At some point of another, we are all pedestrians. This could be when we are walking on the sidewalk, in a parking lot to and from our vehicles, in a residential area or in a park. No matter where Washington residents are walking, it is always important to be aware of vehicles traveling nearby. Even more so, motorists are supposed to be on the lookout for pedestrians, giving them the right of way when crossing the street. Failure to use caution around pedestrians, remain attentive and follow the rules of the road could be the cause of a pedestrian accident.
An auto-pedestrian accident is shocking. The motorist cannot believe that they struck a human being, and the victim is now left dealing with tremendous pain and suffering from the injuries arising from the crash. This can be a complex situation, especially if the victim seeks to hold a motorist liable for the crash.
At the Law offices of Matthew D. Dubin, our experienced legal team is skilled at auto-pedestrian cases. With years of experience, our law firm is well versed in the applicable laws, ensuring that they properly applied to our clients’ cases. Our goal is to meet the needs and goals of our clients; thus, we take the time to understand their matter and what damages he or she has suffered.
Because pedestrians do not have anything to protect them from the size, weight and force of a motor vehicle, it is likely that these collisions will result in serious injuries. Because of that, much medical treatment is necessary, and victim often suffer temporary and permanent disabilities because of the crash. Our law firm will carefully calculate the losses and damages suffered by our clients, ensuring that they obtain a favorable reward that they deserve.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s auto-pedestrian accidents website. The negligence of a motorist can quickly change your life; therefore, it is important to understand your rights and secure a compensation reward through a personal injury action.