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  • Pedestrian Accidents

    Anytime a pedestrian is struck by a motor-vehicle, the impact can lead to serious injuries and even death. Thousands of pedestrians are gravely injured or killed each year in traffic accidents. 

    Some of the most common cases include drivers who don’t observe road signs, drivers who are speeding, and those who don’t obey stop lights and stop signs. Poorly marked crosswalks or drivers who are unfamiliar with right-of-way laws can also lead to these devastating accidents. 

    Pedestrian accidents are overwhelming, for both you and your loved ones. Your priority, first and foremost, after an accident should be getting back on the road to recovery both physically and emotionally. You shouldn’t have to worry about how you’re going to pay for that recovery. Not to mention, the headache of dealing with work and insurance companies. All of this uncertainty brings additional stress to an already frustrating situation.

    But what if you had a team of legal experts handling all these headaches for you? An experienced team with your best interest in mind, dedicated to winning your case and getting you the maximum available financial compensation possible. 

    At Dimian & Masterpalo, that’s exactly what you’ll get. We have a proven track record of holding negligent drivers and insurance companies accountable to the fullest extent. When you hire Dimian & Masterpalo, you pay nothing upfront. If we don’t win, you don’t pay! Contact us for a free consultation 24/7 at (732) 508-9200.

    The accident laws of New Jersey entitle victims to compensation for things like medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and permanent disfigurement or injuries. If you or your loved one was injured in a pedestrian accident, you deserve the maximum available financial compensation to cover you during this time of need.

    Our New Jersey car accident lawyers have the skills and experience needed to protect your rights. At Dimian & Masterpalo, we believe in exceptional client care – you can count on us working tirelessly to win your case and make sure that you and your family receive the compensation you deserve.

    why choose dimian & masterpalo?

    Dimian & Masterpalo Attorneys at Law specializes in auto accident cases in New Jersey. We have a proven track record dating back to 2012 – helping thousands of people just like you win their case and move forward after sustaining an injury caused by another’s negligence. With 98% of our business coming from auto accident victims, we are expertly equipped to address any and all complicated legal issues your case might present.  

    We are the best accident lawyers in New Jersey – not only because of our success rate and experience, but also because of how we treat our clients. At Dimian & Masterpalo, our main focus is to assure you get the individual attention and expertise required to receive the justice and compensation you deserve. From the moment of the accident through the entire litigation process, Dimian & Masterpalo are there to advise you every step of the way. 

    And when you hire Dimian & Masterpalo, you pay nothing upfront. Our fees are only collected if we win your case. If we don’t win, you don’t pay! Contact us for a free consultation 24/7 at (732) 508-9200

    Dimian & Masterpalo is ready to serve you with premiere legal representation through unmatched client service, uncompromised professional integrity, and dedication in the field of law as it pertains to motor vehicle accidents.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is the Driver Always at Fault When a Pedestrian Accident Occurs?

    In most cases when a pedestrian is hit in an accident, the driver of the car or motor vehicle is considered to be at least partially to blame. 

    Motorists owe a special duty of care to pedestrians and must operate their vehicles responsibly and safely. If a pedestrian was in a crosswalk, the driver is almost always considered to be at fault since the pedestrian has the right of way. New Jersey law gives pedestrians the right of way at crosswalks and intersections by requiring that drivers yield to pedestrians at crosswalks at intersections, and remain stopped until a pedestrian has finished crossing. 

    Pedestrians do, however, also have a duty of care that includes looking both ways before crossing and using designated crosswalks at the correct time. Pedestrians who run or dart into the road, giving the driver no chance to avoid the pedestrian, or those who may be intoxicated or distracted while walking may hold some partial liability in the event of an accident. In New Jersey, even if you were partially at fault for the accident, you still have a right to comparative compensation.