When a pedestrian crosses the street in a safe and legal manner, but are then hit by a vehicle, they can pursue a claim for compensation. If you need assistance filing a personal injury claim, Werner Law Firm’s experienced pedestrian accident lawyers can help.
Cities throughout Southern California have been built for vehicle transportation, and are not often pedestrian friendly. Because of the design focus of the city, pedestrian accidents are quite common when combined with the negligence of vehicle drivers.
EXPERIENCED PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT LAWYERS & REPRESENTATION
Regardless of the cause of the accident, it is important to pursue the compensation that you deserve from the situation. At Werner Law Firm, our pedestrian accident lawyers will stand by your side throughout the process and help you fight this legal battle.
If you’re ready to explore your legal options, schedule a FREE consultation to have one of our attorneys evaluate your unique case and situation.
DEALING WITH INSURANCE CLAIM ADJUSTERS
After being involved in a pedestrian accident, an insurance adjuster will call you shortly to take a statement. Until you consult with our firm, do not speak with the insurance company. Each of our pedestrian accident lawyers are experienced in handling injury claims for victims, and can fight for just compensation on your behalf.
PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS & DRIVER LIABILITY
Most pedestrian accidents result from a negligent driver who fails to yield to a pedestrian crossing the street. Driver distractions, such as the use of cell phones and other devices while driving are frequent causes of pedestrian accidents. Common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Failure to look both ways.
- Failure to stop at intersections.
- Failure to stop at crosswalks.
We know that proving liability is not always a simple matter and therefore, we can engage all of our resources to help move your claim in the right direction. We can make use of expert witness and investigators early on in your case to build a solid case designed to hold the negligent party responsible.