Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Serving Injured Client Nationwide from Our Texas Offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and Austin
Every day, innocent pedestrians are injured and killed in automobile accidents. Whether walking, running, standing, or sitting people going about their daily lives on foot are involved in injury accidents involving motor vehicles every few minutes in the United States.
Thomas J. Henry Law has the resources and experience necessary to pursue your pedestrian accident claim effectively and aggressively. Call now for your FREE case review.
Determining Fault in a Pedestrian Accident
Accidents involving automobiles are traumatic in nature, especially those involving a pedestrian. Pedestrians have little to protect themselves when struck by a vehicle – no seat belts, no airbags, and no helmets. Injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents are oftentimes severe and in some cases fatal.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 5,376 pedestrians killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2015 in the United States. In addition, an estimated 70,000 pedestrians sustained injuries in vehicular wrecks.
Similar to any type of auto accident, pedestrian-related incidents can be overwhelming and confusing, and those injured have the right to bring an injury claim or lawsuit when their injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence. Whether you were walking in a crosswalk, on a sidewalk, alongside your vehicle on the side of a roadway, if a driver’s negligent actions caused you to suffer an injury, you are entitled to compensation.
Contact an Experienced Pedestrian Accident Attorney
Our law firm handles all types of personal injury claims, including auto accidents involving pedestrians. We believe negligent drivers should be held accountable for their actions and injured pedestrians deserve to be compensated for their medical costs, pain and suffering, and other damages they have incurred.