City of Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident lawyers

When it comes to personal injury, pedestrian accidents are one of the most common causes, especially in Santa Ana. In fact there are at least over 50,000 people injured and 6,000 people killed every year as a result of pedestrian accidents. These statistics come direct from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. According the National Safety Council, the highest percentage of pedestrian accidents occur in urban areas where there is a high level of traffic. However, there is still a considerable percentage of accidents that occur in rural settings. There is no place that can truly be considered safe to pedestrians because it is so easy for drivers to become careless and not yield to a pedestrian when they need to. If you are a pedestrian that has been the victim of a careless driver, then you may be entitled to claim compensation. Compensation can help you to cover the costs of any medical expenses, as well as reimbursing you for loss of earnings and providing you recompense for and pain and inconvenience you have suffered. Compensation can be considered the stepping stone you use to get your life back on track.

Why do Pedestrian Accidents Occur?

Careless Drivers

This is the main cause of pedestrian accidents and can even be considered as the umbrella that holds every other cause. When somebody gets behind the wheel of a care they have a responsibility to ensure the safety of themselves and those around them, when they forget this responsibility accidents are likely to occur.

Drunk Drivers

Drivers who are intoxicated behind the wheel, lose all sense of their surroundings as well as increasing the frequency of poor decisions and slowing down reaction times. These things all combined make the possibility of an accident extremely likely.

Faulty Vehicle

Sometimes accidents occur because the vehicle itself is at fault. This may be down to the driver if they have failed to maintain the vehicle adequately, however in many cases it is just an unfortunate situation.

Making a Claim

If you wish to make a claim for compensation following a pedestrian accident in Santa Ana then our expert pedestrian lawyers can help you. We have extensive experience dealing with these type of cases, and one of our attorneys will meet with you to discuss every aspect of your case. If there is evidence to suggest that another is liable for your injuries then the attorney will be able to inform you of how much you can expect to claim. The amount of compensation you claim for while be dependent on many factors including the degree of fault that the driver has in your case, the severity of your injuries as well as any other restrictions or inconveniences that have entered your life as a result. If your case is successful you should expect to receive pain and suffering damages, as well as compensation to cover the cost of medical bills and loss of earnings. Contact Avrek Law Firm on 949-313-3577 today and start your journey of recovery.