Albuquerque Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

While pedestrian accidents leave you with serious injuries, our Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney helps you get the compensation you need to recover.

New Mexico leads the nation when it comes to pedestrian accidents. Often occurring due to the reckless actions of motorists, the injuries you suffer can be severe and potentially life threatening. At the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr. , Ed provides the strong, trusted legal representation you need in these situations. With more than 30 years of experience as an Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney, he can help you get the compensation you need to recover.

Protecting You When Albuquerque Pedestrian Accidents Occur

Dangerous By Design ranks New Mexico as among the most dangerous states in the nation for pedestrian accidents and injuries. Compared to over 100 other major metropolitan areas, Albuquerque is listed in the top quarter due to the roughly 200 pedestrian deaths that occur in our area each year. As an experienced Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney, attorney Chavez knows the serious impacts even an otherwise minor collision can have on every area of your life.

At the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr., while you focus on your recovery, Ed focuses on getting you the compensation to which you are entitled. Common types of pedestrian injuries suffered by clients he represents include:

  • Soft tissue injuries, such as muscle, tendon, and ligament tears and sprains;

  • Multiple fractures and dislocated joints;

  • Cuts, burns, and serious abrasions due to broken glass, twisted metal, engine fluids, and road surfaces;

  • Crushing injuries, leading to internal bleeding and damage to body organs;

  • Back and neck injuries, resulting in damage to discs and vertebrae;

  • Head injuries, resulting in concussion and traumatic brain injuries (TBI);

  • Spinal cord injuries, which can result in temporary or permanent paralysis.

Get the Compensation You are Entitled for Injuries Caused by Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents and injuries are often due to reckless behaviors on the part of motor vehicle drivers. According to annual crash reports from the University of Mexico , among the leading causes of these accidents include:

  • Speeding and going too fast for conditions;

  • Disregarding traffic signs and signals;

  • Driving distracted, such as using cell phones or texting;

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or medications.

In these situations, the driver can be held liable for the injuries you suffer. As an experienced Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney, the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr. can help with claims filed against at-fault drivers, either through their insurer or through a lawsuit filed in court. Ed’s dedication to his clients and decades of experience will help ensure you get the maximum amount you are entitled to in your claim.

Reach Out to Our Albuquerque Pedestrian Accident Attorney Today

You have only one chance to get the compensation you need for the medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages you suffer as the result of your injuries. Reach out to the Law Offices of Edward Chavez, Jr. to see how Ed can help you. Call or contact our Albuquerque pedestrian accident attorney online to request a consultation today.