Protecting the Rights of Injured Clients
North Carolina Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), nearly 5,000 pedestrians die and nearly 65,000 are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year. At Hyland + Padilla, PLLC, our personal injury attorneys in North Carolina possess more than 50 years of combined experience and are dedicated to providing knowledgeable representation for pedestrian accidents.
The Pedestrian’s Duty of Care Includes:
- Walking on the correct side of the road (facing oncoming traffic), in the absence of sidewalks
- Using marked crosswalks when crossing the street.
- Abiding by the “Walk/Don’t Walk” signals at traffic lights.
Even if a pedestrian darts out in front of a vehicle, disrupts the flow of traffic, or jaywalks and is injured in an accident, he or she may still have a case. The personal injury lawyers in North Carolina at Hyland + Padilla, PLLC can answer your questions and discuss your options for pursuing compensation.
The attorneys at Hyland + Padilla, PLLC are here to help you maximize your potential recovery*
Thorough Investigation of Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers also have to exercise a reasonable duty of care while driving to help prevent an accident. This means that drivers must not speed, drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, disregard weather or traffic conditions, drive while distracted, or ignore traffic signals and signs. If a driver’s negligence causes an accident, then the injured party may seek compensation. At Hyland + Padilla, PLLC, our North Carolina pedestrian accident attorneys can thoroughly investigate the accident by examining photographs of the scene, talking to witnesses, and analyzing police reports and other documents.
Damages You May Be Entitled to Include:
- Medical Expenses
- Damages for Permanent Injuries
- Pain and Suffering
- Loss of Earnings
Over $40,000,000 Recovered We have won over 40 million dollars for our clients since 2012 and counting.
Over 7000 Cases Handled We have represented thousands of personal injury clients since 1999.
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