If you were hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should be compensated for your medical bills, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. Working with a Brooklyn pedestrian accident lawyer will help you receive the compensation. Any victim who has suffered injuries in a car accident is eligible for a free case evaluation from the lawyers at Siler & Ingber, LLP.
Brooklyn is one of the boroughs of New York City with the most walkable areas, particularly in regions like Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and Boerum Hill. Most amenities, including the bus and subway, are accessible within a five-minute walk for residents. Many Brooklynites enjoy taking strolls, going for walks, or running to get some daily exercise, even when they don’t use their feet as their primary means of transportation for commuting.
However, there is still a significant risk of being run over by a car and suffering severe or catastrophic injuries, even in walking-friendly areas like Brooklyn.
Every year, numerous accidents involving walkers, joggers, and cyclists in the Bronx result in catastrophic damage and life-changing injuries. Most often, it occurs due to drunk drivers being careless, using their phones while driving, and other factors.
As a pedestrian in Brooklyn, you have the right to file a lawsuit for damages against anyone who caused you harm if a careless motorist or reckless cyclist hurt you. You can get assistance from the knowledgeable Brooklyn Pedestrian Accident lawyers at Siler & Ingber, LLP, in recovering losses associated with your injuries. Get in touch with us immediately to go over the circumstances surrounding your pedestrian accident, find out if you qualify for compensation, and create the best strategy for your future.
You and your Brooklyn Pedestrian Accident lawyers will carefully review the entire case to identify who is at fault. To thoroughly evaluate the fault, eyewitness accounts, traffic videos, police reports, and other available evidence will be reviewed by Siler & Inger. Here are some examples of negligent driving behavior that frequently results in accidents involving pedestrians:
The worst-case scenario for pedestrians in Brooklyn is a careless driver, who increases the danger to all the other drivers on the road. Being struck by a negligent driver while crossing the street, on the sidewalk, or anywhere else can result in severe injuries and hardships in your life that may seem impossible. By holding the driver accountable, Brooklyn President Accident Lawyer will assist you in getting back on your feet.
There are many laws in New York that are in favor of pedestrians: New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law – This is the state’s official vehicle and traffic law. If a pedestrian is injured by a motorist who violates this law, the motorist will often be found negligent in a civil suit.
Elle’s Law: Under this law, any motorist who violates this law and injures an individual severely receives an automatic suspension of their license for six months. If they have any other incident that violates Elle’s Law within five years, their license will be suspended for an entire year.
Hayley & Diego’s Law: This law created a “careless driving” violation that concerns specific penalties when a motorist fails to operate a motor vehicle carefully, and as a result, a pedestrian or bicyclist is injured. It acts as a legal stop gap to be used when a pedestrian accident injury has occurred due to driver negligence, but a criminal charge is not likely. The first offense garners either:
A $750 fine, or
15 days in jail, or
Completion of a driving training course.
If you have recently experienced a pedestrian accident or if one occurs in the future, please seek medical attention first before contacting a Brooklyn pedestrian accident lawyer to pursue compensation for your losses. Try to get it as soon as possible because you can remember the accident better when it’s still recent, which will be your best benefit if you decide to pursue compensation. Because of someone else’s carelessness, you or a loved one suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident. Speak with the top pedestrian lawyers in Brooklyn at Siler & Ingber LLP immediately away, and they’ll work with you to get the compensation you deserve as soon as possible. We will provide you with sincere legal counsel and recommendations to help your case. Do not be concerned; our qualified attorneys will assist you in regaining your life.
Call us today at 1-516-294-2666 or contact us via our online form on this page to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation with a Brooklyn personal injury lawyer. Our Brooklyn Pedestrian Accident lawyers will support your case and assist you in all legal proceedings to increase your chances of receiving righteous compensation. There’s no obligation involved, so feel free to explore your options.
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