Our Michigan pedestrian accident attorney settles a 3rd party claim for pedestrian injured in a parking lot. The lawsuit arises out a car versus pedestrian accident in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Our client was walking out of a salon entrance when a negligent driver entered the parking lot and struck our pedestrian client who was attempting to cross the parking lot. Prior the accident, our client was very active, however the injuries resulting from the collision unfortunately forced our client to scale back on her active lifestyle.
Injuries to the pedestrian included multiple closed traumatic pelvic fractures, which required nearly two week hospital admission, physical rehabilitation, occupational therapy, and skilled home care required upon discharge. In addition to the injuries, our client’s husband also expended time and money as result of his wife’s injuries, including purchasing daily meals and driving her to and from all medical appointments.
A person hit by a car in a parking lot has the same legal rights as a person injured in an accident on a public road or highway. A driver in a parking lot has the legal duty to operate a vehicle in a safe and reasonable manner as a driver on the public streets. The driver must drive at a safe speed and give proper lookout to other cars and pedestrians.
The car accident – pedestrian injury lawsuit was filed against the negligent driver for the injuries suffered to our client. The lawsuit was filed in the Oakland County Circuit Court and settled for $35,000.
If you or someone you know was hit by a car in a Michigan parking lot and suffer injuries, you do have legal rights. Call our top rated Michigan pedestrian accident attorneys now at (800) 606-1717 to discover what legal recourse is available to you and what a fair settlement amount is for your injuries. We will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your case. Call now for your free consultation!