Every year nearly 4000 pedestrians are killed due to traffic accidents alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Pedestrians, bicyclist, runners and joggers are very vulnerable to injuries from traffic and other negligent causes such as unsafe walking conditions. Common accidents include pedestrians being struck while walking on the sidewalk, crossing the street, or getting of a bus.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else's negligent or reckless actions, you need not suffer in vain. The caring and qualified attorneys of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP have experience handling a wide range of wrongful death claims and can help you and your family get the justice and compensation you deserve. Please contact us today for a no-cost consultation.
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Common Pedestrian Injuries:
Automobile & Taxi Accidents: Every year many individuals are injured by motorists and taxi drivers while walking, biking, or riding in the the vehicle. Injuries can include fractures, broken bones, loss of limbs, or even death.
Slip-and-fall: are usually caused by unsafe walking surfaces that are wet, uneven, or contain ice and snow. Too often pedestrian slip-and-falls result in serious injures that can leave individuals disabled.
Escalator Injuries: when escalators are not properly maintained, they could cause dangerous injuries that include degloving of skin as well as hand and foot injuries that may lead to amputations.
Sidewalk Falls: Often times people are subject to injury caused by uneven sidewalks, snow and ice buildup, or hazardous pavement that has tree roots sticking out. These dangerous conditions cause severe injuries to pedestrians.
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