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Types of Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents can be quite dangerous because they can lead to a substantial amount of injuries for the passengers. These days, traffic speed and congestion have increased to a very large extent and it has become quite essential for the passengers to follow traffic rules to avoid such reckless accidents. A lot many times, pedestrian accidents are caused due to the callousness of the passenger who is crossing the road while the attention lies somewhere else. There can be many types of pedestrian accidents like the following:
Not following the Traffic Controls - Pedestrians should be quiet careful while crossing the road during the time of a traffic intersection. At the time of a traffic intersection, a passenger should see that the signal has changed from do not cross to cross. Pedestrians should try to follow the pedestrian control devices and wait for the intersection lights to turn yellow. If possible try to cross the road when the light turns green in a traffic intersection.
 
Walking on unexpected locations on the road– walking on haywire locations on the road can be quite dangerous especially in unanticipated areas. A passenger if is not walking on a particular location on a road has higher chances of getting injured.

Passengers can also get hurt if they are walking on a restricted admission Highway – Walking on a restricted access highway is quite risky because the traffic on a highway moves itself at quite high speeds with the drivers of the vehicles not anticipating pedestrians. When ever a road is designated as a “No Pedestrians" zone, then in this case, completely take care of prohibition. Always make sure that whenever your vehicle completely breaks up on a restricted entrance highway; just do not try to put yourself in a great amount of danger. Never walk on a highway asking for help in case of a vehicle break-up as walking on foot on a highway brimming with speeding trucks and Lorries can be exceptionally dangerous.
 
Parents who are following their children on roads in a pledge to save them form the coming traffic can themselves get hurt once they get by the ignorant car and truck drivers.
 
Children also dart up on the road in unknown territories oblivious of traffic following a lost pet, a child or a toy. Motorists should take care of the fact that whenever they see small children in parks and school area, they should try to make efforts to slow down their speed. Whenever motorists encounter children playing in a neighborhood, they should try to steer away from that place or ride carefully in such areas.

Testimonials
Cyclist knocked over by car
Mr G was knocked off his bicycle by a car pulling out of a side road, fracturing his left leg. The defendant insurers blamed him for the accident alleging he had ridden on the pavement and not given way to their car. Cooks obtained photographs and sketch plans of the accident site and agreed with Mr G to issue his claim. As soon as the documents were lodged with the Court, the defendant insurers accepted liability and settled the claim in the sum of £5,420.58. He said:
"Excellent service – I cannot thank you enough for all the help and advice that I received from my Solicitor. No regrets choosing Cooks Legal 100%."
Mr G from Middlesex

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case