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Syracuse Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Syracuse Attorneys Advocating for Pedestrian Rights in NY 

People can be seen out walking every day on the sidewalks of Syracuse and throughout Central New York. Some are walking to the store, others are just getting some exercise. They are careful about crossing the street, and most drivers pay attention for pedestrians. But when a driver is negligent, there could be an accident that leaves a pedestrian seriously hurt. The pedestrian accident lawyers at Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC help the injured recover financial compensation.

Top Syracuse Attorneys Advocating for Pedestrian Rights

Injured in a pedestrian accident? Contact Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC today to learn how our Syracuse law firm can help you!

Severe Injuries from Pedestrian Accidents in Syracuse

When a pedestrian is truck by a car or truck, the injuries can be extremely serious. Pedestrians have no protection against a crash. They can suffer broken bones, traumatic brain injury or a spinal cord injury. They may be left unable to walk-temporarily or permanently. If they are able to recover from their injuries, it can take months or even years.

Understanding Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Central New York

Pedestrian accidents can occur due to a variety of reasons. There are many different types of driver negligence. For example, a driver may have been:

  • texting
  • talking on the phone
  • using GPS
  • speeding
  • operating recklessly
  • under the influence of alcohol or other drugs

You have the right to seek compensation after being injured in pedestrian accident. But insurance companies are not looking out for your best interests. You need an experienced personal injury attorney who will fight for your rights.

Legal Support for Pedestrian Accident Victims in Syracuse

Recovering compensation after a pedestrian accident should be a simple process. But insurance companies are only interested in their bottom line, and will do what they can to minimize their payments to you. They may even make you a settlement offer that does not even come close to covering the true damages you've suffered.

Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC will fight to find a resolution to your case that meets your needs. We begin by investigating your case to prove it was the driver's negligence that led to the accident. We build a strong case that the insurance company will have to take seriously.

Damages that can be sought in these types of accidents include past and future medical expenses, lost wages, disability or disfigurement, loss of enjoyment of life, and pain and suffering. We'll review the details of your case to determine the true value of your claim.

The Experience and Resources That Get Results

Get a Free Consultation for Your Syracuse Pedestrian Accident Claim

If you've been injured in a pedestrian accident, learn how we can help you. Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

Record-Setting Victories for Our Clients

Millions of Dollars Won for Victims of Personal Injury
  • The Largest Award in Onondaga County $47,100,000

    Automobile/product liability action against snow plow manufacturer after client sustained a brain injury (Supreme Court, Onondaga County).

  • Injured in a Pedestrian Bridge Collapse $17,000,000

    Legal action taken against the state of New York after a pedestrian bridge collapse left a client severely injured.

  • Car Accident Results in Brain Damage $9,000,000

    Legal action taken against a pickup truck driver and owner and manufacturer after client was broadsided, sustaining severe brain damage (Supreme Court, Onondaga County).

  • Truck Accident Results in Quadriplegia $8,500,000

    Legal action taken against a trucking company and truck manufacturer after a client was injured and left a quadriplegic (Supreme Court, Onondaga County).

  • Airplane Crash Results in Death $5,500,000

    Legal action taken against an airplane manufacturer after a crash resulting in severe burns and wrongful death (Federal District Court, Northern District of New York).

  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death $5,500,000

    Legal action taken against an SUV manufacturer and repair shop for personal injury and wrongful death (Supreme Court, Onondaga County).

  • Car Accident Results in Severe Injuries $2,430,000

    Legal action taken against a motor vehicle driver and the state after a client suffered severe injuries during a crash in which a guardrail impaled a vehicle (Supreme Court, Onondaga County).

  • Aortic Dissection From Seat Belt Trauma Multi-Million-Dollar Recovery

    Legal action taken against a trucking company and a hospital after a client sustained aortic dissection from seat belt trauma in an accident with a large truck and was then misdiagnosed at the emergency room (Supreme Court, Monroe County).


Hear It From Our Clients & Colleagues

  • “He is doing a great job for me and I love it! His website says he is one of the 500 Best Lawyers in America, and from what I have seen, I believe it!”

    - Former Client
  • “I cannot overemphasize the skills, integrity, and excellence in the practice of law exhibited by John Cherundolo. His mastery of the law cannot be overstated. It is an inspiration to watch him tirelessly champion his clients' interests.”

    - Robert B.
  • “I unequivocally endorse him and his law firm for all matters related to litigation and personal injury. He is a tremendous asset to the legal community and CNY as a whole.”

    - Anthony M.
  • “Amazing lawyers. The best you can get.”

    - Former Client

Why Choose Cherundolo Law Firm?

Your Future Is Worth Fighting For
  • Maximized Case Value

    We are committed to maximizing the value of every case to ensure that our clients receive the necessary compensation to get back on their feet.

  • Experience on Your Side

    We possess decades of experience fighting for justice on behalf of people who have suffered serious injuries due to someone else’s negligence.

  • Direct Involvement in Your Case

    Our partners are directly involved in every case that we take on, ensuring that each client receives the dedicated attention he or she deserves.

  • Record-Setting Results

    We have secured many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients, including the largest award in Onondaga County.

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