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Pedestrian Accidents

Thousand Oaks, Watsonville, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawyers

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured each year in pedestrian accidents in the United States. Nearly 5,000 of these accidents result in death. Unfortunately, in most instances, the injury or death of a pedestrian is caused by negligence on the part of a driver and are preventable.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, call the legal professionals at Braff Law Group. We have represented victims of pedestrian accidents for decades in Thousand Oaks, Watsonville, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill and have recovered fair and just compensation for them for their injuries and damages.

Sharing the Road

When it comes to sharing the road, everyone has a responsibility to behave in a safe and responsible manner. But drivers have a unique obligation to watch for pedestrians. In a collision between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, the pedestrian will most always be the loser. With no protection, a pedestrian is at the mercy of drivers when sharing the road and the resulting injuries can be catastrophic. These can include

  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal injuries
  • Wrongful death

The injuries caused by a driver’s negligence can result in staggering costs and extensive pain. Having the assistance of an injury attorney can ensure that you get the compensation you deserve after an injury.

Pedestrian Accidents and Negligence

When it comes to a pedestrian accident, most are caused by the negligence of a driver. These can be due to

  • Driving under the influence
  • Distracted driving
  • Running red lights
  • Failing to stop at stop signs
  • Turning while not looking out for pedestrians

Injuries from these types of accidents are often traumatic for the victim and can lead to overwhelming costs. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. These can include compensation for

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Medical equipment or medication you required
  • Nursing services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Wrongful death

Having the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer is important to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve after an accident. Our professionals will

  • Gather the necessary evidence to prove negligence
  • Provide advice on your legal options
  • Negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf
  • Build a strong case if a courtroom battle is necessary

Although most personal injury claims get resolved in out of court settlements, it’s important to have an experienced personal injury attorney on your side in case a fair settlement is impossible to negotiate.

Get the Advice of a Professional

At Braff Law Group, we have decades of experience pursuing compensation for our clients in Thousand Oaks, Watsonville, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill and have recovered millions of dollars on their behalf. We have a team of professionals dedicated to your rights after a pedestrian accident and are committed to providing the finest legal representation possible. Call us for a free consultation today.

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