Helping the Injured in Tennessee Since 1977
Pedestrian Accident There's No Substitute for Experience 

Louisville Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Millions Recovered for Injured Victims & Families

Pedestrians have nothing to protect them against injuries, which is why vehicle-pedestrian crashes often result in life-altering harm or wrongful death.

Often, these tragedies and other accidents involving pedestrians could have been prevented if not for the negligence of others.

At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, we fight for victims and families following preventable accidents. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a pedestrian accident in Kentucky, we’re available to discuss your right to pursue legal action and a financial recovery of your damages.

KCB: A Nationally Recognized Trial Practice

Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge has earned national recognition for our work in complex personal injury cases – including cases involving serious injuries and wrongful death.

Our team is led by Attorney Randall L. Kinnard, a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only organization for the nation’s top 100 plaintiffs’ trial attorneys, and has been trusted by victims, families, and referring attorneys across the U.S. since 1977.

Why Choose KCB?

  • Hundreds of Millions in Compensation Recovered For Clients
  • Voted Among U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms” in Personal Injury, Product Liability, and Medical Malpractice Law
  • Record-Setting Results, Including The Largest Malpractice Verdict in Tennessee History
  • Personal Attention, Close Communication & Passionate Advocacy

Contact us to discuss a potential case, your rights, and how our firm can help. Our Louisville pedestrian accident lawyer proudly serves clients throughout Kentucky and beyond.

Fault & Liability: Accountability For Your Pedestrian Accident

People who traverse city sidewalks, intersections, and streets by foot face many risks, as well as the potential for serious injuries. With no protection, even small “minor” acts of negligence result in life-altering consequences.

In Kentucky and the U.S., victims of preventable injuries have the right to take legal action against those at fault for their accidents. When you pursue a personal injury claim or wrongful death lawsuit, however, you have the burden of proving someone else was actually at fault, and that they should be held financially responsible for the losses you suffered.

While every case is different, it may be that someone should be held accountable for your accident. Examples of at-fault parties in pedestrian cases include:

  • Negligent motor vehicle drivers who failed to uphold their duty to drive in a reasonably safe manner (i.e. failing to yield at crosswalks / intersections, failing to scan their surroundings when backing out of driveways, striking pedestrians in parking lots, etc.;
  • Motorists who cause wrecks by driving under the influence, driving distracted, driving too fast, or violating traffic laws;
  • Truck drivers or commercial trucking companies responsible for tractor-trailer crashes involving pedestrians, including collisions at crosswalks;
  • Manufacturers of defective products, including defective roadways, auto defects, and unsafe consumer products;
  • Property owners who fail to take reasonable measures to address dangerous conditions on their premises, including sidewalk defects, unsafe walkways, and other potential hazards.
  • Contractors, construction companies, and other third parties that negligently caused or contributed to an accident (i.e. falling objects, slip and fall accidents)

At KCB, we help clients prove fault and liability, a task that requires extensive resources, meticulous investigation, and collaboration with experts. By leveraging our resources, victims can position themselves for the positive outcomes they need.

Fighting for the Maximum Compensation Possible

In addition to proving a Defendant’s negligence as the cause of a preventable accident, victims in personal injury and wrongful death cases will need to show the damages they suffered as a result.

By law, personal injury Plaintiffs are entitled to a financial recovery of their economic and non-economic losses, which can include:

  • Medical bills
  • Future medical expenses (i.e. future needed surgeries, medications, treatment, rehabilitation, or accommodative devices)
  • Lost income
  • Lost future wages / diminished earning capacity (from being unable to work or perform the same job as before)
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional suffering and mental anguish

Because pedestrians can suffer very serious injuries, it is not uncommon for these cases to involve both past and future damages:

  • Past damages are those which have already been incurred at the time a case is resolved (such as medical bills for treatment you’ve already had, and lost income from the work you’ve missed after an accident).
  • Future damages are projected losses that can reasonably be expected based on your injuries and any lasting consequences (e.g. future medical treatment you may require, the costs of medical devices or medications for a permanent disability, and lost wages caused by your inability to work due to a disability, or your inability to work the same job you once had).

Calculating damages can be a difficult task that requires a careful inventory of a victim’s life and that of their loved ones, and the ability to illustrate how deeply an injury has impacted families – emotionally and financially.

In cases involving serious and permanent injuries, it may also require the use of medical experts, financial experts, and other credible witnesses who can testify about the permanency of injuries, the treatment a disabled victim is likely to require in the future, how much that treatment costs, and the lost income and expenses they will face as years go by.

At KCB, we have access to a nationwide network of investigators and medical experts, and tap into our team’s own experience and resources to help clients pursue the maximum compensation possible.

Put a Proven Team In Your Corner. Call: (615) 933-2893

Following serious accidents and injuries, victims should be focused on repairing their lives. By working with an attorney who has the experience and resources your case requires, you put yourself in a better position to navigate an unfamiliar process, address the legal technicalities of a case, and stand up to powerful insurance companies that work aggressively to pay victims as little as possible.

If you have questions about a possible pedestrian accident case, KCB is here to help. Our firm offers free case reviews, and handles personal injury cases on contingency fees – meaning there’s no cost to hiring our firm, and no fee unless we win. Contact us today.

Verdicts & Settlements

Unmatched Dedication Has Led to Record-Setting Victories
  • Personal Injury - Erin Andrews Lawsuit Against Hotel $55 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - 62 Year Old Woman $22.2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Largest Verdict in Weakley County History $15.2 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - Davidson County $6.5 Million
  • Wrongful Death of 22 Month Old $5 Million
  • Medical Malpractice - 24 Year Old College Student $4 Million
  • Wrongful Death - Tractor-Trailer Wreck $3.25 Million
  • Wrongful Death - 16 Year Old Boy $3 Million
  • Auto Accident - Rutherford County $3 Million
  • Wrongful Death & Personal Injury - Auto Accident $2.9 Million
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Client Testimonials

Helping the Injured Obtain Justice
  • We are very grateful.

    “What Mr. Clayton achieved on account of conquering numerous hurdles was beyond remarkable and we are very grateful.”

    - E.I.
  • In the hardest two years of my life, you provided the utmost trust, comfort, and support.

    “Thank you Randy, Jennifer, and Cynthia so much for not only helping me get through what has been the hardest time of my life, but for always providing grace, trust, and a sense of comfort for what ...”

    - T.H.
  • They showed compassion and grit in a professional manner like no other law firm.

    “I would like to thank the law firm of Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge for helping me and my family in our time of need. If any of our friends in Clarksville need help in a legal way, this is the firm to call in Nashville.”

    - P.L. & L.W.
  • Great staff.

    “I had the pleasure of working with a few different KCB lawyers after a personal injury. The process in its entirety took a couple years - which is longer than I anticipated, but also news to me, as it ...”

    - J.
  • 100% Best Lawyers Around

    “You have all been so kind and loving to our family! We appreciate all the hard work and dedication you all put in for our case.”

    - J.S.
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Awards & Accolades

Highly Respected in the Legal Community
  • Primerus
    Primerus

    The firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms – a society of top-rated, independent, boutique law firms committed to professional excellence.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard is a member of the invitation-only International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which is limited to 500 trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Litigation Counsel of America
    Litigation Counsel of America

    Randall Kinnard is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invite-only honorary society comprised of less than .5% of all U.S. lawyers.

  • AV Preeminent Rating
    AV Preeminent Rating

    Randall Kinnard, Daniel Clayton, Mark Beveridge, and Mary Ellen Morris have received the highest rating for legal excellence by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Best 150 Lawyers
    Best 150 Lawyers

    Our firm’s trial attorneys have been recognized among the state’s leading legal minds, and named by Business TN Magazine to its coveted “150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee” list.

  • 40 Under 40
    40 Under 40

    Our attorneys have been voted by their peers to the "Top 40 under 40" Trial Lawyers list, as awarded by The National Trial Lawyers organization.

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard and Daniel Clayton have been voted to the list of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers organization.

  • Daniel Clayton - Product Liability
    Daniel Clayton - Product Liability

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a 2016 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Mark Beveridge - Personal Injury
    Mark Beveridge - Personal Injury

    Attorney Mark Beveridge has been named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in Personal Injury Litigation.

  • Mark Beveridge - Medical Malpractice
    Mark Beveridge - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Mark Beveridge has been named a Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs.

  • Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice
    Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in the area of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Randall Kinnard - Product Liability
    Randall Kinnard - Product Liability

    Attorney Randall Kinnard was named the 2019 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Nashville, TN.

  • Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice
    Daniel Clayton - Medical Malpractice

    Attorney Daniel Clayton was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers in the area of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN

  • Mark Beveridge - Product Liability
    Mark Beveridge - Product Liability

    Attorney Mark Beveridge was named as "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in the area of Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs in Nashville, TN.

  • Super Laywers
    Super Laywers

    Randall Kinnard, Daniel Clayton, and Mark Beveridge have been voted to TN Super Lawyers®. This organization recognizes the top 5% of attorneys in their practice area.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    Attorney Daniel Clayton is a member of ABOTA, a nationwide organization of lawyers who care passionately about the trial system in the United States.

  • American College of<br>Trial Lawyers
    American College of
    Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard is an inducted member of the ACTL, one of North America’s premier trial organizations comprised of less than 1% of all lawyers in each state.

  • Best of the Bar
    Best of the Bar

    Randall Kinnard, Daniel Clayton and Mark Beveridge have been named as 2020 “Best of the Bar” by Nashville Business Journal.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard (since 1993), Daniel Clayton (since 2010), Mark Beveridge (since 2011) and Mary Ellen Morris (since 2017) have all been recognized for their legal skill and achievements.

  • Best Law Firms
    Best Law Firms

    The firm has received the prestigious “Best Law Firms” rating in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.

  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
    The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Randall Kinnard is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a prestigious invite-only group comprised of the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial lawyers in the United States.

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Why Choose Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge?

  • Dedication to Our Clients

    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.

  • Proven Success

    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.

  • Trusted Experience

    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.

Get in Touch Today

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To schedule a detailed consultation with one of our Nashville personal injury lawyers about medical malpractice, a catastrophic accident, or wrongful death, contact our office today. Let us put our team of respected legal professionals, independent investigators, and medical experts to work on your case immediately.

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