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Pedestrian Accidents in Bennington, Nebraska

Pedestrian accidents are a serious matter in Bennington, Nebraska. If you've been involved in a pedestrian accident, you may be wondering what to do next.

At Bottlinger L.L.C., we know that pedestrian accidents can be devastating for everyone involved. Our Bennington personal injury lawyers have years of experience with these types of cases and will do everything they can to fight for the best interests of their clients through every stage of the process. If you or someone close to you has been involved in a serious accident due to a driver's negligence, please contact us today at (402) 505-8234.

Compensation Legally Available to Victims (or Families) of Pedestrian Accidents

If it is established that another person is at fault for an accident, there are a few ways to receive compensation for injuries in a pedestrian accident.

The first is through workers' compensation, which can be used to cover medical expenses and lost wages after an injury. This type of compensation is available to both employees and their dependents. The second option is through civil litigation. If there is a civil case against someone who caused the accident, damages may be able to be collected, including lost wages and medical expenses. Last, there are also non-economic losses which include pain and loss of enjoyment of life.

The Most Common Ways That Pedestrian Accidents Occur

In Bennington, Nebraska, pedestrian accidents are very common. They can happen at any time in the day or night and in any weather condition. The most common ways that pedestrian accidents occur in Bennington, Nebraska include:

Pedestrian vs Car: Car accidents involving pedestrians are frequently the result of negligent drivers. In this case, a car will hit a pedestrian and cause them to be injured by the impact. This can happen if they are in the wrong place at the wrong time or too close to an intersection when they are trying to cross it. More negligent actions which cause accidents are drivers disregarding the rights of others including speeding, making risky turns, and failing to slow down to safeguard children in school zones or when a school bus is present.

Pedestrian vs Bicycle: A bicyclist will hit another biker and either cause them to fall off their bicycle or cause them to get hurt by hitting them as they fall off their bicycle. This can happen if they are riding too fast and don't see someone who is walking toward them on the sidewalk when they're crossing an intersection.

Weather can also be a significant factor in pedestrian accidents in Bennington, Nebraska. Pedestrian accidents are more likely to occur when the weather is stormy or inclement and when it becomes hard to see clearly.

Of course, there are additional circumstances in which pedestrian accidents could occur. Consult our team at Bottlinger Law L.L.C. to discover more about your choices in the circumstances that apply to your case.

Who Can File a Personal Injury Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit?

A personal injury lawsuit can be filed by anyone who has been injured in an accident involving a pedestrian. In addition to the pedestrian, the victim's family members may also file a lawsuit. This must be filed within two years after the incident in Bennington, Nebraska.

If you have been injured as a pedestrian and wish to file a personal injury claim against another individual or entity, contact our attorneys at Bottlinger Law L.L.C. We will assist you with filing your claim and helping you receive the compensation you deserve.

Count on the Assistance of Bottlinger Law L.L.C.

If you've been injured in a pedestrian accident, count on the assistance of Bottlinger Law L.L.C. to help you receive compensation.

We know that accidents happen and that being injured can be scary enough without having to worry about legal issues as well. That's why we're here for you by providing expert legal advice and representation so that you can focus on getting better.

Call us today at (402) 505-8234 for a free consultation and let us know what happened.

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