Pedestrian Accident Attorneys – Seattle, Washington
At Phillips Law Firm we have been helping our clients get the compensation they deserve for their pedestrian accidents for many years. Our personal injury lawyers are honest, experienced, and dedicated to getting you the most value for your claim. We know what it takes to get you a fair and just settlement while working sensitively and efficiently. As injuries can range from a minor inconvenience to permanent disability, we want to help take care of your legal troubles so you can focus on healing.
We Will Assess Your Pedestrian Accident Claim
It is our job to asses all injuries, medical bills (surgeries, medications, etc.), physical pain, mental suffering and lost income after an accident. While we realize that no amount of monetary justice can replace your loss, we can help you recover money from insurance companies to compensate you. You are an innocent injured party and we are here to help you handle the insurance companies so you can focus on getting your life back.
Experienced Attorneys Handling Your Pedestrian Accident Injury Claim
Now that you’ve found us, your stress and anxiety from your looming medical bills and wage loss can be easier to manage. Our Phillips Law Firm pedestrian accident attorneys are dedicated in their understanding of insurance policies and provisions. We help our clients get the most for their injury claims because we are extremely proficient in this practice.
Steps to Protect You with Your Pedestrian Accident Injury Claim
If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident it is crucial you file a police report after the incident. It is necessary to prove that the motorist was at fault for the collision. If you are still unsure who was at fault for the accident please review the following laws for pedestrians in Washington State.
- Traffic signals (RCW 46.61.050) -Pedestrians must obey traffic signals and traffic control devices unless otherwise directed by a traffic or police officer.
- Sidewalks (RCW 46.61.261) - Drivers and bicyclists must yield to pedestrians on sidewalks and in crosswalks.
- Pedestrians on roadways (RCW 46.61.250) – Pedestrians must use sidewalks when they are available. If sidewalks are not available, pedestrians must walk on the left side of the roadway or its shoulder facing traffic.
- Bolting into traffic (RCW 46.61.235) – No pedestrian or bicycle shall suddenly leave a curb and move into traffic so that the driver cannot stop.
- Drivers exercise due care (RCW 46.61.245) – Every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any pedestrian upon any roadway and shall give warning by sounding the horn when necessary.
- Stop for pedestrians at intersections (RCW 46.61.235) – Vehicles shall stop at intersections to allow pedestrians and bicycles to cross the road within a marked or unmarked crosswalk. See Washington’s Crosswalk Law for more information.
- Yield to vehicles outside intersections (RCW 46.61.240) – Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right of way to all vehicles upon the roadway.
Get started with Your Free Pedestrian Accident Injury Case Evaluation!
At Phillips Law Firm our pedestrian accident attorneys are dedicated to getting you justice and compensation you deserve. Call Phillips Law Firm at 1-800-708-6000, we are waiting to assist you 24/7, offering a free case evaluation. Remember our no fee promise. If we do not recover anything for you, you do not owe us an attorney fee. For more information and frequently asked questions please visit our FAQ page.