Pedestrian Accident Lawyers In La Habra, Culver City, Encinitas & Menlo Park
If you’ve had a chance to look at the statistics, you’ll find that there’s an increase in pedestrian accidents over the years in California. Braff Injury Trial Law Group has also noticed that there’s an increase in people seeking representation for being injuries, through no or limited fault of their own, in a pedestrian accident.
Some think the increase in these types of accidents is due to the increase in walkways, sidewalks and hiking paths in these cities. That may be true. It could also be that there are more people on the road driving and more pedestrians which increases the likelihood of there being an accident. Sometimes these accidents are unavoidable despite the precautions a pedestrian may take. If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, don’t shortchange yourself and not get legal representation. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help make your recovery more pleasant and less financially stressful.
Possible Reasons for Pedestrian Accidents
At Braff Injury Trial Law Group, we have seen many different types of personal injury cases. Many of those cases involve injuries to pedestrians. Occasionally the pedestrian is at fault, however, in our experience, we have found that in most cases the people driving the cars, trucks, SUVs, vans and other vehicles are at fault. This is because it is the responsibility of the driver to watch for pedestrians and avoid hitting them. Our firm has seen it often that some drivers are negligent and are the cause of pedestrian accidents due to:
Our firm recognizes that as a pedestrian you never think that you will ever be struck by a moving vehicle and injured. Like most accidents, ones involving pedestrians happen unexpectedly and without warning. Often, they happen so fast that the injury victim has a hard time identifying precisely what happened up until the point of the accident. This is normal and can cause difficulty when trying to get a settlement. A personal injury lawyer skilled in pedestrian accidents, at Braff Injury Trial Law Group will work with you to help you explain what happened leading up to the accident.
Pedestrian Accidents Leading to Injuries and Damages
Injuries in a pedestrian accident can be severe for the simple reason that pedestrians have no protection against a bigger and faster moving motor vehicle. Pedestrians are vulnerable and exposed to sometimes fatal injuries. Injuries that allow a person to live yet cause catastrophic, lifelong health challenges include head injuries and traumatic brain injuries and spinal injuries. These injuries can cause cognitive impairment or paralysis. Serious injuries warrant serious compensation to pay for the following:
We want to help you if you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident. Contact Braff Injury Trial Law Group today to find out what we can do for you. The consult in free and there is no obligation to hire us, although most people do.
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