Are You A Pedestrian Injured By A Motor Vehicle?
Some of the most tragic and devastating cases I have ever handled arose out of pedestrian accidents. I have represented pedestrians of all ages – from young children to the elderly. At any age, the damages and injuries can be catastrophic. Most victims of pedestrian accidents suffer fractures, lacerations, and severe bruising.
As an experienced trial attorney, I have helped pedestrians who were struck by motor vehicles in crosswalks, on public streets, and within parking lots. Though pedestrians often feel safe in a marked crosswalk or entering an intersection with a “walk” signal, the fact is these protections are meaningless if the drivers of the motor vehicles are distracted or otherwise fail to yield at the intersections or crosswalks. Though in most cases, liability is on the driver who failed to yield to a pedestrian with the right of way, liability can be a complicated issue that is best handled by an experienced plaintiff’s attorney.
At Nicole Colby Longton, Attorney at Law, your rights are paramount. While you or your loved one recovers, I take the lead in making sure you get appropriate compensation. You should be able to focus on your health and your family’s well being while we handle everything else. Let us be your advocate: 508-793-2000.
Working With Me May Be The Best Decision You Make
I am Attorney Nicole Colby Longton. I have represented clients on both sides of these issues and am intimately familiar with how insurance companies defend these cases and try to avoid liability. It is imperative that counsel be prepared to address all issues that could impact liability including the presence or absence of signage, traffic lights, illumination, as well as the color of clothing worn by the pedestrian. At the Longton Law Office, we leave no stone unturned. From the first day, we utilize a team of experts and investigators to ensure that you are protected and receive the compensation you deserve.
In our experience, parking lots are often some of the most dangerous places for pedestrians. Even with relatively low speeds, pedestrian accidents often result in serious fractures and injuries. Go to any parking lot on any given day and within a minute you will see drivers failing to slow down for pedestrians, stop at stop signs, or use turn signals. Liability issues are common in parking lot cases.
If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian accident, whether you were in a crosswalk, on a street, or in a parking lot, call an experienced pedestrian-car accident lawyer who has experience on all sides of these cases. This is the only way to ensure be appropriately compensated for your injuries.
We Can Help
I work tirelessly each day to ensure my clients are protected. I pursue and obtain the largest settlements possible for pedestrians who suffer injuries after being struck by:
- Intoxicated drivers
- Distracted drivers using electronic devices
- Distracted Drivers eating or attending to hygiene (such as applying make up or flossing teeth)
- Hit and run drivers
I have a record of individualized and attentive client service, and outstanding results. I do not back down and will protect your family like it is my own. Reach out to our office today by phone or [email protected] – 508-793-2000 and find out more about how we can help.