Utah’s mountains are popular for many types of sports besides skiing and snowboarding. Many avid runners and bikers take to the trails and city streets for exercise and recreation. Unfortunately, collisions between cars and pedestrians usually lead to one outcome — serious injuries on the part of the pedestrian.
Summit Injury Law represents victims of pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents in Salt Lake City, Park City and the surrounding areas of Utah. We know the laws that protect your right to seek compensation from a negligent driver. We use that knowledge to protect your best interests throughout the claims process.
Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians can occur anywhere cars and people share space. Most pedestrian accidents occur at crosswalks or in parking lots, where distracted drivers may fail to see a person moving into the intersection or behind their vehicles. Depending on the speed and force of the impact, pedestrians can suffer injuries such as:
If you or a loved one was hit by a distracted driver or involved in a crosswalk accident, Summit Injury Law can help you recover maximum compensation to which you’re entitled. Attorney David S. Kottler explores all coverage options available to you, including claiming from your own auto insurance if the at-fault driver is underinsured or uninsured. Many people do not realize they have this option even if they were not in a vehicle at the time of the accident.
We encourage all prospective clients to speak with our experienced Utah personal injury lawyer. Whether you hire us or not, we are able to provide you with a free case evaluation, so you can make an informed decision.