Accidents Involving Pedestrians May Create Serious Hardships - Choose an Experienced Columbus Attorney
If you are struck by a car, your injuries may be debilitating. It's wise to talk to an experienced pedestrian accident attorney in Columbus, Ohio, who knows how to pursue maximum compensation. Don't let the insurance companies push you around by limiting or denying your claim altogether. Take back control. Contact the Smith Law Office. Let a Columbus pedestrian injury lawyer fight for the rights of you or your loved one. We know about dealing with insurance companies. We know about getting justice. We know about getting results!
Pedestrians who are walking in a crosswalk, or running along side of the road generally are not liable if they are struck by a car. Pedestrians in a marked crosswalk or other walkway have the right to pass safely. A distracted driver might fail to stop for the pedestrian in the crosswalk and cause a cell phone/texting accident. Even at low speeds, an automobile that hits a pedestrian can cause severe injury or even kill a pedestrian, which may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. A traumatic brain injury caused by the head striking the pavement or windshield of the vehicle is tragic but unfortunately not uncommon in a pedestrian accident.
Common locations in Ohio for a pedestrian accident include:
- Parking lots
- Parking garages
- Residential streets
- Commercial or residential driveways
- Venues that attract crowds, such as sporting events or concerts
Whether you are an injured pedestrian or a passenger, you may be eligible for compensation. Let Scott Smith fight for you! He has more than thirty years of experience and will examine the facts and demand a fair and just reward for your suffering.
How a Columbus Pedestrian Accident Can Help
At the Smith Law Office, we are ready to provide the aggressive representation injured Ohioans need. Contact our firm today for a free consultation. As part of our contingency fee arrangement, you don't pay us any attorney fees unless you obtain a recovery. Call 800-930-7268 for your free consultation today.