There are many things that could contribute to a pedestrian-vehicle accident, including poor property maintenance, sidewalk or parking lot defects, or construction or other debris on walkways.
Whether it is a vehicle or property defect that results in injury to a pedestrian, the person injured can recover damages for injuries they suffered if the negligence of someone else is the reason for the incident.
In order to establish negligence in a pedestrian accident, the injured person must prove that the person at fault has:
The judgment of each case depends on the specifics and facts surrounding the case and each accident as they apply to each of these elements. When there is a pedestrian injury, more than one party may be legally responsible for the accident.
Those that have potential liability for the injury include:
When you involve a Tucson Personal Injury Attorney, you have the best chances of assessing and protecting your potential legal claims in vehicle accidents.