Seek Guidance from a Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Portland and Vancouver, WA

Using public roadways is primarily a matter of sharing the road. Several different groups utilize our busy streets such as cars, trucks, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians, among others. When a negligent driver strikes an innocent pedestrian, the resulting injuries can be severe. If you have been hit by a motor vehicle, turn to an experienced pedestrian accident attorney in Vancouver, WA to seek the compensation you deserve.

You’ve suffered enough pain from your pedestrian accident. The last thing you want to deal with is attempting to navigate confusing, unfamiliar legal terrain. Leave nothing to chance when you bring your case before the dedicated team at the Harlan Law Firm.

When you call upon our pedestrian injury attorney, you’ll have a skilled representative prepared for anything on your side. We’ll build a case that indicates the driver failed to operate their vehicle safely and should be held responsible for your injuries and losses. Let us help you move through the legal process and work to earn a favorable outcome.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Over our 20 years of experience in the field, our legal team has assisted clients involved in accidents of varying degrees. The cause of an overwhelming majority of them is driver negligence. While pedestrians aren’t always blameless, many drivers fail to operate their vehicles near pedestrians safely. The most common causes of pedestrian accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving
  • Illegally Parked Vehicles Obstructing the Driver’s View
  • Intoxicated Driving
  • Running Red Lights and Hitting Pedestrians in the Crosswalk
  • Right Turns Through Crosswalks Without Checking for Pedestrians

Whatever the specific cause of your pedestrian accident, our personal injury lawyers will investigate the collision to determine who was at fault. You can count on us to put our skill and experience to work for you when we look into your accident.

Offering Guidance in This Troubling Time

When questioned, you may not be able to recall every detail about your accident. Were there cameras nearby during the incident? Did a witness get a description of the offending vehicle? You may not have all of the answers to these questions at the moment. That’s why our dedicated pedestrian accident attorney will work diligently collecting any records that can help us piece together how and why the accident occurred.

We’ll also dispute your claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company and negotiate an appropriate settlement, so you stand the best possible chance of getting the compensation you deserve. Let our compassionate legal team will help you handle the heavy burden brought on by the driver’s negligence.

Contact our firm in Vancouver, Washington, if you were hit by a motor vehicle to seek the compensation that’s rightfully yours.  We proudly serve clients throughout Southwest Washington and in Portland, Oregon.