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Vancouver & Southwest Washington

A Crosswalk Accident Attorney Who Can Fight For You

If you've been injured in Vancouver, WA, call Colin Scott

Crosswalks are designed to make crossing the street safer. But far too often, they are the site of pedestrian accidents that leave people with serious injuries. Recovering financial compensation can be complicated. The Scott Law Firm, PLLC fights for the rights of injured pedestrians.

In the state of Washington, vehicles are supposed to stop at crosswalks to allow pedestrians to cross the road. But sometimes, vehicles speed through crosswalks without checking for pedestrians. Other times, drivers are distracted and don't notice pedestrians that are in the crosswalk. Or, a driver may be under the influence of alcohol and have impaired judgment.

The result can be a collision that leaves people seriously hurt or killed. Pedestrians have no protection, so they can suffer serious injuries. Recovering from these injuries can take months or longer. Some accident victims are left permanently disabled. Attorney Colin Scott helps the injured recover the compensation they deserve.

Challenges you may face

But recovering financial compensation can be difficult. The driver who caused your crosswalk accident may not admit they were negligent. You may even be blamed for what happened. This can put you in the unpleasant position of having to prove it was the driver's negligence that caused the accident.

Insurance companies are supposed to help you when you've been injured. But their main goal is to protect their profits (which, as a public company, is a duty they owe to their shareholders). To keep their profit margins high, insurance companies often pay as little as possible for claims. They may also blame you, or they may question the extent of your injuries.

Attorney Colin Scott can help you fight back against these tactics. He can investigate to get the facts. This might involve obtaining and reviewing relevant documentation, such as accident reports and medical records. It can also involve identifying and interviewing witnesses who saw what happened. It can also include consulting with one or more experts who are able to piece together the facts and provide opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your case.

Focused on results

Our law firm is committed to building strong cases that force insurance companies to take our clients seriously. We are dedicated to helping you get the best possible outcome in your case. Many times, this can be done through a negotiated settlement with the insurance company.

But any resolution has to meet our client's needs. After all, it is our clients who decide whether to accept or reject a settlement offer in their case. Once you hire our firm, we can seek compensation for all your medical expenses related to your injuries - both past and future care. We can also seek compensation for other damages, such as lost wages, loss of earning capacity, as well as any disability that may have resulted from the accident and pain and suffering.

If you were hurt in a crosswalk accident, talk to pedestrian accident attorney Colin Scott as soon as possible. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can begin working together to build a strong case that supports your claim for financial compensation.

Contact us online or call 360-718-3640 for a free consultation with an experienced attorney. Colin can review the details of your accident, go over your legal options and answer any questions you have.

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