Posted By: SSF Law Firm Posted On: January 29, 2020
In major cities like Pittsburgh, there is plenty of pedestrian traffic. Each day across the city, thousands of people are walking in and around the roadways. However, pedestrians are very vulnerable to significant injuries in collisions with vehicles. The Pittsburgh pedestrian accident lawyers at Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman want to discuss steps that you can take to avoid being a pedestrian involved in a traffic collision.
When we look at the data provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, we can see that a high percentage of pedestrian accidents in this state lead to injuries or fatalities. According to data from the latest reporting year, there were 4,129 total pedestrian accidents. Out of those incidents, there were 201 fatalities and 4,090 injuries.
Despite the grim-looking statistics, there are steps you can take to prevent pedestrian versus vehicle collisions. As a pedestrian, the following steps will help keep you safe:
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in any pedestrian accident that was caused by another driver’s careless or negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation. The team at Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman is ready to get to work on your behalf. Our goal is to secure the following:
Make an appointment at our Pittsburgh office for your free consultation. We are confident that you will trust us with your legal needs and fight for what you deserve. We do not charge a fee for personally consulting with you. In every new case, our fee is only 25%. There is no fee unless recovery is made. We invite you to review the significant Pittsburgh, PA personal injury cases we have won.