Reservitz Injury Attorneys specializes in pedestrian accidents and we have recovered millions for our clients. As local Brockton Attorneys, we know all the streets of the city where many of these incidents occur. According to AAA, New Bedford and Brockton have the highest pedestrian injuries and deaths in the State of Massachusetts in more than a decade. MassDot has also recorded that 49 accidents at Pleasant Street and West Street in Brockton is the most dangerous intersection in Massachusetts.
Unfortunately, Pedestrian accidents often result in more serious injuries than car accidents. People spend more of their time jogging or walking and enjoying outdoor activities. According to the Massachusetts pedestrian safety website, in 2018 there were 78 reported pedestrian fatalities across Massachusetts. The majority of these accidents occurred between 3pm and midnight. Some of the risk factors for pedestrians have been poor lighting, an area without traffic lights, or no sidewalks. Other reasons for these accidents are backing out of a parking lot or talking distracted drivers on cell phones.
Our Brockton Pedestrian Accident Attorneys will make sure you are protected. We make sure you get the best medical treatment, recover any lost wages and maximize your financial recovery.
Some common pedestrian injuries are:
- Back and neck injuries
- Spinal Cord injuries
- Fractured bones
- Internal Bleeding
- Traumatic brain injuries
If you or a loved one has been a pedestrian hit by a car you can file a claim for several types of damages:
- Medical expenses: The first thing you should worry about is your health and making sure you get to the right Doctor or Facility. Since we have been lawyers in Brockton and the greater Boston area for more than 25 years, we can advise you on where you should go for treatment. No matter where you live, we can come up with a plan that suits your needs and is close to where you live. If you or a loved one had an extended hospital stay, the expenses can add up. We take care of this for you so you can just concentrate on getting better. We will also help you fight the insurance companies if necessary for any additional medical expenses not covered.
- Lost Wages: For many Pedestrian Accident Victims, it may be a long time before you can go back to work. It is very common to be worried about this, but we will make sure we file a claim that will cover your lost wages.
- Emotional Suffering: This is a very real and common issue from accident victims. It is a very traumatic experience whether you are involved in a car accident or just walking down the street. Accident victims frequently suffer from anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. You are entitled and deserve compensation for physical and emotional suffering. David Reservitz and his team can make sure you get compensated for your suffering.
Call or Text Attorney David Reservitz now If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Brockton. He cares his clients and will always be available to answer any question via a call, text or email. He will listen to you, advise you and treat you with the respect you deserve.