Most motorists and pedestrians are familiar with the accepted principle that when their paths come into conflict, the pedestrian is to be given the right of way. In theory, this means that drivers are to yield to pedestrians in all circumstances in which the party on foot is not explicitly in violation of the law. Sadly, many pedestrians are seriously injured by collisions with motor vehicles each year when drivers fail to properly observe their rights. Negligent or reckless driving behaviors pose an unacceptable and unnecessary threat to the safety of all drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and others who are situated on or proximate to a thoroughfare.
If you have been struck by a car or truck while traveling on foot then you are likely to have sustained serious physical injuries. You should not be forced to bear the burden of the resulting medical bills on your own. A civil lawsuit can obtain financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages as appropriate. Contact a car accident attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to speak with a skilled and experienced attorney about your legal rights.
The Consequences of Pedestrian Collisions
The risk of pedestrian accidents is greatest in densely populated areas where more people are inclined to walk to and from different business establishments, but these devastating collisions can occur anywhere. Drivers must take exceptional caution to avoid striking pedestrians because crashes can cause life-threatening injuries, including the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Fractured bones
- Severe abrasions and lacerations
- Internal organ damage
Our firm is committed to protecting the legal rights of injured pedestrians who have suffered due to the negligence of motorists. Contact the Madison pedestrian accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to begin seeking the financial compensation that you are due.