Pedestrian Accident Lawyers – Seattle & WA State
On average, a thousand pedestrians a day are injured by negligent drivers, suffering broken bones, paralysis, brain injuries, coma and death. Negligent and unsafe drivers must be held responsible for the harm their actions inflict on others.
According to statistics compiled in the United States in 2004:
- A pedestrian was injured in a traffic-related accident every 5 minutes.
- Nearly 5,900 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents.
- Males accounted for two-thirds of all pedestrian injuries.
Children ages 4 and younger account for almost 40% of all pedestrian-injury deaths. It is imperative that parents teach their children how to safely cross the street, and to beware standing to the rear of parked vehicles.
Make sure that your child wears reflective clothing or carries a flashlight when walking at night, especially on Halloween, the one day a year with the greatest pedestrian accident totals on average.
If you have been injured in an accident of this type, act immediately and contact a qualified legal professional. Do not sign any papers, or discuss the incident with anyone until you have met with a lawyer.
Listed below are some of the Bernard Law Group’s significant case settlements and verdicts in pedestrian-related cases:
Pedestrian accident involving 74-year-old woman struck by company truck. Plaintiff sustained legs injuries that included below the knee amputation of one leg and severe injuries to her other leg requiring multiple surgeries.
Pedestrian vs. Auto Accident. Pedestrian in a crosswalk was struck by a company truck who did not see Pedestrian in crosswalk, causing multiple serious injuries.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact the Bernard Law Group. We have years of experience handling pedestrian cases of this nature throughout Washington state. We offer completely confidential consultations.
IF YOU, OR A LOVED ONE, HAVE BEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED AS A RESULT OF A WASHINGTON PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT – CALL TODAY FOR A FREE CONSULTATION!