Were You Hurt in a Tulsa Pedestrian Accident?
Our attorneys can help you get back on your feet
You could be crossing the intersection of E. 2nd Street and S. Cincinnati Ave in Tulsa and be struck by a driver who failed to yield your right of way. Unlike motorists, pedestrians aren't protected by the sturdy frame, seat belts and air bags afforded by passenger vehicles.
Your injuries may be severe. You may need surgery. You may need months or even years to recover from your pedestrian accident injuries. Or you may be dealing with the aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident involving a loved one.
That's why you need an experienced Tulsa pedestrian accident lawyer on your side. The attorneys at Lawter & Associates, PLLC have over 40 years helping injured pedestrians in Tulsa and throughout the state get back on their feet. Contact us today and find out what we can do for you. We're here to help you every step of the way.
Causes of pedestrian accidents in Tulsa
Pedestrian accidents in Tulsa often happen when drivers behave in a reckless or negligent manner. You may have been hit by a car when someone:
- Failed to stop at a crosswalks.
- Sped through an rea where pedestrians are present, such as parking lots or parking garages.
- Was distracted or impaired and didn't see nearby pedestrians.
- Drove into a prohibited area, such as a sidewalk or pedestrian path.
Severe injuries in Tulsa pedestrian accidents
Because a pedestrian’s unprotected body takes the full brunt of impact, injuries sustained in pedestrian crashes are often severe and even fatal, including:
- Spine injuries
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
- Severed limbs
- Cuts, bruises and contusions
Tulsa attorneys you can trust
The busy streets of Tulsa can be dangerous for pedestrians, especially at night or during times when visibility is limited. The leading factors often include distracted driving, impaired driving and reckless driving. You could be obeying all the traffic rules, using a crosswalk and practicing caution before crossing the street. Then in an instant, your life could take a turn for the worse.
You could be out of work for months, unable to collect a paycheck. Medical treatments can be lengthy, including surgery and physical therapy. Bills can pile up. And you can't count on the negligent driver's insurance company to compensate you for your losses. They often only care about protecting their own assets and will do so at your expense.
That's why you should never attempt to handle a pedestrian accident claim without the legal advocacy of an experienced personal injury lawyer. The attorneys at Lawter & Associates, PLLC can investigate your pedestrian accident and hold the negligent motorist accountable for his or her actions. We can negotiate with the driver's insurance company and pursue full compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other costs. And if they refuse to offer a fair settlement for your losses, we’re prepared to file a lawsuit and, if necessary, take them to trial.
Your case won't cost you anything unless we win. That's because we work on a contingency basis fee. There are no gimmicks or hidden costs. Contact us today for a free, confidential case evaluation, or simply call our Tulsa office at 866-584-1028.
Lawter & Associates, PLLC
6450 S Lewis Avenue #100
Tulsa, OK 74136
Phone: (918) 496-9577