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What Causes Pedestrian Accidents in Fairfield County?

To prevent pedestrian accidents it's critical to know what causes them. Find out more from Vishno Law Firm.

Pedestrian accidents are often complex personal injury or wrongful death matters that involve a variety of factors. That's why many injured individuals and families who lost loved ones in serious accidents turn to Vishno Law Firm for skilled legal counsel. Attorney Jeremy Vishno, a Fairfield County pedestrian accident lawyer, puts experience and resources to work to get the results victims and families need. He knows what is at stake when you or a loved one is facing a serious condition, such as a traumatic brain injury or some other debilitating injury.

In many instances, a pedestrian or bicyclist may have done nothing to cause their accident. You might be legally crossing the street, walking on a sidewalk or traveling in a bike lane at the time of their accident. The driver who hit you may claim he or she "failed to see" you or cite weather conditions for causing the crash.

But pedestrian accident cases are rarely this straightforward. Often, serious pedestrian accidents on Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Park Avenue in Bridgeport and across Fairfield County can be traced back to a number of factors, including:

Distracted drivers: They might be fiddling with a gadget or daydreaming when they strike a pedestrian.

Reckless driving: They might be making a sudden lane change that forces another car to swerve and strike a pedestrian.

Drunk driving: Impaired drivers are a major factor in pedestrian accidents.

Vehicle defects: A car with a defect, such as a bad tire, can have deadly consequences for a pedestrian

Don't let insurance companies push you around. Contact Vishno Law Firm today

Accidents happen fast. You or a loved one may have been unable to do anything to prevent being injured. Now you may be facing significant medical bills. You may be unable to go to work. Your quality of life may be ruined.

Insurance companies may deny your claim, delay your claim, or even try to bully you into accepting a settlement before the true cost of your accident is known. If you've been injured or a loved one was killed due to somebody else's negligent behavior, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages and other damages resulting from your accident.

For over 25 years, Fairfield County residents have put their trust in Vishno Law Firm to handle their legal needs. Attorney Vishno provides personalized attention to help pedestrian accident victims get the compensation they need.

Call 888-222-1688 to schedule a free case consultation at our Fairfield or New Haven office locations. Serving Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford, Danbury, Waterbury and Shelton.