Fighting to Win
The Schatten Law Firm provides award winning, legal representation for clients that have been injured in pedestrian accidents. To achieve the best results, a client injured in a pedestrian accident needs to hire a strong trial lawyer that is ready to take your case to a jury trial. Those steps will encourage an insurance company to settle for a high dollar value. At the Schatten Law Firm, we have built a strong track record with personal injury cases.
The benefits of hiring the Schatten Law Firm include personal attention, dedication and we often can often offer discounted attorney fees for our clients. We have the time, energy and resources to deliver for clients. Unlike some large personal injury firms, the Schatten Law Firm does not take on hundreds or thousands of cases a year. Instead, we focus on small number of personal injury cases each year. We take the time to know our clients and build powerful cases.
In large, personal injury cases, we often consider and discuss with the client bringing in co-counsel to assist at trial for cases that are headed to a jury trial forging an even more powerful team for the client. We build powerful cases by working hard, developing the facts and selecting the needed medical and liability experts for your personal injury case. Our powerful record of success is a testament to our dedication, litigation expertise and hard work.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, approximately 5,376 pedestrians were killed, and 70,000 pedestrians suffered injuries, in U.S. traffic accidents.
Although traffic laws are designed to keep the roads as safe as possible for both motorists and pedestrians, the fact is that pedestrian accidents occur and result is injury or even death. Pedestrian accidents might seem straightforward. But in many cases, pedestrian accidents become extremely complicated. The driver might deny any wrongdoing or the insurance company might refuse to fairly compensate you.
In Colorado, pedestrians often have the right of way, including when they are in a crosswalk and in other traffic situations.
The main cause for most pedestrian accidents is often negligent drivers. Common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Drunk driving
- Failing to yield right-of-way at marked crosswalks
- Making a right turn against a red light without looking for pedestrians
- Making a left turn without looking for pedestrians
- Distracted driving, such as using cell phone while driving
- Running a red light or stop sign
Pedestrian accident victims sustain injuries, including:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Bone fractures
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Amputation injuries
Sometimes, it may also result in death.
Only an experienced personal injury attorney can recover the compensation that you deserve.Our experienced personal injury firm has a proven track record of successfully handling accident cases and other types of personal injury lawsuits, and we help victims and their families to get maximum compensation for their losses. Call us at (303) 388-3200 to evaluate your case.