Pedestrian Injury Lawyer in Shreveport / Bossier City - Louisiana

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Pedestrian Injury Cases

Vehicular accidents can cause serious injuries. The repercussions of being a pedestrian involved in a car or motorcycle accident, outside the safety of your own vehicle, can be far worse. Did you know that pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to die in a car crash than vehicle passengers? According to the CDC, an average of 2 pedestrians died every hour in 2013.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Pedestrians are vulnerable in traffic accidents. Colliding with a motor vehicle can cause severe damage to pedestrians. Injuries sustained can be severe and often fatal. These injuries include traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, road burn, broken extremities, and paralysis.

Common causes of pedestrian accidents:

  • Driving impaired
  • Distracted driving
  • Running red lights
  • Not yielding to pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Night time driving
Fair Injury Compensation

Emergency room and hospital bills are costly. Not to mention recovery time and time spent unable to work. Pedestrians, who have been hit by a motor vehicle, whether crossing the street, jogging, or walking through a parking lot, have the right to fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Louisiana Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Greenwald Law Firm LLC has experience representing clients across Louisiana for almost 20 years. We provide legal counsel for the Shreveport and Bossier City area, in cases such as personal injury and death claims, civil and business transactions, successions, wills and estates, bankruptcy and criminal defense. If you or a loved one has been struck by a motor vehicle, know your legal rights. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a consultation.