Tag Archives: accidents

Know Your Rights After a Construction Accident

As the economy gets better, construction projects start to increase – especially in large cities like Los Angeles and San Diego. Although this may be financially great, there is a price to pay for all the construction projects in our cities. When a construction site accident happens to either a worker or a passerby, different parties may be liable for the victims’ potential injuries or wrongful death. Depending on...
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Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

A recent report published by Smart Growth America noted that between 2005 and 2014, a total of 46,149 people were struck and killed by cars while walking in the United States. In 2014, the most recent year for which data are available, 4,884 pedestrians were killed by a motor vehicle. Between 2005 and 2014, Americans were 7.2 times more likely to die as a pedestrian than from a natural...
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Filing a Claim After a Pedestrian Accident

When a car hits you as a pedestrian, it can come as a total shock. You could have been on the cross walk minding your business when a car crashes into you. It can be a very scary experience. Your first instinct may be to file a claim against the driver who hit you. Although that may be the right instinct, you may also have a claim against the...
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Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Getting injured in an accident can leave you confused about your legal rights. Immediately after an accident, your friends and family may urge you to speak to an accident attorney to protect your legal rights. The fact is that when you are seriously injured in an accident, it is easy to become overwhelmed. Who is going to pay for your property damage, medical bills, and loss of wages? Despite...
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