Walking is good for your health, and anyone living within a reasonable walking distance from their job or other destination might do well to go on foot. Many residents of Houston are doing just that, and looking and feeling better for the effort. But there is a downside to this move toward healthy self-propulsion, leading many to get in touch with a skilled Houston pedestrian accident lawyer: drivers who are oblivious to walkers sharing the road and do not make the effort to see pedestrians and avoid hitting them. Drivers running stop signs and red lights, speeding through intersections, barreling though work zones crosswalks containing pedestrians, and generally disregarding the rights of others while driving poorly is causing an inordinate loss of human life and well-being in the state.
If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident and need to seek financial compensation to cover the cost of medical care, our Houston pedestrian accident lawyers can help you seek justice.
When a car and a person collide, the car always wins. Some of the most common pedestrian injuries are:
Injured pedestrians and the families of those who have been killed by a driver’s negligence, carelessness, or deliberate disregard of the law have the right to file a claim to recover their damages from that driver. Although the insurance companies would prefer to deal with their insured’s victims directly, you should never attempt to settle a claim without an experienced personal injury lawyer for a number of reasons:
When you need an aggressive, committed, and skilled pedestrian accident lawyer in Houston, call the legal team at Gordon, Elias, & Seely, LLP, partners Steve Gordon, Todd Elias, and Jeff Seely have a combined total of 60 years of experience helping pedestrian and other accident victims in Texas recover the money they and their families need to move on after an injury or death caused by another person or entity.
We offer a free accident consultation in which one of our pedestrian accident lawyers will review the facts of your case, answer your questions, and tell you about your legal options.
Do the right thing for yourself and your family. Contact our law firm today for a free initial consultation so we can help you seek maximum compensation.