The last thing you think about when you set off on foot is that you may get seriously injured. However, there is no group more vulnerable in or around the roadway than pedestrians. Unfortunately, pedestrian crashes happen more often than people realize.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates will be by your side if another person’s reckless or careless behavior causes you harm. When you need a Miami Gardens pedestrian accident attorney, our team will get to work on securing compensation for all of your incident-related expenses. Contact us today so we can get to work for you.
The Miami metropolitan area is a pedestrian mecca. How many people do you see out and about, day and night? Unfortunately, when you combine plenty of pedestrian traffic with the amount of vehicle traffic, accidents are going to happen.
Unfortunately, most pedestrian crashes end up with someone being injured or even killed. When we look at the numbers from the latest reporting year in Florida, we see that there were:
Most pedestrian crashes happen in and around the major cities of the state, particularly our area. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable, as they have virtually no protection from injuries. It is not uncommon for a pedestrian crash victim to sustain:
The medical costs of treating these injuries can rise into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, but that is only the beginning. If a crash victim misses work and loses income, their family can be put into financial jeopardy. If a victim is disabled and in need of long-term care, do you know if your insurance will cover the costs?
The people who cause pedestrian crashes need to be held accountable for their actions. Often, we find that those responsible are impaired drivers who make a choice to get behind the wheel after drinking or doing drugs.
We also know that distracted drivers are a growing problem. How many times have you looked at a driver around you and seen their eyes glued to a phone screen and not watching the roadway?
We know that the last thing you expected to be dealing with was a pedestrian accident caused by someone else. In the aftermath of an incident that causes you harm, you need to seek legal assistance in order to get the compensation you deserve.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates is ready to step in and be your advocate. Insurance companies can be incredibly difficult to deal with, but we will not stop until you have compensation for: