Las Vegas sees several million visitors each month, many of whom walk around in and out of the casinos, The Strip and the surrounding areas. The sheer number of visitors lead to a high-volume of constant foot traffic, which leads to greater occurrence of pedestrian accidents. Las Vegas consistently ranks among the highest pedestrian accident spots, and 78 pedestrians were killed in 2017.
If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, you’ll find the resolution is not always straightforward. Avrek Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Las Vegas have a successful track record representing victims and dealing with complicated insurance company bureaucracy and red tape.
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Common Types of Pedestrian Accidents in Las Vegas
When a vehicle and a pedestrian collide, the pedestrian has little to no protection against injury. Pedestrian accidents can occur due to a variety of situations, including:
- Failure to yield to pedestrians while in crosswalk or while reversing
- Distracted or impaired driving
- Excessive speed
- Pedestrians rushing to cross traffic
- Right and left turn mistakes
- Inattention to blind spots
When a car or truck strikes a pedestrian, the pedestrian typically suffers serious injuries. Some injuries can leave victims with life-long effects and devastating financial difficulties. Common injuries in this type of accident include:
- Broken bones
- Head and neck injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Spinal cord and brain injuries
- Amputations and internal injuries
- Emotional trauma
Contact a Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
It’s in your best interest to contact a qualified pedestrian accident attorney when you or a loved one has been injured in a local pedestrian accident. With more than 50 years of combined experience, Avrek Law Firm’s pedestrian accident lawyers in Las Vegas provide the support victims need to ensure that their rights are represented and justice is served.
We proudly serve Las Vegas and the surrounding areas, including Paradise and Winchester. For a free case consultation to discuss the next steps in your claim, call our office or complete the online form today!