In most situations, pedestrians have the right-of-way, and motorists must yield to people who are in crosswalks, on sidewalks and crossing the street legally. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to follow the rules, which can result in very serious pedestrian accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in one of these accidents, a Rockford personal injury lawyer with Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. can help. We provide tough advocacy after an injury and can give you answers to questions like how you’re going to manage your medical bills, rehabilitation, loss of income and emotional pain and suffering. Your best chance is an attorney who strives to maximize the monetary damages you can recover.
In 2010, more than 70,000 people were injured and more than 4,000 were killed in pedestrian accidents across the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, children and older adults are the most likely to be involved in these crashes, as are motorists and pedestrians under the influence of alcohol. The following are the most common scenarios for pedestrian accidents:
Some of the most common causes of burn injuries include:
If you or someone you know has been injured in a pedestrian accident, consult the dedicated personal injury attorneys at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. right away. We have offices in Rockford and Streator for your convenience. To set up a free initial consultation, call us at 815.398.9700 or contact us online
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