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Personal injury claim possible after pedestrian-auto accident

When a person is hit by a moving vehicle, there is a high probability that the victim could suffer from serious injuries, even death. A person has no protection against the impact of a car or truck, and even a low speed accident could have dire consequences. When a person is injured in a pedestrian-auto accident, that individual has the right to seek compensation through a personal injury claim.

Recently, a person was hit by a car while walking through a store parking lot in Clarksburg, West Virginia. That individual was taken to a hospital for medical treatment, but the extent of his or her injuries are not known. Upon release from the hospital, the accident victim would be wise to seek the opinion of a lawyer regarding potential legal options.

Pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere. Parking lots are particularly dangerous as people often drive too fast and fail to practice caution when there are people walking. Drivers can be held accountable for their negligent or reckless actions behind the wheel, even if they occur in a parking lot instead of on a major road. Pedestrians have rights, even when walking to their cars from a store.

If involved in an accident, it can be difficult to deal with the physical and financial aftermath alone. Every West Virginia accident victim who suffered as the result of the actions of another person has the right to a full and fair recovery. The best way to protect one's lawful entitlements is to seek the help and support of an experienced personal injury attorney.

Source: wdtv.com, "One transported after auto-pedestrian accident", July 27, 2016

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