Pedestrian Accidents

Stuart, Florida Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Help Clients Get Back on Their Feet

Sunny Florida is a perfect location for doing outdoor exercise year-round. From cycling to watersports, to running and walking, people flock to Florida to be in the fresh air and sunshine. However, people flocking to Florida has also increased the number of accidents, especially, pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian accidents can be extremely devastating, often resulting in serious injury or death due to the vulnerability of the pedestrian. If you or a loved one was injured or killed while walking or running in the state of Florida, St. Lucie County's Law Firm Colter Law Group can provide pedestrian accident representation throughout Florida, offering our clients the finest personal injury legal representation the state has to offer.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Why are there so many pedestrian accidents in the state of Florida? The number of people on the roads has increased, as has the number of accidents in general. People are not paying close attention to road signals due to distractions such as cell phone use, texting, and other activities, Some examples of accident causing behaviors include: drivers refusing to yield; "blind" driveways that prevent drivers from seeing pedestrians; speeding; distracted drivers; drunk drivers; and reckless drivers. Contacting Colter Law Group as soon as possible can help you recall the events and review evidence to uncover the true reason for your accident.

Frequent injuries occurring to pedestrians struck by moving vehicles include:

  • Torn ligaments
  • Broken, sprained and fractured bones
  • Road rash
  • Nerve damage
  • Spinal injuries
  • Disfigurement
  • Brain damage
  • Paralysis
  • Death

Obtain Fair Compensation with the Help of Colter Law Group

Every time you step outside your home, there is the chance of being struck by a car. If you would like to take action against a driver whom you feel was negligent or reckless, contact Stuart, FL's top-notch personal injury law firm Colter Law Group. You have the right to claim compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Disfigurement
  • Emotional duress

Contact Us Today

We know that going through this kind of experience can be traumatic. Not only are there your injuries to worry about, but you may have to take time off of work to recover, and you fear not being able to pay medical bills. However, know that by hiring the Florida personal injury lawyers at Colter Law Group, we will take care of everything for you, so that you can focus on recovering. Call us today at our Stuart office at (772) 888-0883.