Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Funding
About 70,000 pedestrian accidents occur in the United States each year. Roughly 4000 to 5000 of these result in the pedestrian being killed. Most pedestrian accidents occur in urban areas. Pedestrian accident lawsuit funding allows victims or their families to receive an advance on the expected settlement of the pedestrian accident case.
- Pedestrian accident cases include (but are not limited to) the following situations.
- pedestrian hit in an intersection with or without a crosswalk
- pedestrian hit while crossing in the middle of a block
- pedestrian exiting from a vehicle
- pedestrian hit while walking along side of a roadway
- pedestrian hit in a parking lot
- pedestrians hit by vehicles exceeding the speed limit
- pedestrians hit by vehicles where the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol
The injuries from pedestrian accidents are often more severe because they have no protection from the impact with the vehicle and surroundings. Some in these injuries include:
- broken bones
- spinal cord injuries leading to some form of paralysis
- severe head injuries
- knee, elbow, and shoulder injuries
The documents we need to see for a pedestrian accident lawsuit include the following
- attorney/client retainer agreement (optional)
- police report
- complaint document (if a lawsuit has been filed-most cases settle before a lawsuit is filed with the court)
- medical records (e.g. emergency room reports, X-ray reports, MRI reports, CAT scan reports, surgical reports, doctors narrative reports describing the status of injuries)
- proof of defendant’s insurance
Several basic questions about lawsuit finding are answered on the page FAQ’s About Lawsuit Funding.
If you have additional questions, or if you would like to learn if your lawsuit qualifies for lawsuit funding, please click here to contact us