According to a report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association in 2019, an estimated 6,227 pedestrians were killed in 2018, an increase of 250 from 2017. Pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. have increased 41-percent since 2008 and now account for 16 percent of all traffic fatalities, the Association says.
If you have been hit by a car while walking,
There are common sense things that any pedestrian who has been struck by a car must do in order to protect yourself, your legal rights, and your future.
Last but not least, consider seeking professional legal assistance. Injuries you received may lead to physical, emotional and financial difficulties that will seriously impact your life. In most instances, the motorist's insurance company will attempt to place fault on you and deny your claims.
A qualified personal injury attorney like Gloria Seidule will ensure that your legal rights, quality of life and livelihood are protected.
We’re here to help. Contact me at GloriaLaw.com or at 772-287-1220.