Bicycle / Pedestrian Accidents
Bicycle and Pedestrian accidents account for some of the most dangerous incidents seen on our roadways. In all but rare cases, pedestrians have the right of way in crosswalks, intersections, and at stoplights. But often times, motorists drive negligently and violate the rights of bikers and pedestrians. Because they are unprotected by the safety features of motor vehicles, bikers and pedestrians almost always bear the worst of an accident. It is important to keep streets and sidewalks safe for all types of traffic, especially for types of traffic that are unprotected. That is where the law comes in. To protect bikers and pedestrians, Pennsylvania law allows the victim to recover under Full Tort even if the victim selected the limited tort option on her auto insurance policy. For more information, see our information on motor vehicle accidents.
If you or a family member has been injured by a motor vehicle while biking or walking, contact the attorneys at Warren and McGraw, LLC.