If you were injured in a pedestrian accident as a result of a driver’s negligence, you should understand your legal rights. In this article, we provide an introduction to pedestrian accident law in California.pedestrians are the most vulnerable individuals on our streets. Even at low speeds, pedestrian accidents can involve serious injuries
Our attorneys can help you:
Gather evidence to help prove liability for the accident
Find compassionate doctors that specialize in accidents
Communicate with insurance companies to protects your rights
Avoid financial problems while out of work
Recover full compensation for pain and suffering.
“Can I get a Compensation for a Pedestrian Accident?”
If you were injured in a pedestrian accident as a result of third party negligence, you may have a right to be compensated for your injuries and other losses, including but not limited to wages you could not earn while recovering from your injuries.
Most pedestrian accidents are accidents caused by careless driving rather than an intentional bad act, we will analyze negligence.
The definition of negligence is the failure to act with the level of care that a reasonable person would have exercised under the same or similar circumstances. There are five elements of a standard negligence claim. In order to win a pedestrian accident lawsuit based on negligence, you will need to prove the existence of the following elements:
- Breach of duty
- Proximate cause