Florida has one of the highest rates of accidents between pedestrians and careless drivers. These injured victims suffer serious injuries that are often life-changing. Everyone deserves to be safe while walking. Florida is the perfect place to enjoy a walk, whether it’s for recreation or to travel. If you are the victim of such an accident, call Seth M. Alper, P.A. today to learn how he can help.
Common Pedestrian Accidents Include:
An accident attorney can help you navigate the resources available to you. If the driver has been found to be at fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Being injured in a pedestrian accident or losing a family member in this way is difficult. You may be able to hold the person responsible with representation from experienced legal counsel. Let us help.
Most often, pedestrian accidents are connected in some way to careless drivers. Drivers who don’t see pedestrians and don’t respect the right of way can cause accidents by:
• Failing to see pedestrians in crosswalks
• Failing to stop
• Driving under the influence
• Distracted driving
• Limited visibility
• Making a turn without looking
• Making an illegal U-Turn
Pedestrians often suffer injuries such as road rash, broken bones, and facial or dental injuries. More serious injuries might be internal injuries or even traumatic brain injuries.
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