Pedestrian Accident Injuries Attorney Chicago

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Depending on the cause of the accident, a pedestrian may be able to recover damages from those responsible no matter a negligent driver, a corporate entity or a property defect accident. As a pedestrian you risk possible injury from accidents involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, even train and mass transit vehicles. Pedestrians involved in accidents will often sustain serious injuries, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury or wrongful death.

As a pedestrian you are often the most vulnerable to negligent drivers, especially in big cities, like Chicago, that have a high volume of vehicular as well as foot traffic. Under Illinois law, pedestrians DO NOT have the right of way unless they are in a crosswalk. Do you know the pedestrian laws in and around a crosswalk?

If you or someone you love has suffered a serious pedestrian accident, it is important to know your rights and work with a law firm you can trust. You may be entitled to significant compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and additional financial or personal losses. Contact Caras Law Group today for a free consultation and case evaluation. Dean Caras and his associates have years of experience handling pedestrian accident cases in Chicago and will work with you to recover your entitlements from the injuries you have sustained.

For more information on Pedestrian Rights and Ordinances please visit the City of Chicago Pedestrian Information and Ordinances site here.

For the City of Chicago Pedestrian Safety Tips for Adults site, please click here.

For more information on Pedestrian Safety all across Illinois please visit the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Safety Magazine website here.

Relevant Verdicts

Pedestrian / Car Accident – $350,000 settlement during jury deliberations for a 28 year old pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle making a left turn. The pedestrian suffered a tibial plateau fracture when he was struck by the vehicle.