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Hit by a Car? Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Wisconsin

Pedestrian lawyer with fair & honest values

You’re always careful when crossing a street, but you can’t account for other people’s driving. A texting teenager fails to pay attention to the road and sideswipes you. Who is your first and last line of defense as an injured pedestrian?

Unlike most firms, personal injury lawyer Steve Caya is sincere and honest with his clients. With 30 years of experience, he has the knowledge and resources needed to win you the compensation you deserve. He also works under a “no win, no fee” policy and guarantees full cost coverage if you’re not properly compensated.

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Injured pedestrian settlements

Steve Caya has won millions of dollars for Wisconsin residents injured in accidents. Explore more personal injury case settlements and contact our law office to learn how much your claim could be worth.

Pedestrian pain and suffering calculators don't account for many factors

It's natural to want to know what fair compensation would look like after you were hit by a car or truck, but even the best pedestrian accident settlement calculators can't determine the value of your injuries. Your lawsuit isn't something that can just be plugged into an equation. There are too many variables that are taken into consideration when determining the value of your case - including factors like the severity of the accident and all the small details unique to your case.

The largest factor in determining the value of your injuries, by far, is the quality of your legal representation. "Settlement mills" only have one goal - to get you to accept a settlement as quickly as possible so they can move on to the next case. Steve Caya understands that you are a person going through an extremely traumatic time that needs help, not just another case number to settle. Our main goal is to relentlessly fight the insurance company to get you every penny you deserve. We will make this process as easy on you as possible so you can focus on what's really important - your health.

Find out what your pedestrian accident claim is worth with a free consultation with a proven trial attorney

How To Choose The Right Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

How To Choose The Right Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

  • 1.
    Record & preserve evidence of your injury and the accident

    Evidence is the most important aspect of determining liability. The other party’s insurance and legal team will do whatever they can to prove your fault.

  • 2.
    Seek medical attention

    Get medical treatment, even if you're not sure of the extent of your injuries.

  • 3.
    Hire a personal injury lawyer

    The other party’s insurance team is going to fight to pay as little as they can. Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney like Steve Caya will help ensure no stone is left unturned to get you the settlement you deserve.

  • 4.
    Document your expenses

    Having a complete list of your financial losses due to your injuries is the best way to help your attorney determine the settlement you deserve.

  • 5.
    Do not talk to driver's insurance company

    After your claim is filed, their insurance will begin an investigation to determine liability. It is in their best interest to put any percentage of fault they can on the victim. They will use everything they can from your conversations to do so. Leave any contact with them to your experienced attorney.

  • 6.
    Negotiate a settlement

    Though difficult in some cases, it is important to remain patient and allow your lawyer to negotiate the best possible settlement. Insurance companies will do what they can to get you to quickly accept their first offer, even more so if you are experiencing financial hardships and need that money quickly. Steve Caya and his experienced team will fight for every dollar you deserve.

Injuries from getting hit by a car

Recovering from a serious pedestrian injury drastically changes the way you live. You can’t work, drive, or live independently for several months, or even years. This impacts your income severely and dominoes into unpaid bills, mortgage, and other payments. You must seek full compensation for the damage to your standard of living. The sooner you make a personal injury claim, the better.

Severe pedestrian injuries include:

All the care and support you need comes from Steve Caya. Getting your health back requires proper compensation, and he understands the importance of doing so. We know winning the settlement means everything to our clients.

3 reasons why you should contact an attorney immediately

Just got injured as a pedestrian? Don’t wait any longer; the time to act is now.


  1. You’re already frustrated – You shouldn’t have to worry about anything else but your health. Let us take care of your legal worries and get you back to feeling whole again.
  2. The longer you wait, the quicker crucial evidence fades away – Steve Caya promptly starts gathering evidence, which is crucial in building your lawsuit. The more time ticks away, the more your compensation is affected.
  3. Your injuries aren’t getting any better – Pedestrian injuries are never minor. From back injuries to broken bones, your body isn’t going to bounce back right away. Contacting our personal injury firm immediately expedites the claim process so you can start putting your life back together right away.

Do I need to hire a pedestrian accident lawyer?

If you were injured after being hit by a vehicle, it's almost always worth hiring a lawyer right away. Insurance companies will always try to pay as little as possible, and they know how to take advantage of the situation. They know that if they apply pressure, most people without quality legal representation will accept their lowball offers. When your claim is handled by an experienced trial attorney, there are two main benefits:

  1. Your lawyer has been through this process before and will ensure that your claim value is high enough for a full recovery.
  2. Insurance companies know that a jury trial does not bode well for them and will make much higher settlement offers when facing a proven trial attorney.

By working with a network of experts, skilled personal injury lawyers are able to determine all the sources of liability in your accident. Digging into every source possible, like pictures/videos of the scene and police reports, allow them to determine the exact specifics of the accident. Establishing factors like how fast they were going and who had the right of way can determine fault in the accident. This will drastically strengthen your case, forcing the insurance companies to take it seriously and maximizing your compensation, especially if your case has to go to court.

Get compensation for your injuries - Contact Steve Caya today for a free case consultation.

What is the cost of a pedestrian accident lawyer?

Steve Caya represents all his clients on a contingency fee basis. With a no win, no fee policy, you don't owe us anything unless you receive compensation for your injuries.


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You didn't ask for a broken leg when you decided to visit downtown Janesville on a Saturday afternoon. Get the compensation you deserve when you suffer a serious injury on account of a negligent driver.

Have you been injured as a pedestrian? Contact personal injury attorney Steve Caya right now.