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Dangers of Pedestrian Accidents

Drivers spend much of their energy behind the wheel anticipating potential accidents with other vehicles. Unfortunately, they sometimes forget that the interaction between cars and pedestrians is just as critical to public safety, particularly in urban areas where people frequently travel on foot. Alarming statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Association state that a pedestrian is hurt in a traffic accident every 8 minutes. Furthermore, unlike car passengers, pedestrians are rendered physically defenseless in an accident, dramatically increasing their chances of sustaining traumatic injuries.

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be both devastating and chaotic, but you do not have to face the legal and financial repercussions alone. The Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are here to help. To schedule an initial consultation, contact us at 800-242-2874.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Being involved in a car accident can lead to tragic consequences for a pedestrian. Some of the most serious effects that may arise from such an event include:

  • Broken bones
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Loss of limbs
  • Internal bleeding
  • Brain injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Psychological scarring
  • Coma
  • Loss of life

Many of the above conditions can lead to staggering medical bills, or – in the case of death and permanent disability – deprive a family of its primary wage-earner. Should you be confronted with such a tragedy, it is important to explore your legal options.

Contact Us

No one should have to suffer because of the recklessness of another party. If you or someone you love has been involved in a pedestrian accident and needs knowledgeable legal representation, contact the Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Call 800-242-2874 today and learn more about what we can do for you.

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