Experienced Vancouver Pedestrian Injury Attorneys

Vancouver Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

Find out why we have some of the best personal injury lawyers in Vancouver 

Have you or a loved one recently been injured in a pedestrian accident?

Our team of experienced pedestrian injury lawyers in Vancouver, Washington are here to help. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that pedestrian accidents can take, and we are dedicated to fighting for your rights and getting you the compensation you deserve.

Call our office today to schedule a free consultation with one of our pedestrian injury lawyers.

Understanding Pedestrian Injury

Pedestrian injury refers to any harm or damage sustained by a person who is on foot and involved in a collision or accident. [1] Pedestrian injuries typically occur when pedestrians are struck by vehicles, bicycles, or other moving objects. These injuries can range from minor cuts and bruises to more severe injuries.

Understanding Pedestrian Injury

Types of Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents can occur in various ways, often involving collisions with vehicles, bicycles, or other objects. Here are some common types of pedestrian accidents:

  • Bicycle-Pedestrian Collisions
  • Backing Up Accidents
  • Hit-and-Run Accidents
  • Intersection Accidents
  • Parking Lot Accidents
  • Vehicle-Pedestrian Collisions

Causes of Pedestrian Injuries

The causes of pedestrian injuries are diverse and can result from various factors related to both pedestrian behavior and environmental conditions. Here are the causes of pedestrian injuries:

  • Distracted Driving
  • Failure to Yield
  • Inadequate Infrastructure
  • Poor Visibility
  • Speeding Vehicles
  • Traffic Signal Violations
  • Vehicle Blind Spots
  • Weather Conditions

Compensatory Damages for Victims of Pedestrian Injuries

You are entitled to compensatory damages to help you recover from injuries. These damages can cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, and wrongful death damages.

Medical expenses may include hospital bills, medication costs, rehabilitation therapy, and any other healthcare-related costs. Lost wages compensate for the income that the victim could not earn due to the accident.

Pain and suffering damages aim to provide financial compensation for the physical and emotional distress caused by the accident. Property damage can cover repairing or replacing any personal belongings damaged in the accident.

In the unfortunate event of a pedestrian fatality due to an accident, you may be able to claim wrongful death damages to cover funeral expenses, loss of financial support, and emotional suffering. Book a no-obligation free consultation with our accident lawyers.

Compensatory Damages for Victims of Pedestrian Injuries

Statute of Limitations for Pedestrian Injuries in Vancouver, Washington

In Vancouver, Washington State, the Statute of Limitations for pedestrian injury claims is two years from the date of the accident. However, if the pedestrian accident claim involves a government entity, such as a city or county, there may be a shorter time frame to file a claim, often within 180 days to one year from the date of the accident.

Consult with our dedicated personal injury attorneys in Vancouver to discuss whether any exceptions apply to your case. 

Benefits of Hiring a Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

Being struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian can be a life-altering experience, both physically and emotionally. The aftermath of such an accident can be challenging, leaving you with mounting medical bills, lost wages, and emotional trauma.

If you’ve been the victim of a pedestrian accident, it’s important to seek legal representation from experienced pedestrian injury lawyers. Here’s why:

  • Expertise in Pedestrian Accident Law: Our pedestrian accident attorneys have in-depth knowledge of personal injury laws, liability statutes, and insurance regulations specific to your jurisdiction. This ensures your case is handled with the utmost precision and maximizes your chances of receiving fair compensation.
  • Thorough Investigation and Evidence Gathering: We work tirelessly to collect all relevant evidence, including police reports, witness statements, medical records and bills, traffic camera footage, expert testimony, and other important records.
  • Skilled Negotiation and Settlement Pursuit: Insurance companies often try to settle pedestrian accident cases for a fraction of what they’re worth. Our skilled negotiators will advocate aggressively on your behalf, ensuring you receive a fair and just settlement that covers all your damages.
  • Trial-Ready Representation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, we are fully prepared to take your case to trial. We will meticulously prepare your case, present compelling evidence to the jury, and fight for the maximum compensation you deserve.
Benefits of Hiring a Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, don’t hesitate to contact us today. Pay nothing unless we win

FAQs About Pedestrian Injuries

If you witness a pedestrian injury or accident scene, immediately call emergency services. Offer assistance if it is safe to do so, such as providing first aid or guiding traffic away from the injured person.

Yes, drivers who are found at fault in pedestrian accidents may face legal consequences, including fines, license points, or more severe penalties, depending on the circumstances of the incident.


[1] Bieber, C. (2023, February 3). Pedestrian Accident Causes, Injuries & Legal Options. Forbes Advisor. https://www.forbes.com/advisor/legal/auto-accident/pedestrian-accident/

Goldberg & Loren

Vancouver, Washington

Phone: (564) 214-8468

George Goldberg

We fight hard for our clients who have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Vancouver, Washington. Our personal injury lawyers fight for maximum compensation.

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