Car-pedestrian accidents are not uncommon, and liability isn't always as clear as you might think. In this section we look at the various issues of legal liability, and compensation for injuries and property damage.
What If My Car Accident Involved a Pedestrian?
When a driver hits a pedestrian, key liability and insurance coverage questions need to be answered.
Legal Options for Pedestrian Hit By a Car
If you're a pedestrian who has been injured by a vehicle driver, understand your rights and your options.
Is the Driver Always at Fault in a Pedestrian vs. Car Accident?
Usually the driver is liable in a pedestrian-car accident - but that's not always the case.
Can the Pedestrian Be at Fault in a Car-Pedestrian Accident?
Even though pedestrians generally have the right-of-way, there are situations where they can be liable for an accident involving a car.
Accidents Involving Drunk Drivers and Pedestrians
If you're hit and injured by a drunk driver, here are the legal issues to keep in mind.
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How is a Pedestrian Hit by a Car Compensated for Injuries?
Who pays the medical bills and damages when a pedestrian is injured in a car accident?
Key Settlement Factors for a Pedestrian Injured in a Car Accident
Finding the "average" settlement for a pedestrian hit by a car won't help determine the value of your case, but these factors will.
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