Pedestrian injuries can have long-term effects. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident due to someone else’s negligence, you need to consult a seasoned Miami pedestrian accident attorney. With extensive experience in Florida personal injury law, we can analyze the facts of your case and provide you with an honest assessment of your claim.The University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research found socioeconomic status is not a statistically relevant factor when considering the likelihood of a pedestrian dying after being hit by a car. These findings refute the assumption that pedestrian crashes disproportionately affect lower-income residents in Tampa – a city that has consistently been rated one of the most dangerous places for walking and biking in the country.
The study found that pedestrians hit at night are more than two times more likely to die in an accident that those hit during the daytime, suggesting that lighting affects accident outcomes.