Pedestrians in Denver may suffer a serious injury or even death if they are involved in an accident with a car. Car accidents occur when they're least expected and can cause families to be torn upside down. The financial toll that these unexpected events can cause can be devastating for many families.
This past Saturday evening a pedestrian was killed at the intersection of Sheridan Boulevard and Evans Avenue in Denver. Around 9:30 p.m. the Denver Police tweeted that there had been a fatal accident between a car and a pedestrian. The vehicle that hit the man remained at the scene.
When a loved one is killed in a car accident families often wonder what they need to do next. An personal injury attorney can help a family through this traumatic event. They can investigate the accident scene and determine what happened to cause the victim's death. An attorney can collect evidence as to who was negligent in causing the accident, and present that to the insurance carriers and to the court. The family may be entitled to compensation if their loved one's death was the result of negligence. The damages received can include funeral expenses, loss of support, and loss of companionship. Consulting with an attorney can help families sort out all of the legal issues so that they can move on in the grieving process.
Families affected by the death of a loved one in a car accident should know that their needs and concerns matter. Legal help is available for families to help with the financial burdens associated with the sudden and unexpected loss of a family member.
Source: kdvr.com, "1 killed in auto-pedestrian accident on Sheridan, police say," March 15, 2014