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03 Apr

Understanding Pedestrian Accidents: How SELPH LAW Protects Your Rights

Pedestrian accidents can happen in the blink of an eye but leave lasting impacts on those involved. As roads become busier and distractions more prevalent, pedestrians face increased risks. Whether crossing a street, walking on a sidewalk, or moving through a parking lot, the safety of pedestrians can be compromised by various factors. At SELPH LAW, we specialize in representing individuals involved in pedestrian accidents, helping them navigate the complexities of legal recovery while focusing on their physical and emotional healing.

The Rise of Pedestrian Accidents

Recent years have seen a troubling rise in pedestrian accidents across the country, including Ohio. Factors contributing to this increase include distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield the right of way. Pedestrians struck by vehicles suffer injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic, significantly impacting their quality of life. In the worst cases, these accidents can be fatal, leaving families to cope with the loss of a loved one.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents
Distracted Driving: Texting, using a phone, or other distractions can lead to drivers not noticing pedestrians.
Speeding: Higher speeds make it harder for drivers to stop in time to avoid hitting a pedestrian.
Failing to Yield: Drivers who do not yield the right of way at crosswalks pose a significant risk to pedestrians.
Impaired Driving: Alcohol or drugs impair a driver’s ability to react to pedestrians.

Legal Rights and Compensation

Pedestrians involved in accidents may face a long road to recovery, dealing with medical bills, lost wages, and emotional trauma. Ohio law provides avenues for injured pedestrians to seek compensation for these damages. However, navigating the legal system can be daunting without experienced legal representation.

How SELPH LAW Can Help
At SELPH LAW, we are committed to advocating for the rights of pedestrians injured in accidents. Our experienced team understands the intricacies of personal injury law and is dedicated to securing the compensation our clients deserve. Here’s how we can assist:

Investigating the Accident: We thoroughly investigate each case to determine fault and gather evidence supporting your claim.
Dealing with Insurance Companies: Our attorneys handle all communications with insurance companies, ensuring you are not pressured into accepting a low settlement.
Securing Compensation: We strive to secure compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the accident.

Choosing SELPH LAW
Selecting the right attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. At SELPH LAW, we offer:

Personalized Attention: Each client receives personalized attention from our attorneys, ensuring your case is handled with the care and diligence it deserves.
Experience and Expertise: Our team has extensive experience in pedestrian accident cases, providing the expertise needed to navigate these complex claims.
Commitment to Clients: We are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for our clients, advocating for their rights every step of the way.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Ohio, SELPH LAW is here to help. Contact us today to discuss your case and learn how we can assist you in achieving the justice and compensation you deserve. Visit our website at SELPHLAW.COM for more information and to schedule a consultation. At SELPH LAW, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of pedestrians and helping them recover from their accidents.

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