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Pedestrian Accident Attorney Chicago, IL

Since driving is so routine, it’s easy to forget who we’re sharing the road with. From cars, trucks, and busses to motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians, it’s easy to forget our responsibilities to others we’re around, especially when the individuals are not other drivers.

When collisions occur between an automobile and a pedestrian, the effects can be devastating. At Kanuru Law Group, we’re proficient in helping innocent pedestrians pursue justice and recover compensation from the negligent driver who caused the accident.

If you or a loved one have been injured from an automobile accident as a pedestrian, give us a call today. Our personal injury attorneys are ready to speak to you about your case and are here to help you through this difficult time.

Chicago Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

As a pedestrian, you are one of the most exposed and defenseless people on the streets, and because of that, you should be protected. At Kanuru Law Group, we make your safety our priority, and when you have been injured, we advocate aggressively so you can get the compensation you deserve in terms of:

  • Decreased quality of life
  • Disfigurement
  • Emotional duress
  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses (past, current, and future)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Punitive damages
  • Wrongful death

While all pedestrians are not faultless when it comes to accidents, commonly these types of collisions occur at the hands of a negligent driver. Unfortunately, in the case of an automobile versus a pedestrian, the results can be extremely severe. At Kanuru Law Group, we have experience in a wide variety of pedestrian injury cases, including the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving accident
  • Fatalities
  • Hit and run
  • Illegally parked cars that impede visibility
  • Right turns without yielding to pedestrians
  • Running a red light
  • Texting while driving

Victim of a pedestrian accident?

If you have been injured as a result of an automobile as a pedestrian, no matter the severity, it’s crucial to speak to a top personal injury lawyer at Kanuru Law Group. Your accident is more than your injuries; we’re here to help you recover lost wages from inability to work or loss of job because of the accident, not to mention your piling medical bills and ongoing pain and suffering.  If you have been in an accident, you should take the following steps:

  • Call the police and give a detailed statement.
  • If you can, take pictures of the accident scene and your injuries.
  • Seek medical attention.
  • Call the experienced personal injury attorneys at Kanuru Law Group as soon as possible. We will start collecting the important, time-sensitive evidence for your case so you can focus on healing.

Our experienced pedestrian injury lawyers are standing by and ready to speak with you about your potential case; please contact us today: 312-801-2000.

Common Pedestrian Injuries

Accidents happen for all kinds of reasons. As a victim of a collision, you have enough to deal with after the accident; it’s our job to investigate your case and determine the cause of the accident so we can aggressively pursue compensation. At Kanuru Law Group, we have helped pedestrians just like you as they recovered from the following injuries:

Types of pedestrian injuries

  • Amputations
  • Broken bones
  • Concussions
  • Death
  • Disfugrement
  • Fractures
  • Nerve damage
  • Paralysis
  • Road rash
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Torn ligaments

Pedestrian Accidents in Chicago

Most likely because of the increased distractions of drivers, such as cell phones and other technology, there has been an increase in the number of pedestrians killed in Chicago. In fact, according to the Chicago Police Department, the number of pedestrian deaths increased 31% from 2014 to 2015, and in 2015, 46 victims of an automobile/pedestrian accidents died.

Kanuru Law Group represents the pedestrian victims or, in the unfortunate case of death, the victim’s family. We handle cases throughout the nation and are proficient in personal injury accident cases in each state. Some states, like Illinois have laws and standards for measuring negligence; that’s why it’s imperative for an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer to work on your case, so they can accurately determine the cause of the accident and protect your rights.

Whether the accident happened to you or you’re reaching out for a loved one, we’re here to help you through this difficult time. Call us today to discuss your case: 312-801-2000.