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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]