$500,000 Pedestrian Accident Settlement

$500,000 Pedestrian Accident Settlement

An elderly California resident was struck by a car while walking home from the grocery store. She was using the crosswalk at 7th Avenue and Judah Street in the Sunset District of San Francisco when a driver failed to yield the right-of-way and turned left.  California pedestrian accidents like this are all too common and […]

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Can I Recover Compensation as a Pedestrian Injured in an E-Scooter Accident?

Can I Recover Compensation as a Pedestrian Injured in an E-Scooter Accident?

The use of e-scooters is becoming increasingly common, especially in major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. Unfortunately, riders do not always operate these scooters with precaution, and they can cause accidents the same as drivers operating any other motor vehicle.  And while California law requires e-scooters to be ridden on the road or […]

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Legalizing Safe Street Crossings: What You Need to Know About AB 2147

Legalizing Safe Street Crossings: What You Need to Know About AB 2147

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. Pedestrians often […]

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What To Do If an Uber Hits a Pedestrian in California

What To Do If an Uber Hits a Pedestrian in California

Pedestrians dodge speeding Ubers all day long in California. Anyone who’s walked along the busy streets of San Francisco or Los Angeles has probably had a close encounter with an Uber! Uber has more than 200,000 drivers in California alone and about 5 million worldwide. It’s by far the planet’s largest rideshare company and dominates […]

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$100,000 California Pedestrian Accident Settlement

$100,000 Pedestrian Accident Settlement

A California woman was hit while walking through a crosswalk when a driver ran a stop sign and drove through the intersection. Luckily the woman survived, but she suffered severe injuries as a result of the California pedestrian accident—a two-part distal radius fracture and a left ulnar styloid fracture.  The radius fracture required open reduction […]

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Why Are There So Many Accidents in the Summer?

Why Are There So Many Accidents in the Summer?

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. For many, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Gross and Ordinary Negligence?

What's the Difference Between Gross and Ordinary Negligence?

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. The word […]

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Complete Streets Coming to California

Complete Streets Coming to California

Please be advised that the following topic is for informational purposes only and not a legal matter currently handled by our firm. If you need further assistance regarding this particular topic, you can contact your local Bar Association for a referral to an attorney who may be able to address your inquiry in more detail. Poor road […]

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Pedestrian Accidents and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

Pedestrian Accidents and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

You’ve heard that distracted driving is dangerous and against the law. What about distracted walking? When a pedestrian is too distracted to walk safely, they’re a danger to themselves and everyone else nearby. Oblivious pedestrians sometimes trip over curbs, stumble on stairs, walk into glass doors, bump into cars, or even walk straight out into […]

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New Study Shows SUVs, Pickups Hit Pedestrians More Often Than Cars Do

SUV pedestrian accident

If you’re a pedestrian who walks in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or another California city, here’s something important you should know: You’re more likely to be hit by an SUV or truck than a car. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) released a new report on pedestrian safety that shows concerning statistics about pedestrian […]

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