Can an injured pedestrian sue in NJ?
Jim Ronca Posted on February 13th 2012
Pedestrians are at a distinct disadvantage in a New Jersey car accident. Without the protective metal of a car, without seatbelts and without airbags they have a greater risk of suffering significant injuries than motorists and their passengers.
A pedestrian who is injured by a motorist in New Jersey may have the option to sue for damages. Generally, if the pedestrian incurred medical expenses not covered by insurance and other damages including, but not limited to lost income, out of pocket costs, and compensation for pain and suffering then the pedestrian may sue.
In order to sue, it is important to contact an experienced New Jersey car accident lawyer who has experience investigating pedestrian accidents and negotiating with insurance companies. An experienced attorney can help an injured pedestrian get the recovery that he or she deserves after a NJ accident.
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