firm of Flora Templeton Stuart has decades of experience needed to handle your claim. If you or loved one has been the victim of a pedestrian accident, call us today at (888) 782-9090 so we may evaluate your case for free. We are proudly serving Kentucky & Tennessee, with offices in Bowling Green, Glasgow, and Greenville.