Pedestrian Injury Lawyer in Shreveport / Bossier City - Louisiana

Pedestrian Injury Cases

A Shreveport motor vehicle accident in general can cause serious, sometimes catastrophic 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 and spinal cord injuries, road burn, broken extremities, paralysis, and much more.

Common causes of pedestrian accidents:

  • Driving drunk
  • Distracted driving
  • Running red lights
  • Not yielding to pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Night time driving
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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 by 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. If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian accident, contact the skilled Shreveport injury lawyers at the Greenwald Law Firm as soon as possible. The sooner you get Joseph Greenwald, Jr. on your side, the better your chances at achieving the best possible outcome for your case.

Greenwald Law Firm LLC has experience representing clients across Louisiana for almost 20 years. If you or a loved one has been struck by a motor vehicle, know your legal rights. For more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact our office at 318-219-7867.
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