Newark Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Auto accidents involving pedestrians can be devastating to the people involved. The mass of cars, even at relatively low speeds, result in a strong impact when they hit a person. Victims of pedestrian accidents are likely to suffer serious injuries that can easily threaten their lives. The costs of these injuries can quickly reach staggering heights, so it is important to begin the process of holding the person responsible for the accident accountable for their negligence as soon as you are able.
At the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, our Newark pedestrian accident lawyers have garnered a reputation for obtaining outstanding results and fighting to get the best possible settlements for our seriously injured clients. We are dedicated to answering all of your questions regarding your accident, handling your personal injury case and, will treat you like family.
Types of Damages in a Pedestrian Accident in Newark
The injured victim may require many months of treatment, rendering the victim unable to earn a living during the period of recovery, and this will incur many additional expenses with no way to pay for them. In pedestrian accident cases that resulted in a catastrophic injury, such as a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation, or permanent disfigurement, a life is forever changed in an instant. If your loved one has been permanently injured, or killed in a fatal accident, it is imperative that your Newark injury lawyer has the ability to pursue the maximum possible in damages.
There are several types of damages that will be pursued after a pedestrian accident. These include
- Economic Damages
- Costs involved in medical care
- Medical equipment
- Loss of income (current and future)
- All other financial losses
- Non-economic Damages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
- The degree of the injury
Other damages can be based on the long-term impact on the victim’s life and their ability to function or recover some or part of their abilities. If your loved one has died in a fatal pedestrian accident, our legal team can assist you in filing a wrongful death claim to recover damages.
Contact a Newark, NJ pedestrian accident lawyer
If you or a loved one has been hit by a car or was involved in some other kind of pedestrian accident, the Newark personal injury attorneys of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm can help you recover damages from the person who caused the accident. Contact our firm at (973) 920-7900 for a free case evaluation.