Sometimes we just need to get out and walk. Whether you are taking a stroll around town, around your block, or heading to lunch, there are so many dangers that pedestrians face. If another person’s negligent behavior causes you harm, you need to know where to turn.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates have the experience you need in the aftermath of a pedestrian incident. We will work to investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. If you need a North Miami Beach pedestrian accident attorney, contact us today.
Stop and look both ways.
We all had that ingrained in our minds at an early age and we still do it. When we are out on foot, whether on the street, on a sidewalk, or in a parking lot, we make sure to be aware of our surroundings. However, there is no way to predict the behaviors of others.
Distracted drivers are a growing concern. How often have you looked at a driver and seen them looking at their phones instead of watching the roadway? Distracted drivers are much more likely to strike a pedestrian.
We also know that drivers impaired by drugs or alcohol are dangerous for everyone. These drivers often travel at high speeds through the city and completely disregard pedestrian right-of-ways.
Keep in mind that vehicles are not the only danger pedestrians face. We know that electric bikes, electric scooters, mopeds, and other vehicles can travel at high enough speeds to cause serious pedestrian injuries.
Consider the following injuries that we commonly see in these incidents:
The cost of care for these injuries can become overwhelming for a victim and their families. If a victim needs extensive surgery or rehabilitation to make a full recovery, the costs can reach into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
For the latest reporting year in Florida, there were 9,420 pedestrian crashes. Out of those, there were:
Nearly every pedestrian crash resulted in an injury or fatality. We simply have no protection from the force of a vehicle or other object slamming into us. Unfortunately, an impact with the ground doubles the chances for an injury.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian incident that was caused by another person’s negligent behavior, you need to seek legal assistance. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates knows that it is rare for insurance companies to consider the real costs of these incidents, which is why we will work to secure the following:
Let us focus on getting your compensation so you can work on your recovery. When you need a North Miami Beach pedestrian accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 305-831-4333.