Car Accident Lawyers: Watch Your Step

Best orlando pedestrian accidents lawyer

Florida’s the place to be if you want to get hit by a car. 

Pedestrian accident attorneys get more business here than anywhere else in the country. According to the safety group Smart Growth America, 9 cities in Florida are among the top 20 most dangerous places to walk. In a new report, the organization puts Florida at the top of its “Pedestrian Danger Index,” or PDI. The “Dangerous by Design” report list 8 Florida cities as being in the top 10.

The cities where you’ll be most likely to need a personal injury lawyer because of a pedestrian accident are:


  1. Cape Coral-Fort Myers
  2. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
  3. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
  4. Jacksonville
  5. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
  6. Lakeland-Winter Haven
  7. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater


Recent Florida Pedestrian Accidents


Recent reports of pedestrian accidents from around the state include:



Taking Steps to Reduce Pedestrian Accidents


In an attempt to make Florida a less dangerous place to walk, Orlando is working with safety experts. The city has begun a pilot project called Best Foot Forward with Smart Growth’s  National Complete Streets Coalition. The project, on Curry Ford Rd., aims to educate and inform the community about the dangers of pedestrian accidents. You can follow their progress on their Facebook page.

If a pedestrian accident has stopped you in your tracks, you’ll need to talk with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Contact the Orlando car accident attorneys at Martine Manglardi. Call 407-846-2240 for a free consultation. Offices throughout Central Florida.


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