Were you recently injured in a pedestrian accident? You may have been hospitalized, suffered cuts and bruises, broken bones, and head injuries. Even if your injuries are non-life-threatening, you may be eligible to recover damages for your medical bills.
A D. Miller & Associates, PLLC pedestrian accident lawyer in Kingwood, TX can help with your legal case. Our team of lawyers represents pedestrian accident victims in personal injury cases.
If you have questions about your legal options following a pedestrian accident, schedule a free case evaluation. Call us at 713-850-8600.
Pedestrian Accident Cases Our Law Firm Manages
In most pedestrian cases, the accident is caused by a negligent driver who failed to pay attention to the road. Many of the accident cases we handle include the following scenarios:
- Right of way / yield violation
- Speeding through a school zone
- Parking lot injuries
- Public bus or transportation
- Speeding or other traffic violations
- Backup accidents
Call us at 713-850-8600 to set up a free case review. We can go over the details of your accident to determine if you have a case.
Determining Who is at Fault for Your Injuries
Establishing liability for your injuries depends how the accident occurred. Parties who may be held liable include:
Driver negligence or careless driving are the most common reasons behind most pedestrian accident cases. The driver may have been distracted by a cell phone or activity inside the vehicle. The driver may also have been driving faster than necessary or failed to stop at a stop sign.
An Obstruction in the Street
If someone parked a vehicle or placed an item in the street that blocked either the pedestrian’s or the driver’s vision, they may be held liable. Examples include a delivery driver who parks their car too close to an intersection, a construction crew that places equipment in the wrong places, or property owners who do not keep shrubs trimmed.
A pedestrian accident lawyer in Kingwood, TX, may be able to determine fault and liability for your injuries. If you have questions about your case, contact D. Miller & Associates, PLLC at 713-850-8600.
How We May Assist You With Your Pedestrian Case
A D. Miller & Associates, PLLC attorney may provide a wide range of legal services, including:
Contact the Insurance Company
We may file a claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company to negotiate a settlement. We can submit the proper documentation and evidence of liability. How the insurance company responds will determine our next course of action.
Provide Evidence of Liability
Our legal team may investigate the accident and to determine the facts and prove your case. The evidence we will present may include:
- The official accident report from law enforcement at the scene
- Testimony from a witness who saw the accident
- Any photographs or videos of the crash
- Medical bills, doctor reports, and receipts
- Lost wages
Bring in Experts to Confirm Your Case
We will speak with experts in pedestrian accidents, such as medical experts or accident reconstructionists. In some cases, they may be able to strengthen your claim.
Negotiate With the Insurance Provider
Once the insurance company presents a settlement offer, you will decide if the offer is fair or adequately covers all your damages. If not, we can negotiate for an fair settlement.
File a Lawsuit Against the Liable Party
If the insurance company denies your claim or makes an offer that is not reasonable, you have the option of filing a lawsuit. In the event this occurs, we will present your case to the Texas court.
Damages and Financial Losses You May be Able to Claim
You may have amassed numerous expenses because of the accident. We may be able recover your damages, which might include:
Hospitalization and Additional Medical Treatment
Your total medical expenses may include emergency medical attention, transportation, medication, surgery, rehabilitation therapy, and extend medical evaluations. These bills may be part of your legal recovery.
Lost Income or Earning Capacity
If you miss work due to your injuries, you may struggle to pay bills or provide for your family. If you are permanently disabled, you may not be able to cover your monthly living expenses. These costs may be part of your claim.
Physical and Emotional Pain and Suffering
Your pedestrian accident may have led to emotional and physical trauma that has left you in physical pain, with anxiety, or depression. These symptoms will be considered in your claim.
File Your Claim Before the Texas Statute of Limitations
If you wait too long to file a claim for your injuries and financial distress, you may no longer be eligible to recover your losses.
The state of Texas allows personal injury victims to file a claim up to two years after the date of the accident, according to the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Title 2 § 16.033.
Do not wait to file a claim against the party who caused your accident. Time is of the essence.
A Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Kingwood, TX, Can Provide Legal Assistance
offers legal assistance for victims of pedestrian accidents in Kingwood, Texas. We are committed to helping you hold the liable party responsible for their actions.
If you are unsure if you have a case, call our law firm today. You don’t have to face the legal process alone. Call us today at 713-850-8600.