Pedestrian Injury Lawyers

In the United States every year there are approximately 4,000 pedestrians that are killed, with thousands more suffering serious injuries. The largest percentage of pedestrian accidents occurs in urban areas, with the highest number occurring after dark. There are also pedestrians must follow including not walking on highways and roads that prohibits pedestrians, jaywalking and yielding to right-of-way crosswalks. When a pedestrian accident occurs involving a motor vehicle drivers not always the fault, when the pedestrian has not followed traffic laws. Using caution as pedestrian can help to avoid accidents, however not all pedestrian accidents can be avoided and in many cases the driver of a motor vehicle is at fault.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Traffic laws should be adhered to by the person walking or jogging and caution should be used when crossing streets. Pedestrian accidents occur at intersections, even when the pedestrian thoughts traffic laws and uses caution, due to their careless, reckless or distracted driver. Dusk and the hours of darkness increase the risk for pedestrian to be struck by a motor vehicle. Groups that are especially vulnerable to being involved in a pedestrian accident include the elderly and children. Drivers often do not see children and may expect that the elderly adult is walking fast and there is no need to slow the vehicle.

Marina del Rey pedestrian accident lawyers at Weinstein Law Offices protect the rights of you are loved one has suffered injuries in Marina del Rey County pedestrian accident. Our Marina del Rey pedestrian accident lawyers can assist you hold the negligent party responsible and recovering compensation you deserve. This compensation can include medical, expenses loss of income, pain and suffering, and other damages. Weinstein Law Offices pedestrian injury lawyers provide a free consultation after you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident and suffered injuries due to negligence, to discuss your case.

Alcohol Related Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian statistics estimate that about one third of pedestrian accidents involving fatalities also include an intoxicated pedestrian or driver under the influence. One third of these fatal pedestrian accidents, it is estimated 20 percent of the motor vehicle drivers involves are driving under the influence, or DUI accident.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries in Marina del Rey

Pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicle result in major injuries or death. The pedestrian is vulnerable, since they do not have the protection of seatbelts, airbags metal surrounding of the vehicle. When a collision occurs between a pedestrian and motor vehicle, there is not even the protection of a helmet the bicycle rider would be wearing to assist in preventing traumatic head injuries. This lack of protection increases the risk of suffering serious or catastrophic injuries that can include:

  • Head Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Neck Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Broken Bones
  • Internal Organ Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Wrongful Death

Recovering Pedestrian Injury Compensation

Marina del Rey pedestrian accident injury lawyers at Weinstein Law Offices thoroughly investigate every element of the pedestrian accident using experts. Our attorneys will evaluate the evidence and determine the negligent party, whose actions led to the injuries that resulted in pain and suffering or the loss of loved one. Lawyers at the Weinstein Law Offices lawyers have the litigation skills necessary to hold the negligent party liable and ensure the injured pedestrian or the family of a wrongful death recovers the compensation they deserve. Our attorneys at Weinstein Law Offices have the years of experience that allows them to provide the quality of legal representation and success in recovering millions of dollars in settlements and compensation awards for our clients, including the pedestrian accident victim.

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries as the result of a pedestrian accident that involved negligence or the family of a wrongful death pedestrian accident victim, the Marina del Rey pedestrian accident injury lawyers are committed to protecting your rights. Weinstein Law Offices provides a free consultation to discuss your case and never charges upfront fees. Our Marina del Rey pedestrian accident lawyers will only be paid, when they have obtained a settlement or awarded compensation verdict in your case. Our Marina del Rey pedestrian accident injury lawyers at Weinstein Law Offices can be contacted toll-free to discuss your case at (888) 707-4493 today or locally at (310) 237-6225.