A pedestrian accident in St. Louis would be any type of accident in which a pedestrian is struck and injured by a vehicle. Because there are more and more cars, trucks, and buses on the road every year, these types of accidents can occur almost anywhere.
Some of the more common areas in which pedestrian accidents take place include:
Many of these types of accidents are caused by driver negligence, inattention (like texting) and even illegal activity (like speeding for driving drunk). If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or wrongfully killed due to negligent activity, please don’t hesitate to contact experienced St. Louis pedestrian accident lawyer Zane Cagle. Mr. Cagle has successfully handled numerous personal injury cases throughout Missouri and he could be able to help you get the compensation that you need.
To speak with our experienced St Louis car accident lawyers, call (314) 276-1681 or use our online form to schedule a free consultation.
Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Missouri
When driver negligence is the cause of pedestrian accidents, some of the following are common situations in which a passerby can be seriously injured:
Failure to check for pedestrians when turning on a red light
Failure to check for pedestrians when parking/driving in a parking lot
Failure to check for pedestrians when pulling out of a driveway
With the help of an experienced St Louis car accident lawyer, you or your loved one could be able to recover compensation for medical bills including hospitalization costs, doctor visits, psychical therapy, surgery costs, medication costs and more. You could also be able to obtain damages for such non-economic losses as loss of enjoyment of life, pain and suffering.
It is very important that you take the necessary steps to protect your rights as an injured individual. Contact an attorney from our firm to discuss your options in your pedestrian accident case.
Contact a St. Louis pedestrian accident lawyer from our firm today, at (314) 276-1681