Pedestrian Accident FAQs
- What Duties Do Drivers Have to Pedestrians?
- How Does the Law Protect Pedestrians on Crosswalks?
- Can I File a Lawsuit If a Family Member Was Killed in a Pedestrian Accident?
- How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After my Pedestrian Accident?
- Can I Receive Compensation to Pay for Future Surgeries If I Was Injured in a Pedestrian Accident?
- How is it Determined Who is Responsible for Causing a Pedestrian Accident?
- What Should I Do If I Was Involved in a Pedestrian Accident?
- What are my Duties as a Pedestrian to Avoid Accidents?
- What Damages Can be Recovered in a Pedestrian Accident Case?
- Will my Pedestrian Accident Case Settle Out of Court?
- How Can I Prove the Driver Was At-Fault in a Pedestrian Accident?
- How Long Will my Case Take to Resolve?
- What are the Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?
- What Should I Do If I Was Injured in a Hit-and-Run?
- Who Will Pay my Medical Bills If I Don’t Have Any Health Insurance?
- Are Bicyclists Considered as Pedestrians?
- What are the Most Common Pedestrian Injuries?
- I Believe the Driver Who Hit Was Texting. What Should I Do?
If you are a driver involved in a pedestrian accident, you should do the following: pull your car over to a safe place and turn off your vehicle, determine if the pedestrian needs medical attention, call the police to report the accident, take photographs of the accident, exchange information with the people at the scene, and report the accident to your insurance company.
If you are a pedestrian involved in an accident, you should do the following: call for medical attention if the driver or other people at the scene have not yet, immediately take photos of your injuries and of the accident scene, exchange information with the people at the scene, and consider contacting an attorney.