Why do Pedestrian Accidents Occur?
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.
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.
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.