Idaho Pedestrian Accidents Lawyer

The danger of being hit by a car is real, and the results catastrophic, but legal help is available with a Idaho pedestrian accident lawyer at Strong Law.

Pedestrians who are injured in a vehicle accident can get compensation for their losses with the help of a Idaho pedestrian accident lawyer. When a pedestrian is struck by any type of vehicle, even one moving at a slow speed, the resulting injuries can be quite serious. Deaths are common in accidents caused by a pedestrian as well. If you or someone you love is injured or killed in a pedestrian accident, it's often the driver of the vehicle who is at fault. You deserve to get compensated for your injuries or losses, and a Idaho pedestrian accident lawyer from Strong Law can assist. With our in-depth knowledge of accident and personal injury law, our caring demeanor, and our tenacious representation, you can be confident you will get the best possible outcome for your case, freeing you to focus on healing and recovery after your accident.


In a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, the vehicle always wins. In fact, the risk of death in pedestrian crashes is higher than in most other types of accidents because of the lack of protection between the pedestrian and the vehicle. On average, every 7 minutes, a pedestrian is injured in a traffic crash. A growing number of roads without sidewalks and crosswalks in cities like Idaho make these accidents an even higher risk. To help reduce your risk of an accident, always follow marked traffic signals and try to cross streets at a crosswalk. Yet even the most careful pedestrians can still be involved in a crash due to a negligent or unsafe driver. If you or someone you love is injured as a result, you likely have medical bills, lost work time, and emotional trauma to deal with. The pedestrian injury lawyers in Idaho at Strong Law can help you seek compensation for those losses, so your financial well-being is protected.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian crash, talk to a pedestrian accident lawyer at 206-737-2997.

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Determining Fault After a Pedestrian Accident

Before you can seek compensation after a pedestrian accident, you must first determine who is at fault in the case. Idaho is a comparative negligence state, and this means that the accident victim can share fault with the vehicle’s driver. If you are partially at fault, you may not be able to collect as much compensation for your injuries. Failing to follow traffic signals, playing along a roadway, not crossing at an appropriate intersection or corner, or walking while texting or talking on the phone can all impact the amount of fault you share in an accident. Working with a Idaho pedestrian accident lawyer can ensure that the courts assign fault fairly, so you can protect your ability to seek compensation.

Common Types of Damages in Pedestrian Accidents

After a pedestrian accident, accident victims or their families can seek compensation for the losses they experience. This compensation is known as “damages” in the legal world, and it can cover everything from medical bills to pain and suffering. By working with the pedestrian injury lawyers at Strong Law, victims and their families can ensure that they cover all types of damages possible for their case. This can include payment for lost wages, lost potential earning capacity, ongoing therapy and support, and punitive damages to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions. In the case of a fatal pedestrian accident, the victim’s family can seek damages for lost companionship and future potential income for the family. The many different types of damages can get complicated, which is why partnering with a skilled pedestrian injury attorney is so important.

Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a pedestrian accident lawyer at Strong Law by calling 206-737-2997.


As an experienced team of pedestrian injury lawyers in Idaho, Strong Law has heard many questions over the years. Here are some of the most common and answers from our team.

What are some common injuries in pedestrian accidents?

Pedestrians who are involved in motor vehicle crashes often have serious injuries. Fatality rates are high, but in non-fatal accidents, injuries can include broken bones, soft tissue and organ damage, loss of limbs, disfigurement, traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries, and paralysis. This leads to both immediate medical costs and future medical needs due to permanent health problems or disabilities.

Should I settle a pedestrian accident case out of court?

Pedestrian accident cases can be settled out of court, but retaining a Idaho pedestrian accident attorney is vital to making sure you get a fair settlement. It also ensures that you will have the right help should you need to go to court to get a fair amount of damages. However, the majority of pedestrian injury cases are able to settle without the need to go to court.

What should I do after getting hit by a car?

The first thing to do is always to call 911 and seek medical care. Calling 911 will generate a police report and help you gather witness statements, which can help your case. Never admit fault or negligence, but call a Idaho pedestrian injury attorney as soon as you are medically able.

What are a pedestrian’s duties when sharing the road with drivers?

Pedestrians also have duties when sharing the road with vehicles. For example, before entering a crosswalk, the pedestrian has the duty to look for any vehicles that are approaching. Pedestrians may not leave the curb and move in front of a moving vehicle. If the pedestrian fails to check for oncoming traffic and wait for that traffic to pass, then the pedestrian is the one who is negligent in an accident.

While not all accidents are the fault of a driver, many pedestrian accidents are due to driver negligence. Some common reasons for driver negligence include:

  • Speeding or driving too fast for road conditions
  • Ignoring traffic signs and crosswalks
  • Leaving the lane
  • Driving distracted
  • Not using turn signals at intersections
  • Driving under the influence
  • Failing to yield when pedestrians have the right of way.

If you or someone you love is struck because of this type of behavior from a driver, you need to contact Strong Law right away to discuss your case with our pedestrian accident lawyers. The sooner we can start looking at your case, the better your outcome will be, because the evidence and witness testimonies are fresh. Call us as soon as possible after your accident for your free consultation.

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In the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, while you are dealing with a devastating loss or healing from serious injuries, your first thought is on your personal health and well-being. Yet this is the time when you need to start building your case. Idaho gives pedestrians just three years to file a claim after an accident, and that time can move quickly as you are dealing with medical appointments and financial strains. The longer you wait, the less evidence will be available to prove fault and ensure the right amount of damages are sought.

The legal team at Strong Law is here to help you take the right steps in the aftermath of your accident. By partnering with one of our Idaho pedestrian injury lawyers, you can be confident that you are doing all you can to protect your financial well-being, even while you are still healing physically.

Our legal professionals can help you explore all aspects of your case, making certain that you consider all potential expenses and damages you may be due. Your attorney will fight tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Pedestrian accidents can be devastating. Strong Law is here to ensure financial challenges are not part of the aftermath of your crash.


Strong Law understands the distress you face after a pedestrian accident. We will work quickly to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries or the loss you have experienced. Our law firm has worked for the insurance companies, so we have the skill and knowledge to negotiate a fair settlement on your behalf. Act now by calling a pedestrian accident lawyer at Strong Law at 206-737-2997. We have offices in Boise, Idaho; Tacoma, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Salt Lake City, Utah.

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If negotiations fail, proceed to court where legal arguments and evidence are presented before a judge or jury for a final decision.

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What Is the Value of My Case?

The value of an injury case depends upon many factors related to the extent of your injuries and any other losses associated with your claim. You may have medical bills, lost income, costs associated with pain and suffering, among other possible damages. To learn the possible value of your case, contact the team at Strong Law. In a free case evaluation, we’ll let you know how much your case may be worth.

What Are Your Hours?

Strong Law is open five days a week between 9am and 5pm. In addition, we offer after hours return calls, weekend calls, and online chat.

What Kinds Of Cases Are Personal Injury?

Call us to know for sure, but a good rule of thumb is when an “accident” that happened to you because of the acts of or misdeeds of another party. Examples are: Auto accidents; motorcycle accidents; semi-truck accidents; wrongful death; medical malpractice; slip, trip and fall; boating accidents, faulty equipment, nursing home abuse; and many others.

Will I Be Charged To Consult Or Talk With You?

No, not ever. Strong Law is a contingency personal injury firm offering specialized experience along with access when you need it. Our goal is to gain the best settlement and provide comfort in the process, so easy access to us is part of our best practices.

What Does Contingency Mean?

Contingency in a legal matter means an expense to the client based on the outcome of a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty. Said another way, Strong Law gets paid only if your case settles.

Can You Give Me An Assessment Of My Case?

Absolutely. While we cannot guarantee anything, nor do we imply a settlement, our willingness to take your case (and do it on contingency) is our voice that we feel your case has strong merit. After speaking with you, we can provide a merit assessment over the phone. However, we caution that accepting your case does not promise anything, your outcome is reflected in the law firm you choose.

What Should I Do If I’m Having Problems, Like Their Insurance Company Is Calling Me?

Always secure an attorney first. If you sign up with Strong Law now, you can advise their insurance company that you have representation and give them our name and contact information. From that time forward, they should not be contacting you again; it’s the law. If you do not sign with an attorney, like Strong Law, you will need to speak with them and represent yourself to resolve your injury. We strongly urge against this; insurance companies are skilled at ensuring their best interests over yours.

What Are Common Reasons For Insurance Injury Denials?

Make sure you receive medical treatment as soon as possible after an accident, otherwise insurance may argue your pain is from an unrelated incident.Insurance companies will be going out of their way to find some proof that the accident was your fault. Don’t be intimidated.If you have preexisting medical conditions that make you more likely to suffer an injury, it is not uncommon for insurance agencies to deny claims based on this.

How Long Does A Case Take To Settle?

It depends on many factors like medical care, future needs, evidence, proof of liability, and many others. Some cases take months while others can last a couple years. Ultimately, our goal is to represent you and what is going to be best for you in the long run.

Why Can Cases Last Years?

Because the law dictates it. There are many layers to make sure the insurance companies treat you with optimal care. For example, there will be time spent for medical treatments you might need. There is time to gather the needed medical reports and discover any long term impacts this injury will have on your life today and into the future. There is time for the other side to review our demands, research, and respond as well. It can feel like a long time, but we follow the law and strategize for the best benefit to you. We are with you the whole time.

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