Pedestrian/Bicycle Accidents

When a car or another motor vehicle strikes a pedestrian or bicyclist, the force of impact and the lack of protection can cause very serious injuries. The Law Offices of Wesley M. Malowitz is dedicated to helping injured clients overcome this trauma and the challenges following an accident. With over 20 years of experience, I know what it takes to advocate for accident victims and their families.

If you have been involved in a bicycle accident or pedestrian accident, contact my Stamford office to schedule a free case evaluation.

Pedestrians Have Rights Too

Many bicyclists, joggers and pedestrians choose not to pursue an injury claim for fear that they will be told the accident was their fault. While Connecticut laws mandate that drivers must stop for pedestrians in crosswalks, drivers are also obligated to see and be aware of the pedestrian — even those not within a crosswalk. Under Connecticut's comparative negligence law, pedestrians may be considered up to 50 percent at fault for the accident and still recover compensation.

I handle all types of pedestrian and bicycle accidents, including accidents involving:

  • Pedestrians or bicycles hit by cars
  • Pedestrians or bicycles hit by trucks
  • Pedestrians or bicycles hit by vans, SUVs or other vehicles
  • Hit-and-run accidents

I Utilize Every Possible Resource For You

As an experienced car accident attorney, I recognize the need to thoroughly investigate the accident. However, there is often far more investigation necessary in cases involving a bike accident or pedestrian injury. I move quickly to recover evidence before it disappears.

I secure witness statements, obtain scene photographs and maps, and analyze traffic patterns and lighting sequences to prove your case. I work with experts to determine if other factors, such as weather, high traffic, faulty traffic lights or defective road design may have contributed to the accident. I will take all necessary steps to fully develop your case so that I am prepared to negotiate with the insurance company or proceed to trial.

Experienced Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

If you were injured as a result of being struck by a car or another vehicle, you have a right to be compensated for your injuries. For a free consultation with an experienced lawyer, contact me by calling 866-539-5781 or 203-517-0110, or through email.

I meet clients in the hospital or their homes.