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In California, the situation for pedestrians is particularly concerning. The state’s rate of pedestrian injuries stands nearly 25% above the national average, highlighting a grave safety issue on its streets and roads. Moreover, when it comes to the number of pedestrian deaths occurring on roadways, no other state surpasses California. 

This is where our specialized team of experienced Torrance pedestrian accident attorneys steps in, providing more than just legal expertise; we offer a listening ear and unwavering support from day one. At Feher Law, our deep understanding of local dynamics makes us committed to advocating for your rights and ensuring justice is served. 

 

Why Choose Feher Law

Feher Law stands at the forefront of legal advocacy for victims of pedestrian accidents within Torrance, distinguished by our unparalleled blend of comprehensive experience, specialized acumen, tailored legal counsel, and an unwavering dedication to our clients.

Here are the reasons why we’re your premier choice:

  • Specialization in Pedestrian Accident Claims: Our practice is dedicated to personal injury cases with a sharp focus on pedestrian accidents. This focused specialization gives us a distinct perspective that empowers us to champion our rights effectively while striving for maximum compensation.
  • Litigation and trial firm: We possess the knowledge and skills to manage your case seamlessly, from the initial claim filing through the entire process of litigation and trial, if required.
  • Customized Support Tailored to Each Client: Understanding that every case presents unique challenges enables us to offer personalized attention—making sure every concern you have is addressed. We develop legal strategies that resonate with your specific situation.
  • Exceptional experience: Feher Law has obtained more than $100 million in various personal injury cases, achieving results in the seven- and eight-figure range. The firm’s inclusion among the top trial law firms in the state is attributed to its comprehensive expertise, skills, and abundant resources, coupled with the substantial compensation recovered.

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RESULTS FROM OUR MOST RECENT CASES


Meet Your Torrance Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Our experienced team is recognized as an authority on trial practice, and is celebrated by fellow legal professionals as one of California’s elite trial law firms.

We have a highly supportive team ready to take on your case and seek the justice and compensation you deserve:

What Clients Think of Us

Discovering the impact of our work is best conveyed through the words of those we’ve represented. Explore the testimonials below to gain insights into our clients’ experiences and what they have to say about working with us.

Alma LunaAlma Luna ★★★★★ This Law Firm is THE best. They care about the clients and always have communication with us. I would highly recommend them. Thanks Mr. Murillo for always keeping me informed and for always answering my calls.Dominique DeLellesDominique DeLelles ★★★★★ Thank you Feher Law for taking over my case and providing stellar service throughout a horrible process of waiting. Tom and his team made it easy to be at ease with professional, honest, and timely open communication skills. Their dedication to providing the client with the best possible outcome deserved is obvious! You can’t go wrong with this firm.Armando RodriguezArmando Rodriguez ★★★★★ I cannot express how grateful I am to the incredible team at Feher Law for their outstanding work on my case. They not only represent me with the utmost professionalism but also secured a top-dollar settlement that exceeded my expectations.A special thanks to Gizi, whose guidance throughout the process was invaluable. Gizi’s dedication, knowledge, and unwavering support made a significant difference, helping me navigate with confidence and ease. Gizi was there every step of the way, ensuring I was informed.The entire team at Feher Law demonstrated exceptional skill and commitment, and I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone in need of expert legal representation. Thank you Feher Law for turning a challenging situation into a positive outcome.Miguel Alvarado-MartinezMiguel Alvarado-Martinez ★★★★★ ✅Staff is Professional.✅Knows client needs.✅Detailed✅Proven Client Satisfaction record. ✅Patient & understanding (care assessment).✅Will perform extraordinary task for client.JOHN “NAVYMAN96” SOTOJOHN “NAVYMAN96” SOTO ★★★★★ Feher law firm, they are Knowledgeable Professional experts. I would highly recommend inquiring about them to represent you if you have attained a personal injury through no fault of your own. A+ law firm highly recommendJimmy TurciosJimmy Turcios ★★★★★ Thanks you Law firm is Helpful. One of Gizi Bilingual workers helped me very Good. They keep the Questions understandable and Very Simple to Reply. Your office Law firm is a 10 Rating.Ronald StayerRonald Stayer ★★★★★ I want to tell you these people jump through hoops too take care of you !! They call you and or text you every step of the way making sure you receive the best care and check on you too ensure your doing well they strive to be the best at what they do to protect you !!! They are there for you 24/7 I want to thank everyone at the office of Feher law firmRon sAria FadakarAria Fadakar ★★★★★ Tom Feher and his team are excellent litigators and trial attorneys. I’ve had the privilege of working with them side by side on multiple cases. As a result of that, I have seen the inner workings of how they plan, prepare, and execute. Above being attorneys, they know how to blend law and business while also staying personable and authentic to their clients and audience. Being personable is what gets your clients to trust you and a jury to like you. Since Tom and his team know how to be personable while practicing the rigid elements of law, they are able to get strong verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. Also, you can’t fake authenticity. A jury can read an inauthentic person from a mile away. That’s why Tom and his team can deliver. Strong legal minds, personable, and authentic.Madelin MachadoMadelin Machado ★★★★★ Their office diligently assisted in a stressful situation by handling the case from beginning to end. Made a bad situation better as I focused on myself instead, highly recommend their firm.luis miguel orozcoluis miguel orozco ★★★★★ I spoke to Gizy and she provided attentive, and expeditious service, thanks to the information I received from her ,I did resolved my legal issue I had, I would definitely ask for legal advice from them, sincerely thank you.Sophie E.Sophie E. ★★★★★ This is the A team you want in your corner.Raul AguilarRaul Aguilar ★★★★★ Excellent service, on time, friendly, respectful 100% recommended thank you for your serviceJ VJ V ★★★★★ The people there are nice and they are motivated.sandra castillosandra castillo ★★★★★ This firm is so special to our hearts. They kept us updated on our case and were so supportive to our situation. We recommend this firm. We really appreciate all the hard work they did for us!!!Moi LozanoMoi Lozano ★★★★★ Searching for legal help on the web, and to communicate back and forth while on the go is very convenient for anyone.Natalia LacerdaNatalia Lacerda ★★★★★ I want to express my gratitude for the amazing support from Feher Law. The professionalism, attention, and care are outstanding. At every step and in every detail, you can always count on them. Their team is incredible and helps you understand all your questions and concerns. I highly recommend them, best law firm in Los Angeles. Thank you Feher Law.OscarOscar ★★★★★ First I would like to thank Frank and his team for the outstanding service. Communication was on point. Frank always kept me updated throughout the case. I was in a car accident and I chose Feher Law to represent me, I highly recommend them to anybody that needs to be represented. Don’t think twice about it ! Thank you Frank and thank you Feher law !Eric GarciaEric Garcia ★★★★★ After getting rear ended in a really bad Car Accident, I was Referred to Feher Law. Tom, and his team have payed full attention to the details of my case. They have represented me throughout the process of my injury, recovery, and total compensation. They update me on all my appointments, checking in on me to see how I’m feeling, and consistently showing there support, and professionalism. There top notch representation always has my best interest in mind. There great efforts, and service gives me piece of mind.I will refer This Law Firm to all my family, and friends.Eli WillEli Will ★★★★★ They are very professional n make you feel happy with your decision of choosing themMiguel BeltranMiguel Beltran ★★★★★ Thank you for your service, it was a pleasure talking to Gizi. It was very informative about car accidents and the guidance of helping my dad with his employment issue.GMGM ★★★★★ Great place to go to if you're ever in an accident or need assistance in anything. Very professional and are straightforward team. Since the first call with this firm, it was welcoming and easy! I recommend to anyone. Thank you Feher Law Firm!Christopher OrozcoChristopher Orozco ★★★★★ Coolest and straightforward team as well as lawyer. They are less intimidating than the corporate one. To anyone who is shy or scared, I highly recommend contacting them. Just talking of whatever situation you are in, they listen and even guide you in your thoughts. The whole team treats you as a person and not as a robot.Christina HeiligChristina Heilig ★★★★★ It has been a pleasure working with the team at Feher Law. The process has been simple, and I’ve been updated along the way. I appreciate how they’ve taken the complicated parts out of this process and helped me understand what to do during at each step.Amanda GribbleAmanda Gribble ★★★★★ There really are no words to express my thanks and gratitude for not only this firm, but for my case manager Frank Murillo. He has gone above and beyond from our very first interaction all the way until my case was settled. Very personable and professional.Amanda LopezAmanda Lopez ★★★★★ I had an amazing experience with Feher law! The customer service was outstanding, and was exactly what I was looking for. I was so pleased with the service I received from FRANK, he went above and beyond to get me what I deserved. I would definitely recommend them for any auto accident lawyer!!!!Rudy ToledoRudy Toledo ★★★★★ Frank and his team are awesome! I was in a car accident and he helped me greatly! They are point on and professional. I give them 5 stars for a great job! If I need assistance in the future , it will be Frank I will turn to.Horacio MartellHoracio Martell ★★★★★ It’s been a great experience with the help and business of Feher law. They’ve been professional, prompt and patient, and worked hard for me and my sister highly recommend.Erika S.Erika S. ★★★★★ They were efficient and helpful. Thank you!melvin rossmelvin ross ★★★★★ As a result of being rear ended in a car accident, Thomas Feher, Esq.and Mansour Soltanmoradi Esq.of Feher Law, APC, led a team of attorneys to pursue compensation for my injuries. Feher Law’s initial overview of my case not only helped me to better understand its strengths and complexity but provided assurance that my choice was an excellent one for a successful outcome. In addition, it allowed me the opportunity to focus on medical injuries, surgery and personal matters. I was especially pleased with Mansour Soltanmoradi’s regular communication regarding mediation, court preparation updates and personal inquiries regarding my recuperation and well being. The professionalism of Mansour Soltanmoradi’s team, attention to detail and personal concern for me as a client was exceptional. By the way, compensation met expectations and I recommend Feher Law, APC, without reservation …MelChamont CortesChamont Cortes ★★★★★ This Law group was very professional and always kept me updated with legal processes. Sure cases take time but the end result was excellent and they fought for my rights.Erin PriestErin Priest ★★★★★ There was a little pick of a hiccup at the beginning but otherwise they did great. They got me the highest settlement possible. They also helped me out dealing when I had to deal with a horrible doctors office. They were behind me 100%. I would definitely recommend them.Daniel HurtadoDaniel Hurtado ★★★★★ Great service and great representation. I tell you what’s going to happen. I don’t need you wan very great service. I’d recommend this to anyone.Sam NDSam ND ★★★★★ I'm an attorney. I'm writing this review based on my personal experience with Tom and Feher Law. I had the privilege to watch Tom take the lead on many large cases against large corporations and insurance companies.Tom was able to secure so many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts, that it is hard to list them all. I was impressed by his skills, composure, compassion, and work ethics. He is responsive, prideful, and beyond skillful.I'm confident that Tom at Feher Law is the perfect attorney to handle all your personal injury cases including car and trucking crashes in Los Angeles and all of California. He has my highest recommendation.Stephanie CowieStephanie Cowie ★★★★★ This is a public note of thanks to the Feher Law group. I was having a very negative experience with another law group and switcher firms based on recommendations from several other professionals. Tom Feher has been honest, supportive, and ethical. The results of my case are far better than expected. This firm is professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Believe me when I say that the attorneys are strong advocates for their clients. Thank you!Bonnie CaseyBonnie Casey ★★★★★ The most amazing lawyers and staff! They agreed I had a legitimate case and completely handled every aspect. From initially obtaining video of the incident, statements from those involved, all the way to mediation. The settlement we received was very fair! 5 stars isn’t enough! I highly recommend!Eddie RobinsonEddie Robinson ★★★★★ After getting lied too by another law firm Frank at Feher Law stepped in and took care of my dad and I. We were injured in a road rage accident and his truck was damaged. Frank immediately made the insurance company accept there responsibility and a check was mailed. My medical was paid my dads truck got fixed and we both ended up with cash for our troubles. I'm glad my dad called Feher Law .Cara McReynoldsCara McReynolds ★★★★★ I can not thank Feher Law enough for the hard work and dedication into making a very difficult situation easier to get through. I am also very thankful for the time and understanding each one has put into our case. I would not hesitate to hire them again. 10/10Cassie RCassie R ★★★★★ Very attentive and compassionate team that paid attention to details which produced pleasant results. Very grateful and thankful.Matt MunozMatt Munoz ★★★★★ Toms a Great Guy and will fight to make sure you get the compensation you deserve!Kathy MotleyKathy Motley ★★★★★ Tom Feher Law was very professional & knowledgeable. I’ve never had to do something like this & they were there for me, supportive, knowledgeable, & most of all patient with my situation. They helped guide me through what was needed & were there with answers to my questions. I would highly recommend them, for not just their professionalism, but explaining everything so that I could understand the legalities of the lawsuit!MahdiMahdi ★★★★★ I was directed to Feher Law office by my attorney who took care of me until my surgery was done. I was almost sure that this office must have been qualified but I couldn't confirm it up to the time it is finished.Now, I am so delighted to say thank you to Mr. Feher and every single member of his great team members, for their qualified professional efforts, apart from the abundant financial compensation they sorted out for me.I wish you the best in helping people who need you desperately and hopelessly in their harsh days of life.Megan BravermanMegan Braverman ★★★★★ I’ve known Feher Law since its inception, and would highly recommend anyone that has been injured or has a potential personal injury lawsuit to turn to Feher Law for help. Tom Feher not only has ample experience, but truly cares about his clients. His compassion goes beyond what many lawyers possess. He is also known for getting high dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. I will also add that their staff is friendly, responsive and very helpful.Lawrence FriedlLawrence Friedl ★★★★★ Truly an amazing experience. I had the privilege of being represented by Tom, Shant and everyone else there at the firm. From the first phone call I felt so taken care of, everyone frequently kept in contact with me to keep me up to date and make sure I was well. I’ve got way too much good stuff to say about you guys. I received way more than I would have dreamed that I’d get from my tbi accident. Thank you, sincerely.js_loader

How Our Torrance Pedestrian Accident Law Firm Can Help

Our team of injury lawyers specializes in providing comprehensive assistance to individuals involved in a pedestrian accident. Here’s how our firm can help you navigate the aftermath of such an incident:

  1. Help with Medical Bills: Medical expenses following a pedestrian accident can quickly accumulate, including hospital bills, doctor’s visits, medication costs, rehabilitation, and more. We negotiate with insurance companies and opposing parties to cover the current and future medical treatment costs so you can focus on your recovery without worrying about financial burdens.
  2. Recovering Lost Wages: Pedestrian accidents can result in serious injuries that may require time away from work for recovery. We work diligently to help you recover compensation for the income you’ve lost due to being unable to work during your recovery period. This may include past and future lost wages and any lost earning capacity if your injuries have long-term effects on your ability to work.
  3. Property Damage: In addition to personal injuries, pedestrian accidents can also result in damage to personal property, such as clothing, electronic devices, or other belongings. Our firm assists you in documenting and recovering compensation for any property damage resulting from the accident, ensuring that you are fully reimbursed for your losses.
  4. Emotional Recovery: Our compassionate legal team understands the emotional toll that victims of a pedestrian accident face. We provide support and guidance throughout the legal process, offering resources and referrals to mental health professionals if needed. We seek compensation for emotional distress, pain, and suffering as part of your overall claim, acknowledging the non-economic damages you’ve endured due to the accident.

We are committed to advocating for your rights and helping you secure the compensation you deserve. Our experienced personal injury lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to handle all aspects of your claim, allowing you to focus on your recovery.

For example, we secured our client a $1,500,000 settlement in San Diego when the defendant was driving and not paying attention when they struck our client in a crosswalk causing a low back injury that required surgery.


Important Initial Advice Following A Pedestrian Accident 

Here’s a step-by-step guide for what to do after a pedestrian accident in Torrance:

  1. Assess Your Safety: Ensure you and anyone involved in the accident are safe from further harm. Move to a safe location if possible.
  2. Check for Injuries: If anyone is injured, call emergency services immediately. Even seemingly minor injuries should be examined by medical professionals.
  3. Call Emergency Services: Dial 911 to report the accident. Provide them with your location and any relevant details about the incident.
  4. Exchange Information: Exchange contact and insurance information with the driver involved in the accident. This includes their name, phone number, address, license plate number, and insurance details.
  5. Document the Scene: If you can do so safely, take photos of the accident scene, including any vehicle damage, injuries, road conditions, and traffic signs or signals. This documentation may be crucial for insurance claims or legal proceedings.
  6. Gather Witness Information: If there are witnesses to the accident, obtain their names and contact information. Their statements could be valuable in determining what happened.
  7. Report the Accident: Notify your insurance company about the accident immediately. Provide them with all the details you’ve gathered, including the police report number if one was filed.
  8. Seek Medical Attention: Even if you don’t believe you’re seriously injured, seeking medical attention is essential. Some injuries, such as concussions or internal bleeding, may not be immediately apparent but can have severe consequences if left untreated.
  9. Keep Records: Keep detailed records of all medical treatments related to the accident, including doctor visits, prescriptions, and any other expenses incurred due to your injuries.
  10. Consult with Legal Counsel: Consult with a pedestrian accident lawyer in Torrance from our firm so we can advise you on your rights and options for seeking compensation for your injuries and other losses.

Deadlines For Filing An Accident Claim

California law mandates a two-year statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim related to injuries from car accidents. This deadline is applicable regardless of whether you were in a vehicle, riding a bicycle, walking as a pedestrian, or on a motorcycle at the time of the accident.

To navigate these deadlines effectively and ensure you don’t miss out on your chance for justice, reach out to us as soon as possible. Our team is ready to guide you through every step of the process, ensuring no detail is overlooked.

What Evidence Is Needed To File An Accident Claim? 

After a pedestrian accident, gathering evidence quickly is crucial for building a solid case for accident injuries. Here’s what you should aim to collect if you’ve been hit by a car in a pedestrian accident: 

  • Police Documentation: Always report the incident to the police immediately. The official report serves as an essential document detailing the accident.
  • Medical Records: Seek medical attention immediately, even if injuries initially seem minor. Keep all records and receipts related to your treatment; they are vital for proving injury claims.
  • Eyewitness Statements: If there were any witnesses to the accident, their accounts could be precious. Try to get their contact information so they can provide statements later on.
  • Photo/Video Evidence: Pictures or videos of the scene right after the accident can offer compelling proof of the circumstances and damages involved. Capture different angles, if possible, including street signs, traffic signals, and vehicle positions.
  • Surveillance Footage: Check for nearby security cameras that may have recorded the accident, or dashcam footage from eyewitnesses.
  • Vehicle Damage Reports: Document any damage to vehicles involved, which can help reconstruct the accident’s dynamics.
  • Personal Diary/Notes: Daily log your injuries’ progression and how they affect your life, including work missed and activities you can no longer enjoy.

At Feher Law, we understand that the thought of gathering evidence can feel overwhelming after an accident, especially when you’re injured and trying to recover. That’s precisely where we step in—to lift this burden off your shoulders and gather the evidence on your behalf. 


What Can I Expect to Pay?

When it comes to costs, we believe in transparency and fairness. That’s why we operate on a contingency fee basis for pedestrian accident cases. Simply put, this means you won’t pay any upfront fees. Our payment is contingent upon winning your case; you owe us nothing if we don’t secure compensation.

This model ensures that quality legal representation is accessible to everyone, not just those who can afford to pay out of pocket from the start. It aligns our interests with yours – we are fully invested in achieving the best possible outcome for your case because our success directly depends on your success.

Services We Offer

As your go-to legal ally, we provide a wide range of services to suit all your needs. Our skilled team is ready to offer expert help and guidance in these areas:

Other Locations We Serve

Should you require a committed personal injury lawyer in Torrance, we comprehend the intricacies of navigating the legal system across various localities. Our expertise is accessible to clients in numerous cities, encompassing but not limited to:

  • Burbank
  • Carson
  • Compton
  • Downey
  • El Monte
  • Glendale
  • Hawthorne
  • Inglewood
  • Lancaster
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Norwalk
  • Palmdale
  • Pasadena
  • Pomona
  • Santa Clarita
  • Santa Monica
  • South Gate
  • Torrance
  • West Covina

Speak to an Experienced Torrance Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Today!

Don’t let the aftermath of a pedestrian accident overwhelm you. Take the crucial step towards justice and recovery by speaking to a seasoned California pedestrian accident lawyer. With our expert guidance at Feher Law, dealing with the legal complexities becomes seamless, ensuring your rights are protected every step of the way.

If you are an accident victim, contact us now at (866) 646-6676 to schedule your free consultation at our law offices. You may be entitled to receive compensation if you were injured as a pedestrian. 

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FAQs

In a pedestrian accident, the insurance claim process typically begins by reporting the incident to the responsible party's insurance company. This involves providing details about the accident, injuries, and damages. The insurer then conducts an investigation to determine liability.

If liability is established, the injured pedestrian may receive compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.

If a fair settlement cannot be reached, legal action may be pursued. Consulting with a personal injury attorney is advisable to navigate the complexities of the insurance claim process and ensure your rights are protected.

Certainly, engaging a pedestrian accident law firm can significantly impact your case. Their expertise ensures thorough investigation, proper identification of liability, and effective representation. This increases the likelihood of obtaining fair compensation for injuries and damages.

After a pedestrian accident, prioritize your safety and seek medical attention for any injuries. If possible, document the scene by taking photos and obtaining witness information, and also report the incident to law enforcement.

Be sure to also preserve any evidence, such as clothing or footwear, and contact your insurance company cautiously.

No matter what, consulting with a pedestrian accident attorney promptly is important to assess liability, protect your rights, and pursue appropriate compensation for injuries and damages.

Contingency fees function on a "no win, no fee" basis. In essence, clients only pay their attorney if the case results in success.

The attorney's fee is contingent upon a percentage of the compensation received, typically derived from damages awarded during legal proceedings. This arrangement mitigates financial risk for clients, ensuring fees are linked to the positive resolution of the lawsuit.

Pedestrian accidents occur due to various factors, often involving a combination of human error, environmental conditions, and vehicle-related factors:

  • Distracted Driving: One of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents is drivers being distracted by texting, talking on the phone, eating, or adjusting the radio while behind the wheel. When negligent drivers are not paying attention to the road, they may fail to notice pedestrians crossing or walking along the roadway, causing many pedestrian accidents. 
  • Speeding: Excessive speeding reduces a driver's reaction time and increases the severity of collisions, making it difficult for drivers to stop in time to avoid hitting pedestrians, especially in areas with high foot traffic, such as crosswalks or intersections.
  • Failure to Yield: This may occur due to driver negligence, aggressive driving behavior, or lack of awareness of traffic laws.
  • Poor Visibility: Nighttime, inclement weather, or poorly lit areas, can increase the risk of pedestrian accidents as drivers may have difficulty seeing pedestrians or judging their distance and speed.
  • Pedestrian Negligence: Pedestrians also contribute to accidents by engaging in risky behaviors such as jaywalking, crossing outside designated crosswalks, or disregarding traffic signals. These actions can catch drivers off guard and lead to collisions.
  • Intoxication: Both drivers and pedestrians impaired by alcohol or drugs are at a significantly higher risk of being involved in accidents. Impaired individuals may have impaired judgment, reduced coordination, and slower reaction times, making it more likely for accidents to occur.
  • Driver Inattention or Fatigue: Inattentive or fatigued drivers may fail to observe pedestrians in their vicinity or may react slowly to changing road conditions, increasing the likelihood of accidents.
  • Vehicle Blind Spots: Large vehicles such as trucks and buses have significant blind spots where pedestrians may be obscured from the driver's view. Failure to check blind spots before turning or changing lanes can result in collisions with pedestrians.
  • Poor Road Conditions: Hazards such as potholes, uneven sidewalks, inadequate signage, or poorly maintained crosswalks can create dangerous pedestrian conditions, increasing the risk of accidents.

 

Pedestrian accidents can lead to a wide range of injuries, varying in severity from minor bruises to life-altering conditions:

  • Fractures: Pedestrians are susceptible to fractures, including broken bones in the legs, arms, hips, and wrists, often resulting from the impact of a collision with a vehicle or the ground.
  • Head Injuries: Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) such as concussions or contusions are common in pedestrian accidents, particularly if the pedestrian's head strikes the vehicle or pavement. This is what is considered a catastrophic injury. 
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: The force of a collision can cause severe spinal cord injuries, leading to paralysis, loss of sensation, or impaired mobility. These injuries may result in long-term disabilities.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Pedestrians may suffer from soft tissue injuries such as sprains, strains, or tears to muscles, ligaments, or tendons, often causing pain, swelling, and limited range of motion.
  • Internal Injuries: Blunt force trauma from a pedestrian accident can cause internal injuries such as organ damage, internal bleeding, or punctured lungs, which may not be immediately apparent but can be life-threatening if left untreated.
  • Road Rash: When pedestrians are thrown or dragged along the ground during an accident, they may suffer from road rash, a painful skin abrasion caused by friction with the pavement.
  • Psychological Trauma: Pedestrian accidents can also result in psychological injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, or depression, stemming from the emotional trauma of the accident.
  • Facial Injuries: Facial injuries, including lacerations, fractures, or dental injuries, are common in pedestrian accidents, often caused by impact on the vehicle or the ground.
  • Crush Injuries: Pedestrians trapped beneath or between vehicles may suffer crush injuries, leading to severe tissue damage, fractures, or even amputation of limbs.
  • Wrongful Death: In the most tragic cases, pedestrian accidents can result in fatalities due to the severity of injuries sustained. Families may pursue wrongful death claims to seek justice and compensation for their loss.
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