pedestrian accident lawyer Westfield IN

Collisions between pedestrians and motorists can be particularly devastating. Sadly, these types of incidents happen much more often than people realize. There are many pedestrians who lose their lives in such accidents and it is often due to car drivers not paying enough attention to the roadway. If you are a pedestrian who was struck by a motorist, it’s important to speak with our Westfield, IN pedestrian accident lawyer about your situation. What we can do is assess the incident and let you know what your legal options are and eligibility for compensation. When you work with us at Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers, you can trust that we will put your health and wellbeing as our priority. Please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Pedestrian Injuries

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, they can sustain critical injuries. Oftentimes, their injuries require painful treatment and rehabilitation. Victims may also have to endure chronic pain and disability for many years to come. There are ways to obtain compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. By having our dedicated Indiana pedestrian accident lawyer on your side, you have someone to work relentlessly for your fair restitution in the matter. We know how to use the law to get maximum compensation for victims who have suffered needlessly due to the fault of another. Examples of injuries at a pedestrian may suffer from if hit by a car include the following:

  • Road rash
  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic head injuries
  • Mental anguish
  • Disability
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Lacerations and bruising
  • Organ damage
  • Impalement
  • Crushed extremities

Evidence And Investigation

If needed, we can perform investigations into the accident to uncover evidence that supports your claims. To recover compensation for your losses, you must be able to show that the motorist was negligent. Depending on the factors of the accident, there is certain evidence that you can show which points to who is at fault. Examples of this evidence can entail: 

  • Pictures and video of the scene and your visible injuries
  • Traffic recordings of the accident
  • A copy of the police report
  • Medical documentation for injuries related to the accident
  • Expert testimonies from a reconstruction specialist 
  • Financial documentation to show earning loss

Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers

Our team at Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers has more than eighty years of collective experience representing victims. Our Westfield pedestrian accident attorney can meet with you to discuss the accident and then advise what to do next. Typically, we can identify potential liable parties and then pursue fair compensation based on how you suffered. Usually, it is a car driver who is at fault for a pedestrian accident. But being able to show evidence that supports your claims will be key in the outcome of your case. If you would like to have a member of our team evaluate your situation and then advise further, please reach out to us as soon as you can.

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