As a pedestrian, you have specific rights and responsibilities. You should obey traffic signals, walk on sidewalks, use crosswalks, and walk against traffic if no pedestrian walkways are available. As long as you obey traffic laws as a pedestrian, you should be reasonably protected from harm. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Negligent drivers can place pedestrians at risk of serious injury or even death.
Were you struck by a motor vehicle? Have you lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident in Wisconsin? Talk to a Milwaukee pedestrian accident attorney at The Previant Law Firm, S.C. and find out what right you have to hold the negligent driver or other responsible party accountable. Your medical bills, lost earnings, and other losses should be covered by the party that caused you harm.
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Crosswalk Laws in Wisconsin
Specific laws associated with crossing the street are covered under: Wisconsin Statute 346.23. Many accidents throughout Wisconsin occur because drivers do not abide by the laws covered here.
Types of Pedestrian Injuries
Pedestrians are at risk of suffering catastrophic injuries, even in low-speed traffic accidents. They are completely unprotected when struck by a motor vehicle that may weigh thousands of pounds, and they may experience significant physical trauma in collisions in parking lots, crosswalks, intersections, driveways, or open roads.
Our pedestrian injury lawyers are familiar with cases involving such injuries as:
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
- Spinal cord injury
- Head trauma
- Traumatic brain injury
- Lacerations and contusions
If you want to have the best opportunity of restoring your health, financial stability, and overall quality of life, you need a fair settlement or award from the at-fault party. Let The Previant Law Firm, S.C. fight for the fair compensation you rightfully deserve. With our experience, our commitment to helping our clients, and our resources, we can persevere in the most serious or complex pedestrian accident cases.
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