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San Jose Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

At the movies, when a car strikes a pedestrian in a cross walk it is generally the pedestrian that is distracted. And in a chase scene a bicyclist is struck by a car there is some degree of comic relief. When these pedestrian and bicycle accidents occur in real life they are generally caused by distracted drivers and often involve serious injuries.

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California Bicycle Accident Attorneys

At Scher, Bassett & Hames, we are committed to helping pedestrians and bicyclists who have been injured in accidents involving automobiles. Our San Jose pedestrian and bicycle accident lawyers have helped hundreds of people recover compensation for their injuries. Whether these accidents involve a car or a truck, the bicyclist or pedestrian always loses. Some of the common injuries associated with bicycle and pedestrian accidents include:

  • Neck fractures
  • Back injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Multiple fractures
  • Broken bones
  • Nerve damage
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal cord injuries

In the most tragic cases, these accidents can result in wrongful death claims.

Consult a San Jose California Injury Attorney

In pedestrian and bicycle accidents, insurance companies make every effort to minimize their exposure. Often they will blame the pedestrian or bicyclists. Other times they will offer a quick settlement before the extent of any long-term damage is known. Never accept an offer made by an insurance company without consulting an experienced accident lawyer.

Our San Jose personal injury lawyers routinely represent clients living throughout the South Bay, including the cities of Santa Clara, Milpitas, and San Jose. If you have been injured in a pedestrian or bicycle accident, please contact the injury attorneys at Scher, Bassett & Hames. Our lawyers have the experience and skill to get the compensation you require to recover from your injuries.