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Every time a pedestrian crosses the street, they are entrusting their safety to the driver around them. It only takes a momentary distraction for a driver to strike a pedestrian. Pedestrian accidents can have very serious consequences; permanent injury and death are not uncommon outcomes. We understand the rights of accident victims and use our experience and resources to provide for the victim and their family after the ordeal.

Our team has the resources and experience working with insurance adjusters. We know how they operate and how they will attempt to discredit your claims to pay the minimal amount. We believe in fair compensation, that will allow you and your family to fully recover from the pain and suffer being hit by a car carries. Which is why our team will fight to get you every penny you are owed due to your injuries and recovery.

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How do Pedestrians get in Accidents?

In many cases, motor vehicle driver inattention causes a majority of pedestrian accidents. Drivers simply fail to see a pedestrian in enough time to prevent a collision. However, since drivers owe a duty of care to those they share the state’s roads with, simply failing to see a person in time is not an excusable offense. Negligent drivers who hit pedestrians, if found to be the causation of the accident, can be ordered by a court to pay monetary compensation to those they injure.

Pedestrian & Right of Way

It is a myth that pedestrians always have the right of way when crossing a street. Much like cyclists and automobiles, they must obey the rules of the road. this includes:

  • – Obeying traffic lights and signs
  • – Obeying a crossing guard’s instructions
  • – Crossing the road at a marked crosswalk
  • – Use the sidewalk, if one is available, rather than walking down the street
  • – Avoid walking near roads while under the influence of alcohol or drugs

If an accident occurs while ignoring or violating these rules, you may have a more difficult time getting compensated for your accident.

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Here at Wettermark & Keith, no case is too big and no case is too small for our injury lawyers to pursue. Our top attorneys represent each and every client with the utmost respect, compassion, and employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make their case a success. We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and possibly your family and are here for you.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, contact our seasoned injury lawyers today. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.

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When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.

Contact our injury attorneys today if you have been the victim of a personal injury or lost a loved one to a wrongful death after a being struck by a vehicle. Fill out the free case evaluation form on our web site and we will get back to you promptly. If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call one of the locations nearest you.

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It is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim of personal injury or wrongful death can be made to come to fruition.

This is precisely how our top accident lawyers operate for every client, every day.
We work hard to serve justice to those injured, one case at a time.

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