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People are constantly walking along sidewalks, across parking lots, and at crosswalks in and around Toldeo.
Pedestrians have the right to safely cross so long as they follow the law. But, you can be caught off guard and hit by a car, truck, or bus.
These accidents happen with little to no warning, and the injuries can be catastrophic. Do not delay in contacting our Toledo pedestrian accident lawyers. We understand how the law applies and that you deserve compensation from the party responsible.
Contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick to speak with a Toledo injury attorney about how we can help you through the complex legal process that follows a pedestrian accident. It’s important to seek out skilled legal counsel.
Contact our office in Toledo today at (419) 324-8205.
There is little time for a pedestrian to react after a car accident. These accidents are common and generally involve reckless drivers.
The Ohio Department of Transportation reports over 2,500 pedestrians are injured every year in Ohio in auto accidents. While every case is different and accidents can happen anywhere, some locations see a lot of pedestrian accidents:
It’s important to determine exactly what happened if you get hit by a car as a pedestrian because you cannot recover compensation if you can’t show the motorist’s negligence, and how it resulted in harm.
Some common examples of pedestrians injured by careless drivers include:
Being hit by a car, truck, or motorcycle can result in devastating injuries. Many victims will have pain or a lifetime disability. Even a relatively minor injury can require significant medical attention, and these often get worse over time if not properly addressed.
It’s important for your attorney to fully understand how your injuries will affect your life. This allows them to seek adequate compensation for your present and future needs. The Toledo pedestrian accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico, & Redick have seen many pedestrian injuries such as:
Many people do not know what to do after a pedestrian accident. Even if you can walk away from your accident, it’s important to take your injuries seriously. Damage to your joints, organs, and nervous system can get worse over time if not properly addressed.
Injured pedestrains should:
Toledo is home to many leading health care facilities that can treat you following a pedestrian accident. With considerable experience helping injury victims, our Toledo lawyers will guide and assist you with documenting your medical care and the costs associated with your injuries.
We have relationships with the many excellent hospitals and trauma centers in Toledo, including:
Ohio has a strict statute of limitations in personal injury cases. The two-year limit to filing a personal injury suit is pretty firm. While there are some exceptions, you must not delay in calling a lawyer. Do not accept any settlement or payment before discussing your case with legal counsel.
The other party and their insurance provider will try to pay you as little as possible. Our Toledo pedestrian accident lawyers understand how to recover an acceptable settlement offer or take your case to trial if necessary. However, the legal process can be complex, so we encourage you to act as soon as possible.
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Calling an experienced lawyer can help recover compensation. This requires demonstrating the negligent driver’s recklessness and tying them to your injuries.
Kisling, Nestico & Redick has helped many Toledo injury victims and a long history of fighting for fair results in pedestrian accident cases across Ohio. For example, we secured a $275,000 settlement for a man struck by a car that fled the scene.
Damages that you may be able to recover include:
Many people wonder if they can recover compensation if they hold some liability. Ohio law allows you to recover, but your compensation will be reduced by your share of responsibility. However, you cannot recover if you hold the majority of responsibility for your injuries.
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Many of pedestrian victims are seriously injured or killed through no fault of their own. If you get hit by a motorist while on foot, your life can change forever.
Do not delay in contacting an experienced Toledo pedestrian accident lawyer if you need to recover compensation from the careless party in your accident. Our legal team has years of experience investigating personal injury cases in northwest Ohio. We work closely with the doctors treating our clients so that we fully understand the harm they sustained and the impact that it will have on their lives.