Orlando Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawyer in Orlando, FL
In Florida, pedestrians are injured in a variety of auto related accidents every single day. Almost every driver knows that pedestrians always have the right of way when crossing the street. More often than not some reckless and negligent drivers fail to follow these rules and thousands of individuals are hurt and killed in Florida pedestrian accidents every year. Injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident can greatly alter your lifestyle due to physical ramifications. A pedestrian is defined as a person who travels on foot. Generally, pedestrian accidents that involve motor vehicles occur on public roadways, highways, and private property. Pedestrians are at risk from a wide verity of dangers while doing simple day to day tasks. Drivers of motor vehicles who fail to yield the right of way to a pedestrian can and generally are held responsible for their negligence. Car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, and even train accidents are all types of vehicles that people are injured a day in and day out in our fine state. As a result of these types of accidents, some people suffer minor injuries and other more serious injuries and even fatalities. It is important that you know that if you or someone close to you has been injured or killed in a pedestrian accident there is legal help available. At The Jaspon Firm, Jeremiah Jaspon understands the pain that comes with injuries and the suffering a family endures with the untimely loss of a loved one. I can help you and protect your rights and hold people accountable for their negligence. Every case is different and I will leave no stone unturned while I thoroughly investigate your case. Jeremiah Jaspon at The Jaspon Firm has the experience and will fight tirelessly to win your case and recover the damages you deserve. Motorists can be held responsible for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, rehabilitation, mental anguish, funeral expenses, and other damages caused by their negligence in failing to yield to a pedestrian.
Some Causes of Pedestrian Accidents
It is my job to prove who is at fault in pedestrian accidents. In most cases, the drivers are held responsible but there are times when pedestrians can be at fault also. Some of these would include incidents that include the elderly and children. Many factors come into play when dealing with a negligent driver and the causes of the accident. The driver may have been preoccupied, distracted in some way or simply not paying attention. Many times speed can be a factor. If a driver was not observing the proper speed limit and was unable to stop in time at a marked crosswalk or intersection. Or simple oversights such as failure to use turn signals or headlights at dusk or night. More obvious causes would be plain violations of traffic laws such as neglecting to stop at stop signs or stoplights. As I mentioned drivers are not always the ones at fault. Many times the pedestrian is at fault. Some instances would include ignoring pedestrian signals at intersections and crosswalks, jaywalking, failing to cross in marked crosswalks, or in cases of small children, simply running out in front of oncoming traffic without looking. There are many causes and possible reasons why a pedestrian accident may have occurred and I have the skill and experience to investigate each case carefully, reading witness statements, studying police reports, examining film footage from traffic cameras and a host of other methods to help determine who was at fault. If you or someone you know has been involved in a pedestrian accident, Jeremiah Jaspon is an experienced Orlando personal injury attorney and can help with your case. He understands the laws that govern pedestrian accidents in the state of Florida and will aggressively pursue claims for clients who have been injured or killed in pedestrian accidents.
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