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San Antonio Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

In the United States, an average of 1,000 innocent pedestrians are injured every day by negligent drivers of motor vehicles. Injuries sustained included broken bones, paralysis, brain injuries, coma, and death. In a recent year, the NHTSA reported that a pedestrian was killed in a motor vehicle crash every 1.5 hours. Negligent and unsafe drivers must be held responsible for injuries that are inflicted on others. Let the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm evaluate your case free of charge.

Why choose the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm?

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be scary, and you need assistance from a Texas injury lawyer who is dedicated to helping those injured by the carelessness or negligence of others. At the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm, you can count on a dedicated support team that has years of experience helping San Antonio residents get back on their feet after an injury.

  • We have a proven track record of success, with a 99% success rate. Our dedicated team has secured more than $500 million for our clients through settlements and verdicts.
  • We are dedicated to providing personalized attention to each client. You will always be able to contact your attorney directly to ask questions and raise concerns about your case.
  • We never hesitate to take a case to trial if that is what it takes for our clients to secure the compensation they deserve.
  • We take pedestrian accident cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning you owe us nothing until we secure the compensation you are entitled to.

How will a pedestrian accident attorney help my case?

A pedestrian accident case can become very complicated. Often, pedestrian accident victims do not have the resources or experience necessary to pursue the compensation they deserve. Your San Antonio personal injury attorney will level the playing field and ensure you are treated fairly throughout the entire process. While you focus on recovering, your lawyer will:

  • Obtain all evidence from the scene of the accident. This can include eyewitness accounts, video surveillance from nearby cameras, police reports, and more.
  • Secure your medical records and ensure that you are evaluated by a trusted healthcare professional who will determine the extent of your injuries.
  • Work with economic experts to calculate your total losses and negotiate with all parties involved to reach a fair settlement.
  • Prepare your case for trial, if that is what it takes to secure the compensation you deserve.

How common are pedestrian accidents in Texas?

Pedestrian accidents are common in Texas. During the latest reporting year, the state Department of Transportation says that there was a total of 5,684 pedestrian accidents. These incidents were responsible for:

  • 621 fatalities
  • 1,414 suspected serious injuries
  • 3,123 non-incapacitating injuries
  • 2,753 possible injuries

Types of injuries in pedestrian accidents

A high percentage of pedestrian accidents result in injuries. The human body cannot withstand the force of a vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds slamming into it. It is not uncommon for our San Antonio pedestrian accident attorneys to help clients suffering from the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries (with possible paralysis)
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage/internal bleeding
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or amputations

What kind of compensation is available for these cases?

The Villarreal & Begum Law Firm understands that each pedestrian accident case in San Antonio is different. The total compensation a victim will recover depends on a variety of factors pertaining to their case, including the severity of the injuries, the recovery time, and whether they are disabled. Our San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyers regularly help victims recover the following:

  • Coverage of their medical expenses
  • Recovery of lost wages if they are unable to work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent party

Contact a San Antonio Accident Attorney Today

If you are a pedestrian who has been injured in an accident, contact the San Antonio pedestrian injury attorneys at the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm immediately. Do not sign anything until you have met with your lawyer. Do not discuss the accident with anyone (including insurance companies) until you have met with your lawyer and doctor. Be sure to collect important contact information from all bystanders at the accident. If you or a loved one have suffered injuries from a pedestrian accident in Texas, call our law office today for a free consultation and evaluation of your potential injury claim.