Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Texas
About 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents every year. Even with an impact at a relatively slow speed, the human body can't endure an impact with 4,000 pounds or more of mass. If not killed, most pedestrians are severely injured. Almost all accidents in Texas involving motor vehicles and pedestrians happen from:
Poorly planned traffic and pedestrian patterns
Failure to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians
Because the insurer of the vehicle that hit a pedestrian knows how serious the injuries can be, they're going to start preparing their defense right away. That's why the pedestrian should begin preparing their case right away too with their Texas pedestrian accident attorney. Witnesses can disappear, vehicle damage can be repaired and recollections can fade. Different notice requirements also apply to different cases, depending on who hit you. You'll want to be assured that all notice requirements have been complied with to avoid dismissal of your case.
Retaining your Texas pedestrian accident attorney immediately after an accident is the most important thing you can do to protect your right to compensation after being hit by a motor vehicle. The second most important thing you can do is to follow all treatment recommendations by your treating physicians and therapists and attending all appointments. Gaps in treatment and "no shows" will be taken advantage of by the defense and frowned upon by a jury. That's your job. Your Texas pedestrian accident attorney will take care of everything else.
Never give the insurer of the person that hit you a statement. Remember that they're not trying to get your side of the story. They're trying to build a case against you. Preserve your rights and let your Texas pedestrian accident attorney tell your side of the story.
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