Most pedestrian knockdowns and bicycle accidents happen because car, truck, and bus drivers don’t pay attention at intersections or see them on the side of the road. As a result, it’s not uncommon for drivers to claim a pedestrian or bicyclist ran into them rather than the other way around.
At the Law Offices of Jeffrey I. Amtman, we work with accident investigators in determining how a pedestrian knockdown or bicycle accident happened. Since New Jersey is a 51% modified negligence state, you can’t recover damages if the court finds you are 51% or more at fault. As a result, insurance companies often try and place as much blame as possible on pedestrians and bicyclists in the hopes of reducing the amount paid to them in claims. As your attorney, Jeffrey I. Amtman has the experience and resources necessary to fight insurance companies that are interested in confusing the issues and denying you a fair claim.
If you’ve been seriously injured in a pedestrian knockdown or bicycle accident, contact personal injury lawyer Jeffrey I. Amtman today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.
The personal injury Law Offices of Jeffrey I. Amtman represents pedestrians and bicyclists suffering from the following kinds of injuries due to negligence on the part of car, truck, or bus drivers:
Neck and back injuries
Spinal cord injuries
A serious injury can require long-term hospitalization, in-home care, and physical therapy. In order to ensure our clients receive compensation commensurate with their injuries and pain and suffering, Jeffrey I. Amtman consults medical economists and life care planners. We also ask medical experts to testify when necessary to verify the nature and extent of your injuries and what your future prognosis is. Our financial projections reflect known costs associated with surgery, physical therapy, medical equipment, and loss in quality of life. We understand how insurance companies try to reduce settlements and awards and are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve.
Before you talk to an insurance agent or provide a statement to them, contact personal injury attorney Jeffrey I. Amtman today to schedule a free consultation to learn how we can help you.