Motor Vehicle Accidents

Crosswalk Accidents

Did You Suffer A Serious Injury?

Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable victims during car crashes. Unlike motorists and their passengers, pedestrians lack the protection a vehicle provides. 5,376 pedestrians were killed in 2015 in car crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that another 129,000 were taken to the hospital to receive emergency care after being hit by a vehicle that same year.

Call us at (615) 933-2893 to speak with one of our attorneys today.

If you were seriously injured by an oncoming vehicle while crossing the street, you deserve the chance to seek compensation for your injuries and any damages you may have incurred. At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, our pedestrian accident attorneys are committed to working with our clients to ensure that they are put in the best position possible to secure the legal outcome they need. Reach out to us today to learn more about your legal options and start to put together a plan of action that best suits your needs.

Tennessee Crosswalk Law

TCA 55-8-134 outlines the protections pedestrians should expect when using a crosswalk. The law states that:

  • Oncoming vehicles must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians on the same half of the road they are travelling on, or pedestrians who are close enough while approaching that half of the road to pose a potential danger.
  • Oncoming vehicles must come to a complete stop when pedestrians are using a crosswalk in a marked school zone with warning flashers in operation regardless of the half of the road they are on.
  • Vehicles approaching from the rear may not overtake and pass any vehicle stopped at a marked or unmarked crosswalk.

Hire An Experienced Lawyer Today

Filing a lawsuit can seem incredibly stressful, but our pedestrian accident lawyers at Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge have spent decades working with injured victims to help them fight to secure the compensation they need. We will help you throughout the entire process to ensure that you understand each step and are prepared to handle anything that may come up during your case. Call us at (615) 933-2893 to learn more about what we can do to help you.

Why Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge?

  • Trusted Experience

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

  • Proven Success

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

  • 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.

Verdicts & Settlements

Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.

See Our Past Victories
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    Cody Wade, 17, suffered multiple injuries from a car wreck. Several different doctors attempted to remove and insert his trach tube, which eventually led to his severe disability.

Tell Us About Your Case

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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