Can you recover compensation for a pedestrian accident if you were jaywalking? The short answer is yes, sometimes. If driver negligence contributed to the crash, you may still have a claim. Speak with an experienced Massachusetts personal injury attorney to find out if you have a case and what damages you may be entitled to claim.
There’s no doubt about it. With the amount of traffic in Boston and the difficulties with street parking, those who want to get around the city are best off taking the T. However, even if you’re riding the subway, trolley, water taxi, or bus, you will still have to interact with vehicles before you get to your destination. Often, these interactions will take place in parking lots and garages, which can be a dangerous place for pedestrians.