Accidents with Child Pedestrians
Children are a group of pedestrians who are in particular danger of being hit by a car for a number of reasons, such as their small size and lack of awareness. Because of this, drivers need to be extremely aware of their surroundings at all times, especially in areas where children are known to be.
Unfortunately reckless drivers will frequently behave with little regard for the safety of others, and your child may end up injured due to the negligent actions of a passing motorist. To learn more about how you may be able to recover the compensation you need for your child’s medical expenses and other losses after an accident, call an experienced Des Moines auto accident attorney of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today at 877-327-2600.
Causes of Accidents
There are a variety of ways that reckless driving can put young children at risk of accident of injury, and some of the most common ways this can happen include:
- Failure to stay alert and aware of your surroundings while reversing or turning
- Excessive speed, leaving little time for reacting to a pedestrian entering the road
- Failure to stop at crosswalks, creating the potential for dangerous collisions
Any of the above actions and various others can result in a devastating injury to a young child, resulting in life-altering health problems and enormous medical bills.
If your child has suffered an injury in a car wreck caused by the negligence of a passing driver, an experienced Des Moines auto accident lawyer at , will work diligently to help you recover the compensation you may be due for associated medical expenses and any other expenses. Call today at 877-327-2600 for a free consultation to discuss the details of your case.