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Pedestrian Struck by Car?

people walking on the street, focus on shoes

If you are walking and are struck by a car, you have certain legal rights

1. The vehicle’s car insurance will cover all your medical benefits, up to $50,000.

2. You may bring a claim or sue the vehicle for a cash settlement.

Common causes of pedestrian accidents:

  • Failure to yield;
  • Failure to obey red light or stop sign;
  • Failure to look for person walking;
  • Texting while driving;
  • Pulling out of a driveway;
  • Smoking while driving;
  • Speeding;
  • Drunk driving.
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