If you have been injured by a car, truck, motorcycle, or other motor vehicle while walking around Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach Counties, our experienced legal team at Weinstein & Cohen is here to help. For more than 40 years, our seasoned trial team and personal injury attorneys have advocated on behalf of thousands of injured people to get fair and just compensation for the damages caused in accidents by careless or negligent drivers in South Florida.
As the victim of a reckless driver, you may be entitled to additional compensation beyond just your medical bills and for the injuries you sustained. This can include:
- Loss of wages
- Emotional trauma
- Pain and suffering
Having the right legal team on your side can make a difference to the outcome of your South Florida pedestrian injury case. Proving fault is a critical piece of any case involving accidents where someone walking is hit by a motor vehicle. Since all accidents are unique, it is important to have an experienced attorney who can help determine how much compensation you can recover for all possible damages. Our attorneys handle cases including:
- Pedestrian injuries sustained in accidents while crossing the street
- Injuries sustained when a walker is struck by a car or truck in a parking lot
- Injuries caused by accidents when a driver loses control and hits someone walking on a sidewalk or in a yard
- Injuries suffered when other pedestrians collide with you to avoid accidents with a swerving car, truck, or motorcycle
Across South Florida, the main causes of pedestrian accidents include distracted or aggressive driving, failure to yield, pedestrians walking on the road, lack of visibility, car failure, and intoxication of the driver or the pedestrian. In the tri-county area, failure to yield at an intersection by a driver is by far one of the most common occurrences that leads to auto accidents involving a pedestrian.
Some of the most common injuries to pedestrians hit by a vehicle include bruising and contusions, traumatic brain injuries and concussions, crush injuries, skin lacerations, fractures and broken bones, amputations, spinal cord injuries, soft tissue injuries, and death. Because pedestrians have no protection when hit by a car in these types of accidents, serious injuries can be sustained even when the driver is traveling at low speeds. Even minor accidents can have serious consequences.
Our experienced Miami and Naples accident attorneys at Weinstein & Cohen will put your priorities first. If you or someone you care about has been injured or involved in an accident across South Florida or Southwest Florida, contact the accident lawyers and Miami and Naples personal injury attorneys at Weinstein & Cohen at 305-374-1011 or 239-793-3331, or visit fairnessforall.com for an absolutely free legal consultation to learn more about your options.