Texas is one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians. In fact, the Governors Highway Safety Association ranks it as one of the top four states in the nation in terms of pedestrian fatalities in 2009. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 345 pedestrians were killed in our state in 2010 – that’s 11.5 percent of all pedestrian deaths in the country.
Dallas Pedestrian Accidents – particularly hit and runs – can affect a victim and his or her family in profound emotional and economic ways. You may have the option to pursue compensation in an injury claim or wrongful death action.