Phoenix Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Pedestrians are Arizona’s most vulnerable road users. It is up to drivers to protect pedestrians through smart and prudent driving. Drivers must yield pedestrians the right-of-way when applicable, watch for pedestrians at crosswalks, and pay attention to reduced speed limits in residential or school zones. Any breach of a driver’s duties could result in a pedestrian accident.
If a vehicle recently struck you or a loved one while walking in Arizona, the Phoenix personal injury lawyers at Gallagher & Kennedy can help you protect your rights. A phone call to our firm could help you understand your options as the victim of a serious or catastrophic pedestrian accident. Call (602) 530-8400 to speak to one of our attorneys for free.
Why Clients Choose Us
- We have proven our ability to get results. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of injured clients and their loved ones.
- We have more than four decades of experience representing injured accident victims in Arizona, including many pedestrians.
- We do not charge fees for our legal services unless we recover a settlement or verdict on the client’s behalf.
When To Hire a Phoenix Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Pedestrian accident cases involving serious injuries, wrongful deaths, drunk drivers or hit-and-runs typically require services from a law firm. Any pedestrian accident case with complex factors that could make it more difficult to obtain a fair settlement could benefit from an attorney’s attention. Otherwise, the pedestrian could settle for an unfair amount or nothing at all. The Phoenix accident lawyers at Gallagher & Kennedy can make sure your rights as an accident victim are protected during your personal injury claim.
Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents
In our years representing injured pedestrians in Arizona, the lawyers at Gallagher & Kennedy have realized most accidents happen due to driver carelessness. Too many drivers fail to keep their eyes on the road, making it difficult to stop in time to avoid a collision when a pedestrian crosses the street. Others do not understand pedestrian rights-of-way and do not yield when they should.
- Distracted or texting drivers
- Drunk drivers
- Unsafe or unmarked crosswalks
- Malfunctioning traffic signals
Our lawyers can investigate your pedestrian accident for signs of someone else’s negligence. We can gather any available evidence to help prove your case. Then, we can bring your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit within the state’s deadlines. Your Phoenix pedestrian accident attorney from Gallagher & Kennedy can defend your best interests and may be able to help you prove someone else’s financial responsibility for your damages.
A successful pedestrian accident claim in Arizona could reimburse you for many economic and noneconomic damages. If you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic injury to the spinal cord or brain, for example, your case could end in a six- or seven-figure award to cover a lifetime of medical expenses. The value of your claim will depend on the types and severity of the damages you suffered.
- Health care bills
- Permanent disability
- Significant physical pain and suffering
- Emotional costs
- The loss of a loved one
Our attorneys can evaluate your claim and give you a fair estimate of its worth during a free, confidential consultation. An attorney will ask you about your accident, listen to your story and help you decide the best course of action for financial recovery. We could help you recover the award your family needs to move forward.
Call (602) 530-8400 Now
Contacting a Phoenix pedestrian accident lawyer at Gallagher & Kennedy could help you establish and protect your rights as an injured walker, jogger or runner in Arizona. Our Phoenix car accident attorneys are passionate about helping injured victims seek justice and fair compensation from negligent or reckless parties in Arizona. We believe legal action can help initiate real change in pedestrian safety, such as pushing the city to repair an unsafe crosswalk or enforce speed limits. Contact us today for a free pedestrian accident case evaluation.