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Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Our pedestrian injury lawyers in Columbia fight to secure your future. If you suffer an injury as a pedestrian, contact Eng & Woods to obtain compensation for your pain and suffering. With more than 100 years of combined legal experience and a passion for litigation, we have a deep understanding of personal injury law and know how to approach every individual case in the courtroom to come away with the best possible result for you. We form a balanced approach to find success in your case, coupling assertive and effective litigation tactics with personalized, attentive client services.

There are numerous factors we consider in your pedestrian accident case

Pedestrians and cyclists have equal rights to public space and roadways, protected by numerous laws. However, many drivers fail to observe the rules of the road that give the right-of-way to pedestrians at crosswalks, stop signs and stoplights. When they fail to follow these rules, they run the risk of causing severe injuries to pedestrians lawfully crossing the street.

Negligent drivers and insurance companies almost always try to pin at least a portion of the blame on the injured pedestrian, which adds unnecessary stresses to you after your injury. Our Columbia personal injury attorneys work to prove the liability of the driver by analyzing the details of the accident. We consider factors such as:

  • Whether you were in a crosswalk at the time of your accident
  • Whether there was a “walk” symbol when you crossed the street
  • Whether there was appropriate signage in the area to control traffic
  • Whether the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Whether the driver was speeding or driving recklessly at the time of the accident

When possible, we seek evidence from people who witnessed the accident to help strengthen your case against the negligent driver. Every step we take goes toward illustrating fault on the part of the driver, which is imperative in obtaining a successful verdict in your case.

Pedestrian accidents can be extremely serious. Victims could experience broken bones, back or spinal injuries, brain damage, internal organ damage and more. Let us aggressively advocate for you in the courtroom to secure the financial aid that you need to pay your medical and rehabilitation costs, and compensate you for all the pain and suffering that you have had to endure since your accident.

Contact our Columbia personal injury lawyers for more information

Call Eng & Woods at 877-888-2345 or schedule your free initial consultation by contacting us online. We operate on a contingency fee basis, so you don’t have to worry about paying legal fees until we succeed with your case. We answer phone calls after hours and provide flexible office hours, even visiting you in your home if you are unable to reach us. Our office has free parking and can be reached by bus.

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Office Location
  • Columbia Office
    1000 West Nifong Boulevard, Building 7
    Suite 201
    Columbia, Missouri 65203
    Phone: 573-874-4190
    Fax: 573-874-4192
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