Accidents between motor vehicles and pedestrians cause catastrophic injuries and death. Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem in Texas and the number of these accidents seems to be increasing. Dealing with the physical, emotional, and financial challenges that follow these incidents can be overwhelming.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Accidents between vehicles and pedestrians are a serious problem in Texas. Statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association show that Texas has the third highest number of accidents involving pedestrians in the United States.
Causes of pedestrian accidents may include:
- Driver backing up without looking
- Driver turning corners too quickly
- Failure of vehicle driver to yield right of way
- Distracted Driving
- Drunk Driving
- Drowsy Driving
- Other reckless or negligent acts
Securing Compensation for Pedestrian Accidents
When the driver is at fault for an accident with a pedestrian, the injured person can file a lawsuit to seek compensation for their injuries. Depending on the situation, we may be able to help you obtain damages for medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future income, future medical and rehabilitation expenses, property damage, disability, pain and suffering, and other economic and non-economic damages.
Our pedestrian accident attorney in Bryan, TX will review your personal injury case, explain your legal options and the law as it applies to your situation, and answer your questions during a free initial consultation. Our attorney works personally on every case as he guides clients through the legal system.