Bergen County Pedestrian Accident Attorney
Pedestrian Accidents in Bergen County
If you or a loved one were injured in a pedestrian accident in Bergen County, you may be entitled to seek compensation from the driver responsible for your injuries. Pedestrian accidents can cause extremely serious injuries including broken bones and traumatic brain injuries. The victim of a pedestrian accident may require hospitalization and an extended period of rehabilitation including physical therapy.
The pedestrian accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., are prepared to pursue the maximum compensation to which you are entitled under the law. Our skilled attorneys:
- Have over 90 years of combined experience;
- Offer our clients one-on-one attention
- Possess the resources and education necessary to fight for your legal rights
Contact us at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., for a free, no-obligation review of your accident and discussion of your legal options. We speak both English and Spanish.
How Can a Bergen County Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Help?
Pedestrian accidents are complicated, and you only get one opportunity to get the recovery you need. Your experienced pedestrian accident attorney will handle every detail of your legal case from start to finish including:
- Thoroughly investigating your accident
- Reviewing the accident report
- Interviewing any necessary witnesses
- Negotiating directly with insurance companies
- Filing a lawsuit on your behalf if necessary
At The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., we put our client’s best interests first. There are no upfront fees, and we only get paid when you do. There are time limits to file a pedestrian accident lawsuit so call us today.
Types of Pedestrian Accidents
The leading cause of pedestrian accidents is driver negligence. Often, drivers simply are not paying close attention to their surroundings. Driver frustration and anger can also play a role. Some common examples of pedestrian accidents include:
- Failure to stop at crosswalks
- Failure to yield at intersections
- Striking pedestrians on sidewalks
- Striking pedestrians in the street
- Striking children playing in the street or walking to school
- Distracted driving
- Talking or texting on cell phones while driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Pedestrians should exercise caution and be aware these dangers exist. It is also important for pedestrians to do their part and follow any safety laws. A pedestrian can be responsible for their injuries if they choose to ignore safety laws.
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding a pedestrian accident, it is important to speak with a pedestrian accident attorney.
Pedestrian Accident Injuries and Compensation
Depending on the type of accident and the severity, pedestrians may suffer a variety of injuries. Pedestrians who are hit by a car regularly suffer damage to their legs and heads from impact with the car itself and the ground.
Other common pedestrian accident personal injuries are the following:
- Head trauma
- Back and neck injuries
- Broken bones
- Chest injuries
- Abdominal trauma
- Pelvic injuries
Pedestrian accident victims experience financial, physical, and emotional loss. There are different forms of compensation that a victim can pursue including:
- Past and future accident-related medical care
- Lost wages
- Lost future earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Treatment for mental or emotional trauma
Involved in a Bergen County Pedestrian Accident and Have Questions?
Seriously injured pedestrians should recover fair compensation for all of their losses. At The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., our Bergen County pedestrian accident lawyers fight to recover compensation for our clients. Contact us today to discover your options and begin the healing process. With 90+ years of combined legal experience, our law firm provides personal injury legal services to Garfield, Bergen County and the entire state of New Jersey. We are proud to serve the people of the Garden State, and offer free initial consultations to discuss the specifics of a case. To contact our pedestrian accident attorneys, call (201) 928-0300 or contact us via our contact form.