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Where Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen Fairfield County?

Serious accidents can happen any time pedestrians and vehicles share the road with one another. However, just as some causes of pedestrian accidents are more common than others, some Fairfield County roadways are more dangerous to pedestrians than others.

According to a 2014 report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, Fairfield County was ranked third in Connecticut behind Hartford and New Haven Counties in pedestrian deaths. Fairfield County is the deadliest county in the state in terms of people killed while walking along major roadways, according to the report.

Attorney Jeremy Vishno, a Fairfield County pedestrian accident lawyer, understands that Washington Avenue and Bedford Street in Stamford have proven to be particularly dangerous to pedestrians. School pickup and drop-off locations in Norwalk pose a serious danger to children. Route 1 in Bridgeport, which includes North Avenue and Boston Avenue, has a history of fatal pedestrian-vehicle accidents. Attorney Vishno handles all types of complex wrongful death claims, including those involving pedestrians.

Fairfield County poses a risk to pedestrian safety

According to the pedestrian accident report, there were 75 pedestrian deaths in the Bridgeport-Norwalk-Stamford area between 2003 and 2012.

At Vishno Law Firm, we know pedestrians are at risk whenever drivers engage in reckless or negligent behavior on Fairfield County roads and highways. Attorney Jeremy Vishno has seen firsthand the devastating impact a pedestrian or bicycle accident can have on victims and their loved ones for years to come. That's why he fights so hard to make things right for accident victims. Some of the most common places pedestrian accidents occur in Fairfield County include the following:

  • Intersections
  • Crosswalks
  • Parking lots
  • Sidewalks
  • School pickup and drop-off areas

Vishno Law Firm is ready to serve you. Contact us today

A serious pedestrian accident can have a serious impact on injury victims and their families for years to come. In an instant, you may find yourself facing a long and painful recovery process. You may be unable to work and be left wondering how to pay for medical expenses. You may be wondering how you will be able to support a loved one with a traumatic brain injury from the accident.

To make matters worse, the insurance company might delay your claim, deny your claim, or even try to say you caused an accident when you did not. If somebody else caused your accident, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries, lost wages, medical expenses and other damages resulting from your accident.

Jeremy Vishno, a Fairfield county pedestrian accident attorney, has worked tirelessly to help injury victims across Connecticut get the compensation they rightfully deserve for over 25 years.  Vishno Law Firm has a well-earned reputation as a small firm that works one-on-one with clients to deliver big results.

If represented by our firm, you can rest assured Attorney Vishno will handle your case personally. Attorney Vishno knows how to find the right evidence. He leaves no stone unturned in his pursuit of justice. Contact us today. Call 888-222-1688 to schedule a free case consultation at our Fairfield or New Haven office locations.