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Suffered an Injury Caused by a Negligent Driver in Norfolk, VA?

Have you or a loved one been injured in a pedestrian accident in Norfolk, Virginia? The aftermath of such an incident can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally. At Kalfus & Nachman PC, we understand the challenges you face and are here to help you navigate the legal process. Our experienced team of Norfolk pedestrian accident lawyers is dedicated to protecting your rights, seeking justice, and obtaining the compensation you deserve.

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Understanding Pedestrian Accidents in Virginia

Pedestrian accidents can occur in various settings, such as crosswalks, sidewalks, parking lots, or even residential areas. Unfortunately, these accidents often result in severe injuries due to the vulnerability of pedestrians in collisions with motor vehicles. If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial to know your rights under Virginia law.

In Virginia, there are specific laws in place to protect the rights of pedestrians and hold negligent drivers accountable.

Some key provisions include:

  • Right-of-Way: Virginia law mandates that drivers must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in crosswalks. This applies to both marked and unmarked crosswalks, ensuring pedestrians have the right to safely navigate roadways.
  • Pedestrian Signals: Pedestrians are required to follow traffic signals and crosswalk indicators. However, drivers are also responsible for respecting these signals and yielding to pedestrians when indicated.
  • Sidewalk Usage: Pedestrians are generally expected to use sidewalks when available. If sidewalks are not present, they should walk on the left side of the road, facing traffic. Drivers should be cautious and provide ample space when passing pedestrians in these situations.
  • School Zones and Crossings: Drivers must exercise extra caution in school zones, where children are present. Special attention should be given to designated school crossings and reduced speed limits.
  • Distracted Driving: Virginia has strict laws against distracted driving, including texting while driving. If a driver's distraction leads to a pedestrian accident, they may face serious legal consequences.

How We Can Help

At Kalfus & Nachman PC, our Norfolk pedestrian accident lawyers have a deep understanding of Virginia laws related to pedestrian accidents. We are committed to providing comprehensive legal support and advocacy for our clients.

Here's how we can assist you:

  • Investigation: We will thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding your pedestrian accident, gathering evidence such as accident reports, witness statements, and surveillance footage, if available. This will help establish liability and build a strong case on your behalf.
  • Legal Guidance: Our knowledgeable attorneys will explain your rights and guide you through the legal process. We will assess the full extent of your injuries, calculate the damages you may be entitled to, and advise you on the best course of action.
  • Negotiation and Litigation: We will diligently negotiate with insurance companies and opposing parties to pursue a fair settlement that covers your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. If necessary, we are prepared to take your case to court and fight for your rights in front of a jury.
  • Client Support: We understand the physical, emotional, and financial strain that pedestrian accidents can cause. Our compassionate team will provide ongoing support, answering your questions, and addressing any concerns you may have throughout the legal process.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Norfolk, Virginia, it is essential to act quickly to protect your rights. Contact Kalfus & Nachman PC today for a free consultation. 

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