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Though many people feel safer not driving a car, there are actually a significant number of pedestrian injuries and deaths that occur each year in the U.S. Pedestrian knockdown accidents are usually the fault of the driver of a vehicle.
What Are the Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?
Common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Running Traffic Signals
- Failing to Yield the Right-Of-Way
- Inattentive or Distracted Driving
At Bailey | Stock | Harmon | Cottam | Lopez LLP, our Cheyenne pedestrian accident attorneys have extensive experience handling a variety of personal injury cases. No matter your particular circumstance, we can help ensure that your rights are protected.
Severe Pedestrian Injuries in Wyoming
While not as frequent as vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents can often result in injuries that are more severe due to the more direct impact on the body, having no form of protection.
Pedestrian accidents can result in a wide variety of injuries including:
- Internal injuries
- Sprained or torn ligaments
- Fractures and broken bones
- Limb loss and traumatic amputation
- Neck and back injuries
- Contusions, lacerations, and abrasions
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic brain injury
Pedestrian Accidents FAQ:
Q. What is the typical settlement for a hit pedestrian? Every injury claim has its own unique components that make it difficult to give an estimate of what your claim could be worth without first knowing the details of your accident. However, if you discuss your injuries with a pedestrian injury lawyer, we can help you calculate a possible settlement amount based on the following: medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, the type of injuries you sustained in the accident.
Q. Where do most pedestrian accidents occur? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that most pedestrian accidents occur in the following areas: urban settings, the open road, and intersections. Most fatal accidents occur at night.
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Our Cheyenne pedestrian accident lawyers at Bailey | Stock | Harmon | Cottam | Lopez LLP have helped injured pedestrians or their family members hold negligent parties accountable for recklessness or wrongdoing. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, our personal injury lawyers have the necessary skills to professionally deal with any pedestrian accident matter you may be facing.
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