The number of pedestrian fatalities is on the rise in New Mexico. Yet not every accident that involves a pedestrian results in death, so there are hundreds more who are left injured, sometimes permanently.
If you are the victim of a pedestrian accident, you have rights and may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and suffering. The attorneys at Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC can help ensure you get the justice you deserve.
Pedestrian accidents most commonly involve a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. Because a pedestrian has no protection, even low-speed impact can cause serious injuries, even permanent disability.
Some of the most common injuries pedestrians experience include:
In addition to physical injuries, pedestrians commonly suffer financially because of work missed for medical treatment and pain.
In all personal injury cases, the injured party (claimant) must prove liability of the other party or parties involved in the accident. In light of recent pedestrian accident statistics in New Mexico, that can be challenging.
In a situation where you may be facing an unsympathetic judge, you need to be able to prove that a driver’s negligence or defective product caused your accident and resulted in your injuries.
The kind of critical thinking and investigation it takes to build such a case is why you need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side.
The personal injury team at Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC in Albuquerque are tireless advocates for pedestrians who have suffered because of someone else’s carelessness. Our attorneys make sure that: