Miami Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Let our Miami Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Help

Lawyers at Viñas & DeLuca are here to help after any Florida accident or injury. We have handled pedestrian accidents in Miami, Broward, Palm Beach, and South Florida for many years, having secured millions and millions of dollars for our clients. We can help you present a claim with or without formally filing a lawsuit and, if needed, take your case to trial. We have fought and won cases against some of the largest insurance companies in the United States. Our Miami personal injury lawyers are here to assist with pedestrian accident cases throughout Florida. Read more about our results here.

Florida Pedestrian Injury and Death Facts and Statistics

More people are killed in Florida while walking than any other state, according to the Miami Herald.  “Nine of the 20 deadliest U.S. cities for pedestrians are in Florida.

Here are the facts:

⦁ Between 2008 and 2017, pedestrian deaths in the U.S. climbed by 35.7%
⦁ Between 2008 and 2017, pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. neared 50,000.
⦁ Between 2008 and 2017, there were 5,433 pedestrian deaths in Florida
⦁ More than 13 pedestrians are killed each day in the U.S.
⦁ Pedestrian deaths have been steadily increasing since 2009

These facts were taken from a report conducted by Smart Growth American and the National Complete Streets Coalition, as published by the Miami Herald.

Miami Pedestrian Injury and Death Facts and Statistics

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) has a great tool on its website for researching crash data and statistics in Florida. It can be accessed by clicking here. According to FLHSMV, here is how Miami compared to the rest of the State in pedestrian accidents, injuries, and fatalities in recent years.

2016

Florida Pedestrian Accidents: 9,102
Miami Pedestrian Accidents: 1,449

Florida Pedestrian Injuries: 7,796
Miami Pedestrian Injuries: 1,286
Florida Pedestrian Fatalities: 667
Miami Pedestrian Fatalities: 84

2017

Florida Pedestrian Accidents: 9,420
Miami Pedestrian Accidents: 1,546
Florida Pedestrian Injuries: 8,126
Miami Pedestrian Injuries: 1,357
Florida Pedestrian Fatalities: 659
Miami Pedestrian Fatalities: 58

2018

Florida Pedestrian Accidents: 9,356
Miami Pedestrian Accidents: 1,589
Florida Pedestrian Injuries: 7,935
Miami Pedestrian Injuries: 822
Florida Pedestrian Fatalities: 720
Miami Pedestrian Fatalities: 107

As you can see, Miami pedestrian fatalities spiked in 2018 to 107. That is an 84% increase from the number of Miami pedestrian fatalities the year before.

Injured in Miami as a Pedestrian? Contact Viñas & DeLuca

If you or a loved one were injured in an accident while you were a pedestrian, then contact Viñas & DeLuca for a free and confidential consultation by calling (305) 372-3650. Or, you can complete our Free Case Evaluation Form or easily chat with us online and one of our attorneys will contact you right away. . We are here 24/7/365 to speak with you and answer your questions. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you.

Our Florida Office Locations

Viñas & DeLuca is headquartered in Miami, Florida and has offices available for consultation in Miami, Boca Raton/Palm Beach, and Tampa. We have handled cases in multiple state and federal jurisdictions throughout Florida. Click here for more information.

Contact a Miami Pedestrian Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida personal injury or wrongful death matter, please contact Viñas & DeLuca for a free and confidential consultation by calling (305) 372-3650.  There is never a fee or cost to you unless our law firm can recover money for you.  You can also complete our Free Case Evaluation Form or easily chat with us online, and one of our experienced Florida personal injury attorneys will contact you right away. We are here 24/7/365 to speak with you and answer your questions. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you.

 Our Process

The 4 Steps We Take After You Retain Us

01. Report

We notify all insurance companies and potential defendants that we represent you. From there, we handle everything. You will not need to speak with anyone but your lawyers. All communications go through us – your advocates.

02. RECOVER

We help you get the medical care you need when you need it. Our lawyers and staff help you make appointments, obtain medical advice, and recover from your injuries, both physically and financially. We are at your side each step of the way.

03. Review

Our lawyers and medical experts review your medical records to determine the most effective way to present your injury claim. This may require forensic expert reports, professional medical illustrations, or 3D animations of your accident or injury. We spare no expense when it comes to effectively telling your story.

04. ReSULTS

Drawing on decades of combined legal experience, our lawyers aggressively pursue top dollar settlements and verdicts for each of our clients. The vast majority of defendants in our cases choose not to go to trial against our law firm, setting the stage for our clients to receive satisfactory settlements and results.

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Florida Personal Injury Lawyer

The attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have over 35 years of combined experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Miami and the State of Florida.  Over the years, we have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, representing them in both state and federal court.  Each of our attorneys is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.  Attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have also been recognized by Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 40 under 40, Avvo, and others. While the results of any case can vary depending on the facts, our commitment to winning big for our clients never changes.

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We offer our services on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to worry about legal fees unless we win your case. That’s right. You get to focus all of your time, energy, and money on getting better while we handle your personal injury case. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim, so contact us today. We’re available to assist injury victims throughout Miami-Dade County.

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