Help For Injured Pedestrians And Bicyclists

Crosswalks, bike lanes and sidewalks are designated to help keep bicyclists and pedestrians safe on the roads. Unfortunately, distracted drivers do not always pay attention to these designated areas and fail to look for pedestrians before speeding through an intersection. When a motorist hits a bicyclist or pedestrian, serious injuries or wrongful death often results, creating great despair among the surviving family members.

At James L. Arruebarrena, L.L.C., we are committed to protecting the rights of people injured when a negligent driver failed to yield at a crosswalk or hit a bicyclist on the side of the road. Our New Orleans pedestrian accident lawyer, James Arruebarrena, is a skilled attorney with extensive experience handling personal injury claims. He will personally handle your claim, fighting to help you recover the full and fair compensation you deserve.

Proving Negligence

Too often, drivers make excuses for their actions. Insurance companies may claim that the pedestrian or bicyclist were outside their designated safe areas, or jumped in front of the car, in order to pay out less compensation. Mr. Arruebarrena is prepared to handle these challenges and prove that negligence contributed to our clients' injuries.

When appropriate, Mr. Arruebarrena will assemble a team, including investigators, accident reconstructionists and other experts to develop and present a strong case on our client's behalf. These specialists help answer the important questions that help shape a successful claim:

  • Did the driver stop at a designated crosswalk?
  • Did the driver cross over into a designated bike lane?
  • Did the driver turn when the crosswalk signaled for pedestrians to cross?
  • Was the driver under the influence of drugs or alcohol?
  • How fast was the driver going when he hit the bicyclist?

We are committed to seeing that pedestrian accident victims are not turned into the guilty party, but rather treated fairly so they can recover maximum compensation for their catastrophic injuries or their family member's wrongful death.

New Orleans Bicycle Injury Lawyer - Contact Us Today

If someone you love was a victim of bicycle or pedestrian accident in Louisiana, contact our New Orleans office to arrange a free and confidential consultation. Attorney James Arruebarrena will explain your rights and what compensation may be available for your injuries and suffering.