Phoenix Pedestrian Injury Lawyers
Pedestrians are Protected Under State Law
If you, or a loved one, have recently been struck by a car while walking and suffered serious injuries as a result, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the Phoenix personal injury attorneys at the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. to discover your legal options. By law, pedestrians have the right of way in almost every instance. The motorist who disregarded your safety is likely in violation of state code, and liable for whatever damages you, or your family member, have suffered. To find out more, call our office today and schedule a free case consultation, at (602) 267-1280.
But You May Be Thinking – "Won't Their Insurance Policy Cover the Costs? Why Do I Need a Lawyer?"
While insurance companies are legally obligated to uphold their side of the bargain with the at-fault driver, they will not settle easily. Quite often, it takes the presence of a dedicated legal team to make these adjustors, and their clients, see reason. The Husband & Wife Law Team of Alexis and Mark Breyer have years of experience dealing with both shrewd insurance companies and the clients they represent. We know their tricks and how best to get the settlement you need. Do not attempt to take these professionals on by yourself – let our expertise work for you.
But don't delay. The longer you wait to file your claim, the harder it will be to get the maximum amount. Personal injury claims are won and lost within the first few days, following the incident, especially in the case of a pedestrian hit and run, where important evidence needs to be obtained quickly. Unfortunately, it is up to you to make the first move. Give the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. a call today at (602) 267-1280 and let us pick up where the accident left off. We will use every resource at our disposal to get the compensation you and your family deserve.
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I've Been In A Pedestrian Accident in Phoenix – Now What?
Above all, your claim will need evidence. Because so much of your case depends on what occurred within the moments leading up to, and following the accident, the information gathered on-site is invaluable. Photographs or video of the scene, witness statements, and physical evidence can all play a significant role in the claims process.
Then take the time to contact a Phoenix injury attorney at the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. and discuss your legal options. While the last thing on your mind may be hiring an attorney, you will be taking the proper steps to preserve any claim you wish to pursue both now and in the future. Remember – the state of Arizona maintains a statute of limitations on all personal injury claims that ultimately will bar you from collecting any compensation after 2 years. If you are filing against the city or township in which your accident occurred, the time frame is even smaller - 6 months or less. Don't let your opportunity slip by - contact our office today.
How Much Will An Attorney Cost?
While some practices demand lawyer fees and other expenses, the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. offer free case evaluations for anyone who schedules an appointment. Additionally, if we believe your case has a good chance of success, we won't charge a dime until you've won. That is our "No Fee Guarantee". This allows you to take the time to rest and recover in peace, while we fight for your compensation. Call today to learn more at (602) 267-1280.
Pedestrian Accident Wrongful Death
Pedestrians have little to protect them in the event of a crash. They're vulnerable, and subject to suffering catastrophic and even fatal injuries in the event of a collision with a vehicle. When someone dies in a Phoenix pedestrian accident, it must be determined if negligence lead to the crash. When a pedestrian accident is caused by negligence or wrongdoing, there is a strong basis for a wrongful death claim.
The experienced Phoenix wrongful death lawyer at Breyer Law Offices, P.C will work hard to make sure that you get compensated for your significant losses. We are passionate in our pursuit of justice for our clients.
What is a Wrongful Death?
While all pedestrian deaths are tragic for the victim's friends and family, not all are considered a "wrongful death" in the eyes of the law.
Wrongful death is a legal phrase that refers to fatal injuries caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another. For example, when a speeding or drunk driver strikes a pedestrian, that death is wrongful. In this situation, the family may be entitled to compensation for the resulting losses.
There are many forms of driver negligence, and many causes of pedestrian wrongful deaths. Fatal accidents often happen at intersections when drivers fail to yield to pedestrians crossing the road in a crosswalk. Others common reasons for accidents involve drunk drivers, speeding motorists, and drivers who fail to see pedestrians until it is too late because they're distracted or fatigued.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
Ideally, the insurance provider of the at-fault driver will offer the victim's family members fair compensation for their tragic loss. But, it's rare for an insurance adjuster to offer a fair settlement. Typically, an adjuster will make a low offer to make the claim go away, or the insurance company will refuse to offer any compensation at all.
The family of someone killed in a pedestrian accident can pursue fair support for their loss by filing a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver.
In wrongful death claims, or for a survival action, one can seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost future income, funeral and burial costs, and loss of love and companionship. Immediate family members such as a spouse, children, and parents can file a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Husband & Wife Law Team
The experienced Phoenix attorneys at the Breyer Law Offices, P.C. work hard to secure justice and get fair compensation for families that have lost a loved one. We've helped many families through this sensitive situation, and treat each client as we treat members of our own family.
Call The Husband & Wife Law Team at (602) 267-1280 for a free confidential consultation.
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