Call today for a free consultation
952-448-2800 (Chaska)
507-388-1800 (Mankato)
612-424-6011 (Minneapolis)
Banner Image

Let our Family Help your Family

Advocating for injured and disabled Minnesotans for more than 35 years.

Pedestrian Accidents

Foot traffic on Minnesota streets has increased as a part of individuals simply going green and becoming healthier. They leave the car parked, they take off for a walk, and then the unexpected happens. All of a sudden a driver did not obey traffic laws and this resulted in a very unexpected accident.

You knew that you were to walk defensively, which is why it was such a shock when you were suddenly hit and put in unbearable pain. This changed your world emotionally and physically. It also changes your world financially.

While nothing can be done about the physical and emotional aspects of the accident, something can be done about the financial impact. When someone else is responsible for the accident, it is best to speak with an experienced lawyer who can file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf and pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, childcare, pain and suffering, and other costs that have been accrued as a result of the accident.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

It is estimated that there are nearly 5,000 pedestrians injured or killed in collisions with motor vehicles each year. These injuries and fatalities are often the result of drivers who do not observe traffic signs or they are speeding. Pedestrian accidents have also occurred with bicyclists and motorcyclists. Poorly designed intersections, poorly maintained and designed safety equipment, bridges, and guard rails have also contributed to pedestrian accidents and caused many injuries including the following:

  • Head or brain injury
  • Back or spinal injury
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation of limbs
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Internal and organ damage
  • Death

All of these injuries, with the exception of death, can cause lifelong disability. This means never being able to go back to work and having a compromised quality of life. With the help of your lawyer, you can ensure the financial aspect is something you don’t have to worry about.

Helping You Pursue Compensation

After your injury or the death of a loved one, it is important to call your attorney as soon as you are able. You deserve compensation for your suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses. You have to live with the physical and emotional pain, but you don’t have to live with the monetary impact. Instead, the party responsible can absorb the financial impact of the accident.

Contact A Twin Cities and Southern Minnesota Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrian accidents are fairly frequent on Minnesota’s busy streets. This has resulted in many individuals being severely injured or even killed. I get the compensation you deserve for a pedestrian accident. Contact our firm today at (952) 448-2800 – Chaska, (507) 388-1800 – Mankato, or (612) 424-6011 (Minneapolis). Consultations are free and cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. We only get paid when you are compensated.

Schedule Free Consultation

Reitan Law Office, PLLC

Chaska Office
Grandview Office Park
1454 White Oak Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

Phone: 952-448-2800
Fax: 952-448-2823
Chaska Law Office Map

Mankato Office
Trail Creek Center
120 North Augusta Court

Suite 110
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-388-1800
Fax: 507-388-1877
Map & Directions

Minneapolis Office
IDS Center
80 S. 8th Street

Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-424-6011
Fax: 612-424-6012
Map & Directions