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Have you or a loved one been the victim of a pedestrian accident? If so, it may benefit you to contact Singleton Smith Law Offices. For more than 25 years, our team has been working to provide injury victims throughout Southern California with the level of professionalism and ethical representation they deserve. Our Murrieta injury attorneys recognize that the clients who hire us are going through an emotional time in their lives, and we ensure each and every one is provided with compassionate service and individualized attention.

Protect your rights as a pedestrian! Get started on your claim by calling our firm at (951) 779-1610 today.

Pedestrian Accident Statistics in Southern California

Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to the dangers of the road than a passenger, which is why the injuries resulting from a pedestrian accident can be much more severe than a normal automobile collision. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, nearly 5,000 pedestrians die every year due to accidents involving motor vehicles. Thousands of non-vehicular pedestrian accidents occur annually as well, due to reasons such as poor maintenance, or issues with sidewalks, parking lots, or any other walkway.

Pedestrian accidents can be scary, because they have the potential to result in serious injuries, or even death. While hitting a pedestrian at a speed of over 30 miles per hour could lead to severe injuries and fatality, hitting a pedestrian while going a mere 10 miles per hour could also result in serious injury. Whether the individual's injuries were the result of a driver or a property defect, a pedestrian may be eligible to recover compensation if another party's negligence caused or contributed to the incident.

Common Causes of Pedestrian-Vehicle Accidents in Murrieta

As a driver, it is your duty to obey the rules of the road and exercise reasonable care. When a driver does not follow the rules of the road and hits a pedestrian as a result, the outcome could be devastating.

Some of the common causes of motor vehicle-related pedestrian accidents include:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Disregarding traffic conditions
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and / or drugs
  • Failure to abide by traffic signs or signals
  • Failure to use a turning signal
  • Failure to yield to the right of way to pedestrians at crosswalks

Liability for a pedestrian accident is based on negligence. While drivers are typically deemed the liable party for pedestrian accidents, it is possible for pedestrians to be found liable. As a pedestrian, you also have a responsibility to obey the applicable traffic laws and to be reasonably observant of surrounding traffic conditions, for your own safety.

If you retain our firm's representation, we will work tirelessly to help recover compensation for your past and future medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. In the event that the pedestrian passes away as a direct result of the accident, we will do everything we can to see that surviving family members recover full compensation for their economic losses, as well as any resulting damages.

Maximize Your Pedestrian Accident Compensation in Murrieta

We believe that pedestrians should not have to worry about their safety while crossing the street. This is why our team thoroughly analyzes every detail of every case we handle, to maximize our clients' chances of obtaining the compensation they deserve.

If you would like to find out more about the counsel we have to offer, or are interested in scheduling a free consultation, be sure to contact our firm today!


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