Have You Been Seriously Injured in a Pedestrian Accident?
The Goss Law Firm — Your Kansas City Personal Injury Attorneys
Taking a walk can be a great way to clear your head, breathe some fresh air and enjoy being outside, which is why it is a popular form of exercise.
Unfortunately, when walking near busy streets at night or crossing at an intersection for a daytime stroll, you are at risk of being involved in an accident with a motor vehicle driver.
We Are Here to Help You
Drivers who are distracted, under the influence or speeding may not see you, which could cause a crash with serious injuries. At the Goss Law Firm, we understand how traumatic it is to be injured in a pedestrian accident. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed and worried about what to do next.
That’s why we are here to help you during this time, making sure you receive the benefits you need to cover your medical bills and missed time from work. We want you to be able to focus on getting better, and our experienced attorneys can skillfully handle the rest.
Pedestrian Accident Statistics
- Nearly 6,000 pedestrians are killed each year in car accidents in the U.S.
- Most pedestrian accidents occur from 6p.m. to 9p.m.
- Approximately 80% of pedestrian accidents occur in urban areas.
Know the Dangers
Unfortunately, even marked intersections or designated crosswalks provide pedestrians with no guarantee of safety against an inattentive or distracted driver. When inattentive or negligent drivers cannot see pedestrians and fail to stop in time, serious injuries can result.
Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries
- Fractured/Broken Bones
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Total/Partial Paralysis
- Severe Head Trauma
- Traumatic Brain Injury
If you have been injured as a pedestrian in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, the Goss Law Firm is ready to help. Contact our office today at 816-888-5000 to schedule a free, no-risk legal consultation.
Timing is important, which is why you should call us immediately after a pedestrian accident. We are here for you, and want to listen to your story and help you determine what the best course of action is during this difficult time. Give us a call today.
We Stand for You
Until it happens to you, you never understand the pressures and pains that come in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident. At the Goss Law Firm, we have seen those devastating effects firsthand. This knowledge fuels our compassion—and strengthens our resolve to guide victims and their families through difficult times.
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If you or someone you love have been injured in a pedestrian accident caused by the negligence or carelessness of others, let the Goss Law Firm explain your rights and legal options. Call us today at 816-888-5000 to schedule your free consultation.
The Goss Law Firm — Your Kansas City Pedestrian Accident Attorneys