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Connecticut laws favor pedestrians over drivers when a pedestrian is severely injured
by a motor vehicle. Drivers are obligated to use caution so the driver may avoid hitting
a pedestrian when reasonably possible. Even though the law favors the pedestrian, the
pedestrian must pay attention to their surroundings and use reasonable care to avoid
putting themselves in a situation where he or she may be hit by a motor vehicle. Even
when entering a crosswalk a pedestrian must make sure that it is safe to cross before
stepping off the curb. Remember, it is always a good idea to use crosswalks and
sidewalks when they are available.
Injuries suffered by pedestrians are often severe, and typically include fractures,
back injuries, internal organ injuries, head injuries and wrongful death. We will work to
get you the best recovery, and will use the best experts on questions of liability, injuries,
and economic damages.
What To Do If You Are An Injured Pedestrian
Immediate investigation and preservation of evidence is often a critical element
in proving a personal injury and wrongful death cases involving pedestrians. case
involving construction accidents. Investigation may involve examination of the scene
of the accident and the gathering of witness statements. After a pedestrian accident,
it is also critical for your lawyer to establish contact with the investigating authorities,
such as the local and state police. If you or a family member has been injured, you
should not give statements to insurance investigators before you are represented by an
attorney who will protect your rights.
Choose a Qualified Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
If you have suffered an accident as a pedestrian, it is essential that you hire
a qualified accident lawyer to handle your case. The lawyers at Zayas Law Firm, are
experienced in working with top experts and getting the best compensation for injured
pedestrians. The attorneys at our firm handle cases from initial investigation, through
trial, and, if necessary, all appeals. We work hard to get you the best results.
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