Saturday, March 30, 2013

Buffalo Area Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Usually , walking is a very  safe and healthy way to get around. We walk from our house  to our cars. We walk through stores while food shopping . We walk to the train  or bus coming or going to work. We walk within our own apartments . Walking is a common and routine event for most people. Especially in the city of Buffalo, walking provides an easy means of travel t when the distance is not too.. Whatever the case, we are walking  a great deal of the time.
When we are on foot we are whats called  a pedestrian. As a pedestrian, the law provides protections when we are injured due to the  negligence of another person or party. When this happens, this is known  as a “pedestrian accident.” A pedestrian accident may occur anywhere someone is walking or standing: in a store, coming down a flight of stairs, crossing the street, walking down the sidewalk, or even merely standing still.

 Some common pedestrian accidents include:

What are your rights?

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Buffalo Area pedestrian-related accident that was caused by the carelessness of another party you are entitled to assert a civil claim to compensate  your damages for pain and suffering, medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident, and lost income. In the case of a fatal accident, tthe estate  may assert a wrongful death claim and/or a survival action for the decedent’s conscious pain and suffering.

Contact J John Sebastian  Attorney for a free consult 716-362-1146

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