sidewalk accident

Who Is Liable for a Sidewalk Trip and Fall Accident in Los Angeles?

Trip and fall accidents and lawsuits cost the City of Los Angeles approximately $3 million to $5 million every year. According to a Los Angeles Times article, the Bureau of Street Services has estimated that about 40 percent of the city’s sidewalks need repairs. In fact, at one point, the price tag for the repairs to these broken sidewalks estimated at $1.5 billion. At the current rate that the...
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Determining Fault In Sidewalk Accidents

Sidewalks provide many benefits, including safety, mobility and healthier communities. They reduce walking along roadway accidents and other pedestrian related accidents. However, as important as sidewalks are in preventing certain accidents, they can also be a hotbed of accidents in and of themselves. If a sidewalk is poorly maintained or in major disrepair, it can result in a devastating accident to a pedestrian. In sidewalk accident cases, the common...
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