Our Southfield car accident lawyers recently filed an injury lawsuit relating to a pedestrian accident in the Meijer parking lot on Telegraph Road at the intersection of Twelve Mile Road. Our client was walking out of the store and pushing his cart through a crosswalk when a inattentive driver struck him. The incident was captured on Meijer’s security video tape and clearly shows the negligence of the driver. The driver was ticketed by Southfield Police for failing to yield the right of way.
Meijer is a major retail chain with stores throughout the entire State of Michigan. Due to the car traffic in these parking lots and the steady stream of pedestrians walking to and from the store, our attorneys are frequently contacted by clients were injured as a result of being struck by a car in the parking lot. If an individual is hit by car in Meijer parking lot, he or she has the same legal rights as an individual hit by car in an accident on a public road or highway.
The pedestrian suffered very serious injuries in the accident. His injuries include a fractured right leg requiring surgical repair including placement of internal fixation devices. He also suffered injuries to his right knee. Due to the surgeries, he has permanent serious disfigurements from the surgical scars. He required a lengthy inpatient hospitalization and rehabilitation.
The pedestrian accident lawsuit seeks damages for his pain and suffering, scars, and disability. The suit was filed in the Oakland County Circuit Court against both the driver and the owner of the car. No trial date has been set by the court.
To learn more about your legal rights after being hit in a store parking lot, call our top rated Southfield car accident lawyers today at (800) 606-1717. We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to prove and win your case. Call today for your free consultation!