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Pedestrian Right of Way in Michigan

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2011, more than 4,400 pedestrians were killed in some kind of accident in the United States. In spite of right of way laws, 25% of these fatalities were due to drivers failing to yield the right of way. In order to protect those people who are walking along roadways or crossing streets, there are very specific pedestrian traffic laws in the State of Michigan. Unfortunately, these laws are not always followed. As long as a pedestrian is lawfully crossing a street within a crosswalk or walking along a sidewalk, any car accident or bicycle accident involving a pedestrian will likely be the fault of the driver or cyclist. The only time when a pedestrian may be at fault is if they are illegally crossing the road ("jay walking"), or if they are walking in the street instead of on a sidewalk.

Injuries Sustained in Pedestrian Accidents

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, truck, bicycle, or other vehicle, personal injury is highly likely. Incidents of wrongful death can even occur in more extreme cases. Due to the fact that pedestrians wear no real form of protection, they may suffer severe cuts and bruises, or even catastrophic injuries such as broken bones, traumatic brain injury, or spinal cord injury. Many pedestrian accidents are also hit-and-run accidents, where the guilty motorist flees the scene before the authorities arrive. With help from a top Farmington Hills personal injury lawyer at Abrahams Law, we could assist in holding the other party responsible and win the payment you need.

Get Help from a Farmington Hills Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrian accidents can be disastrous. I understand that this can be a trying, even traumatic time for you and your loved ones. When you are facing a situation such as this, you need a lawyer for your pedestrian accident case. You are entitled to compensation to help you and your family get through this difficult time and move on with your life. If you or someone you know has been injured in a pedestrian accident, don't wait to fight for justice.

At Abrahams Law, we have successfully recovered millions of dollars for clients over the past 25 years. As a Farmington Hills personal injury lawyer with an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, our founder has been recognized for our high legal and ethical standards. We are committed to providing every one of our clients with outstanding, compassionate, and personalized legal support. With such extensive experience and skill, our firm could very well be the representation you need to obtain maximum compensation for a pedestrian accident.

In addition, we are approachable and will always stay in close communication with you, unlike larger firms that often take on too many cases at once. As a pedestrian accident lawyer who is truly reachable, you can trust that we will provide your case with our full attention.

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