Pedestrian accidents are events that should never happen. With due care, proper attention to the road, and abidance by the law, drivers, and pedestrians can avoid these often-deadly collisions. Unfortunately, human errors and negligence frequently compromise the safety of Portland’s roads and crosswalks. In 2018 alone, the City of Portland reported 16 pedestrian deaths and many more injuries. If you or a loved one was injured, the Portland pedestrian accident attorneys at Tillmann Law may be able to help. Call (503) 272-8986 for your free consultation today.
Pedestrian accident law can be a difficult field to navigate on your own. As a victim, you will need to contend with at-fault parties and insurance companies that do not want you to settle for a large amount. Hiring a lawyer can be the simplest and most effective way to stand up for your rights and obtain fair compensation for your damages. Your lawyer will take over settlement negotiations for your pedestrian accident claim so you can focus on healing. Portland pedestrian accident attorneys can manage difficult tasks such as investigating your accident, collecting evidence, building an injury claim, and going head-to-head with insurance companies on your behalf.
Before you can bring a claim to damages, you must understand who or what caused your accident. This party will serve as the defendant during your personal injury claim in Multnomah County. The Portland pedestrian accident lawyers at Tillmann Law can investigate your case and name the defendant on your behalf, if necessary. We can help you determine the cause of your crash using proven investigative techniques.
An incompetent, inexperienced, negligent, or careless driver could easily cause a preventable pedestrian collision in Portland. Other hazards can contribute to these wrecks as well, including dangerous roadways. The defendant could be the driver that struck you, the government for a defective public roadway, a private property owner, a product manufacturer, and/or other parties depending on your case.
Naming the defendant is just one of many tasks we can accomplish for you at Tillmann Law. Our pedestrian accident lawyers’ commitment to client success means we have all the resources and abilities you need for a strong claim to damages. A strong case could equal maximum compensation for your losses.
In general, your pedestrian accident case will be worth more the more serious your injuries and damages are. Hiring the right Portland accident attorney can go a long way toward increasing your financial recovery. Speak to the lawyers at Tillmann Law today to find out if we may be able to help you.
Tillmann Law is 100% dedicated to protecting the rights of Portland’s most vulnerable road users: pedestrians. If you or a loved one was recently in a pedestrian collision in Portland, do not hesitate to contact us for a free legal consultation. We can discuss your case and claim to damages in more detail at no cost or obligation. Call (503) 272-8986 to reach a Portland personal injury lawyer directly.