Injured in an Oklahoma City Pedestrian Accident?
Our experienced attorneys can help you every step of the way
Pedestrian accidents happen every day and often occur unexpectedly in Oklahoma City. You could be lawfully using the crosswalk at the intersection of N. Harvey Avenue and Park Avenue, or walking through one of the many parking garages in the downtown district. Suddenly, a driver strikes you or a loved one because the driver failed to stop or yield the right of way.
Unlike motorists, pedestrians don't have car frames, seat belts or air bags to protect them. When pedestrians get hit, their injuries can be severe and life-threatening - resulting in months or even years of recovery.
That's why you should consult with an experienced, Oklahoma City pedestrian accident attorney at Lawter & Associates, PLLC. With over 40 years of experience helping injured pedestrians recover from their injuries, we're ready to take on the most complex cases. Contact us today and find out what we can do for you. We're here for you every step of the way.
Why pedestrian accidents are so severe
There are many reasons why pedestrian accidents happen, but most have one thing in common - driver negligence. Pedestrians are often struck when:
- Motorists fail to stop when pedestrians are using a crosswalk.
- Motorists drive recklessly in an area where pedestrians are present, such as parking lots or parking garages.
- Motorists are distracted by electronic devices, impaired by drugs or alcohol or driving drowsy.
- Motorists drive onto sidewalks or other areas where motor vehicles are prohibited.
Injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents include, but are not limited to:
- Spine injuries
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
- Severed limbs
- Cuts, bruises and contusions
Count on us to pursue justice for you
Even pedestrians who follow the rules of the road face the risk of being struck by negligent drivers every day in Oklahoma City. The danger especially exists at night or when visibility is limited. A single accident can leave you out of work for months, or years, unable to collect a paycheck and make ends meet. As the bills pile up from lengthy and expensive medical treatments, you would think that the negligent driver's insurance company would cover all the costs. Unfortunately, it often doesn't work that way. Insurance companies often only care about reducing their own costs, not ensuring that you are cared for and compensated. They may even try to downplay the extent of your injuries or pin the blame on you.
Don't fall for the insurance companies' tricks. And don't try to handle your pedestrian accident claim alone. The attorneys at Lawter & Associates, PLLC can launch an investigation and find out what caused your pedestrian accident. We can fight to hold the negligent driver, and his or her insurance company, accountable for your losses. Your claim isn't just about money. It's about holding insurance companies to a higher standard. It's about doing the right thing. It's about justice.
Lawter & Associates works on a contingency basis fee. That means you don't pay unless we win. There are no hidden costs, no gimmicks. Contact us today for a free case evaluation. You can also call our Oklahoma City office at 866-584-1027.
Lawter & Associates, PLLC
3313 N Classen Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73118