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Clearwater Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Providing Deliberate And Compassionate Legal Guidance

In the bustling streets of Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa, pedestrian accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, leaving victims facing physical, emotional and financial challenges. At Thacker and Mulvihill, PLLC, our team of experienced trial lawyers is here to champion the rights of injured pedestrians and provide unwavering support throughout the legal journey.

What Rights Do Pedestrians Have In Florida?

Pedestrians in Florida have explicit rights designed to ensure their safety on roadways. At Thacker and Mulvihill, PLLC, our lawyers are committed to upholding these rights, including the right of way in crosswalks and the expectation that drivers yield to pedestrians. If your rights as a pedestrian have been violated, our attorneys are here to fight for justice and fair compensation.

Common Injuries Resulting From Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents often result in severe injuries that can have long-lasting consequences and can include injuries such as:

  • Severe traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Fractures (such as broken bones in limbs)
  • Soft tissue injuries (like sprains, strains and bruises)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Cuts, lacerations and abrasions

Our personal injury attorneys focus on handling cases involving these injuries, leveraging our years of combined experience to secure the compensation needed for recovery.

How Can A Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Help With Your Case?

Our dedicated team of pedestrian accident lawyers at Thacker and Mulvihill, PLLC, understands your challenges after an accident. We work tirelessly to investigate the circumstances, gather evidence and negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf. We aim to alleviate the legal burden, allowing you to focus on your recovery while we pursue the compensation you deserve.

When Pedestrian Accidents Turn Fatal

In tragic cases where pedestrian accidents result in fatalities, the pain and grief can be overwhelming. Our compassionate attorneys provide support and legal assistance to those dealing with the aftermath of a wrongful death. We invite you to explore our wrongful death page to understand how we can assist in these difficult times.

How Can Jaywalking Affect Your Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit?

Jaywalking or crossing the street illegally can potentially impact your ability to recover full compensation in a pedestrian accident lawsuit. While pedestrians generally have the right of way, Florida law states that if a pedestrian crosses a roadway at any point other than a marked crosswalk, they must yield the right-of-way to vehicles.

As pedestrian accident attorneys, we understand that even when jaywalking occurs, drivers still have a duty to exercise reasonable care and caution. However, if it can be proven that the jaywalking pedestrian violated traffic signals or walked improperly, it may be viewed as contributory negligence. This could lead to a shared fault and reduced compensation.

Our goal is to pursue the maximum compensation possible for clients injured by negligent drivers. Whenever we build a case strategy, we thoroughly investigate all circumstances – including potential jaywalking. If jaywalking did occur, we work diligently to demonstrate that the driver should still be held largely responsible due to their duty of care toward pedestrians.

Contact Us After Your Pedestrian Accident For The Representation You Deserve

If you or a loved one has been a pedestrian accident victim, trust us to be your dedicated advocates. Contact us today for a free consultation at 727-222-1570 or via our online contact form. Let our experienced and professional personal injury attorneys guide you toward justice and fair compensation in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident.