Nearly 5,000 pedestrians die and nearly 65,000 are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year
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 Durham & Raleigh possess more than 50 years of combined experience and are dedicated to providing knowledgeable representation for pedestrian accidents.
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 Raleigh & Durham at Hyland + Padilla, PLLC can answer your questions and discuss your options for pursuing compensation.
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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 Raleigh/Durham pedestrian accident attorneys can thoroughly investigate the accident by examining photographs of the scene, talking to witnesses, and analyzing police reports and other documents.