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Strong Representation For Injured Pedestrians And Their Families

As a pedestrian, you expect drivers to follow the rules of the road and keep a watchful eye out for you. However, the reality is that many drivers don’t respect the right of way the pedestrians have, and many drivers are too distracted to pay as much attention as they should to pedestrians.

Driver carelessness can lead to severe and fatal injuries for pedestrians. At the law offices of Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC, our injury attorneys are dedicated to fighting for our clients in a wide range of personal injury cases. We can help you recover the compensation you and your family need. Schedule a free consultation today to discuss your case.

Driver Negligence In Pedestrian Accidents

The cause of most accidents involving a pedestrian and motor vehicle is the negligence of the driver. This comes in many forms such as:

  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Running red lights
  • Failing to stop at a stop sign
  • Speeding and reckless driving
  • Not looking for pedestrians in crosswalks
  • Distracted driving involving texting and mobile phone use

Compensation For Your Injuries

Whatever the cause of youraccident is, our attorneys will investigate your case to determine fault and build the best legal case to recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Common pedestrian accident injuries include:

  • Head injuries, which may range from a concussion to traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis
  • Broken bones
  • Back, neck and shoulder injuries
  • Road rash

Any of these injuries can require treatment that results in extensive medical bills, resulting in compensation for you to help deal with the effects of the accident. You may be entitled to receive damages for:

  • Medical expenses, both current and future
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Loss of parental or spousal support
  • Pain and suffering
  • Pedestrian fatalities resulting in wrongful death claims

If you are contacted by an insurance company after the incident, do not discuss anything with them until you have had a chance to talk to an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer. One of our skilled attorneys can help you understand your claim, and negotiate with the insurers on your behalf. Our law firm has over 30 years of experience in personal injury law, and we can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Let Us Evaluate Your Case

At Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC, we strive to take the worry out of your legal case so that you and your family can focus on healing. We will complete a thorough investigation of your claim and advise you on the best course of legal action, whether you should take a settlement or file a personal injury lawsuit.

Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced accident lawyer. We handle accident cases throughout the Chicago area. Se habla español.

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