On Thursday evening, a 7-year-old boy was hit by a car in Belle Glade, according to The Palm Beach Post.
Pedestrian accidents are common types of auto accidents. Unfortunately, the aftermath of many pedestrian accidents result in tragedy. About 5,000 pedestrians, on average, are killed nationwide each year and another 64,000 pedestrians are injured. If you or a loved one were injured in a pedestrian accident, it is important that you know your rights. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys today to explore your legal options.
A pedestrian accident can happen in an instant, but the effects of the injuries can last a lifetime. Common injuries from pedestrian accidents include:
- Broken bones
- Neck and head injuries
- Spine and brain injuries
- Memory loss
- Permanent disability
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, do not accept the first settlement the insurance company offers. Insurance companies will often try to limit the amount of money paid to injury victims. If you have been injured, don't hesitate to contact the personal injury attorneys at Gordon and Doner. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, physical injury, emotional trauma and lost wages. Call our pedestrian accident lawyers today for a free and confidential case evaluation.