It Is important to note that there are designated places to cross an intersection or to walk and bike. Flashing signs are there to warn you of oncoming traffic and warn traffic that you may be crossing. However, this doesn’t stop pedestrians from becoming victims of vehicle accidents. Immediately after an accident where a pedestrian is hit by a motor vehicle, the well-being and health of the injured will also play a role in their recovery. How is the fault determined in these types of accidents? (more…)
Category: Pedestrian Accidents
What Age Group Is The Most Vulnerable In Pedestrian Accidents?
Accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles as well as the personal injury claims that ensue typically hinge on what is known as the “Duty of Care” based on those parties that are involved. Interestingly enough, there are certain rules of the road that apply to those on foot as well as motorists in that they both must exercise reasonable care. In many cases, negligence is obvious. However, there are certain factors that the court and your personal injury lawyer will have to consider. (more…)
An Overview of Wrongful Death Claims
One of the many personal injury claims that personal injury lawyers are very familiar with are wrongful death cases. When an individual dies and someone else or some other entity is at fault, the survivors of the deceased can file a wrongful death claim and sue the person or entity responsible. The survivors can seek compensation for their losses in court which might include funeral costs, hospital and medical expenses, loss of companionship, loss of income, etc. (more…)