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Cleveland Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Walking is not confined to Cleveland’s business district. Ohio City, Tremont, Detroit-Shoreway, University Circle, Shaker Square, and many Cleveland neighborhoods are highly walkable.

In addition, on the campuses of John Carroll University, Cleveland State University, and Case Western Reserve University, you will find students and faculty walking or running to class. You may also be one of the thousands in Cleveland walking to and from concerts and sporting events.

At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, our Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyers, see a lot of cases where innocent people suffer because a negligent driver strikes them while they are walking around town. Let KNR use our experience and knowledge to explain your rights, identify who is at fault, and fight to recover compensation for your losses.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

Types of Pedestrian Accidents in Cleveland

When you walk around Cleveland, you expect to get where you are going without much trouble.

Unfortunately, as a pedestrian, you are at risk of being struck by a car, motorcycle, commercial truck, bicycle, or some other vehicle. According to the National Safety Council, in 2018, there were 7,450 fatal pedestrian traffic accidents. 79% of these pedestrian accidents happened in urban settings, like Cleveland. In addition, 25% occurred at intersections, and 76% were at night.

The Cleveland pedestrian accident attorneys at KNR represent individuals and families after all kinds of pedestrian accidents.

Some of the most common situations include:

  • Intersection Accidents
  • Left and Right Turn Accidents
  • Crosswalk Accidents
  • Back Over Accidents
  • Side of the Road Accidents
  • Work Accidents
  • Children Play Accidents
  • School Zone Accidents
  • School Bus Crossing Accidents
  • Off-Road Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Hit and Run Accidents

Common Cleveland Pedestrian Accident Injuries

If you or your child were struck by a moving car, truck, or bike, you might now be suffering from:

  • Broken bones – If you suffered a complex fracture, you might require surgery and physical rehabilitation.
  • Facial and dental injuries – Many pedestrians suffer lacerations and road rash on their face. This could lead to disfiguring scars. Your teeth may also be chipped or knocked out, which will require extensive dental work.
  • Neck and back injuries You may suffer from fractured vertebrae, herniated disks, and soft tissue injuries in your neck, shoulders, and upper back. These can be very painful and take a long time and numerous physical therapy sessions to heal.
  • Head and brain injuries Pedestrian crashes often cause concussions, more serious traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), skull fractures, and other brain injuries. Harm to your brain can lead to permanent physical, cognitive, and personality changes.
  • Back injuries – You may suffer injuries to your spine. These can leave you with debilitating and chronic pain. Contact our pedestrian accident lawyers if you to suffered a back injury.
  • Spinal cord injuries If your spinal cord is damaged, you may suffer severe nerve damage or paralysis.
  • Soft tissue injuries – Your muscles, ligaments, or tendons should be stretched or torn following a pedestrian accident These may require surgery and physical therapy.
  • Organ damage Not all bodily injuries are visible. One or more of your internal organs could be lacerated, torn, or punctured in a crash.

You may not know what happened after being struck by a car. If your child got hit, you might not have been there to see it.

You need to hire a pedestrian accident lawyer to investigate. At KNR, we have a lot of experience investigating pedestrian accidents. We will get to the bottom of what happened and build your case for compensation.

What to Do After a Pedestrian Accident in Cleveland

If a vehicle struck you or a loved one, our Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyers recommend:

Call 911

Your priority should always be your and your loved one’s health. If you were in a vehicle-pedestrian collision, or your child was struck by a car, call 911 immediately. You should do this even if you believe you or your child are not seriously injured. You will want the police to create a crash report. This can be important for a potential claim for compensation.

Obtain Information

If you can walk around and talk any witnesses, then do your best to gather names and contact information. Make sure to also ask for the driver’s insurance information. If you cannot do this, do not worry. Call our experienced Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyers right away. We will obtain the necessary information.

Take Photos and Video

If you can, take photos and video of the scene. Do your best to document the property damage and you or your child’s injuries.

Record What You Remember

Following a collision, it can be difficult to remember what happened. We recommend you record or write down everything you can remember as soon as possible. Write down the basic facts, including the date, time of day, location, weather, and traffic conditions. Then, you should do your best to document everything you can about what happened before, during, and after your accident.

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Compensation After a Cleveland Pedestrian Accident

You do not have to struggle to do everything yourself. By calling our experienced personal injury law firm in Cleveland, you gain a team that will handle the insurance claim and legal process for you.

KNR has helped numerous injured pedestrians in the Cleveland area get compensation for their long-term needs. For example, KNR represented a 44-year-old pastor and father who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being struck by a car while walking. We obtained a $275,000 settlement on his behalf.

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What Are Injured Pedestrians Entitled to?

Our priority will be obtaining all the compensation you deserve, which can include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Disfigurement
  • Physical limitations

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Our Cleveland Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Can Help

If you or your child become injured in a pedestrian accident, Kisling, Nestico & Redick is here to help. You need to be able to focus on your recovery and not have to worry about the insurance claim process or a lawsuit.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

The Legal Team at KNR Will:

You may wonder how we can help after you or your child were in an accident. There are several steps we will take to build and strengthen your claim. We will work with the insurance company so that you can avoid this hassle and focus on recovering. Then, we work hard for you to obtain the best possible settlement through negotiations, or when necessary – a trial.

By hiring the Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyers from Kisling, Nestico & Redick, you have someone to:

  • Perform an in-depth investigation into the accident
  • Strive to preserve evidence under other parties’ control
  • Gather evidence
  • Analyze evidence to determine fault and liability
  • Contact witnesses and obtain their out-of-court statements
  • Hire expert witnesses, when necessary
  • Handle all communications with the insurance company
  • Prepare you to provide a formal statement to the insurer
  • File a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf
  • Follow all court rules and the statute of limitations
  • Participate in the discovery process during a lawsuit
  • Take part in good faith settlement negotiations with the insurer
  • When necessary, represent you at trial