If you have recently been in an accident while on foot, you should know that you have the right to recover damages if the incident was caused by the negligence of another. Negligence is defined by NHTSA as the “failure to do. or not do, something that a reasonable person would in a similar situation to prevents risks.”
A driver of an automobile is always under the Driver’s Duty of Care, which means that they have the responsibility to exercise reasonable care at all times, and failure to do so is considered negligence. If you have been injured as a pedestrian, contact Potter Law Offices to discuss your accident with our team of professional personal injury lawyers. Depending on the case, your lawyer may recover losses on medical expenses, property damage, lost time at work, long term recovery, permanent disability and emotional distress.