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Pedestrian Accidents

Lancaster Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

When a vehicle hits you as a pedestrian, you need to contact a pedestrian accident lawyer. Get free advice from a Lancaster pedestrian accident lawyer to help protect your rights.

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Pedestrian Accidents

It doesn’t matter how careful you are, drivers on the road aren’t paying attention. About 30% of crashes involve distracted driving. For pedestrians and bicyclists, the danger is real.

Pedestrian Injury Statistics

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration provide scary statistics:

  • A traffic accident causes pedestrian injury every 7.5 minutes
  • Every 1.3 hours a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident
  • At 40 mph, a driver has an 85% chance of killing and a 15% chance of injuring a pedestrian
  • A driver going 20 mph has a 65% chance of injuring and a 5% chance of injuring a pedestrian

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

We’ve seen a lot of different pedestrian injuries over the years. People in cars have seatbelts and safety equipment for protection. But, pedestrians don’t have that protection. Bodies are fragile. Common pedestrian accident injuries are:

Pedestrian Injury Medical Bills

When a pedestrian is injured by a vehicle, it can lead to high medical bills. For a lot of people, even a trip to the ER is expensive. More serious injuries have ongoing medical treatment. Who should pay for that? It can all be confusing and complicated. A pedestrian accident lawyer can help you understand your options.

Pedestrian Hit And Run Injury

Even if a pedestrian is injured by a hit-and-run driver, they may still be able to get help. In some cases, there may be a video of the incident or driver. But, time is of the essence. In other situations, there is still insurance available to cover you. Or, the state of Pennsylvania has a fund to help uninsured victims.

When To Call A Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

If you are hit by a vehicle, get medical help. Then, call an injury lawyer. Even if the doctor doesn’t find an injury right away, a lawyer can help you protect your rights, just in case.

Lancaster Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Haggerty Silverman & Justice has been helping pedestrians with injuries since 1994. If you live in Pennsylvania, we can help. Call or text us at 717-397-3200. Or, use our online form to schedule a free pedestrian accident consultation. You don’t pay us anything unless we recover money for you.
We provide free consultations. Our caring staff is here to listen to the details of your situation and help you make the best decision for you. We have an office in downtown Lancaster with free parking in our private parking lot.

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