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Portland Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrians are vulnerable to serious injuries in collisions with motor vehicles. If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian incident caused by another person’s negligence, Nichols Law Group is ready to help. We will investigate what happened in your case and work to secure the compensation you are entitled to. Call our Portland pedestrian accident attorneys today so we can get to work.

You can count on Nichols Law Group

When you are injured in a pedestrian accident case, it is important to find an attorney you can trust for the entirety of your case. Nichols Law Group has been representing clients for more than three decades.

  • Our team believes in open transparency and constant communication with each client. We are always available to answer questions about your case.
  • We have secured more than $40 in total compensation for our clients.
  • You will not pay any upfront or out-of-pocket costs for your case. We only collect our legal fees after securing a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.

How will an attorney a pedestrian accident case?

A pedestrian accident is often more complicated than a traditional vehicle accident. Your Portland pedestrian accident lawyer will be responsible for:

  • Obtaining all evidence related to the crash, including video surveillance from nearby businesses, eyewitness statements, accident reports, and more.
  • Ensuring your medical records are evaluated by a trusted healthcare professional who can assess your total losses.
  • Negotiating with all parties involved to reach a fair settlement on your behalf.
  • Preparing your case for trial if that is what is necessary to secure the compensation you deserve.

Pedestrian accidents are often devastating

According to the Oregon Department of Transportation, there were 974 total pedestrian accidents during the latest reporting year in the state. Out of those accidents, there were:

  • 1,007 injuries
  • 73 fatalities

Pedestrian accidents are often more devastating in traditional vehicle accidents. The human body does not have much protection against the force of a vehicle slamming into it. Our Portland pedestrian accident attorneys regularly help clients who are suffering from the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries with paralysis
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Loss of or damage to bodily organ
  • Internal bleeding
  • Dismemberment or amputation
  • Significant disfigurement

Pedestrian accidents often occur in areas where the pedestrian has the right of way. This can include sidewalks, parking lots, intersections, crosswalks, and more. According to the Oregon DOT, the following are the top contributing factors to pedestrian accidents:

  • driving too fast
  • failing to yield
  • running a stop sign
  • disregarding a traffic signal
  • driving left of center
  • improper Lane changes
  • improper terms
  • impaired driving
  • distracted driving

What kind of compensation is available for a pedestrian accident case?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a pedestrian accident that was caused by another driver, seek legal assistance immediately. At Nichols Law Group, we are ready to investigate all aspects of your pedestrian crash in order to secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:

  • Coverage of your medical bills
  • Compensation for lost income if you cannot work
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent party

When you need a Portland pedestrian accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.