A pedestrian accident is no minor matter. If you were injured as a pedestrian, you are probably in a lot of pain. This can be a very stressful and confusing time. You may want from some legal advice.
Abrahamson & Uiterwyk can help.
The driver’s insurance company and lawyers will probably try to minimize your situation. But your medical bills are piling up because you can’t work. You probably want experience and know-how to make sure you’re treated fairly. We have that. We can be on your side.
Why a Tampa Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHA), there are about 59,000 pedestrian traffic-related injuries each year in the U.S. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Tampa, Florida or the surrounding area, you probably want the help of someone you can trust. The personal injury lawyers at Abrahamson & Uiterwyk may be able to help.
Understand Your Legal Rights
In Florida, motorists are required to take action to avoid hitting pedestrians when possible. Drivers are also required to warn pedestrians of their approach. When someone has been in an accident in Tampa, they may be limited by how much time they have to file a claim. At Abrahamson & Uiterwyk, we will work with you to make sure that you don’t miss any deadlines associated with your legal case. That includes meeting filing deadlines, producing requested materials, and sending responses to the other side’s questions.
How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You
When it comes to pedestrian accidents and injuries in Florida, insurance companies representing careless drivers are slow and stingy with coverage and assistance. When a Tampa pedestrian accident lawyer represents you, the insurance company may be more reasonable in their negotiations. Your legal team at Abrahamson & Uiterwyk will fight for your best interests.
Choosing the Right Personal Injury Attorney
A Tampa personal injury lawyer who is familiar with the local laws and the complexity of pedestrian accident cases may be well suited to help you. A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the severity of a pedestrian’s accident injuries increases with the speed of the motorist. If you were hit at a high rate of speed, you may need continual treatment for your injuries. A personal injury lawyer will help to negotiate for fair compensation.
At the law offices of Abrahamson & Uiterwyk, we have been representing our clients with integrity and fiercely protecting their rights for more than 25 years. We have earned an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating by the national law firm rating system.
No Legal Fees or Costs Unless We Win
At Abrahamson & Uiterwyk there are no costs or fees, unless we win or settle your case. Your first visit with us is free.
If you’ve been in a pedestrian accident, discuss your case with a Tampa personal injury law firm experienced in handling pedestrian injury cases. Call 1-800-753-5203 and make an appointment for a free case evaluation.