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Decades of Experience Handling Florida
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
We Fight For the Rights of Pedestrians Throughout the State of Florida
Tampa, St. Petersburg, New Port Richey, Spring Hill, Brooksville, Inverness, Ocala, Gainesville, and everywhere in between
Sadly, car accidents and truck accidents involving pedestrians are quite common in the state of Florida, especially in busier urban cities like Tampa, St. Petersburg, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Miami. Pedestrian accidents usually result in very serious consequences, such as permanent disability, catastrophic injuries, and even the wrongful death of a family member. That is why when you are dealing with an accident of this magnitude you need to find a lawyer that has experience handling these types of cases. Our team of Florida Pedestrian Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton routinely help those who have been seriously injured by reckless and careless motorists while out walking, riding their bicycle, riding their motorcycle, or even riding an ATV or scooter. We know how best to help you and your loved ones get through this difficult time.
Our dedicated injury lawyers will do everything we can to get you maximum compensation for your suffering. We handle all the details of your case so that you can leave the worry to us and focus on recovering. If you or someone you care for has been harmed in a pedestrian accident anywhere in the state of Florida, we strongly urge you to call us at 866-608-5529 or contact us online as soon as possible so that we can make sure your rights are preserved.
All motorists are required to follow the rules of the road and yield to pedestrians while keeping a safe distance from them.If a driver chooses to respect the rules of a crosswalk or ignore traffic signals then they can be held liable for an accident that occurs. Motorists MUST yield in the following situations:
Just like drivers, pedestrians have a responsibility to prevent accidents by staying alert and using crosswalks. Under Florida law, pedestrians MUST:
Our Florida Pedestrian Injury Attorneys at Whittel & Melton are committed to helping pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and ATV/scooter riders who have been seriously harmed in a motor vehicle accident. We know the toll that these kinds of accidents take on a family and we want you to know that we will take care of all your legal needs. Whether you have suffered an injury or are grieving the loss of a loved one, we will work hard to get you the justice that you need and deserve. Call us today at 866-608-5529 or contact us online.