The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over 7,000 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes with vehicles in 2020 alone. This means that every 75 minutes that year a pedestrian death took place.
If you lost a loved one to a fatal pedestrian accident in Chicago or if you were injured as a pedestrian, you can speak with the Chicago pedestrian accident attorneys at Shindler & Shindler today to learn more about your legal options for filing a claim for compensation. Our skilled legal team understands how devastating these incidents are and the extensive injuries and losses victims of pedestrian accidents suffer. We will fight for you to get the most compensation possible from a Chicago injury accident claim.
There are many reasons why a vehicle can hit a pedestrian. These incidents can injure or fatally kill a pedestrian.
All of these actions constitute negligence on the part of the driver. When the driver is not being responsible for their behavior behind the wheel and they hit you, you can file a claim against them for financial compensation for the losses you suffered. The Chicago pedestrian accident attorneys at Shindler & Shindler can help you with your claim.
In most cases, the pedestrian who is hit by a vehicle takes suffers the most physical bodily harm from the accident. Even though this is often true, depending on the situation the pedestrian may be liable for the accident or the driver of the car could be culpable. The following examples show how both of these parties could be held accountable for causing a pedestrian accident.
Determining who is at fault for a pedestrian accident takes a talented and seasoned Chicago pedestrian accident attorney at Shindler & Shindler.
Whether you are a driver that hit a pedestrian who was behaving negligently or if you were a pedestrian that was harmed by a reckless driver, the Chicago pedestrian accident injury lawyers at Shindler & Shindler can help. The aftermath of pedestrian accidents can be devastating and victims may be able to file a claim for the following damages and more:
Call Shindler & Shindler today at 847-93-FIGHT (847-933-4448) to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.