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Ohio Auto Attorneys

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Since 1986, Gioffre & Schroeder Co., L.P.A. has been serving clients across the state of Ohio. Through the wide array of legal services that we offer, we assist our clients with any legal challenges that they may encounter throughout different phases of life.

Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Ohio

Contact a pedestrian accident lawyer at the Gioffre & Schroeder Law Firm before speaking with anyone from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Insurance adjusters may contact you right away after an accident with a insufficient settlement. Not realizing the true extent of your injuries, can make the offer tempting. Agreeing to a settlement without completing necessary medical treatment could mean you have settled for less than you deserve.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

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In 2017, there were 144 pedestrian fatalities. This represents the highest annual total in the past 10 years+. The stats below represent all of these fatalities:
35 Rural (24%)
109 Urban (76%)

Alcohol/Drug Impairment (29%)

  • 30 involved alcohol and/or drugs suspected for pedestrians (21%)
a. 10 involved pedestrian walking in roadway*
b. 13 involved pedestrian crossing the roadway*
c. 2 involved pedestrian walking on the side of the road

  • 12 involved alcohol and/or drugs suspected for drivers (8%)
a. 5 resulted in hit/skip
b. All 12 located in urban areas

  • 3 fatalities due to driver distraction
  • Hit/skip involvement – 38 fatalities (Driver fleeing scene) (26%)
a. 11 were intersection related
b. 27 non-intersection related

  • Location of Pedestrian Fatalities 36 were Intersection Related (25%)
a. 15 in marked crosswalks (All urban areas)
i. 13 of these, the pedestrian killed was 48 years or older
ii. 1 mid-block crossing
iii. 1 wheelchair crossing in a marked crosswalk
b. 12 in unmarked crosswalks
c. 2 were pedestrians standing on the corner and struck due to a crash at the
d. 2 were near intersections (outside crosswalk areas)
e. 2 were lying in the roadway at intersections

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