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Pedestrian Accidents

Our lawyers can help you get the money for your injuries quickly.
65000

Injured Pedestrians Each Year.

Nearly 5,000 pedestrians die and nearly 65,000 are injured in motor vehicle accidents each year

Raleigh + Durham Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Dedicated Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in North Carolina

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Get Experienced Legal Help from Hyland + Padilla, PLLC Today

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 Durham personal injury lawyers 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).

Using marked crosswalks when crossing the street.

Abiding by the “Walk/Don’t Walk” signals at traffic lights.

If a pedestrian darts out in front of a vehicle, disrupts the flow of traffic, or jaywalks and causes an accident, then he or she may be held responsible. In this case, the injured party may not be able to receive compensation. The Durham personal injury lawyers at Hyland + Padilla, PLLC can answer your questions and discuss your options for pursuing compensation.

The attorneys at Hyland + Padilla 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 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.

Damages you may be entitled to include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Damages for permanent injuries
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of earnings

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