Walking to your destination is good exercise and it is a way in which you can reduce your carbon footprint by not firing up the car. However, there are times when a walk doesn’t end the way it is expected. When the walk begins, a safe return is expected. Unfortunately, all it takes is a negligent motorist to change the outcome.
If you were injured in a pedestrian accident or you are the loved one of someone who was killed in a pedestrian accident that was the fault of someone else, it is your right to pursue the responsible party for compensation. Compensation will pay for the monetary damage that has been done to you as a result of the accident. Having a southern Minnesota personal injury attorney by your side to build your case and fight for your right to a better future can result in a positive outcome for you.
Compassionate And Understanding Representation
Every year, there are thousands if pedestrians killed in collisions with automobiles. There are thousands more that are seriously injured. These pedestrian accidents are typically caused by drivers who are failing to observe road signs or they are speeding. Poorly maintained or designed safety equipment, such as bridges and guard rails, can also be responsible for such accidents.
Here are some of the types of injuries that can result:
- Limb amputation
- Tibial Plateau Fracture
- Spinal injuries
- Permanent disability
- Wrongful death
- Organ damage and other internal injuries
- Head or brain injuries
As soon as you feel well enough, it is important to contact your attorney as soon as possible. You deserve compensation for your lost wages, pain and suffering, and medical expenses. You already have to live with the physical and emotional consequences of the injury; you should not also have to deal with the financial consequences as well.
Helping You Move Toward Healing
After being injured in an accident, it is important to reduce as much stress as possible. Reducing stress can facilitate faster healing. What your Mankato personal injury attorney will do is listen to you, be there for you, and ensure you are receiving the medical treatment that you should be receiving. From there, your attorney will do the work in building a strong claim for you so you can pursue the responsible party and get what you need to pay for the expenses resulting from the accident so you can focus on healing.
Contact A Southern Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer
Pedestrians have a right to be walking within their designated areas, just as motorists have the road that they are confined to. If a pedestrian is injured due to motorist negligence, the results can be devastating. If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a motorist, you may be able to hold them liable for expenses related to the accident. To learn about your rights and options, call Farrish Johnson Law Office, CHTD at 507-625-2525 to schedule a free consultation.