Throughout the state of Massachusetts, whether in a city or a suburb, pedestrian accidents can happen at any time. Unfortunately, these accidents often result in a death or serious injury. Common reasons for these instances are 1) the driver was not focused on the road; and 2) pedestrians didn’t follow traffic signs/rules.
Your liability depends on the proof you provide, and who is determined to be at fault for the accident. If the driver is ruled to be the cause of the accident, personal injury protection (PIP) may cover some of your medical costs and/or uncollected wages. When the accident is more serious, resulting in severe injury, disfigurement or death, the driver will be responsible for all costs plus any additional damages such as pain and suffering.
When both parties are determined to be at fault, the court will also determine at what percentage of fault goes to the driver. In this case, that percentage also dictates how much of the costs the driver is responsible for.
The Law Office of Frank Fernandez in Boston will be happy to discuss all of these factors with you to see if you have substantial evidence to file a claim. Contact us today. If you find yourself arrested and charged for any of these offenses you need to call a Boston personal injury attorney to represent you and protect your rights throughout the case.
As a Boston car accident attorney Frank Fernandez will be happy to offer you a free consultation and assess the specifics related to your case.
Distracted driving from texting or talking on the phone has become way too common. Attorney Fernandez works closely with investigators and accident reconstruction experts to present the most favorable case for his clients. Clients do not have to pay any money up front. Attorney Fernandez only receives payment if he is successful in obtaining a reward for you. He is motivated to get the best results for his clients. As a car accident attorney he often orders a driver’s cell phone records to see whether the person was texting or talking on the phone at the time of the accident.
If you were struck by a vehicle while walking or jogging and suffered physical injury you need to speak to a Boston personal injury attorney as soon as possible to understand your rights and how best to proceed. Feel free to call attorney Frank Fernandez for a free consultation at 617-393-0250. Attorney Fernandez has professionals who can travel to you to start working on your case immediately.