Unfortunately, thousands of pedestrians are seriously injured or killed each year when struck by a motor vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), from 2017 to 2018 there was a 3% increase in the number of pedestrian deaths, bringing the total to 6,283. In 2017 alone, on average one pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in a traffic accident.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that in 2017 approximately 137,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency departments for non-fatal crash-related injuries. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a car accident than passenger vehicle occupants.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident in California, it can have a major impact on just about every aspect of your life – and the lives of your loved ones. That’s why it’s in your best interest to consult with a knowledgeable and experienced pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible. Contact the Law Offices of David P. Kashani today to get started on your claim.
When you or a loved one have been struck by a motor vehicle, it’s important to remember several things. If possible, it’s extremely important to avoid moving the pedestrian, but rather to call 9-1-1. If you can, collect the contact information of any witnesses to the accident and document the make, model, and license plate number of the vehicle(s) involved.
When the police come to the scene of the accident, provide the police with a statement as to what transpired, but do not say anything that could be interpreted as accepting blame. Lastly, even if you do not believe that you have been injured, it’s still in your best interest to seek medical attention immediately. Many injuries that occur in these types of accidents are internal and very serious. Therefore by doing a full examination you could help to stabilize a life-threatening injury. Plus, by seeing a doctor you have documentation that you sought medical attention.
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A qualified personal injury attorney can provide you with an honest evaluation of your case and can help to walk you through each step of the legal process. An attorney can help to prove the driver’s liability and will do his or her best to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your damages and losses.
At the Law Offices of David P. Kashani, our experienced California personal injury lawyers work strategically to help our clients obtain just compensation. Founding attorney David Kashani is highly regarded as a formidable opponent by insurance companies and opposing counsel alike. Over his many years of practice, Mr. Kashani has successfully negotiated and litigated countless personal injury claims and has recovered millions of dollars in damages for his clients.
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