Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in New York City

Compensation for Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Everyone knows New York City is a dangerous place to drive, but it is also a dangerous place to walk. With the constant traffic in the metropolitan area, pedestrians are at risk of being hit by a car, truck, or other vehicle. Because of the intense injuries that usually result from these accidents, there is a lot at stake. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pedestrian accident, make sure you work with an experienced team of attorneys to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

At Restivo & Murphy LLP, we have more than 60 years of combined experience representing clients throughout the 5 boroughs, as well as Long Island, Nassau County, and Suffolk County. Our New York City pedestrian accident attorneys have a wealth of experience and knowledge handling all types of auto accident cases, with a particular focus on cases involving catastrophic injuries and fatal accidents.

Contact Restivo & Murphy LLP at (800) 997-9109 today to discuss your options with our experienced legal team.

Powerful Advocacy for Pedestrian Accident Victims

When a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle, whether they are in a crosswalk or not, they are completely unprotected. The injuries that result when they are hit by motor vehicles are usually catastrophic.

Our lawyers focus on handling cases involving:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Amputations
  • Lost limbs
  • Wrongful death

A pedestrian accident could leave you or a loved one with a serious injury, with extensive ongoing medical expenses, and a diminished ability to make a living. At Restivo & Murphy LLP, we focus on maximizing our clients' cases, with in-depth research into the ongoing medical costs our clients will incur. We explain these costs in a way that juries can understand to maximize our clients' cases. We are committed to doing everything we can to make sure you obtain the compensation you need going forward.

Personal Injury Litigation for Serious Injuries

In New York, an injured pedestrian may file a no-fault insurance claim to cover their losses. However, these benefits are capped at $50,000. Typically, this amount is not enough to cover the medical expenses incurred by those injured in a pedestrian accident. If your injuries qualify as “serious injuries,” you are entitled to step outside of the no-fault rules and pursue additional compensation through filing a claim against the at-fault driver. Families of deceased pedestrian accident victims also have the opportunity to recover compensation through a wrongful death case.

Bringing a claim against the party that is responsible for your accident can be complicated. The other person’s insurance company will likely try to prove that your injuries do not qualify as serious or stem from pre-existing conditions. It is important to have an experienced legal advocate on your side who can help you overcome the challenges to obtaining the compensation you are owed.

Contact Restivo & Murphy LLP

Call our Garden City office at (800) 997-9109 toll-free or contact us online. We offer free consultations and we work on contingency, so you will not pay attorney fees until we are successful in your case.

Our New York City pedestrian accident attorneys are committed to recovering maximum settlements for our clients. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

HEar it from our clients

  • The best of the best at this firm!

    “Let me just say they are the best of the best at this firm!! There is no one better than them!!!!!! I will tell anyone and everyone I know to go to Todd and Lonneke!! They kept me posted every single step of the way during my case.”

    - Kristie M.
  • You guys are a great team and the best firm out there

    “All I can say is if you want someone who is determined and committed to settling your case, Mr. Restivo is the attorney to do it for you! Mr. Restivo and Lonneke guided me all throughout the case.”

    - Guirlaine J.
  • Thank You!

    “I met these amazing people in 2009 when I was involved in a motorcycle accident in which I was a passenger, the level of professionalism that was extended to me was so phenomenal and heartwarming that I was drawn into them and felt like I was being treated”

    - Michael B.
  • Highly recommend this law firm!

    “I was in a life-threatening automobile accident that had me in the hospital for a month. Todd Restivo & Patrick Murphy were there from day one until now. They made sure I was taken care of throughout the entire process.”

    - Phil W.
  • Todd and his team gave me my life back

    “The settlement amount that Todd fought hard for me to get far exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend Todd and his staff to anyone who is nervous about their case being handled properly or anyone that is unsure which lawyer they should have hand”

    - Farah M.


  • $8,000,000 Fractured Pelvic & Urethral Injuries

    We've recovered a settlement for a 32-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a bus causing pelvic fractures and urethral injuries which required surgery.

  • $7,850,000 Neck, Back & Shoulder Injuries

    We've recovered a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell on snow and ice injuring her neck, back, and shoulder which required multiple surgeries.

  • $6,300,000 Fractured Foot & Amputation

    The verdict for a 47-year-old whose left foot was run over by a bus causing numerous foot fractures and the amputation of his big toe. The offer before trial was $1,050,000.

  • $4,250,000 Spinal Cord & Neck Injury

    We've recovered a settlement for a passenger involved in a motor vehicle accident with a tractor-trailer where the client sustained a spinal cord injury that required a neck surgery.

  • $4,025,000 Herniated Discs & Neck Surgery

    Resolution at the conclusion of trial for a 43-year-old who suffered herniated discs requiring neck surgery when his vehicle was struck by a school bus. The offer before trial was $75,000.

  • $3,700,000 Spinal Injuries

    We've recovered a settlement after a verdict in a liability trial for a 33-year-old construction worker who suffered spinal injuries in a work-related accident. The offer before the liability trial was $500,000.

  • $3,436,000 Neck Injuries

    A verdict for a 46-year-old man whose neck was injured by a falling traffic sign struck by a motor vehicle. The offer before trial was $325,000.

  • $2,850,000 Brachial Plexus Injury

    We've recovered a settlement in a motor vehicle accident case where the client sustained a brachial plexus injury with surgeries.

  • $2,500,000 Serious Injuries

    We've recovered a settlement after a verdict on liability in a motor vehicle accident case involving two clients who were passengers in an ambulette.

  • $2,000,000 Neck Injuries

    We've recovered a settlement for a 46-year-old woman whose prior neck condition was aggravated by a motor vehicle accident.


What Sets Us Apart?

  • Took a Verdict That Was One of the Top 10 in the United States
  • Recovered Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Injured Clients
  • Aggressive Representation
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