Each day in the United States innocent pedestrians are injured by negligent motor vehicle drivers. The effects on injured pedestrians can be quite serious, including broken bones, comas, paralysis, brain injury, and death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an accomplished Houston Pedestrian Injury lawyer at The Huff Law Firm today.
Negligent and dangerous drivers must be responsible for the injuries that they inflict on others. Here is a look at some 2002pedestrian accident statistics:
- Over 4,800 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents.
- More than 71,000 pedestrians suffered injuries in traffic-related accidents.
- Every 7 minutes a pedestrian was injured in a traffic accident.
- Males accounted for 68% of pedestrian fatalities.
If you are a pedestrian who has been involved in an accident do not sign anything until you have spoken with your lawyer. Collect all pertinent contact information from anyone who witnessed the accident. Do not discuss the accident with anyone, with the exception of your lawyer and doctor.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident contact the Houston Pedestrian Accident Lawyers at The Huff Law Firm.