Negligent, distracted and reckless drivers put Tuscaloosa pedestrians in danger daily. If a driver broke a roadway rule or breached a duty of care to you and this caused your pedestrian accident, the driver may owe you compensation. The lawyers at Drake Law Firm can help you fight for maximum financial relief. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.
Why Choose Our Attorneys?
- We have spent years improving our ability to represent clients and achieve top results during all types of personal injury claims.
- We emphasize personal care and attention to tailor each client’s legal strategy for his or her precise needs.
- We have obtained over $100 million collectively for thousands of past clients throughout Alabama.
- We take Tuscaloosa pedestrian accident cases on a contingency fee basis, with $0 in upfront legal fees.
How Can a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Help?
As the pedestrian involved in a collision, you could have catastrophic or life-changing personal injuries. Unfortunately, an auto insurance company may try to convince you to settle for as little money as possible for these serious injuries. Hiring a lawyer gives you greater power during insurance settlement negotiations. Your lawyer can make sure you do not settle for less than your pedestrian accident claim is truly worth. If you need to proceed to the civil courts to pursue full compensation, your lawyer can advocate for your rights during the trial process.
How Do Most Pedestrian Accidents Happen?
At Drake Law Firm, we have helped enough pedestrians with collision cases to understand the most common reasons behind these accidents. Our lawyers can work with experts, specialists and investigators to help clients determine the underlying causes of their accidents and who may be liable for damages. We can then go about the task of collecting evidence against the defendant on your behalf.
- Distracted driving
- Texting and driving
- Failing to yield the right-of-way
- Speeding in school zones
- Failing to stop for school buses
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Failing to stop at intersections and crosswalks
- Ignoring roadway rules and signs
A driver could collide with a pedestrian while engaged in many negligent, reckless and illegal behaviors. Other common causes of Tuscaloosa pedestrian accidents have to do with unsafe roadway and crosswalk designs. Lack of crosswalks, confusing intersections and malfunctioning traffic control signals can all lead to tragedies for pedestrians. Our personal injury lawyers can help injured victims seek justice.
If your pedestrian accident attorney succeeds in holding one or multiple parties accountable for your injuries, you could receive an insurance settlement or jury verdict award that covers many types of damages. The award you receive could help you pay for your losses and move forward with greater confidence.
- Medical care
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Lost quality of life
- Punitive damages
Although every case is unique, you can maximize your results with help from the right attorney. Drake Law Firm has a long history of positive results secured for clients, including many sizable settlements and verdicts for motor vehicle accident victims. Find out what we believe your pedestrian accident case could be worth during a free consultation at our local law firm.
Speak to a Tuscaloosa Pedestrian Accident Attorney
It is important to work with a lawyer who has the experience, resources and dedication to obtain the best possible outcome for your pedestrian accident claim. Whether you have broken bones and lacerations from your accident or permanent injuries to the brain or spine, Drake Law Firm can help. We can work closely with you to identify your goals, build a claim to fair damages and fight for optimal results. Speak to our pedestrian accident lawyers in Tuscaloosa today. Call (205) 970-0800 or submit a request online.