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Pedestrian Accidents Monmouth County, NJ

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Monmouth County NJNew Jersey is the most densely populated state in the U.S. Other than meaning that we may have the most diners per street corner in the world (research yet to be conducted), it also can endanger pedestrians on crowded streets. Car accidentstruck accidents, train accidents, and other motor vehicle accidents can all be devastating when they involve pedestrians. Pedestrian accidents often lead to serious injury or even wrongful death. It is also true that vehicles which strike pedestrians are more likely to flee the scene of the crime in a hit and run.

The pedestrian accident injury attorneys or Chamlin, Rosen, Uliano & Witherington will review pedestrian accidents, how victims may seek financial compensation through personal injury claims, and how to find fault within a successful personal injury case.

Pedestrians Injured by Motor Vehicles in Monmouth County

Pedestrian accidents, more than any other type of motor vehicle accidents, have the potential to cause serious injuries. This can change the lives of victims and their families in an instant. While the focus should always be on recovering your health, a qualified Monmouth County pedestrian accident injury attorney may be able to recover financial damages for serious injuries including:

  • Brain Injuries – with no protection to speak of, pedestrians involved in auto accidents are at a high risk for brain injuries such as concussions, blunt trauma, bleeding, and more
  • Spinal Cord Injuries – severed or damaged spinal cords can be devastating to victims and their families, causing paralysis to local or large regions of the body and often requiring lifelong treatment and care
  • Broken Bones – severe bone fractures can impact the ability of victims to enjoy their lives moving forward, return to work, and much more
  • Wrongful Death – sadly, the fatality rate for pedestrians is also quite high. The families of victims may be eligible for compensation through wrongful death claims

Finding Fault for Pedestrian Accidents: Freehold, NJ Auto Accident Lawyers

In the majority of cases, your Freehold auto accident lawyer will strive to find fault with the driver of the motor vehicle causing a pedestrian accident. However, there are other complicating factors which may come into play within your personal injury claim. Typical pedestrian accident personal injury claims may include:

Finding fault with a driver – in most scenarios, it is the responsibility of drivers or vehicle operators to drive safely without injuring pedestrians. Fault may be shown for a number of reasons such as the at fault party driving while intoxicateddriving distracted, or disobeying posted traffic laws

Premises liability – in some cases, hazardous environments or conditions may be the primary cause of an injurious accident. It is possible to hold the entities responsible for maintaining roadways and other public property liable for injuries which were caused by disrepair or other avoidable dangerous situations

Comparative negligence – New Jersey is a comparative negligence state, meaning it may be possible to recover financial compensation for a pedestrian accident even if the victim is partially at fault for the accident. To understand this concept more fully, speak to a qualified Freehold auto accident lawyers.

Injured in a Pedestrian Accident? Contact our West Long Branch Pedestrian Accident Injury Attorneys Today

The auto accident legal team of Chamlin, Rosen, Uliano & Witherington have decades of legal experience in local Monmouth County towns such as Asbury Park, Howell, Red Bank, West Long Branch, Middletown, Freehold, and all of Central New Jersey. Our team of attorneys are led by Charles J. Uliano, who is one of only a handful of lawyers in the state to be dual certified as both a Civil Trial and Certified Criminal Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Our firm has built a reputation as providing high quality, ethical, and personalized legal solutions to our clients and their families who have been injured. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, please call our West Long Branch offices at (732) 440-3950 or contact us online for a free and confidential consultation regarding your potential for financial compensation through a personal injury claim. 

Monmouth County, NJ Personal Injury Depositions

Most personal injury cases result in a settlement outside of the courtroom. This is due to a litany of reasons including both parties wanting to avoid the costs of litigation, the extended timelines, and the risks involved in a court trial. However, even personal injury cases which never are heard by a judge are still serious legal… Continue Reading

Expert Witnesses Used in Monmouth County, NJ Personal Injury Cases

Personal injury claims are not nearly as dramatic as courtroom dramas we see on TV, films, or in John Grisham novels. However, many of the same concepts do translate into real life legal practice. One of those concepts is the usage of expert witnesses. Experts within personal injury cases are primarily used to give sworn testimony as… Continue Reading

Severe Injuries Demand Higher Personal Injury Compensation

No two injuries are exactly alike. This may seem obvious, but the nature and severity of your injuries can have a material impact on the compensation to which you may be entitled through a personal injury claim. Victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, defective product accidents, and any other type of accident may need to… Continue Reading

Motorcycle Safety Laws in New Jersey

Those who ride motorcycles understand that there is nothing quite like that feeling. The lifestyle, the freedom, the culture, and even the less frequent trips to the gas station are all great reasons to ride in New Jersey. Unfortunately, bikers also assume a greater risk of serious injury or even wrongful death due to the inherent dangers of riding… Continue Reading

Understanding NJ Car Insurance Policies and Injury Compensation Recovery

Each state in the United States is given the discretion to choose what types of insurance policies are made available for drivers of all kinds of vehicles. In New Jersey, state policies are such that insurance companies offer drivers two important types of car accident injury coverage: “limited right to sue” and “unlimited right to… Continue Reading

Motorcycle Injuries and Your Motorcycle Insurance Policy

In the United States, each state is given the power to choose what kinds of insurance policies will be available for motorists of all kinds, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, and recreational vehicles such as boats or jetskis. New Jersey has chosen to employ a “no-fault” insurance policy, meaning anyone involved in a car accident or… Continue Reading

Truck Accident Injuries and the Debate for Increased Safety

One of the most potentially dangerous aspects of driving on any Monmouth County highway or road is that of the presence of large commercial trucks. Heavy, fast-moving objects like trucks and tractor-trailers present an obvious danger to motorists and pedestrians alike, and while some progress has been made towards preventing truck accident injuries and wrongful… Continue Reading

Future Losses Explained

In personal injury cases such as car accidents, premises liability, product liability, construction accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and slip and falls, one very important concept is that of “future losses”. If your injury has a lasting impact on your life, such that it impacts your ability to work and enjoy life the same way… Continue Reading

Your First Conversation with a Personal Injury Attorney

What to Expect When Speaking with a Monmouth County Personal Injury Lawyer Being injured in a serious accident is a traumatic life experience. At the West Long Branch law offices of Chamlin, Rosen, Uliano & Witherington, we hope to alleviate some of the stress involved with the experience by informing our clients as to what… Continue Reading

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Chamlin, Rosen, Uliano & Witherington of West Long Branch, New Jersey, provides representation throughout Monmouth County including Asbury Park, Belmar, Colts Neck, Deal, Eatontown, Freehold, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, Lake Como, Long Branch, Manalapan, Manasquan, Marlboro Township, Middletown, Neptune, Oakhurst, Ocean Township, Redbank, Shrewsbury, Spring Lake, Tinton Falls, Wall Township, West Long Branch, and Freehold Township; Ocean County including Bayville, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Lakewood Township, Mantoloking, Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach, and Toms River; Middlesex County including East Brunswick, Milltown, New Brunswick, Old Bridge Township, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy, South River, and Spotswood.

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