Pedestrians are vulnerable against cars and large trucks when walking in the street. They are often knocked down and suffer serious painful injuries that disrupt their whole life. Drivers should be aware of the fact that New York City has heavy pedestrian traffic, but there are many instances of careless driving resulting in pedestrian knockdowns. Common serious injuries include broken bones, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and even death.
If you have been injured due someone else’s negligent or reckless actions, our firm is ready to assist you. The caring and qualified attorneys of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP have experience handling a wide range of personal injury claims and can help you and your family get the justice and compensation you deserve.
Call us at (212) 684-1880 to speak with our New York pedestrian accident attorneys.
Wherever foot traffic and vehicle traffic must coexist, there is a risk of knockdown accidents. It is the responsibility of drivers to be vigilant in these areas and ensure that people are not in their path as they move their vehicle.
Common areas where knockdown accidents occur include:
If you or a loved one has been hurt by a negligent motorist in a pedestrian accident, then it is advised that you start exploring your legal options. Our firm can help assess the circumstances of your accident, collect the appropriate evidence and, if necessary, negotiate or litigate on your behalf.
The time to act is now. Request a free case evaluation with our team today.