Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Pedestrians are at risk from motor vehicles in Birmingham and throughout Alabama.
In 2009, 4092 pedestrians were killed; 655 of these fatalities involved people 65 or older, and 244 were children 14 or younger. Over 80% of pedestrian deaths take place in urban areas. Most deaths occur where there are no traffic lights or stop signs, and most occur on weekend evenings. Over 14% of pedestrian deaths occur in rural areas. Call an Alabama pedestrian accident attorney at Simms and Associates if you have been injured or if a family member has been injured or killed.
Hit and run drivers are responsible for 20% of all pedestrian fatalities. In 11% of vehicular accidents, a driver flees the scene and leaves victims behind to suffer or die because medical help is not immediately available. If you or a family member is a victim of a hit and run driver, call a hit and run attorney at Simms and Associates.