Santa Maria Pedestrian Accident Attorney
Regarding Pedestrian Accidents
Almost all motor vehicle accidents are the result of negligence. Pedestrian accidents are a significant part of the motor vehicle injury and fatality statistics in this country. Even at slow speeds when a car or truck collides with a pedestrian the pedestrian is likely to sustain serious injuries. Close to 18% of pedestrian accidents are hit and runs. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident it is crucial that you seek the help of a Santa Maria personal injury attorney as soon as possible for assistance with your claim.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Santa Maria
Collisions with people crossing a street usually happen because the driver is speeding and unable to register the presence of a pedestrian soon enough to avoid and accident or because the driver is distracted or impaired by drugs or alcohol. This type of motor vehicle accident, where not fatal, usually results in the victim being hospitalized. The injuries from a pedestrian accident can involve long recoveries and sometimes permanent disability. This can throw the victim's family into a financial crisis as medical bills stack up, particularly when the injured person is an income earner for the family.
Fortunately California personal injury law provides an injured person the opportunity to recover damages such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering and emotional pain. A pedestrian accident lawyer at our firm understands the difficulties facing an injured client and will include the expense of any future medical care as well in the demand for compensation from the driver's insurance company.
Our talented legal team at the firm will maintain constant communication with a client throughout the course of the case. We are proud of our record of success and are committed to our client's future well being. Call Pacific Attorney Group to discuss your claim with an experienced and compassionate personal injury Lawyer.
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