Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Deaths Reached a 30-Year High in 2019 – California Continues to Have Highest Number of Pedestrian Deaths in United States

The Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA) released a report in 2019 that projected 2018 would have the highest number of pedestrian deaths in almost 30 years. A new report by the GHSA reveals that pedestrian deaths are projected to increase by five percent from 2018 to 2019. The report also examines some of [...]

By |2020-03-19T12:48:59-07:00March 19th, 2020|Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

Pedestrian Accidents at Red Light Crossings Increase

Accidents at intersections can result in traumatic injuries and deaths. A common cause of intersection accidents is running red lights. A driver attempts to "beat the red light" or is distracted and does not notice the red light. Whatever the reason might be, the deaths from red light running accidents are increasing. Want more [...]

By |2020-02-13T14:58:02-08:00December 30th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|

Who is Responsible for a California Bicycle Accident — Motorist or Bicyclist?

Thousands of bicyclists are injured or killed each year in traffic accidents. Bicyclists and motorists share the road. They both have a responsibility and a duty of care to follow traffic laws and safely operate their vehicles. When a bicycle accident occurs in California, who is responsible? In this article, our California bicycle accident attorney [...]

Pedestrian Wrongful Death Claims in California

California had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in 2017, according to the NHTSA. The state continues to lead the nation in the number of pedestrians killed each year. The death of a family member is devastating financially and emotionally for families. California’s wrongful death statutes provide a way for family members to seek compensation [...]

By |2019-08-01T13:10:47-07:00August 1st, 2019|Pedestrian Accidents, Wrongful Death|

“Is Walking in California Bad for Your Health?” asks Pedestrian Accident Attorney

People walk for a variety of reasons. They walk because it is a good form of exercise, and they walk to save money on transportation costs. People walk because they are sightseeing, and they walk because they are running errands. Some people walk because they live in areas that have congested traffic, and they find [...]

By |2019-08-01T08:47:20-07:00August 1st, 2019|Pedestrian Accidents|

Pedestrian Accident Deaths Increase to the Highest Number in Almost 30 Years – How Can Californians Protect Themselves?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), California had the highest number of pedestrian deaths during 2017 with 858 fatalities. A new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that the state may continue the trend for 2018. During the first half of 2018, California had the highest number of pedestrian [...]