Pedestrian Accident in Boulder
It’s no secret that Boulder has more pedestrians than most towns in Colorado. This is especially true when the weather warms up and students, tourists, and locals enjoy walk-friendly places like the Pearl Street Mall, North Boulder, and the University of Colorado campus. At Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC, we understand that sometimes there is a tension between motorists and pedestrians, and unfortunately, pedestrians get hit by inattentive, distracted, or careless drivers. According to Boulder’s 2016 Safe Streets report, between 2009 and 2014, there were 332 accidents where pedestrians were hit by vehicles. Of these pedestrian accidents about 25% resulted in serious injury or death. If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident on Boulder’s streets, crosswalks, or sidewalks, we invite you to call us today at 303-543-1000 for a free consultation with one of our experienced Boulder pedestrian accident attorneys.Helping You Recover After Your Accident
Because pedestrians lack the protections that cars have, when a pedestrian gets hit by a car it is more likely that a serious injury will occur. Depending on your circumstances, your injuries can impact your life in different ways. For example, if you are a student at the University of Colorado who was hit while walking to class or even during a night out on the town, your injuries may cause you to withdraw from school for a semester or longer. Similarly, your injuries may cause you to be out of work for a period or even leave you with permanent restrictions in the types of jobs you are able to do in the future. Our Boulder pedestrian accident lawyers have successfully obtained compensation and reimbursement for CU students’ tuition costs, as well as for lost earnings, in addition to past and future medical bills, emotional stress like pain and suffering, and for permanent disabilities our clients have suffered from their accidents.
At Cook, Bradford & Levy, LLC, we will listen to you to understand the impact of your pedestrian accident and then work to make sure you are in the best position to get fully compensated for your harms and losses. Oftentimes, especially when damages are high, insurance companies will fight to try to deny paying full and fair value of a pedestrian accident claim. Our Boulder pedestrian accident attorneys will work with your doctors to get documentation of your injuries so that the insurance company can see, as much as possible, the link between your damages and the accident. Not only that, but sometimes issues of who is at fault will arise, and we when this happens we can tap into our network of local and national experts in relevant topics such as human factors, accident reconstruction, or rules of the road, among many others.Contingency Fee Arrangements
Over the years our lawyers have learned how difficult paying for an attorney can be. To combat this problem, the Colorado Supreme Court permits lawyers to represent clients on a contingency basis. This means that our clients never owe us any money up front, and we can get started on your case right away. We get paid at the end of your case as a percentage of the financial compensation that we can obtain for you. Our Boulder pedestrian accident lawyers typically charge 33% of the gross recovery we achieve without litigation (most cases resolve without needing to file a lawsuit), and only if we can get a settlement or verdict. The bottom line is that we can help you regardless of your financial resources.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed while a pedestrian crossing the street, regardless of whether a crosswalk is involved, we invite you to call our Boulder pedestrian accident attorneys today at 303-543-1000 to arrange your free consultation about your case.