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Pedestrian Accidents in Hackensack

If you or a loved one were struck by a car while legally crossing a street, you have the same right to seek financial compensation as any motorist injured in a car accident. Making a successful claim and collecting compensation requires experienced pedestrian accident attorneys. At The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., our Hackensack pedestrian accident lawyers obtain results for clients in pedestrian cases. Our attorneys offer you the following:

  • A free case evaluation
  • A track record of six and seven-figure settlements and verdicts
  • More than 90 years of combined legal representation

Call a Hackensack personal injury lawyer at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., today. You have nothing to lose, and we can offer you a comprehensive source of support during your recovery.

What Can an Accident Attorney Do for Me?

As the victim of a pedestrian accident, you are likely to receive serious injuries. However, insurance adjusters may resist paying or may even deny your claim. That is why it is important to have a Hackensack pedestrian accident attorney on your side. At The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., our attorneys provide these services:

  • Assistance and guidance on all legal matters so you can focus on your recovery
  • Location of witnesses, police reports and other evidence
  • Settlement negotiation on your behalf
  • Representation in court

A pedestrian accident attorney is your best chance of being awarded the damages and compensation you deserve. Call The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., to speak with one of the attorneys at our law firm now.

Pedestrian Accident Liability

For the purposes of liability, a pedestrian is defined as anyone not in a motor vehicle at the time of an accident. A pedestrian is possibly someone traveling on foot, in a wheelchair, or even changing a tire. Pedestrians are generally injured by reckless or negligent drivers. A reckless or negligent driver is not exercising reasonable care in operating their motor vehicle. Negligent or reckless driving can include:

  • Distraction by a passenger or a phone call
  • Failure to notice a crosswalk
  • Failure to signal a turn
  • Driving inappropriately for conditions
  • Texting while driving
  • Speeding
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

A pedestrian can share in the liability for an accident if they are doing the following:

  • Crossing against walk signals
  • Jaywalking
  • Darting into traffic

In order to determine liability in a pedestrian accident, it is best to speak with an experienced attorney. Shared liability can determine the type and amount of damages for injured people in New Jersey.

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Types of Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrian accidents have disastrous consequences due to the sheer size of motor vehicles and lack of protection for pedestrians. Victims can suffer lifelong injuries that result in disability, disfigurement, or even death. Common pedestrian accident injuries include:

Due to the seriousness of pedestrian accidents and their potentially lifelong effects, any compensation needs to cover present and future losses. Some of the damages available in a pedestrian accident are the following:

  • All accident-related medical bills, both present, and future
  • Lost wages
  • Any future loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental and emotional trauma
  • Ongoing physical, mental, or emotional therapy
  • Other foreseeable losses
  • Any losses due to the wrongful death of a loved one

Injured as a Pedestrian? Contact our Hackensack Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Pedestrian accidents can have serious short and long term impacts of an individual. If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian accident our highly experienced Hackensack pedestrian accident lawyers are here to help. Call or complete our contact form to discuss your case specifics with attorneys at The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C. We can explain your legal rights to you and advise you regarding any compensation you are due. Our attorneys are proud to serve Hackensack and the entire state of New Jersey with personal injury matters. The consultation is always free, and we speak both English and Spanish.