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Pedestrian Accidents


The Problem Of Pedestrian Knockdowns

Pedestrians always end up on the losing side when they have been involved in an accident with a vehicle. And all too often, a pedestrian accident is a fatality. If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, the Ellis Helm, APC, will immediately get to work on your claim.

Even if you do not think you have a case, contact us at 951-289-0628. Meeting with an attorney will not obligate you to pursue legal action, but it may give you a different perspective and help you analyze all of your options.

We Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

In the aftermath of an accident, the pedestrian is usually taken to an emergency room, while the driver is left behind to explain to police what happened. As a result, the police officer’s report may contain a one-sided version of how the accident happened. It’s not unusual for drivers to attempt to avoid responsibility by claiming the pedestrian was crossing against the light or outside of the designated crosswalk.

Our lawyers use accident reconstructionists to show what really happened. The sooner you contact our attorneys, the sooner we can go to work on your behalf, collecting and preserving evidence such as:

  • Witness statements
  • Videos from red light cameras
  • Vehicle damage

Experienced Injury Lawyers

A vehicle only has to be going a few miles an hour to seriously injure a pedestrian or cause permanent disability or death. At the Ellis Helm, APC, we handle accidents caused by:

The injuries you suffer as a result of a pedestrian vs. car accident may require a lot of time to heal, which includes extensive rehabilitation time. In some cases, you may not ever recover from your injuries and may need treatment for the rest of your life. It is important that you receive proper medical treatment for your injuries now and that your future medical needs are taken care of too.

Contact Our Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Our lawyers at the Ellis Helm, APC, know the insurance company is going to try and downplay your injuries. But if you, or a member of your family, were struck by a car while in an intersection or crosswalk or walking on the side of the road or on a sidewalk, you were not doing anything wrong and deserve to be compensated for your injuries.

To schedule a free, one-on-one consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us online or call 951-289-0628. We do not charge any fees unless we win compensation for you.

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