Top Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

To an extent, pedestrians are at mercy of Dallas drivers, and numerous people are hurt by careless drivers every year. The injuries that an innocent pedestrian might suffer from an accident with a driver are often severe, demanding an extensive recovery time and accruing high medical costs for treatment. The personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter fight for Dallas pedestrians who have been wrongfully injured by careless or reckless drivers, and we may be able to advocate on your behalf. As the victim of a pedestrian accident, you may pursue financial restitution from the parties responsible for your injuries.

5 Common Causes

Pedestrian accidents seem to arise from one of several common causes in the Dallas area. Five of the more common causes of these accidents involve drivers who:

  • Run red lights or stop signs
  • Fail or refuse to yield right of way
  • Speed through school zones, parking lots, or residential areas
  • Drive while distracted
  • Drive while intoxicated

These actions by reckless Dallas drivers can threaten the safety of innocent pedestrians and might even involve them in a serious accident. However, an attorney experienced with personal injury cases might be able to help the pedestrian fight back in court.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in Dallas

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident as a pedestrian, the personal injury attorneys of the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter might be able to help you qualify for financial compensation. Contact our offices in Dallas today by calling (214) 457-1668 to learn more about how we can help you.

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