Review us

Available 24/7

(973) 675-8277
Se Habla Español
Nou Pale Kreyol
Blog

Were you hurt in a pedestrian versus car accident?

On behalf of Goldstein Goldstein

New Jersey motorists pose a serious and fatal threat to all pedestrians, but it wasn’t always like this. If we went back a hundred years ago, the threat of being struck by a car would never have existed at all. Because cars are heavy and threatening to the safety of pedestrians, and because pedestrians are far more vulnerable to getting hurt than motorists in a car crash, vehicle drivers are charged with the legal responsibility of avoiding pedestrians and giving them the right of way.

For the above reasons, pedestrians who are hurt in vehicle crashes may have the ability to seek financial compensation in court by holding the vehicle driver liable. In order to do so, most injured pedestrians will seek out the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. When approaching an attorney about a pedestrian accident case, here’s what the injured person should bring to the meeting:

— Police reports relating to the pedestrian accident.

— Copies of medical paper work, including medical reports, doctors’ bills, hospital bills, in-home heath services bills, physical rehabilitation bills, and receipts for other financial costs relating to one’s injuries.

— Insurance information, both related to your own medical insurance and the insurance of the driver who struck you.

— Photographs of the accident scene, roadways and/or intersection where the accident happened, your injuries and the car that struck you.

— Any other documents, information and photos that are potentially relevant to your case.

The more information you have available to provide your lawyer regarding your pedestrian accident the better. Even if it seems like it is insignificant, it best to provide the information as it will assist your lawyer evaluating your case. Do not worry if you do not have an important piece of information in your possession as your lawyer will likely be able to obtain it during the litigation of your case.

Have you been injured in a pedestrian versus car accident in New Jersey? By contacting a personal injury attorney, you can evaluate the facts of your case to determine the strength of your potential claim and what legal strategies may be employed to seek financial restitution and justice relating to your injuries.

Source: FindLaw, “Pedestrian Accidents FAQ,” accessed Nov. 16, 2016

Client Reviews

“The Very Best in the State of N.J. and very aggressive on cases. I recommend them to anyone looking for a fair shake and a great outcome. Thank You so very much for helping me Goldstein and Goldstein, LLP. Thank You from Byron Teal.”

Bryon Teal

“When it comes to Goldstein and Goldstein law firm get ready to have a firm that is not only professional but will go above and beyond for you! I felt like I was family and that my case the only one they had( even though it wasn’t)! My lawsuit from my car accident was a long and steady road that Richard, Michael and his staff paid so much personal attention to. I am completely grateful for all of their efforts!! Because of their due diligence, I will be a home owner by the end of 2020, be completely out of debt, and have a great amount set aside for my retirement! So to all of the Goldstein and Goldstein law firm lawyers and staff THANK YOU!! You will forever also be a part of my family too!! I can truly see why this firm was under the Super lawyer firms!! You all are #1 in my book ”

Felica Aharon

“If you are looking for someone to care, then this is the place. Michael and the staff are great. Melissa is wonderful, polite and kind as well as everyone else. I appreciate everything they’ve done for me.”

Michelle Bennett

“They’re always super courteous, and quick to respond to any of my questions which is super helpful for someone who isn’t familiar with the process of law. I’m super glad my uncle recommended me this law firm, definitely deserving of a 5 star rating.”

Israel Amaya

“These guys are THE BEST!!! They are honest and take a no nonsense approach. Not wasting time and stacking hidden fees. Extremely pleased with their results.”

Jean Labeaf

“Goldstein & Goldstein, is a professional Lawyer known the best for you when you contact them for your case, they would never disappoint you, whatever your case may be, they would work with you and make sure you’re good, so I personally recommend, Goldstein & Goldstein, LLP ATTORNEY AT LAW”

Amos Olayemi

“Goldstein and the secretary’s in the office stayed on top of my case , and got me a settlement I was satisfied with I highly recommend there services.”

Khalif Emile

“Great service to the people.Anytime i propose a question it is answered in a timely manner.Very helpful and committed.Thank You Guys!!!!”

hassan jackson

“Amazing place, definitely will recommend to anyone that needs a good lawyer!! There’s a wonderful lady called Melissa and also Michael that took care of our case. The process went smooth and they took care of everything, it takes time but you just have to be patient and wait for a good result. I’m giving this place a 5 stars.”

Komi Awumey

“This place kept in contact with me through my case, they helped me with great treatment and the attorney Michael is very good man and they work very fast. When I go to the office they are very nice to me and make me feel comfortable.”

Denise Francios

“Michael Goldstein is an awesome attorney. They provide you with the best customer service and they make sure you and your family are taken care of. The outcome for my slip and fall case was a very good one and I couldnt ask for a better attorney. I will recommend anyone here...Thank you Goldstein & Goldstein..”

Tyra Rulz

“Melissa Quintero has been absolutely amazing from day one. She is extremely diligent with her work and keeps a positive attitude when dealing with tough situations. She genuinely puts the client first and has kept things simple for me. Highly Recommend her services!”

Saahil Dhawan

“My brother recommended me to this firm and I was so happy he did. I was so happy with the outcome of my case. Michael got me money and fast! Thank you again I would def recommend him,”

Leonor Santiago

“I was referred to Goldstein and Goldstein by a friend after a car accident and the service I received was exceptional! Thank you guys! Like”

Simone J

“Michael Goldstein is an awesome attorney. They provide you with the best customer service and they make sure you and your family are taken care of. The outcome for my slip and fall case was a very good one and I couldnt ask for a better attorney. I will recommend anyone here...Thank you Goldstein & Goldstein..”

Tyra Rulz