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Walking can be risky, and no one wants to be hit by a truck or car. Accidents involving runners, joggers, and walkers happen every day. A collision between a vehicle or pedestrian can lead to severe injuries. A pedestrian is not protected against the force of moving vehicles, so that any collision can cause serious injuries, such as paralysis, disfigurement, or brain injury. It is important to consult legal counsel if you have been hit by a moving vehicle. An experienced attorney specializing in auto pedestrians can help you document your claim, communicate with the insurance company, and negotiate a fair settlement. If negotiations fail, they will also prepare your lawsuit for trial.
A reckless or careless motorist can cause severe and potentially life-threatening injuries to pedestrians, no matter how vigilant they are. Collisions can happen when motorists ignore pedestrians crossing streets or speed in high-pedestrian areas like schools, public places, or nightspots. Many pedestrian accidents occur at night due to reduced visibility, and half of all pedestrian accidents happen on weekends when runners, walkers, and joggers share the streets. Alcohol can also play a role in car accidents, as many pedestrians killed were drunk at the time.
The Law Office of Gloria Seidule, Stuart, FL, is a leading pedestrian accident law firm that can help you navigate complicated and detailed negotiations with insurance companies, which often have an unfair advantage over injured parties. Our firm draws on its legal experience and negotiating skills to ensure that the amount you receive is proportional to the extent of your injuries.
Your injuries will create a wide variety of expenses that the negligent driver’s insurance company will be responsible for payment. These items include but are not limited to the following list.
Attorney Gloria Seidule is your best advocate for maximum compensation for pedestrian accident injuries sustained in Stuart or Port St Lucie, FL. It doesn’t matter if your accident caused minor bumps and bruises or catastrophic injuries. You need to immediately contact a pedestrian injury attorney to begin the process of maximizing the amount of money you get for your recovery.
Your adjuster wants you to believe they are your friend who will work in your best interest, and they will want you to think they’re focused on getting the most money possible for your claim. These beliefs are not true. The best defense against your insurance company is to hire an experienced pedestrian injury attorney to communicate with your insurance adjuster on your behalf. Please do not accept the adjuster’s calls, do not become friends with them, do not share any facts or feeling about the crash or your injuries, and finally, do not sign anything! Before you contact attorney Gloria Seidule at 772-287-1220.
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We are a boutique law firm, and we are most definitely not a big box store-style firm with multiple attorneys and dozens of support staff. We don’t advertise on TV or highway billboards because we choose to focus our resources on providing exceptional service to our clients. The scale of our firm allows us to develop close relationships with our clients, which helps us deliver quality individualized service.
We work on a contingency basis, meaning our clients will pay no fees if we cannot deliver compensation for their injuries. The terms and conditions of a contingency agreement will be presented to you before we ask you to sign a retainer agreement. This system incentivizes us to work hard to get you the money you deserve.
Personal injury law is the exclusive focus of The Law Office of Gloria Seidule. We have decades of experience in motor vehicle accidents injuries and can help with a list of vehicle accident cases.
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Florida has a comparative negligence principle when experts determine a share of fault for each party. If a person fails to obey a stop sign and hits another vehicle with the right-of-way, that driver is generally assumed to be at fault.
Pedestrians do not always have the right of way. The statute says that motor vehicles have to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians that cross the street in a marked crosswalk or an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection.
Pedestrians who are careless in their actions when crossing, such as running across the street or wandering in and out of traffic, may be at fault if an accident occurs.
If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident in Stuart or Port St. Lucie, Florida, please call to schedule a FREE consultation and case evaluation today at 772-287-1220 or complete the contact us form.