Pedestrians are considered vulnerable roadway users. Any time the human body comes into contact with the vehicle, it can lead to severe injuries and even lifelong disabilities. At Gerber Injury Law, our team is here to help if you need a Surprise pedestrian accident attorney by your side. If your pedestrian crash was caused by the negligence or carelessness of another driver, we want to help you recover total compensation for your medical bills and lost wages.
Pedestrians often face an uphill battle after they have been injured due to the negligence of another driver on the roadway. That is because insurance carriers for at-fault parties do anything they can to limit how much money they have to pay out for injuries, and they may even try to blame the pedestrian for causing the incident.
However, when you work with a Surprise pedestrian accident lawyer, you will have an advocate by your side to handle every aspect of the claim. First and foremost, this will include using all resources necessary to prove liability for the incident. This means gathering eyewitness statements, video surveillance, photographs taken at the scene, and accident reports to determine fault for what happened. An attorney will also make sure that their client is evaluated by a doctor who can treat their injuries and help estimate total expected losses.
Pedestrians do not have any protection from the force of a vehicle. Most vehicles weigh thousands of pounds, and this means that a pedestrian crash can result in severe and often catastrophic injuries. Information available from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that there were 1,523 total pedestrian crashes across the state during the latest reporting year. Out of these incidents, 235 pedestrians lost their lives. Additionally, 1,351 individuals sustained injuries as a result of the pedestrian crash.
It is not uncommon for our attorneys to help pedestrian accident victims who have sustained:
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian crash caused by the negligence of another driver in the Surprise, Arizona area, reach out to the team at Gerber Injury Law for help as soon as possible. Our team is standing by to handle every aspect of your claim. We will investigate the incident, determine liability, and vigorously negotiate to recover total compensation for your losses. When you need a Surprise pedestrian accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (623) 486-8300.