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Pedestrian Accidents Can Cause Permanent Injuries

A pedestrian accident, whether you were hit while crossing the street or standing on a corner, can cause catastrophic injuries or untimely death. Unlike a passenger or driver, a pedestrian has no protection and can be left with extensive medical expenses and lifelong injuries.

At the Law Office of Toby M. Schaffer in Stamford, Connecticut, we help victims of pedestrian knockdowns and fatal accidents throughout Connecticut and the greater New York City metro area. Attorney Toby M. Schaffer has the knowledge and experience to help you pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

We can tell you if you have a case. Contact our personal injury firm to speak with a skilled Stamford pedestrian knockdown lawyer. Visite nuestro centro de información de Accidentes de Vehículos Motorizados.

Insurance And Pedestrian Accidents

If you were hit by a car or other vehicle, it can be difficult to know whose insurer should pay for your medical expenses. If the driver was uninsured, your own car insurance policy might cover your medical costs. Also, if you live with a family member who is insured, your injuries might fall under his or her coverage.

At our firm, we have extensive experience handling insurance claims and issues. We will work with you, the driver’s insurer and your insurer to make sure you get the medical coverage you need to recover from your pedestrian accident or crosswalk injuries, including:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Road rash, burns and scarring burns/disfigurement
  • Head and traumatic brain injuries (TBI)

Collecting Crucial Evidence To Build Your Case

It is important to hire an attorney as soon as possible after your accident, whether you were the victim of a hit and run or a crosswalk accident. Vital evidence for your case could be lost as memories fade and evidence vanishes over time.

At our firm, we will work quickly and diligently to preserve photos of the accident scene, testimony from key witnesses and accident reports detailing the circumstances of the accident. We work with a network of accident reconstructionists and other experts to develop your case. By analyzing the crosswalk, traffic signals and their operation, we will work to present a clear picture of the accident and your injuries to the jury at trial.

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For more information about our personal injury practice or to speak with an attorney, contact our firm. We offer a free initial consultation.