Securing full compensation for pedestrian accident victims in Maine
A mother and her child are struck by a driver while walking across a street in their hometown. A distracted driver runs over a construction worker who is placing cones on the highway. A teenager is hit by a driver in a shopping center parking lot.
Every year in the U.S. nearly 5,000 pedestrians are killed, and 70,000 injured, after being struck by motor vehicles according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That translates into one pedestrian injury every 8 minutes. We also know these figures are likely underestimated, because only a fraction of pedestrian crashes that cause injury are ever recorded by police.
Pedestrians should feel safe while walking near and across our roadways. One way to improve safety is to hold drivers accountable when their negligence causes injury to others. Our lawyers are experts in the laws that protect pedestrians, we support your right to share the road, and we would be honored to serve as your legal advocate.
Call 207-784-3576 for a free consultation.
For the best results, you need the best Maine pedestrian accident lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured because of someone else’s negligence, contact us and speak with one of our experienced attorneys. We handle all types of injury claims resulting from pedestrian accidents, with a particular focus on serious injury and wrongful death cases.
Berman & Simmons is widely recognized as the best personal injury lawyers in Maine and among the best in the U.S., having won many of the largest jury verdicts and settlements ever obtained for injured people in Maine.
Call 207-784-3576 for a free consultation. You pay nothing unless we win by settlement or jury verdict.
You focus on recovery. We take care of the rest.
After a pedestrian accident, your attention can be pulled away from the one place where it should be ― on your health and recovery. Instead, you face the pressure of creditors, employers, and insurance companies that often try to place the blame on you, the victim.
We have helped countless victims who have been harmed in accidents and we understand the challenges you face. We realize that beyond the physical struggles, the emotional and financial impacts can be overwhelming.
We can turn the tables in your favor. While our lawyers aggressively work to maximize your financial award, our caring, responsive staff can help reduce stress in your recovery process. We take the time to listen to you, understand your concerns, and come up with solutions that can make your life better including obtaining payment for or deferral of your debts until your case is resolved.
LET US HELP YOU WIN
Call 207-784-3576 for a free consultation and to learn more about your legal rights.
Pedestrian Accident Tips and Tools: What compensation am I entitled to as an accident victim?
Under Maine law, pedestrian victims of car accidents have the right to recover financial damages for various categories of loss, including:
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Pain, suffering, and emotional distress, past and future
Interference with your enjoyment of life
Medical expenses, past and future
Time lost from work
Loss of future earnings