Yolanda K. was traveling down the highway when she was rear-ended by a semi-truck. The incredible impact caused Ms. K’s vehicle to veer off the road and roll over TWO times! Her vehicle was severely damaged and she was terribly injured. The team at The Bourassa Law Group took swift action and after vigorously negotiating with the adverse insurance company they settled her case for $390,000.00!
Brian E. was driving his motorcycle on street, when without warning a driver pulled out of a private driveway causing Mr. E’s motorcycle to violently collide with her vehicle. Due to the other driver failing to ensure that the crossing traffic was clear before pulling out our client’s motorcycle was totaled and he suffered multiple injuries that resulted in a painful recovery, caused him to miss work and miss treasured family vacations. Our team at The Bourassa Law Group worked diligently and aggressively to negotiate a settlement of $425,000.00 for Brian.
John B. was a pedestrian traveling in his wheelchair when he was struck by a car and suffered a tibial plateau fracture of his left leg. After returning to the ER multiple times following his accident it was determined that he also suffered from septic shock caused by an infection in his lower extremity wounds resulting from his motor vehicle accident. The Bourassa Law Group Team aggressively negotiated with the Insurance Company resulting in tendering the full policy limits with a $500,000.00 settlement for John in under 5 months!
Pedestrian Accidents & Injuries
Motor vehicle drivers and pedestrians aren’t the only victims of car accidents in the United States. Traffic accidents also affect several pedestrians each year, causing them to sustain serious injuries. These may require long-term care and/or expensive medical treatment, adding to the victims’ distress. This is why it’s imperative to hire a pedestrian accident lawyer at the earliest and strengthen your chances of getting a just settlement.
Pedestrian accidents usually occur because of the motorists’ negligence. Speeding, distracted driving, dangerous maneuvering, poor navigation, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol may all lead to serious accidents involving pedestrians. Consequently, pedestrians may sustain various types of injuries, such as brain and spinal cord injuries, burns, fractures, lacerations, and other traumatic injuries that can compromise their health. Depending on the severity of the injury, victims may also require lifelong medication and lifestyle adjustments.
If you or a loved one has sustained an injury in a car accident, reach out to a professional pedestrian accident lawyer today!
Find a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Near You
The Bourassa Law Group comprises a team of pedestrian accident lawyers who can help you with your injury claim. Fill out our contact form or call at (800)870-8910 to speak to a representative today.
One morning, our client Simon M. and his son went into a bakery for coffee and pastries. After making their purchase, they chose a table with benches on the patio to enjoy their sweets and fresh air. As Simon sat down the bench broke free tilting backwards causing him to hit his head, neck, and back on the adjacent bench. The pain in his head, neck, and back was so severe he experienced several minutes of complete paralysis. He was rushed immediately to the hospital! The Bourassa Law Group took the bull by the horns and worked diligently on Mr. M.’s case. After a tough and aggressive negotiation The Bourassa Law Group settled Simon’s case for $850,000.00!
Minor ejected from the back of his friend’s pickup truck. Minor client struck his head and due to serious bodily injuries was transported by flight for life to the emergency room. As a result of this accident, minor client sustained multiple skull fractures, closed head injuries, neck and back pain, and permanent hearing loss. The Bourassa Law Group aggressively pursued a claim against the at-fault driver and secured $1,275,000.00 within 9 months from the date of incident.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The best way to find a personal injury lawyer near you is to search online for local attorneys. You can also ask friends, family, and colleagues for recommendations. Additionally, you can contact your local bar association or state bar association for a list of qualified personal injury lawyers in your area.
They can include the following:
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Car Accidents
- Product Liability
- Dog Bites/Animal Attacks
- Defamation of Character
- Wrongful Death Claims
The statute of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit varies from state to state. Generally, you may have anywhere from one to three years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit depending on the state you live in. The most common answer is two years However, it is important to check the laws in your state as they may vary.
A personal injury claim covers any physical, psychological, or emotional harm caused by another person’s negligence or intentional misconduct. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Personal injury compensation is calculated based on a variety of factors, including the severity of the injury, the extent of any medical expenses and lost income, the impact on quality of life, and other damages such as pain and suffering. The amount of compensation awarded in a personal injury case will depend on the facts and circumstances of each individual case.