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Philadelphia Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Pedestrian Accident LawyerThe busy streets of Philadelphia can be perilous for pedestrians. If a vehicle struck you as a pedestrian, you’re likely suffering from catastrophic and painful injuries. On top of the physical harm you’re enduring, the questions you have can be emotionally overwhelming. The Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyers at Ostroff Injury Law are here to help. We can answer your questions about fault, Pennsylvania law, seeking compensation, and much more.

Philadelphia Motorists Must Drive Carefully

Drivers have a duty to act cautiously around those traveling on foot. For example, Pennsylvania law requires motorists to yield to a pedestrian crossing at an intersection when traffic signals are not available or operating. That law applies to pedestrians in both marked or unmarked crosswalks.

Why Do So Many Pedestrian Accidents Happen in Philadelphia?

Motor vehicle crashes kill more than 30 pedestrians and bicyclists each year in Philadelphia. More than 2,200 crashes result in injuries. Tragically, pedestrian fatalities have increased 15.6 percent from 2009 to 2013.

In many parts of the city, day and night, there are often many pedestrians traveling near motor vehicles. Crashes involving pedestrians happen for many reasons. Drivers may be confused about who has the right of way. In some cases, a driver stops to yield to a person crossing the road; another vehicle approaching from behind passes the stopped vehicle, striking the pedestrian.

Driveways, parking lots, and other shared spaces are also dangerous for pedestrians. Driver distractions can prevent motorists from seeing a pedestrian in time. No matter the cause, a driver’s negligence can kill or catastrophically injure a person. But their carelessness cannot go unanswered.


Speak with Our Skilled Philadelphia Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

If you were injured or a loved one was killed as a pedestrian in Philadelphia, act now to protect your legal rights. The experienced Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyers at Ostroff Injury Law can answer your questions and inform you about the next steps toward justice. We’ll explain how you can obtain compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

Call Ostroff Injury Law at (800) 818-8148 or fill out our free online form. Our attorneys have decades of experience protecting the legal rights of victims both in and out of court. We will fight to get you the compensation you need, so you can focus on your family and recovering.

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  • Jon Ostroff



  • ryan jablonski



  • rich godshall



  • DIANE sodano



  • Brandon Zanan

    Brandon Zanan



  • Ethen Ostroff

    Ethen Ostroff



  • Lou Ricciardi

    Lou Ricciardi



  • Christine Clarke

    Christine Clarke



  • Christopher E. Paddock

    Christopher E. Paddock



  • Josh Ullman

    Josh Ullman



  • Ryan Michaleski

    Ryan Michaleski



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