Victims Advocates Tittle & Perlmuter – Cleveland Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Pedestrian Accidents in Cleveland and Beyond
Approximately 4,735 pedestrians were killed (17% of all traffic fatalities) and 66,000 pedestrians suffered injuries in traffic accidents in 2013 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is because pedestrians are completely defenseless when hit by negligent drivers; and accordingly, suffer catastrophic injury, or even death. At Tittle & Perlmuter, we have experienced Cleveland Pedestrian Accident Lawyers ready to pursue your claim.
Compensation for Pedestrian Accidents
When a pedestrian accident occurs, he or she has the same right to seek financial compensation as any motorist. Just like other accidents involving motor vehicles, it is important to hire an experienced and knowledgeable personal injury attorney who is aware of the issues in pedestrian accidents, and has the ability to conduct a prompt investigation of the accident and your injuries, and will work tirelessly to obtain the compensation you are entitled.
Tittle & Perlmuter can do just that. Tittle & Perlmuter can prosecute a claim against a negligent drivers in Cleveland and beyond.
Common Causes and Types of Pedestrian Accident Claims
The Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyers at Tittle & Perlmuter have handled numerous pedestrian accident cases, including the following:
- Speeding – the higher the speed, the higher the likelihood of a severe pedestrian injury.
- Alcohol/intoxicated or drunk driver
- Running red lights and hitting pedestrians in the crosswalk
- Right turns through crosswalks without looking for pedestrians
- Distracted driving, such as driving while talking on a cell phone or texting
- Low light conditions
Our injury lawyers are well versed in investigating the cause of the accident and prosecuting a case in order to prove your case. However, because a Statute of Limitations applies to each case, victims of a pedestrian accident have a limited time frame in which to settle or file their case, or their claims may be forever barred.
How can Tittle & Perlmuter Help Pedestrian Accident Victims
In a collision between a car and a pedestrian, the results are almost always catastrophic. Pedestrians have no protections, and accordingly, are at the mercy of the vehicle operator. Common injuries that result from pedestrian accidents are the following:
- Severe head trauma
- Brain damage
- Leg injuries
- Spinal cord injury
- Neck and back injuries
- Broken bones
If you or a loved one has suffered any of these injuries in a pedestrian accident, Tittle & Perlmuter can help. If you choose to retain Tittle & Perlmuter, we will fight for you to recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, emotional distress and other harm you have suffered.
When you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, you need to focus on getting better. However, the insurance company may be nagging you relentlessly. Don’t talk to them. Let us handle that, you focus on healing.
The attorneys at Tittle & Perlmuter fight so you receive the compensation you deserve. We are more than happy to listen to the facts of your case and advise on the best course of action for free. That’s right – consultations are always free. Call 216-308-1522 or contact us online. We will respond quickly, and we can arrange an appointment wherever it is convenient for you.