Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in New York City

NYC Personal Injury Attorney Represents Pedestrian Accident Victims in Brooklyn & Queens, NY

Many people in the city do not own cars, so they rely on mass transit and walking to get where they need to go. The result is not surprising: the streets and sidewalks in some cities are dense with pedestrians. It is also not surprising that this density contributes to the high number of pedestrian accidents and serious injuries.

Call Attorneys Who Know the Right Questions to Ask in Your New York Pedestrian Accident Case

At the law firm of Proner & Proner, lead attorney Mitchell Proner understands the complexities of filing a claim or lawsuit after a pedestrian accident. Who was responsible? Was that party negligent? Are there other parties who may be partly responsible? Our attorneys sort through all the evidence, consulting with accident reconstructionists and other experts to get a full picture of the accident and answer questions like these.

To learn more about our lawyers and to find out how we can help after your pedestrian accident in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, or Staten Island, call for a free consultation. You may also fill out the online contact form to schedule your appointment.

Why File a Claim After a Brooklyn, NY Pedestrian Accident?

Some of the accidents and resulting injuries to pedestrians are the result of negligence on the part of others. When the negligence can be proved, those injured may be eligible to seek compensation from insurance companies and through the justice system. They may be able to receive compensation for their medical and hospital bills, therapy costs, and income loss. To learn about your eligibility to file a claim or lawsuit in connection with a New York pedestrian accident, it is important to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

Examples of the Firm’s Pedestrian Accident Cases in NY

Proner & Proner is a New York City law firm that handles pedestrian accident cases arising from:

  • Drivers who fail to give pedestrians the right of way.
  • Buses and trucks that fail to see pedestrians because of faulty mirror placement.
  • Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
  • Drivers who speed.
  • Drivers who run red lights and stop signs.
  • Drivers who mount the sidewalk.

The experienced NYC personal injury attorneys at Proner & Proner know that you are hurting from injuries such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other head injuries, back and neck problems, broken bones, lacerations, and internal damage. We will work hard to identify the negligent party or parties and hold them responsible so that you can get on with your recovery.

Contact the NYC Personal Injury Attorneys at Proner & Proner After a Pedestrian Accident in New York

If you were injured in a pedestrian accident in Manhattan or in any of NY’s five boroughs, you owe it to yourself to learn about your rights and your eligibility for compensation. Call the law office of Proner & Proner to schedule your free initial consultation. Call or fill out the online contact form today.

Attorney Mitchell Proner serves clients throughout New York State and Connecticut. He also handles pedestrian accident cases throughout the United States.


Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.


$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic

Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

We understand motorcyclists because we ride


$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck

Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury

Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus

Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation

Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.