Pedestrian Accident

Tampa Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Serving the Florida Counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco

Pedestrians make up the second largest group of fatalities involving motor vehicles. Only the occupants of passenger cars total more. Approximately 5,000 pedestrians are killed in the U.S. annually with an additional 64,000 injured. Florida is one of the top 4 states for pedestrian fatalities, just behind California. Pedestrian accidents can result in serious or catastrophic injuries due to the fact that pedestrians are unprotected when struck by a car or another object. Children and the elderly are generally among those most vulnerable to injuries sustained when walking.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident in the greater Tampa area, it is important that you consult with an experienced legal professional. An attorney at our firm can review the situation with you in a free, no-obligation consultation. By analyzing the circumstances and facts of the accident and injuries, we can determine what legal action is appropriate. If negligence or wrongdoing contributed to your injuries, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover financial compensation for damages, such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering.

Pedestrian Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is a major contributing factor too many accidents and, in the case of those involving pedestrians, can be a deadly one. Motorists are unlikely to see a pedestrian when speeding and, if they do, may not be able to stop in time to avoid hitting them. Even at the relatively slow speed of 40 miles per hour, a pedestrian has an 85 percent chance of death when struck by a car.

Our firm has extensive experience in handling personal injury claims stemming from all types of negligence. A Tampa pedestrian accident lawyer at the firm can provide aggressive and comprehensive legal representation in the aftermath of such an accident.

Contact a Tampa injury attorney at the firm if you have been injured in a pedestrian accident anywhere in the greater Tampa region at (813) 862-1029.

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