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The Law firm of Eric H. Weinberg is currently assisting personal victims, obtaining for example, a settlement of $1.7 million on behalf of the family of a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a car. If you have been injured as the result of a pedestrian accident, we can meet or speak with you to assess your potential case, advise you of your legal rights, and help you pursue a claim against the parties responsible for your injury.

Pedestrian Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 4,743 pedestrians died in traffic accidents and another 76,000 pedestrians were injured in the year 2012 in the United States.1 Pedestrians can be injured while walking, jogging, riding a bicycle, or while engaged in a recreational activity. Broken bones, head traumas and other injuries, and even death, may result from these accidents.

How Do Pedestrian Accidents Occur?

There are a number of causes of accidents in which pedestrians are injured. Pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicles include:

  • Driver negligence or inattention, including cell phone use or texting
  • Driver failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk
  • Failure to observe bike lanes
  • Speeding
  • Backing up unsafely
  • Operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Failure to obey traffic light, stop sign, or other traffic control signage and warnings
  • Aggressive driving
  • Road rage

Pedestrians may also be injured as a result of unsafe conditions including:

  • Slippery or icy pavement
  • Limited or obstructed view
  • Improperly installed or maintained sidewalks and walkways
  • Obstruction or debris
  • Improperly secured construction sites
  • Lack of, or inadequate warning signs

Talk to an Attorney with Personal Injury Experience

The Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg has assisted personal injury victims since 1984. Our firm has recovered more than $800 million on behalf of clients injured by vehicular and pedestrian accidents; property liability; municipal liability; construction site accidents; pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and consumer products; medical malpractice; and food poisoning outbreaks. We are ready to help you.

Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Help – Free Pedestrian Lawsuit Case Evaluation

If you or a family member was injured in a pedestrian accident and you have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free case evaluation from our firm by submitting our easy to use Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit form. You may also contact us toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.


  1. Department of Transportation (US), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Traffic Safety Facts 2012: Pedestrians. Washington (DC): NHTSA; 2014 [cited 2015 April 13]. Available from URL:
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