While out for an evening jog this Monday, a 27-year-old woman from Champlain was struck by a car as she ran with the flow of traffic along the lane shoulder. She was pronounced dead at a hospital the next morning. The 85-year-old driver tried to maneuver around a group of four joggers but hit one of them. Officials are still investigating the cause of the accident.
Pedestrian accidents, and sadly, wrongful death cases are frequent occurrences. In fact, it is estimated that there is one pedestrian injury every eight minutes. Accidents have the claimed the lives of approximately 5,000 pedestrians every year in the United States. In a moment's notice, and due to no fault of your own, a tragic accident can turn your world upside down. In the case of a wrongful death, there are repercussions for indirect victims of the accident, who suffer trauma and hardships from the tragedy.
If you or a loved one has suffered from an injury, or even wrongful death, then you need a Nassau County personal injury attorney who can address your unique situation and ensure that you get the full compensation that you are owed. We at the The Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli understand that things are stressful for you and your family, and we want to help you through this emotional time. We work on a contingency basis, so there is no additional financial burden to you. We only get paid if we win your case. Receiving the maximum settlement that is due to you can help with medical bills, damages, and any other compensation that you need in this difficult period in your life. You can find the experienced and aggressive representation you need at our firm. Fill out a free case evaluation and call our office today (516) 628-6402!