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Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in High Hill, MO. Pedestrian accidents can cause unimaginable damage that has the potential to affect you and your family for months, years or even the rest of your life. The Halvorsen Klote pedestrian accident lawyer team has committed their careers to battling against large insurance companies that try to avoid their obligation to reimburse you. We are here to defend your rights, hold the people that injured you responsible and secure you the fair financial recovery you need to truly recover. Call a High Hill, MO pedestrian accident lawyer today at 866-382-4167 or contact us online for a complimentary case evaluation.

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics | High Hill, MO Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that, nationwide in 2019, 6,205 pedestrians were killed and 76,000 were injured.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Traffic Compendium, in 2020 in Missouri 132 pedestrians were killed were killed in wrecks and 1,314 non-passengers suffered injuries.

According to data from the Illinois Crash Facts and Statistics, in 2020 175 Illinois non-passengers were killed in crashes and 3,138 sustained injuries.

What Are the Pedestrian Laws in High Hill, MO?

While drivers owe everyone else on the High Hill, MO roads a duty of care, pedestrians also have certain obligations under Illinois and Missouri laws:

  • Under Missouri Revised Statute §300.375 and 625 ILCS 5/11-1002:
    • Pedestrians must obey traffic signals.
    • When there are no traffic signals, cars, trucks and motorcycles are required to yield to a pedestrian that is halfway across the crosswalk.
    • Pedestrians cannot suddenly run in front of a car in a way that makes it impossible for a driver to yield.
  • Pursuant to Missouri Revised Statute §300.390 and 625 ILCS 5/11-1003:
    • If there is no crosswalk, and a pedestrian is not at an intersection, vehicles have the right of way.
    • Pedestrians must wait for vehicles to pass if they are crossing on a road where a overhead pedestrian crossing has been implemented.
  • In both states, you cannot cross between adjacent intersections where there are traffic signals except at a crosswalk.

who knows how to apply Missouri or Illinois law to your case. Reach out to a pedestrian accident lawyer in High Hill, MO today at 866-382-4167.


Who Can I Hold Accountable for My Pedestrian Accident Injuries in High Hill, MO?

That can be any one or a variety of parties. Some of the people, companies and organizations we can seek compensation from are:

  • The driver, for instance if they were running a red light, or otherwise driving negligently.
  • A car manufacturer in a product liability claim, for instance if a car's brakes stop working.
  • The government body responsible for keeping a particular area safe, for example if there are malfunctioning traffic lights.

In some claims, multiple people, companies and organizations may share liability. For example, if a drunk driver hits you in a lowly lit crosswalk, you may be able to seek compensation from the driver and the municipal agency responsible for the safety of that crosswalk. Your pedestrian accident lawyer at Halvorsen Klote will explore every possible contributing factor to your accident your accident in order to secure you the best possible financial recovery you deserve. This is particularly important if one party cannot pay all of your damages, and the rest exceeds your underinsured motorist coverage.

What if I Am Partially At Fault for My Pedestrian Accident Injuries in High Hill, MO?

Both Missouri and Illinois have what's known as a "comparative negligence" rule. In either state, you will be awarded compensation for the percentage of the accident you are not responsible for. For example, if all of your damages come to $100,000, but the fact finder determines you are bear 20% of the responsibility for your injuries, you would collect $80,000.

Pursuant to Missouri Revised Statute §537.060, you can still recover some compensation even if you are 99% to blame for the accident. However, in Illinois, pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/2-1116 you would be barred from recovering any compensation if most of the accident was your fault.

Attempting to shift fault onto you is a common trick insurance companies use to devalue claims. Your High Hill, MO pedestrian accident lawyer at Halvorsen Klote knows how to counter those stunts and get you the compensation you are owed.

What Will a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in High Hill, MO Do for Me?

Your High Hill, MO pedestrian accident lawyer at Haloversen Klote will implement our legal skill to level the playing field. When you hire us, we will immediately work to identify who is liable for your injuries. We work to give you a personalized, client-based experience where you know exactly where your case is at. On top of that, your Halvorsen Klote pedestrian accident lawyer will:

  • Acquire all evidence to help with your claim, such as eyewitness dispositions, security footage, police reports and more.
  • Work in concert with our network of High Hill, MO accident experts to help determine fault in your claim.
  • Work alongside our network of High Hill, MO medical experts to precisely value your damages.
  • Handle all investigation, documentation, litigation and mediation so you can spend your energy on healing.
  • Fight back against insurance adjusters who do not want to pay you what they owe you.
  • Take the fight in front of a judge and jury when we cannot get the compensation you are owed in mediation.

How Much Is My Injury Claim Worth?

That depends on the particulars of your injury, the severity of your injuries and the talent and drive of your High Hill, MO injury claim lawyer. With our help you can recover compensation for:

  • Property damage, such as damage to your vehicle
  • Lost wages for any time periods where your injury did not permit you to work
  • Reduced earning capacity if your injuries have permanent consequences on your ability to complete tasks at your place of work
  • Medical costs, such as:
    • Emergency room visits
    • Subsequent doctors' visits
    • Assistive devices such as wheelchairs
    • Prescriptions
    • Surgeries
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress

Your High Hill, MO pedestrian accident lawyer at Halvorsen Klote knows how to properly value claims and get you the full financial recovery you are entitled to.

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If you or someone you love was hurt in an accident that was not their fault, trust in your High Hill, MO pedestrian accident lawyer at Halvorsen Klote to be there when you need help the most. We know you did not expect or deserve to become injured. We take all of our client's cases in High Hill, MO personally and will stand by your side throughout your claim. You do not pay unless we win. Call a Halvorsen Klote pedestrian accident lawyer in High Hill, MO today at 866-382-4167 or contact us online for a free case review.


Joel Halvorsen

Joel Halvorsen

Attorney at Law

Joel Halvorsen and his partner Greg Klote founded the Halvorsen Klote law firm on the principle that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies.


Greg Klote

Greg Klote

Attorney at Law

Greg Klote is a partner and founder of Halvorsen Klote.

Greg has successfully fought for people who were injured through no fault of their own. He became a lawyer to help make a difference in the lives of those who have been wronged and treated unfairly.