When cars and people collide, the results can be devastating, even in a low speed collision. Pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere that motor vehicles and people on foot share space, and sometimes in places where you would not expect to encounter a vehicle.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you need an experienced pedestrian attorney fighting for you so that you can recover the compensation you need to pay for your medical expenses, lost income, and your pain and suffering. Please do not hesitate to call Patrick D. Troxler, Esq., to schedule your free consultation.
Pedestrian Accidents Can Happen in Unexpected Places
You may think of pedestrian accidents as something that happens when you cross the street or try to get to your car in a busy parking lot, but they can happen in unexpected places and under unanticipated circumstances. You or your kids can be hit by a drunk driver in your own front yard. Your car can break down, forcing you to walk down the side of a busy road. No matter where your accident occurred, if you were hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, or a defective vehicle, you can recover compensation for your injuries.
Pedestrian accident injuries are serious. Your life can be changed forever. Please do not pass up the compensation you need and deserve.
Causes of Pedestrian Accidents
The majority of pedestrian accidents involve driver negligence, but some are caused by defective vehicles, roadway defects or other improper conditions, and the cause is not always obvious. An experienced pedestrian accident attorney will thoroughly investigate your accident to determine the true cause and who can be held liable. Maryland pedestrian accident attorney Patrick Troxler works with experts including accident reconstruction experts to prove your case to a jury so that you can get the full compensation that you deserve.
Common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Distracting driving
- Failure to observe crosswalk
- Improper passing of school bus
- Failure to check blind spots before backing out of a parking spot or driveway
- Failure to use caution in school zones or construction zones
- Failure to use caution when passing a vehicle stopped by the side of the road
- Failure to use turn signals
- Dangerous bus stop design
- Improperly marked crosswalk
- Dangerous intersection design
- Malfunctioning traffic signal
- Unmarked or improperly marked construction zone
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in Maryland, please call experienced Charles County pedestrian accident attorney Patrick D. Troxler, Esq., at 240-903-0119 today or email us right away to schedule your free consultation and learn more about how you can recover full compensation.