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Pedestrian Accidents Claims

Duncan Lewis Solicitors – Pedestrian Accidents Claims


Injuries from pedestrian accidents can involve a wide range of circumstances, from vehicles mounting the pavement – to slips, trips and falls on poorly maintained pavements and highways.


Duncan Lewis is renowned for handling pedestrian accident claims and can successfully help those injured in pedestrian accidents claim substantial compensation for their injuries.


Our specialist compensation claims solicitors frequently advise on injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents involving:


  • Bicycle accidents
  • Building and construction accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Obstructions on the public highway
  • Public liability claims
  • Scaffolding collapse
  • Slips, trips and falls.


Injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents might at first appear minor – but if an initial diagnosis overlooks a more serious underlying injury which goes untreated, an individual could be left with a permanent disability.


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors frequently advise on high-value claims for pedestrian accident compensation involving serious injuries, as well as claims involving minor injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents caused by negligence, including:


  • Brain injury or concussion
  • Bruising
  • Crush injuries
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Dental injuries
  • Fractures
  • Haematoma
  • Maxillofacial injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Paralysis
  • Polytrauma
  • Spinal cord injury.
  • Sprains


In some cases, a pedestrian accident may lead to a fatal outcome or catastrophic injuries – especially if the initial medical diagnosis is inaccurate or a patient is misdiagnosed.


It is important to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible if you have been injured in a pedestrian accident caused by another party’s negligence, so that any claim can be assessed accurately.


How to claim compensation for a pedestrian accident


There is usually a three-year time limit for making a claim for pedestrian accident compensation.In some circumstances this can be extended.


Children who are injured in pedestrian accidents can make a claim for compensation up to the age of 21 for injuries sustained before the age of 18. Your Duncan Lewis solicitor can advise parents and guardians on how to make pedestrian accident claim on behalf of a child before they reach the age of 18 by acting as the child’s Litigation Friend.


The Duncan Lewis claims team also offers supportive legal advice to bereaved families whose loved one has lost their life as a result of injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident and who wish to make a claim for compensation.


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors always press for maximum compensation for injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident – and can also advise on rehabilitation, access to welfare benefits, adaptations to the home and compensation to cover any loss of earnings or ongoing medical care.


Contacting Duncan Lewis Personal Injury Solicitors


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors usually accept pedestrian accident compensation claims on a no win no fee basis.


Duncan Lewis Solicitors have offices across England and Wales – call 033 3772 0409 and ask to speak to a member of our specialist claims team about making a claim for a pedestrian accident. A family member can call on behalf of a loved one who is still recovering from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident or who is unable to call.


With pedestrian accidents, what might appear to be a minor injury could still lead to permanent disability or even a life changing disability – the Duncan Lewis claims team offers expert legal advice on making a claim for pedestrian accident compensation, to ensure you will receive the compensation you need to recover from your injuries and get your life back on track.


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