It is not only Florida’s motorists that may need the services of personal injury lawyers. Pedestrians face several hazards when they step out to use the streets and sidewalks. Pedestrian accident lawyers can help them get justice and compensation when accidents occur.
With more and more Floridians enjoying our beautiful weather by walking, jogging, running, biking, roller skating, roller blading, skate boarding, long boarding, push scooters, combined with drivers who may be distracted or ignore those pedestrians and athletes, such often leads to accidents involving serious injuries including but not limited to road rash, contusions, lacerations, brain injuries and even death. A driver of a motorized vehicle has a duty to safeguard pedestrians, bicyclists who otherwise have the have the right of way. Interestingly, a victim of this sort of incident who is struck by a motorized vehicle can treat through their own automobile PIP coverage.