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Walking can be deadly. In the United States a pedestrian is killed every two hours; one is injured every eight minutes. In many of these cases, injured pedestrians or the surviving family members of pedestrian accident victims are able to recover monetary compensation for their losses. At Abronson Law, we know that no amount of money can compensate for the loss of someone you love or for the inability to enjoy your life because of accident injuries. But it can help with medical expenses, loss of earnings, and other costs, and can sometimes provide closure by holding the driver who caused the accident accountable for the harm done.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

In 2010, 4,280 pedestrians were killed and around 70,000 were injured by motor vehicles in the United States, according to a report published by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Pedestrian fatalities increased in California that same year by 5.4 percent from 567 in 2009 to 599. California pedestrian fatalities among people age 65 and older increased 4.6 percent from 145 in 2009 to 150 in 2010, according to the state’s Traffic Safety Report Card.

Where Pedestrian Accidents Occur

Transportation for America is a Washington, DC based advocacy group that publishes statistics on pedestrian accidents. According to their report, one in 10 pedestrians deaths occur within a crosswalk, 40 percent occur where no crosswalks are available, and six in 10 occur on arterial-type roads where speeds are 40 mph or higher.

Driver Behaviors that Cause Pedestrian Accidents

Driver behaviors often responsible for pedestrian injuries and deaths include:

  • Running red lights or stop signs
  • Failing to stop at crosswalks
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Aggressive driving
  • Passing stopped school buses
  • Attempting to pass too close to pedestrians on narrow roads
  • Speeding
  • Driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, including prescription drugs
  • Driving while fatigued
  • Distracted driving, including texting, cell phone use, setting the GPS, eating and drinking, rubbernecking, and other distractions

Kinds of Injuries

Pedestrian accident injuries can include head and brain injuries, fractures, spinal cord injuries, herniated discs, internal injuries, and more. Traumatic brain injuries are the most frequent catastrophic injuries caused by pedestrian accidents and often result in death. These very serious injuries often leave victims who survive unable to work and dependent on others for their care for a lifetime.

Help for Victims and Families

When you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident or someone in your family has died in one, you need a professional on your side with the resources to investigate the accident and prove that the driver was at fault—an attorney who has extensive experience dealing with insurance companies who want to pay you the least amount they can get away with or deny your claim altogether. Never take a risk by trying to negotiating a settlement on your own. Research shows accident victims with experienced legal representation are much more likely to receive greater compensation for their losses.

The Abronson law firm in San Jose is the place to go when you need a pedestrian accident attorney in Santa Clara County or anywhere in the Bay Area. We have the legal experience, knowledge, aggressiveness, resources, and skill you need and will fight tirelessly against the insurance companies on your behalf. We believe in justice for the individual and will never be intimidated by corporate insurance giants.

Call Abronson for a free consultation today. Don’t worry about the cost; you pay no attorneys fees until the case is over and fees come out of the settlement or verdict. If we don’t win, you pay no attorneys fees at all.

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