Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Southwest Virginia

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Although traffic laws in Virginia are designed to help protect pedestrians, people are still injured by motor vehicles at an alarming rate. A pedestrian can suffer devastating, life-altering injuries when hit by a motor vehicle. If you have been hurt by a reckless driver, you should not have to bear the financial burdens of medical bills and lost wages on your own. A Virginia pedestrian accident lawyer from Arrington Schelin can help you demand justice and fair compensation for your losses.

Our firm has a longstanding reputation for representing victims of motor vehicle accidents. For more than four decades, we have been holding negligent drivers and big-name insurance companies accountable. We are dedicated to helping you make a full recovery after a pedestrian accident, including by pursuing all available options for compensation and connecting you with the medical care you need.

Call us today for a free initial case evaluation with a Virginia pedestrian accident lawyer. There is no fee unless we recover compensation in your case.

Do You Have a Pedestrian Accident Claim?

You may have a pedestrian accident claim if you were struck and injured by a vehicle while on a sidewalk, at a crosswalk, in a parking lot, or in other areas that should be safe for people walking. Through a claim, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries and resulting losses.

The best way to know if you have a claim is to speak with a pedestrian accident lawyer in a free case review. At Arrington Schelin, we can go over the details of your case and answer all your questions, with no obligation to you.

Benefits of Hiring Our Virginia Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Your time and energy should be focused on your medical treatment and your physical, mental, and emotional recovery after a pedestrian accident, not on pursuing a potentially complex legal claim. The Virginia pedestrian accident lawyers of Arrington Schelin are here to shoulder that burden on your behalf. We can handle all the legal aspects of seeking compensation, including:

  • Investigating the accident to secure all available evidence, then reviewing that evidence to determine how the accident occurred and who can be held liable for your injuries
  • Identifying insurance coverages and other potential sources of compensation
  • Documenting your losses to ensure we are pursuing full compensation for everything you have suffered
  • Filing your claims with the insurance companies and at-fault parties
  • Aggressively pursuing maximum financial recovery through a negotiated settlement
  • Preparing your case to go to court if necessary, and pursuing litigation when a fair settlement cannot be reached with the other side

Compensation You Can Recover After a Pedestrian Accident

If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to recover compensation from a negligent driver or party for your losses, including:

  • Costs of medical treatment of your injuries, such as ER visits, surgeries, prescriptions, doctors’ appointments, and physical/occupational therapy
  • Costs of home health services or long-term care if you suffered permanent disabilities due to the accident
  • Lost income from missed work while recovering from your injuries
  • Lost future earning capacity when disabilities render you unable to go back to work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment or quality of life

Do not trust an insurance adjuster to fairly evaluate your claim. You need an attorney on your side who is looking out for your best interests, not working for the insurance company.

How Long Do You Have to File a Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit in Virginia?

The Virginia statute of limitations on pedestrian accidents gives you only two years to file a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent driver or other liable parties. If you wait until the statute of limitations expires, the court will likely permanently dismiss your lawsuit. This means you would lose the legal right to claim financial recovery from those who caused your injuries.