Being involved in an accident can be a traumatizing experience. When you’re involved as a pedestrian, however, the injuries you could suffer are more likely to be serious. You may require months or years of treatment to fully recover, and some people may be permanently injured for the rest of their lives. After being involved in an accident as a pedestrian, you might feel confused about your next steps. Many victims of these accidents may not even realize that they could be legally entitled to damages for their medical expenses, lost wages, and/or pain and suffering.
At Live Oak Injury Law Group, we are dedicated to serving you to resolve your personal injury claim with a maximum recovery at a reasonable cost. If you would like to know more, read this article and visit our website to schedule a free consultation.
Because pedestrians are not protected by anything when they are involved in an accident, they are much more likely to suffer serious injuries. Compared to drivers who are protected by seatbelts, airbags, and a strong metal structure, pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable during these accidents. Below, we’ve listed some of the most common injuries that people have experienced after being involved in an accident as a pedestrian:
In terms of your accident, drivers on the road have a duty to operate and drive their vehicles safely. You must prove that the driver involved in the accident breached their duty to drive safely, that their actions were a substantial factor in causing the accident, and that the incident is what led to your injuries and losses
At Live Oak Injury Law Group, we know how stressful it can be to sustain a personal injury. We are committed to getting you the maximum recovery you are entitled to under the law. If you have suffered an injury as the result of a pedestrian accident, don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with a skilled personal injury attorney from Live Oak Injury Law Group.