A pedestrian accident can leave you with severe, long-term injuries. When another person’s negligence, or carelessness, caused the crash you can file a claim against their insurance company to recover financial compensation. To be successful with your claim, you need to prove the full extent of your injuries, negotiate with the insurance company, and perhaps, in rare instances, even take your case to trial.
You should not have to take any of these steps at a time when you are trying to recover from serious injuries. A Mount Washington pedestrian accident lawyer can help you through the process and ensure that you receive the full compensation that is justly yours.
After a serious pedestrian accident, you may think the insurance company is there to help. An insurance adjuster may even call you in the hours or days following the collision and act as though they want to provide the full and fair compensation you need. Sadly, the truth is that insurance companies will always prioritize their own profits over your well-being. Any settlement they offer is likely not going to be enough to cover the cost of your injuries and other losses. This is just one reason it is critical to work with a Mount Washington pedestrian accident attorney. When working on your case, an attorney will:
After a pedestrian accident, you will suffer from serious and life-changing injuries. It can feel overwhelming to deal with your medical treatment, healthcare expenses, and all the other demands. An attorney can lighten your load so you can focus on getting better.
Many pedestrian accidents in Mount Washington are caused by careless drivers. Any act of negligence can result in serious injuries but some of the most common causes of pedestrians accidents are as follows:
Pedestrians do not have the same level of protection afforded to motorists. There is no steel frame surrounding them and no airbags that can cushion a blow. As such, pedestrians typically withstand some of the most severe injuries when they are struck by a car. The most common of these include:
Not all losses after an accident are physical. Our Mount Washington pedestrian accident lawyer can determine the full extent of your physical and emotional losses so you claim the full compensation you deserve.
At Meagher Injury Lawyers, our Mount Washington pedestrian accident attorneys have extensive experience helping injured individuals after a crash, and we can help you, too. Call us today at (502) 309-9213 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation so we can review your case.