Across Chicago and the nation, law enforcement officers and other legal professionals witness the rate of hit-and-runs as it continues to climb every year. ...more
Being hit by a car while walking down the street or across a crosswalk is a terrifying experience, and unfortunately, one that is not all that uncommon in the San Fernando Valley. Indeed, the Center for Disease Control shares...more
Pedestrian accidents are all-too-common in the San Fernando Valley. In California, pedestrian deaths occur in approximately 22% of all traffic fatalities. No matter how often pedestrian accidents may occur, if you are the...more
A woman and her dog have been seriously injured after being struck by a car in a Newport Coast crosswalk, according to a news report.
Darryl Hammis, 49, of Sarasota, was seriously injured in May when he was struck by a car while walking in the Bee Ridge area. As he reached the intersection with McIntosh Road late in the evening, he stepped into the path of...more
A grandmother walking in a bike lane in San Clemente was killed and her grandson injured by a hit-and-run driver, according to a news report.
A 56-year-old woman has been killed in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident, according to a news report.
A fatal accident is not what usually comes to mind when one hears "wrongful death." The term wrongful death often conjures up the image of someone being killed on purpose and with malice....more
If a pedestrian in Oklahoma is struck by a vehicle while walking outside of the crosswalk, he or she is not barred from filing a lawsuit to receive compensation for injuries that occurred as a result....more
Under a new law, effective January 1st of this year, inline skaters and rollerbladers can now skate in the road, though not within the City of Chicago. According to the statute, written on behalf of Elmhurst attorney and...more
Pedestrians take a risk each time they take to the sidewalks. While walking to get places or for health reasons is generally an excellent choice, pedestrians must remain alert at all times when walking near roadways....more
While hit-and-run accidents are a nationwide problem, Los Angeles is leading the way with staggering figures. According to AAA, 44% of all reported traffic accidents in Los Angeles are caused by hit-and-run drivers. This...more
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