Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Durham
Contact Our Durham Personal Injury Lawyers Today
Car and truck drivers are responsible for maintaining a safe distance from
pedestrians who are walking alongside a roadway or in a parking lot. However,
neglectful drivers often don’t notice pedestrians. In these instances,
serious consequences can occur.
If you followed all traffic laws but were struck by a motor vehicle, chances
are you were not at fault. Our Durham accident attorneys represent seriously
If you suffered injuries while walking responsibly on the sidewalk or crossing
the street, our injury lawyers can help you seek financial compensation for:
- Medical treatment, surgeries, hospital bills, and other future treatments
- Missed wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering, mental anguish, and other emotional damages
- Loss of use of a body part
- Other damages caused by the accident
Common Examples of Pedestrian Accidents & Injuries
Pedestrian accidents are, unfortunately, very frequent in North Carolina
and across America. Because of the size and speed of motor vehicles, these
accidents can cause serious harm.
Common vehicle-pedestrian collisions include:
Bumper impact — A car’s bumper can break a pedestrian’s legs or ankles, and cause
spinal cord trauma and
Hood and windshield impact — If you land on a car or other vehicle, back and head injuries are common,
sometimes resulting in paralysis and permanent disability.
Run over — These can be the most harmful accidents, causing multiple broken bones,
internal bleeding, brain injuries and possibly
Contact Experienced Counsel if You’re Injured When Walking
If you have suffered injuries because of someone else's negligence,
set up an
initial consultation with the Durham pedestrian accident lawyers at Twiggs, Strickland &
Rabenau. Our personal injury attorneys work hard to ensure that you are
fully compensated for your losses.
Call (919) 701-8132 or send us a message using our
online contact form to request your consultation. You pay us nothing unless you receive compensation.