Pedestrian Accidents 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. An collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle is usually a very traumatic event. To make matters worse, the victim is often dazed or 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 personal injury 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:
- Child Darting into Street
- Driving Under the Influence
- Failure to Yield at a Crosswalk
- Mishaps While Backing Up
- Reckless or Distracted Driver
Central Florida Injury Attorneys, Gainesville
Truth is, 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 as well as medical expenses for ongoing treatments. If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian-vehicle accident, put our experience and expertise to work for you. Our trial attorneys can quantify your claim for damages, negotiate with the at-fault's insurance company, file a personal injury lawsuit and represent you case in court if needed. To learn more, click here to contact a Pedestrian Accidents Gainesville attorney for a free consultation.
DISCLAIMER: This website does not seek to nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. The content is provided "as is" and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter of personal injury or wrongful death. Victims should seek immediate legal counsel following any serious accident or injury.
The Law Offices of Schackow & Mercadante, P.A. proudly serve the Central / North Florida residents of Gainesville, Lake City, Palatka and Ocala.
My wife was rear ended while standing still in traffic and sustained serious injury to her neck. The other party's insurance company tried to take her to the cleaners in so many ways, (disgusting). But Lynn Shackow and her dad were able to get us a reasonable settlement after much haggling back and forth with the other party's insurance company. We thank God for them, they were of great help to us. As far as our overall experience with auto insurance companies, let's just say, everything negative you've ever heard about them is probably true. We hope to never have to deal with them again, but if we do we will definitely have Shackow & Mercadante, P.A. on our side to fight for us.
— Walter R. Turner