According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident every 2 hours, and pedestrian injuries occur every 8 minutes. These collisions are a result of distracted driving, negligent driving, and drivers failing to yield to pedestrians. The pedestrian injury attorneys at the Pisanchyn Law Firm have fought on behalf of pedestrians and bicyclists after a negligent driver injured them or their loved one.

Universal enjoyment of roadways is largely a matter of sharing the road. There are a number of different entities that use America’s busy streets: cars, trucks, bicyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians, among others. It’s everyone’s responsibility to behave legally and safely, but those driving the bigger, heavier, more dangerous vehicles have a particular obligation.

The Pisanchyn Law Firm’s experienced pedestrian injury attorneys can help you pursue justice and compensation if you were struck while legally walking on or along a roadway. Call 1-800-444-5309 for a free consultation.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Injuries Include:

The root cause for most pedestrian-car accidents are negligence. Pedestrians aren’t always blameless, to be sure, but it’s certainly the case that many car drivers struggle to safely operate their vehicles around pedestrians.

  • Intoxicated driving
  • Running red lights and hitting pedestrians in the crosswalk
  • Right turns through crosswalks without looking for pedestrians
  • Distracted driving, such as driving while texting
  • Illegally parked cars making it difficult to see pedestrians and bicycles

Common Pedestrian Injuries

In a collision between a car and a pedestrian, devastating results are almost always inevitable. You have no protections when you’re a pedestrian, and you’re at the mercy of the vehicle operator. As a result, the injuries springing from these accidents are both severe and one-sided.The pedestrian injury attorneys at the Pisanchyn Law Firm have helped victims who have suffered:

 

These injuries don’t just cause extensive pain and suffering, they also carry with them staggering medical expenses. A personal injury case can help you handle the heavy burden brought on by the driver’s negligence.

Our Pennsylvania Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Can Help

You or your loved one could receive compensation for pain, suffering, lost wages, medical bills, permanent disability, and other damages. This area of law is very complicated; there are exceptions and technicalities that if you do not know the law can cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. This is why it is imperative you contact The Pisanchyn Law Firm’s experienced pedestrian accident lawyers to guide you through this difficult time.

Please, if you or a loved has been hit by a car, don’t suffer any longer. Call our pedestrian injury attorneys toll free at 1-800-444-5309 for a free consultation.