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Pedestrian Accidents

Louisville Pedestrian Accidents Lawyer

Millions Recovered in Personal Injury Cases

Pedestrian accidents often occur when a driver is irresponsible, reckless, or distracted. Because pedestrians are harder to see, they are more likely to be victims in a motor vehicle accident. Because they have no protection, they are much more likely to be hurt or killed in an accident than the occupants of a passenger car. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as a pedestrian, discussing your case with Scott Justice and our team at the Justice Injury Law can be a positive first step toward achieving legal recourse and recovering the compensation that you need and deserve. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients in verdicts and settlements for our clients in Louisville and throughout Kentucky.

We have a reputation for negotiation and a willingness go the extra mile fighting for a client who is not being treated fairly. This reputation benefits you. Contact us online or by calling 502-584-5455  today!

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When Is a Pedestrian at Fault for an Accident?

On the road, there are instances in which a pedestrian does not have the right of way. Because of this, it is possible for a pedestrian to be found at fault in an accident.

A pedestrian may be considered at fault for an accident if:

  • They walk outside of a marked crosswalk
  • They wear dark clothing at night
  • They fail to pay attention to their surroundings
  • They are throwing objects into the road
  • They are intentionally distracting drivers
  • They are walking while impaired
  • They are darting out into the road in front of vehicles
  • They are in restricted areas

Both drivers and pedestrians are expected to exercise reasonable care to protect themselves and others on the road. Pedestrian negligence that results in injury or damaged property allows the driver to file a personal injury claim and seek compensation.

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If you were hurt because of a driver’s negligence or inattention, you could be entitled to recovery of damages. The best first step toward taking legal action is simply to speak with a Louisville pedestrian accident lawyer. You should not hesitate to find out more about your situation. Don’t agree to anything from an insurance adjuster before you hear about your rights from someone who is on your side.

Call 502-584-5455  or contact us online for more information about our Louisville pedestrian accident attorney and how our firm can protect your rights after an injury.

Safety Tips for Pedestrians

As a pedestrian, it is good to know tips for staying safe, particularly if you commute by foot frequently. Some of the best tips for pedestrian safety are as follows:

  • Wear bright colors and reflective materials if you are walking at night
  • Avoid obstacles such as buses and parked cars that might block you from the view of passing cars
  • Never walk when drunk; call a friend or a taxi
  • Never assume that a driver will stop for you; make eye contact with the driver before crossing
  • Look left, right, and left when you cross a street
  • Cross in marked crosswalks / intersections
  • Take a flashlight with you if you are walking at night
  • Walk through well-lit areas when possible
  • Avoid distractions such as talking on the phone or texting while walking
  • Don’t rely completely on pedestrian lights and signs; it’s important to check for drivers and always be alert

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I highly recommend if you need legal counsel to put your trust in Justice Law Office. You won't be disappointed!

I highly recommend if you need legal counsel to put your trust in Justice Law Office. You won’t be disappointed!

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