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Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrians, including walkers, runners, workers, and cyclists are common on our roadways. Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its increasing number of citizens sees many pedestrian accidents each year. Often, cyclists and pedestrians become personal injury victims, not by their own fault, but by the fault of a negligent or distracted driver and pedestrian accidents often result in serious injuries to the pedestrian, with little damage to the truck or car that hits them. These victims can suffer traumatic head injuries, neck and back injuries, broken arms or legs, torn rotator cuff, spinal cord injury, or even premature death. These injuries will usually require the immediate attention of medical specialists, such as an orthopedic doctor, neurologist, surgeon, internal medicine doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist, in order to treat these injuries.

Of all automobile accidents, pedestrian accidents involving a car tend to be the most difficult, as the pedestrian simply has no chance of avoiding injuries caused by on oncoming car. These types of traffic accidents commonly cause severe injury, nerve damage, or paralysis. Loss of the use of limbs, fractures, burns and scars, and permanent injuries often occur in these types of accidents and require emergency medical personnel to treat the injured victim at the scene of the accident. They do not have a seatbelt, an airbag, a protective metal shell, or even a helmet. They are directly exposed to the impact of the car, the street, and any other objects or hazards, as well as any scrapes or cuts caused by the road or other items. Pedestrian accidents are dangerous and often fatal.

Some of the more common pedestrian injuries our pedestrian accident lawyers encounter include:

  • Head trauma and traumatic brain injury, including concussions and hemorrhages
  • Broken arms, legs, ribs, hips, and other bones
  • “Road rash” – severe scrapes, cuts, bruises and lacerations on the head, face, and other body parts
  • Internal organ damage
  • Wrongful death
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Torn ligaments
  • Damaged nerves

Whether an accident was caused by a buzzed or drunk driver swerving unexpectedly, a distracted driver failing to check their mirrors, a reckless driver blowing a stop sign or trying to beat a yellow light, or a driver failing to properly yield, our experienced and dedicated pedestrian accident lawyers are ready to help you recover the monetary compensation you need for the harm you and your family have suffered.

Without an experienced and qualified personal injury Attorney representing you in your case, it is possible that you could end up paying for medical expenses and not being reimbursed for your lost wages. These types of injuries will require the services of experience medical doctors who commonly treat personal injury victims. Furthermore, the insurance adjustor for the negligent driver will attempt to limit your recovery of damages, such as lost wages and pain and suffering. This is why it is important to have an experience pedestrian accident injury attorney on your side.

You deserve to be compensated for your medical expenses, including the ambulance to the hospital emergency room, orthopedic doctor, surgeon, chiropractor or other doctor that treats your personal injury. In addition, all of your pain and suffering should be paid for by the insurance company for the negligent driver that caused the injuries.

If you or a loved one has been involved in car accident, please give us a call at 844-876-4357 for a free consultation today!

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