Pedestrian accidents are devastating for the victims. It is imperative that you seek medical care if you are ever on foot and get struck by a vehicle. The issue here is that the human body isn’t made to withstand the impact of heavy steel slamming into it.
When you get hit by a vehicle, you might opt to seek compensation. This can help you cover the cost of your medical care and other expenses. You should think carefully about this soon after the accident. You have two years in California to file your legal claim. We are here to help you initiate your claim.
The impacts of a car crash involving a pedestrian can vary greatly depending on the circumstances. Victims of high-speed crashes might have more serious injuries than those who are involved in low-speed crashes. The location of impact may also affect the severity of the injuries.
We realize that you can face many unfamiliar challenges after being hit by a car. Your primary focus should be trying to heal from your injuries so that you are able to reclaim your life. This may not be easy if you suffered serious, life-changing injuries, but it can be be helpful to learn all that you can about the consequences of your injuries. Sometimes, catastrophic injuries to the spinal cord or brain can lead to a lifetime of challenges.
Seeking compensation won’t help you overcome these challenges but it will help you afford to cover the costs associated with your treatment, recovery and rehabilitation. Contact our firm to learn how we can best assist you.