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Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

There are plenty of pedestrians in and around the Philadelphia area, just like there are in all major cities throughout Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of others cause pedestrian accidents that lead to severe injuries. At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, we are here to help when you need a Philadelphia pedestrian accident attorney. Our experienced team will conduct a complete investigation into your case so we can obtain any compensation you may be entitled to after sustaining a major pedestrian accident injury.

Pedestrian accidents lead to severe injuries in Philadelphia

According to data available from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, we can see that there were 4,297 total pedestrian crashes across the Commonwealth during the latest year of data. Out of these incidents, there were 4,099 injuries and 154 fatalities. These numbers indicate that pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable to injuries and fatalities in the event accidents occur.

Data from the Department of Transportation also shows that most pedestrian accident injuries and fatalities happened within cities across Pennsylvania. Places like Philadelphia have a higher density and pose more risks to pedestrians.

At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our skilled Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained in the following injuries in these incidents:

  • Spinal cord trauma with paralysis
  • Other severe neck or back injuries, including whiplash
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Concussions
  • Open head wounds
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Crush injuries or amputations
  • Internal bleeding
  • Internal organ damage

Causes of Philadelphia pedestrian accidents

The pedestrian accident lawyers at Solomon, Sherman & Gabay expend considerable resources investigating these incidents. Often, we discover that pedestrian crashes are caused due to the careless or negligent actions of other drivers in and around the roadway. We regularly conclude that our clients are injured due to another driver:

  • Failing to follow traffic laws
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Recklessly backing a vehicle up in a parking lot
  • Driving too fast for conditions
  • Operating while impaired by alcohol or drugs
  • Operating while distracted by cell phones or other devices

Proving liability in the aftermath of a Philadelphia pedestrian crash can be complicated. Our attorneys will use their resources to obtain any available video or photo surveillance of the incident, statements from eyewitnesses, police reports, and more. We will tenaciously pursue a negligent party’s insurance carrier for fair compensation for your losses.

Let our pedestrian accident lawyers offer a free consultation

If you or somebody you care about have sustained a pedestrian accident injury caused by another party in the Philadelphia area, contact an attorney today. At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our qualified and experienced team will conduct a complete investigation into your case in order to secure full compensation for your losses. This can include:

  • All pedestrian crash-related medical bills
  • Lost income if you are unable to work while recovering
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation costs
  • Any household out-of-pocket expenses
  • Pain and suffering damages

When you need a Philadelphia pedestrian accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 215-665-1100.

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