One of the most commonly catastrophic types of personal injuries is to a person in a pedestrian knockdown accident. Victims who have hit by a car injuries in New Mexico could face permanent, debilitating, and often long term consequences. This includes needing life-saving surgery or having surgery which requests in permanent disability such as inserting painful hardware like rods, pins, screws, and plates. Other times, pedestrians who have hit by car injuries could also suffer significant lost wages and lost earnings which can add insult to injury.
If you or a loved one were seriously injured in a New Mexico pedestrian knockdown accident, call our Albuquerque personal injury lawyer to learn what rights to compensation you may have for hit by car injuries in New Mexico. We can help protect your rights to compensation under the law, including for pain and suffering, lost wages, lost future earnings, medical bills, home or vehicle modifications, medication costs, loss of consortium, property damage, and other monetary compensation for your injuries. Call for a FREE consultation to learn how we can help you today.
A victim who is hit by a car could suffer catastrophic personal injuries. This is because a pedestrian does not have an airbag, seatbelt, side curtains, or even the side walls of a vehicle to protect them. Pedestrians are even more vulnerable than motorcyclists and bicyclists who typically wear helmets or other protective gear. As a result, a pedestrian who is hit by a car is likely to suffer the comply array of injuries that could be caused by a motor vehicle.
Some of the most common types of hit by car injuries in New Mexico include the following:
There are many different types of serious injuries that could be caused in a pedestrian knockdown. The different types of serious injuries depend on the cause of the collision. The most common cause of the collision is through the reckless, careless, or downright negligent conduct of another motorist. This includes motorists who are needlessly taking risks on the roadway which could cause serious injury or harm to us. Victims who are injured may be caused to suffer injuries by a motorist who is negligent in the following manners:
Pedestrians who are seriously injured should make sure that their rights to compensation are protected. One of the best ways to do that is to consult with an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer. Here at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our dedicated motor vehicle accident lawyers fight back with some of the largest insurance companies in the United States. We work hard to protect the rights of all people who have been seriously injured by the negligent actions of another person, business, or government actor.
Our law firm offers FREE consultations and, if we accept your case, we will work hard for you on a contingency fee agreement which means that we only get paid after you get paid in a settlement or court award. This means there is no upfront financial risks or costs to work with our law firm. We handle cases throughout New Mexico, including in Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Roswell, Farmington, Hobbs, Lordsburg, or anywhere else in the state, including Albuquerque where our law office is located. Call the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. by dialing (505) 883-5000 to learn how we can help. You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.