If you have sustained injuries after being hit by a car or other vehicle in New Jersey, it is important to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. If the negligent driver was traveling even 10 miles per hour, they can cause serious injuries that can result in a lifetime of medical bills.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, pedestrian deaths account for 12% of all motor vehicle death each year. Although these accidents can happen to any number of people, the most common pedestrian related deaths involve elderly people and males.
If you have been injured as a pedestrian due to a driver’s negligence, you may want to exchange information with the driver if they remained at the scene of the crime or speak to their insurance provider.
It is important to contact an attorney immediately after you have been hit due to a driver’s negligence. Your attorney can communicate with insurance providers on your behalf, help you receive medical care if you cannot afford it, and file a lawsuit, if necessary. If you were injured due to a hit and run accident, a personal injury lawyer can help you contact witnesses, talk to the police and hire experts to help you recover compensation for your injuries. Feel free to contact our office to discuss your pedestrian injury case for free.