As a pedestrian, there is always a chance you can be involved in an accident. For example, a driver could run a stop sign, thus causing a car accident in which you are injured.
Recovering from a pedestrian accident is never simple, as there are many things you need to do. Above all else, you should focus on your health. There is nothing more important than this, so don't delay in seeking treatment. Even if you feel that you can walk away from an accident, don't do so. You should call for emergency treatment to ensure that you did not suffer any internal injuries
Once your health is in order, you can then begin to focus on the financial details of your accident. For example, are you able to recover compensation from the negligent party? This is not a guarantee, but if somebody was responsible for the accident, there is a good chance that you will be able to recover some type of compensation
It is important to look at all potential sources of compensation, such as insurance coverage. For example, you may be able to make a claim on your car or home insurance policy. Of course, the driver's insurance should also be taken into consideration.
Recovering from a pedestrian accident, both medically and financially, can be full of challenges. You never know what you will face along the way, but you have to be prepared for everything. If you have been injured, contact Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.C. today to speak with an experienced Reno personal injury attorney. We would be happy to review your case for free and we don't charge any fees unless we win your case.