Walking in a crosswalk or crossing an intersection shouldn’t be dangerous, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates more than 78,000 pedestrians are injured and 5,000 pedestrians die each year when struck by a car or truck.
Pedestrians who have been in an accident have same rights to claim financial compensation as any motorist in an accident. Avrek Law Firm’s pedestrian accident lawyers in Beverly Hills know that damages from a pedestrian accident versus automobile accident case can be very serious and work to obtain the maximum amount of compensation each victim deserves.
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What causes pedestrian accidents in Beverly Hills?
A pedestrian accident is usually caused by the negligence of another driver. Damages from this type of accident claim may include medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages.
There are a large number of both vehicles and pedestrians on the streets of Beverly Hills, which contributes to the number of pedestrian accidents. Leading causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Motorist failure to give a pedestrian the right of way
- Motorist failure to stop at a traffic signal or stop sign
- Motorist speed and distracted driving
Speak to a Pedestrian Accident Attorney
Pedestrian accidents can cause critical emotional and physical injury, and can generate costly medical bills. If someone else’s neglect caused your accident, you may be able to receive compensation for your damages and injuries.
Have you been hurt in a pedestrian accident in Beverly Hills? You may need a knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorney from Avrek Law Firm to help you get the compensation you deserve. We proudly serve Beverly Hills and the surrounding areas, including West Los Angeles, Los Angeles and Burbank, and can help you obtain the maximum amount of compensation for your claim. For a free case consultation, call our office or complete the online form today!