Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Helps Victims in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, and San Jose, California

Some drivers simply don’t respect the rights of pedestrians. Car and truck drivers have a responsibility to drive in a safe and attentive manner at all times, and be aware of any pedestrians that may be near or on the street.

If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident, make sure your rights are being protected. Contact Us or call an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer at The Barnes Firm for a FREE personal injury consultation.

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Safety Tips

Although pedestrians have the right to use most roads, they should always walk on the sidewalk, if possible. When there isn’t a sidewalk, always face oncoming traffic; this allows you to see other vehicles — and it will buy you some crucial seconds to react, if an accident is about to happen.

  • Here are some other tips for pedestrians using the road, sidewalk or crosswalk:
  • Dress in brightly colored clothing
  • Wear reflective clothing at night
  • Always cross the street at a marked crosswalk
  • Look left, then right, then left again, before stepping into the street
  • If a car is parked where you are crossing, make sure there is no driver in the car

Pedestrian Accident Statistics

Irresponsible drivers cause thousands of pedestrian accidents every year, but there are a variety of factors that can be at play. Here are the Top Ten Causes of a Pedestrian Accident:

  1.  Pedestrian Confusion

  2.  Driver Inattention/Distraction

  3.  Failure to Yield Right of Way

  4.  Backing Up Unsafely

  5.  Unsafe Speed

  6.  Alcohol Involvement

  7.  Traffic Control Disregarded

  8.  Aggressive Driving

  9. Drive Inexperience

  10.  Improper Lane Usage

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, call one of our experienced personal injury attorneys, or contact us for a FREE case evaluation.

The Barnes Firm 1-(800) 800-0000

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