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Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Pedestrian Accidents

Experienced Nashville attorney who can help if you’re hit by a car

People can be seen out walking every day in Nashville and surrounding cities and towns. They are walking the dog, going to the store or are simply out for a stroll. We don’t think about getting into an accident when we’re walking, but it only takes one negligent driver to cause a car accident that leaves people badly hurt.

For more than 20 years, attorney Eric Beasley has been helping people injured in pedestrian accidents recover the financial compensation they deserve. He has earned a reputation for giving honest answers and putting in hard work to build strong cases that get results. That’s why former clients continue to recommend The Law Office of Eric Beasley to family and friends.

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    Fighting for the injured

    Pedestrians often suffer very serious injuries in these types of accidents, because they have no protection. They can suffer broken bones and injuries to the head, neck or back. Recovering from these injuries may take months or even years. Some people are left with a permanent disability and are never the same.

    An injured pedestrian may need surgery, a long hospital stay, medication, extensive physical therapy and home health care. Medical expenses can add up fast and become overwhelming. Many families experience financial stress, especially if an injured victim is unable to return to work because of their injuries.

    If a car or other vehicle hits a pedestrian, it may seem like a straightforward case. The pedestrian files a claim with the driver’s insurance company then all medical expenses are paid, and appropriate compensation is provided. It is usually much more complicated than that.

    Insurance companies are supposed to help but they are always concerned about profits. So, they will try to pay you as little as possible. One way they’ll try to do this is to argue that your injuries aren’t that bad. Or they may argue that one or more of your injuries were pre-existing. They may even say that you were partially to blame for what happened.

    Building strong cases that get results

    Another common tactic is to offer a settlement. If you’ve been hit by a car, the insurance company may contact you soon after with a settlement offer. They may say that it’s the best that they can do but will promise quick payment. As medical expenses start to pile up, it may seem tempting to accept their offer, but the offer will fall far short of covering the damages you have suffered.

    We think you should get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. That’s why our legal team investigates pedestrian accidents to get the facts. We carefully review accident reports, medical records and other documentation. We gather evidence and interview witnesses. If needed, we consult accident reconstruction experts.

    Attorney Beasley puts in the hard work needed to build a strong case that proves a negligent driver was responsible for causing the accident. Then he fights to resolve your case in a way that meets your needs, whether that’s through a negotiated settlement or a jury verdict.

    If you were hurt in a Nashville pedestrian accident, learn more about how we can help. Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

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