It is unfortunate, but there are many pedestrians who fall victim to accidents and injuries in Brookfield every year. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in 2014 there were 1,183 accidents involving pedestrians, with 1,119 reported injuries and 42 fatalities. The injuries suffered by pedestrians involved in motor vehicle accidents are often very severe since there is little to protect them from impact with the vehicle. The pedestrian accident attorneys at Groth Law Firm have represented clients who have been involved in all kinds of accidents, and we are dedicated to getting our clients the compensation that they need.
Pedestrians can be involved in hit and run accidents, or can be struck by a car that has failed to yield, failed to stop, or was going too fast. Drivers often hit pedestrians at intersections when they are not paying attention to the fact that the pedestrian has the right-of-way. Pedestrians are also often hit by vehicles where drivers back out without looking behind the vehicle, or due to speeding in residential areas.
Pedestrian Accident Injuries
Pedestrians can suffer all types of injuries that can range in severity. Injuries can be as simple as just some bumps and bruises, to a concussion, or even death. Pedestrians commonly suffer from the following injuries when they are involved in an accident.
- Impact injuries, such as fractured or broken bones, contusions, and internal injuries;
- Injuries to the neck, spine or back;
- Traumatic brain injuries and head wounds; and
The pedestrian accident victims at Groth Law Firm work hard for clients to obtain monetary compensation for the injuries that the victim has suffered. We work hard so that you can focus on your recovery. We will considered what types of compensation that you are eligible for and we will pursue each one diligently. You may be eligible for damages for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, disfigurement, and other losses that you have have suffered as a result of your accident.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Brookfield, please do not hesitate to contact the pedestrian accident lawyers at Groth Law Firm by calling Attorney Jon P. Groth at 877-375-7001.