Pedestrian Injury Attorney

Experienced Pedestrian Injury Attorney Ready To Help You

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise all over the World due to ever-increasing traffic. In the US alone, as per the statistics from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety;
  • In the year 2020, approximately 8000 pedestrian died due to car accidents.
  • 11 percent of total pedestrian accidents result in fatality.
  • A pedestrian accident is reported every 75 minutes.
  • 180,000 pedestrians were killed during an accident from the year 1973 to 2005.
As per the traffic regulation in Utah, drivers of all kinds of vehicles owe a duty of care to all pedestrians, specifically while crossing or turning streets. If you or your loved one has been hit by a negligent driver in Utah, book a free consultation or call at (888) 910-REPS (7377).

There is no set limit on the amount that could be recoverable, and the claimable amount is dependent on the merits of each case. It is advised to consult a personal injury attorney to get a realistic estimate.

Yes! You can.

A case can be filed against the negligent driver by the victim up to 4 years from the initial date of the accident as per §78B-2-307. After 4 years, the time to file a case will lapse, and the damages cannot be recoverable.

In simpler terms, you can still claim for damages or pedestrian injuries if you were partially at fault. However, if your fault is a substantial cause of the accident (50 percent or more), your claim is invalid, and you are ineligible to receive any compensation as per U.C.A. § 78B-5-818(2).

If you have suffered injuries because of a negligent driver, you have a right to receive adequate compensation from the negligent party. Here are some of the reasons why you should hire an experienced attorney
  • Negotiating On Your Behalf for Damages Be it against a negligent driver, a private company, or an insurance firm, The Representative can help you calculate the maximum damages recoverable. This is fairly important; insurance firms try to lowball victims into accepting the lowest possible damages. Our experienced attorneys work as a third party to ensure that our clients get back the quality of life they enjoyed before the incident.
  • Gathering Evidence A substantial factor in strengthening your pedestrian injury claim is evidence. Our team of attorneys will compile all the evidence available to make a compelling case and investigate further to find more evidence. Hit and Run cases are common, in case you are unable to find the negligent driver, reach out to The Representative based.
  • Legal Advice It is necessary that the victim has a grip on all legal laws in Utah relating to car accidents to be successful in obtaining maximum damages. If not, the victim should hire an experienced personal injury attorney.
  • Representation in Court Our team will fight till the end to bring justice and make sure you’re adequately compensated. In numerous instances, both parties do not reach a settlement out of court. If necessary, The Representatives will represent you in court.

If you have been in a pedestrian accident, you can recover damages for almost anything, including minor injuries to fatal injuries. Our team of expert attorneys can help you determine the exact amount that is recoverable. Generally, damages include

  • Past or future medical bills or expense
  • Rehabilitation charges
  • Disability ( if any)
  • Lost wages
  • Drunk Driving
    One of the causes of a pedestrian accident is the negligent driver is too drunk to drive and focus on traffic. Drunken driving is illegal and an offense all over the World.
  • Where the Negligent Driver Refuses to Give Right of Way
    Specific provisions of the Vehicle Code and Law direct drivers to yield the right of way for pedestrians. However, it is important to highlight the same clause discusses instances where a pedestrian must yield a right of way to a driver
  • Distracted Driving

Injuries are dependent on the facts of each case, ranging from being unharmed to wrongful death. Here are some of the possible injuries that could result from a pedestrian accident;

  • Spinal Injury
  • Broken Bones
  • Brain Injury
  • Psychiatric Injury
  • Tissue Damage
What To Do After Being In a Pedestrian Accident
  • Call 911 The most important thing is safety; make sure you and other passengers are safe. Call 911 so that the medical team can arrive as soon as possible and treat any wounds or injuries.
  • Collect Evidence If you are safe, unharmed, or had minor injuries, you should start gathering information that would help your case. Numerous cases are hit and run, try to document any information relating to the vehicle (license plate, the colour of the car, model, and make). Other information that is helpful is any CCTV footage of the accident, contacts of any possible witnesses, number and id of the negligent driver
  • Report the Accident to Authorities It is preferable if you call the authorities on the scene of the accident; the police report is important evidence that would help in getting the maximum compensation.
The Representative is a personal injury law firm. Our team of expert attorneys have years of experience representing clients and getting fair compensation. Avail of a free consultation now or call at  (888) 910-REPS (7377)


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