Pedestrian deaths in the United States reached a 30 year high in 2018, as an estimated 6,227 people died on foot from car crashes nationwide last year. Pedestrian deaths account for about 16% of motor vehicle crash deaths. Many of the deaths are due to the growing shift away from passenger vehicles to sport utility vehicles and light trucks, which generally cause greater injury to pedestrians than cars at the same speed. The number of pedestrian deaths involving sport utility vehicles has grown by 50% from 2013 to 2017, compared with a 30% increase for passenger cars. Also, distractions caused by smart phones are a growing concern causing pedestrian deaths.
If you or a loved one has been struck by a motor vehicle and are in need of a Pedestrian – Car Accident Lawyer in the St. Louis area, please call me, David Hughes, at 314-241-4477 to discuss your potential case. The consultation is free and I do not charge a legal fee unless I recover on your behalf.
I recently recovered $75,000.00 for an individual injured in an automobile accident in the City of St. Louis. Our client suffered a shoulder injury. The insurance company offered $45,000.00 prior to filing suit, and during litigation, I was able to obtain $75,000.00 for resolution of the case.
I also recently resolved a case against a boat rental company. Our client was injured when the boat seat that he was using collapsed, causing injury to his left ankle. I was able to recover $90,000.00 for our client’s damages.
Mogab and Hughes Attorneys, P.C. has more than 50 years of experience winning personal injury cases. Please call us for a free consultation at 314-241-4477.
I recently settled a St. Louis County Circuit Court automobile accident case for $800,000.00. After 2 ½ years of litigation and numerous depositions of fact and expert witnesses, the case was resolved on the first day of trial after various Motions were presented and ruled upon by the trial Judge. My client’s vehicle was struck by another vehicle while stopped in traffic on Highway 270 in St Louis County. The Plaintiff suffered a broken pelvis and post-traumatic stress disorder. As a result of the injuries related to the car accident, she lost the job she loved as a nurse and was unable to return to nursing. While many defense attorneys and insurance companies often argue that St. Louis County Circuit Court is a “conservative venue”, our client was extremely happy with the hard work of her attorney and the ultimate outcome.
Mogab & Hughes Attorneys, P.C. have more than fifty years of experience with car accident cases. Please call me at 314-241-4477.