Proving Your Case in Pedestrian Accidents
Victims of auto/pedestrian accidents have one common factor: the injuries sustained are often much worse than in a car-
In addition to recovering the maximum amount for your personal injuries, a good attorney should assist in the day-
Since injuries are so severe in pedestrian collisions there is often not enough money to pay for all of the medical bills let alone the lost income from a prolonged work absence due to injuries or treatment. Many people do not realize that their own automobile insurance may provide additional coverage for personal injuries sustained in these types of accidents. Further, there may be additional coverage available through insurance policies belonging to resident relatives of either the negligent driver or even the victim. It is often necessary to consult with an attorney to have your right to this additional coverage explained.
Many pedestrian accidents occur under similar circumstances. Some of the most common include:
• Accidents in crosswalks, private driveways or coming out of an alley.
• Collisions with children in school zones or around a school bus.
• Elderly pedestrians in parking lots.
• Claims against drunk drivers, hit-
• Injuries suffered by flaggers and road workers in construction zones.
This website is not meant to serve as legal advice of any kind and is only intended for informational, educational, and entertainment purposes only. As Personal Injury Law varies from state to state we recommend you seek legal advice from an attorney or law firm in your state. The information used on this website is copyrighted and used with permission by Dallas Norton, Esq. Denver's Personal Injury Attorney serving personal injury victims in Denver Metro Area and all of Colorado