Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

If You Have Been Injured or Lost a Loved One, Contact a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer at Munley Law Today

Recent verdict: $2 million for pedestrian accident victim

For more than 55 years, the pedestrian accident lawyers at Munley Law have represented pedestrian accident victims and their families across Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. Our lawyers have earned designation among the Best Lawyers in America and among the nation’s Best Law Firms in recognition of their extensive experience and record of success. If you or someone you love were hit by a car or other motor vehicle, contact us for a free consultation. We do not collect a fee unless we win your case.

We understand your concerns and are ready to do whatever it takes to make sure you are properly compensated for your injuries or the loss of your loved one. Our award-winning team of lawyers won’t rest until you get the justice you deserve for your accident. See our testimonials to learn what our clients and peers have to say about Munley Law.

 

How Pedestrian Accidents Happen

When drivers don’t watch the road carefully, the results can be devastating, especially for pedestrians. Here are a few common causes of pedestrian-car accidents:

  • pedestrian accident lawyers munley lawThe driver wasn’t paying attention or was distracted by a cellphone
  • Design defects in crosswalk locations, including failure to consider upstream and downstream traffic flows
  • Motor vehicles and bikes not yielding for pedestrians at crosswalks
  • Turning at intersections without looking both ways
  • Failure to follow posted speed limits
  • Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Urban areas have a much higher number of pedestrian accidents than rural areas, but many horrific accidents can happen on country roads. Winding roads with limited visibility and high speeds create the perfect environment for a serious crash.

Could it Be a Problem with the Crosswalk?

There are times when the driver may not be the only cause of a pedestrian accident. Crosswalk location and road design can also contribute to a pedestrian accident. Those who design and maintain public crosswalks have a duty to consider pedestrian safety. If they fail to do so, and the crosswalk itself is unsafe, then those responsible can also be held accountable. Potential defendants in crosswalk location negligence may include but are not limited to engineering firms and governmental agencies. If you’ve been injured while crossing the street, let a pedestrian accident lawyer at our firm help you determine who is at fault.

When you hire Munley Law, we will send investigators to the scene of your accident to examine the location and preserve evidence. We utilize top engineering experts and accident reconstructionists to build a winning case for you.

Pedestrians Hit By Cars Can Suffer Serious Injuries

Pedestrian accidents are often catastrophic because the human body simply cannot withstand the damage caused by a collision with a vehicle. The impact of being hit with thousands of pounds of metal can cause severe injuries, including:

  • Deep cuts (lacerations) and bruises (contusions), including damage to major organs
  • Head injuries, including concussion and more severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) or coma
  • Dental or facial injuries, which may include eye injuries and loss of vision
  • Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis or other loss of function
  • Orthopedic injuries, including broken bones or damage to other parts of the musculo-skeletal system

Contact a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Today

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you have a right to seek compensation for your medical expenses and other losses. The pedestrian accident lawyers of Munley Law represent accident victims throughout the country. Since 1959, we have helped residents of Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey  pursue personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits.

Contact Munley Law today at 844-686-5397 or through our online contact form for a FREE initial consultation. If you are injured and unable to come to one of our office locations, we can travel to meet with you wherever you are located.

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If you think you may have a pedestrian accident case, contact us now for a FREE consultation.

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Munley Law Cares. We were very happy and satisfied with how they represented us in our auto accident case. They got results. They are compassionate, caring people who really did their best for us. Alexander & Maralyn, Auto Accident Case

Julia Munley is not only experienced, educated, knowledgeable, and persistent, she is also warm, compassionate, and understanding. I cannot stress the comfort we felt knowing she was on our side fighting for us. She is HUGE HEARTED in the office and a SHARK in the courtroom. She has gone above and beyond to fight for our rights and compensation. She doesn’t take no for an answer until she reaches her goal. She has gone out of her way in so many ways to comfort us thru this fight. Julia is not only a TOP NOTCH attorney, she is an amazing woman as well. She also has the most professional efficient assistants working with her fighting for u and your rights. She will always be my one and only choice for legal advice. True to her word “In your corner and ready to fight” … Thank you Julia for everything you’ve done for us. I cannot thank you enough. You’ve left a mark on our hearts. Karen, a personal injury client

I have worked with Marion through the American Association of Justice, Trucking Litigation Group. Marion has distinguished herself as an inspirational leader who gives of her time for the greater good of all. She is a hard worker accomplishing great results for her clients. She also is willing to share her knowledge with any and all attorneys who have dedicated their practice to representing clients who are the victims of highway crashes. This week, Marion was elected to the AAJ Board of Governors as an at-large Board Member. This achievement demonstrates peer recognition of Marion’s commitment to highway safety. It is with great pleasure that I give Marion the highest of all possible recommendations. Andy Young – Experienced Trial Attorney with Focus in Trucking Litigation

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