Nov 11th, 2020
Paulozzi Joseph

Pedestrians are at the most risk for harm when walking the streets. They do not have the luxury of being protected by metal or being able to move quickly. The pedestrian accident lawyers at Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers want to talk about a recent case here in Cleveland, Ohio, that ended a pedestrian’s life.

What happened in this Cleveland Wrongful Death?

In September 2020, Aaron Stallworth was sentenced to five years in prison for a 2019 hit-and-run. He ran a red light and stuck Richard Dubaniewicz in July 2019. Stallworth was driving down West 25th at over 70 mph, according to police, when it struck a pedestrian at an intersection. Stallworth ran a red light. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Chevy kept its speed and eventually struck another vehicle on Wade Avenue.

Stallworth already had a previous charge for being a felon in possession of a gun. And tragically, Dubaniewicz lost his life simply crossing the street.

Pedestrian Accidents are All Too Common in the Cleveland Area

We don’t think about the dangers of being a pedestrian are. We are usually walking with loved ones, having a cup of coffee. Some of us are on the way to work or just visiting a friend. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, our Cleveland pedestrian accident attorneys find that there are responsible parties, acting without any kind of responsibility behind the wheel, putting people in harm’s way.

The victim and family members of a pedestrian accident have to deal with such problems such as:

  • Unable to keep up with mortgage and rent payments
  • Loss of stability in the home
  • Emotional and physical trauma
  • Unforeseen legal and medical bills
  • Sudden unemployment
  • Ongoing rehabilitation

We know there are other struggles that need fixing and healing. And we know that these struggles are taking up a lot of time and money. We want you to let us start the investigation into your case since time is short. The statute of limitations is two years for a pedestrian case in Ohio, and that does not leave you much time for you to get the compensation you deserve. We want to start your investigation immediately to assist you with all the bills and unforeseen expenses you are struggling with now.

Please call us for a free consultation of your case

If you or somebody you love has been the victim of a pedestrian accident caused by someone’s negligent and careless actions in the Cleveland area, please contact us immediately. We promise to conduct a thorough and full investigation into your claim so we can secure the compensation you need. There is only a two-year window for you to receive the help you deserve. We want you to receive compensation for:

  • Lost wages from the victim
  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Psychological care
  • Punitive damages

When you need a Cleveland pedestrian accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 888-710-0040 for a free case consultation.

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