Fort Worth is generally known to be a pedestrian-friendly city. The city’s continuing efforts to make the streets safer for pedestrians by installing more roundabouts is good news for those who like to walk to work, shopping areas, restaurants, or any of the over 250 parks located right in our city. While efforts are being made to make the streets safer for pedestrians, unfortunately pedestrian accidents are not uncommon in Fort Worth.
Pedestrians find themselves in a perilous situation when cars, scooters, bicycles, buses, or trucks strike them with little or no warning. Pedestrians do not travel with helmets or any other protection so when they are hit by something much larger and traveling much faster, their injuries can be devastating. There are safety measures pedestrians may take such as only crossing at intersections, following traffic signals, and wearing bright colored clothing, but even those things are not enough to eliminate the risk of being involved in a pedestrian accident.
Pedestrian accidents are often caused by someone other than the pedestrian which is why even when a pedestrian is exercising due caution and care, he or she may not be able to avoid all pedestrian accidents. Listed below are some of the most common causes of pedestrian accidents:
If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, contact Fort Worth pedestrian accident attorney, Dorothy Hyde. Our pedestrian accident experts will conduct an investigation to gather facts and evidence that strengthen your case. We will also review and evaluate your injuries and damages including lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, disability, and disfigurement. We are experienced pedestrian advocates who want to see that you secure a monetary recovery that will make you whole again.
Our law firm doesn’t take personal injury cases lightly. Attorney Dorothy Hyde is the resident barracuda of Dallas — fearless and unrelenting, she doesn’t stop until she obtains the best outcome and maximum compensation for her clients. Choose us and you’ll have an apex predator with years of trial experience and negotiating skills to bring your case to a successful conclusion.
We help personal injury victims receive the financial compensation they need for full recovery. We are a voice for personal injury victims and help them get their life back on track.
After I was severely injured, I didn’t know what to do next. One of my colleagues recommended reaching out to Dorothy for representation. When I finally did, I didn’t regret my decision — I received tremendous support and she treated me like family. She brought the best outcome and I’m amazed at the passion she brings into her work. I would recommend her services without any reservation.
I’ve always known that I needed an insurance policy to protect me if I got into a car accident. But when I got involved in a car crash, I realized how important it is to have a lawyer protect me from my insurance company! This firm settled my case really quickly and delivered excellent results. Dottie secured a fair and equitable settlement, and I’d recommend her to anyone in need of good counsel and representation.
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