Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Gainesville

Were you or a loved one struck by vehicle while walking, jogging, or running? If so, it is important to seek immediate medical attention. A collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle is usually a very traumatic event. To make matters worse, the victim is often confused by what has happened and may or may not have the presence of mind to determine the extent of their injuries. While most victims are fortunate enough to recover, the injuries sustained after contact with a moving vehicle can be life-altering. To protect your rights, it is vital to seek legal counsel without delay. Only your lawyer can advise you as to the liability of the others and be entrusted to accurately document the details of the collision before important pieces of evidence begin to fade.

At Schackow & Mercadante, our attorneys have the skills to represent victims of pedestrian accidents caused by:

  • A child darting into street
  • Driving under the influence
  • Failure to yield at a crosswalk
  • Mishaps while backing up
  • Reckless or distracted drivers

You Deserve Compensation for Your Medical Care & Other Damages

No matter how vigilant a pedestrian, runner, or jogger may be, they can quickly suffer permanent injuries at the hands of an intoxicated, careless, or distracted driver. Even though you survived, you could still be faced with devastating losses for ambulance bills, hospital costs, pain and suffering, loss of present and future income, emotional damages, and medical expenses for ongoing treatments. If you or a loved one were involved in a pedestrian-vehicle accident, put our experience to work for you. Our trial attorneys can quantify your claim for damages, negotiate with the at-fault driver's insurance company, file a personal injury lawsuit, and represent you case in court if needed. 

To learn more, contact our attorneys for a free consultation.

Why Clients Trust Us

  • Personalized Advice & Concierge Level Experience
  • Direct Communication With Your Attorney
  • Over 125 Years of Combined Experience
  • Practicing in The Gainesville Area 55+ Years

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