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Pedestrian Accidents

The streets of New York are not populated by just motor vehicles and taxi cabs, but also by pedestrians. Some of the more popular streets are even more congested by pedestrians than by drivers. This constant struggle between drivers and pedestrians often leads to major accidents, causing the pedestrian serious injuries and even death.

If you or a loved one has been injured while on foot on the streets of New York, contact an experienced New York pedestrian accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm today. Since 1971, we have been helping New Yorkers get the full compensation they deserve for their injuries and property damage.

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries in New York

Pedestrian accidents are generally more serious because the human body is incapable of tolerating the great impact of an accident with an automobile that weighs so much more. Regardless of what speed the motor vehicle was traveling at the point of contact, the injuries will nonetheless be more serious than a car-on-car accident.

Some of the most common pedestrian injuries include:

  • Head and neck injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Concussions
  • Fractured or broken bones
  • Amputations
  • Back injuries, including paralysis

At the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm, our New York pedestrian accident lawyers are aggressive in getting our clients the compensation they need to pay for the extensive medical treatment they may require for their pedestrian accident injuries.

Common Pedestrian Accidents

If you were struck by an automobile while walking on foot, New York law entitles you to no-fault coverage under the insurance carrier of the responsible party. This law places responsibility on New York drivers to be cautious with respect to pedestrians, even if they have the right of way. Some common types of pedestrian accidents include:

  • Accidents in crosswalks
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Pedestrian collisions with taxis
  • Collisions with cars, trucks, buses, and motorcycles
  • Pedestrians injured in high-speed police chases

If you or a loved one is injured as a pedestrian on the streets of New York by the reckless or negligent actions of a motorist, trucker or motorcyclist, you should consult with one of our experienced New York pedestrian accident lawyers as you may be entitled to monetary compensation for your injuries. We have recovered many millions of dollars for pedestrians who collided with motor vehicles or who have fallen on defective sidewalks or roads.

Injured While On Foot? Call Us!

We can even come to you and there is no attorneys fees unless we recover money for you.

If you have been involved in a New York pedestrian accident, the experienced New York pedestrian accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm can help you better understand your legal rights and options. Please contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with pedestrian accident cases in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Florida.

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