Pedestrian accidents are a major problem all over the country, but especially in Florida. Between the abundance of beaches and months of great weather, it is no surprise that Florida has so much pedestrian traffic. In fact, Florida ranks nearly double the national average in terms of pedestrian accident fatalities despite being on par with other states in terms of total foot traffic. If you have been hurt in an accident and need a pedestrian accident lawyer to fight for you, turn to The Ruth Law Team.

The Ruth Law Team is a highly skilled and experienced legal partner that you can trust in your time of need. We have experience trying a wide variety of personal injury cases, including pedestrian accidents. We will fight for you and make every effort to hold all responsible parties accountable, including the at-fault driver and local municipalities that may have contributed to your injuries. Contact us today to have your case reviewed by an injury lawyer and to receive professional legal advice.

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Professional, timely representation. We were always kept well informed and had access to the Team whenever necessary. I would recommend The Ruth Law Team to anyone. Amy, Eric and Nicole were extremely knowledgeable and competent. Thanks for all you did for us.

Ronald H.

The Ruth Law Team was awesome to me right after the accident through the very end of the case. I would highly recommend them to anyone that has been in an accident and not sure what to do next. Thank you for all your help and assistance.

Kimberly J.

Thank you so much to Patricia Olson and team for all your hard work and patience in my case. You did an outstanding job. I appreciate all of you. God bless and have a blessed day & years to come.

Saundra M.

Very satisfied with the law firm.

Frances V.
South Pasadena

This law firm has been a godsend to me. Everyone is always willing to help and listen always. Amy has been GREAT. I appreciate her very much.

Sabrina S.

The team at Ruth Law always treated me compassionately and handled my case in a very professional way. Amy Catledge and Patti Olson have been a tremendous help in an otherwise impossible situation after I was hit by an uninsured driver. Thank you to The Ruth Law Team for being there and doing what you do!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Pedestrian Accidents

How do I get a rental car after a car accident?

If the other driver is at-fault and his/her insurance company accepts liability, then the at-fault driver’s insurance company should provide you with a rental vehicle during the time your vehicle is being repaired or until you receive a check for the value of the vehicle.  An issue can sometimes arise when the other driver’s insurance… read more?

What if I’ve been hurt in a car accident?

When you have been in a car accident, truck accident or motorcycle accident, understanding what to do next is of vital importance. Obviously securing the safety of everyone in the accident is the first priority. Call 911 if anyone is injured. Get the name and address of the driver of each vehicle. The owner of… read more?

What do I do if the insurance company is not offering me enough for my car?

Just like when buying a new car, the best thing you can do is arm yourself with knowledge.  The internet is your best resource. Kelly Blue Book and NADA are the standards in the industry to find the actual cash value (ACV) of your car.  Check out the classified advertisements in your local newspapers,… read more?

Our Pedestrian Accident Case Results


Settlement for Pedestrian Recovered

Our law firm recovered over $350K for a woman struck as a pedestrian at night in a disputed liability claim. Our client required an extensive hospital and rehabilitation for injuries including a broken pelvis, closed head injury and low back injury. Her comments | Read more?

Settlement for Pedestrian Hit After Car Runs Stop Sign

Settlement to our client after being hit by a car which ran a stop sign.

Pedestrian Struck by Cement Truck

Verdict to a young victim hit by a cement truck. Our client sustained significant back injuries including syringomyelia. She is on permanent disability from her injuries.

Pedestrian Hit by Tractor Trailer

Recovery for our client who was severely injured when hit by a tractor trailer. The victim was drug by the trailer causing fractures, torn muscles, permanent scarring and disfigurement.

Corporate Truck Hits Pedestrian

Verdict for a pedestrian that was hit by a large corporate truck.

Passenger Injured in Drunk Driving Accident

We were able to settle this case for the full insurance policy limits on this case. Our client was a passenger in a vehicle when a DUI driver pulled out in front of them. This was the drunk driver’s 3rd offense, and he was arrested… read more?

NOTE: Client may not obtain the same or similar results.

What Happens Next?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand that this may be your first time seeking legal counsel and how intimidating that decision might be. This is why we have simplified the process to help you make the right decision for your circumstances. This 3-step process includes:

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Once you decide that The Ruth Law Team is the right option to represent you, we will begin the process of submitting your claim.

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents are perhaps one of the most deadly forms of vehicle-related accidents there are. When a pedestrian is hit by a car, they have no protection. Their body is subjected to an extreme amount of force that will almost always result in lifelong ailments or even death. Due to the inherent risks of being hit by a motor vehicle, it is vital that you understand the primary causes of this all too common occurrence. If you have been injured by the negligence of another, The Ruth Law Team’s personal injury lawyers can provide invaluable guidance in your time of need. We may be able to file a claim on your behalf and obtain justice for your injuries and lost wages.

Pedestrian crashes can affect literally anyone, but they almost always involve an act of negligence on the part of the at-fault driver. Some of the most common causes of pedestrian accidents may include:

Contact Our Accident Attorneys

Being hit by a car can result in substantial injury or even death. If you or a loved one has suffered due to the negligence of another, The Ruth Law Team’s pedestrian accident attorneys may be able to help. We have a proven track record of recovering for our clients.

Don’t put off your quest for justice. The longer you wait, the more likely it is that valuable evidence will be lost forever. Contact The Ruth Law Team today at (888) 783-8378, and schedule your free consultation. We will match you with a talented pedestrian accident attorney near you.

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