Drivers get distracted. They use their cell phones at stop lights. They look for cars crossing, but often neglect to look for people. This lack of attention can result in serious injuries to a pedestrian—
Does not have the metal frame of an automobile to protect them. On the Las Vegas Strip, there are record numbers of foot traffic pedestrians vulnerable to distracted drivers. 75% of all vehicle pedestrian collisions end with a fatality. Everyone visiting our city, whether they call Vegas home for a day or years, has an expectation they can safely cross the street without getting struck by a car.
Even if you feel you may be partly to blame for the accident, due to jaywalking or distracted walking, a motorist may still share in the responsibility. This is especially true if they were driving recklessly, speeding, or under the influence.
If you are a pedestrian and have been struck by a vehicle in the Las Vegas, Nevada area, you need to speak to experienced injury attorneys who are familiar with these types of cases to evaluate your case and decide your best course of action. At Accident Attorneys of Southern Nevada, you can leave the legal questions with us and focus on what truly matters, your health and recovery.