Luzerne County Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that traffic accidents kill one pedestrian every two hours, and one pedestrian sustains an injury every eight minutes.
The Hazleton pedestrian accident attorneys at Slusser Law Firm provide effective legal representation to help our clients in Eastern Pennsylvania obtain the compensation they deserve.
Providing Caring & Capable Representation in Luzerne, Schuylkill & Carbon Counties
What Damages Are Available in Pedestrian Accidents?
Our pedestrian accident lawyers in Hazleton represent clients with serious injuries to help them secure appropriate compensation for:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- And other damages
What Are the Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?
When a vehicle and a pedestrian collide, devastating injuries occur. Pedestrians have no protection in an accident involving a car or truck.
Pedestrian accidents may be caused by:
- Distracted driving
- Intoxicated driving
- Reckless driving
- Defective vehicle parts
- Running red lights or stop signs
What Are the Most Common Injuries Caused by Pedestrian Accidents?
Pedestrian accidents may result in:
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
- And other catastrophic injuries
The recovery time can be extensive, and you may be left with staggering costs for medical care and rehabilitation. The most serious injuries may require ongoing medical care, as well as the loss of your ability to earn an income to support your family.
Fighting for Your Future
Your life may never completely return to normal, especially if you have suffered a severe injury and permanent disability. It is important to make sure that any settlement offer is sufficient to meet your current and future needs. Our Hazleton attorneys can evaluate your case and negotiate on your behalf to help maximize the compensation for your injuries.
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