Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents in Tallahassee

The city streets of Florida can be extremely crowded due to traffic and the extensive rush to get to a destination within a certain amount of time. Because of the rush of many drivers, they are not always paying attention to the road and most importantly, any pedestrians that may be crossing the streets. Not paying attention to the road is an act of negligence; negligence is defined as a lack of reasonable care. This means that a reasonable driver would keep their eyes on the road in order to prevent collisions with pedestrians and other vehicles.

Searching for an attorney for a pedestrian accident in Tallahassee? In 2010 there were nearly 8,000 pedestrian accidents in Florida, of these 7,894 accidents, there were 7,290 injuries sustained by pedestrians and 499 pedestrians who were killed in this kind of accident. This means that in the state of Florida, of the 7,894 pedestrian accidents, only 105 pedestrians went un-injured by these accidents. It is a common occurrence for an individual to be hit by a vehicle in this state, according to these statistics; a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle almost every hour.

Have you been hit by a vehicle in Tallahassee?

If you have been hit by a moving vehicle then you may be able to collect monetary compensation for your injuries. Pedestrians have the right-of-way while on the street; this means that if you are hit by a vehicle while crossing the street that the driver may be held responsible for their negligent acts. Searching for an attorney for a personal injury case in Tallahassee? A Tallahassee personal injury attorney from The Pelham Law Firm will be able to help you build a strong defense of your case that will maximize your chances of a favorable outcome of your case in court if you choose to work with us. Do not hesitate to contact our firm and retain skillful representation today.