When someone is injured in a car accident, people tend to think about how lucky they were to have air bags, or thank goodness my car has safety features, or at least I was in the car to protect me. When you are injured in a pedestrian accident on the streets of Portland you have nothing to protect you. All you have is yourself, odds are you did not have a helmet on to walk down the street, or you didn’t put on protective gear to walk through the grocery store parking lot. In a pedestrian accident the person walking in completely defenseless. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident you will want to call a Portland pedestrian accident lawyer to see what you can do about that. You may be entitled to a sum of financial compensation.
More often than not a pedestrian has the right of way, meaning that cars need to be looking out for them, and be aware that a person could be in the parking lot or could be crossing the street. Law Offices of Jon Friedman are a personal injury law firm serving Portland, and they have multiple decades of experience of representing those who were wrongfully injures in a pedestrian accident. They know that you were not trying to get hit, and they will do what they can to prove that the driver was negligent. There are laws in place to protect pedestrians, but not all drivers abide by them which is why pedestrian accident occur in the first place. The Portland personal injury law firm, Law Offices of Jon Friedman are a skilled in pedestrian accident cases. They have helped countless people in these cases. Let them make this process a lot easier on you.