Our Michigan pedestrian accident lawyers recently filed a lawsuit on behalf a 76 year old client who suffered severe and catastrophic injuries. Our client, the pedestrian struck by a drunk driver, was walking along Bellville Road in Van Buren Twp. when the collision took place. The defendant drunk driver was apprehended a short time after the collision.
The suit was filed in the Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit, Michigan. The lawsuit seeks damages for pain, suffering and disability caused by the collision. No trial date has been set for the case.
Pedestrians Accident Statistics
According to Walkinginfo.org, 4,749 pedestrians were reported to have been killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2003.These deaths accounted for 11 percent of the 42,643 motor vehicle deaths nationwide that year. An estimated 70,000 pedestrians were injured or killed in motor vehicle collisions, which represents 2 percent of the 2.9 million total persons injured in traffic crashes.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Michigan
There are very strict time limitations in pursuing this type of claim. Therefore, if you are involved in a pedestrian accident, we recommend that you contact our experienced Michigan pedestrian accident lawyers at our office immediately. Our pedestrian accident lawyers will start working on your case immediately, gathering the witness statements and evidence to prove and win your case. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717.