Oct 31, 2022
Pedestrian accidents are a common occurrence in Los Angeles. Launched in 2015, the city’s Vision Zero initiative was initially viewed as a flagship safety program that would prioritize the goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025.
But, as the Los Angeles Times reported in January, the city’s streets are actually becoming more dangerous – in particular for pedestrians.
In 2021, 486 pedestrians were severely injured by motorists here in Los Angeles. That figure represents a staggering 36% increase from 2020.
Moreover, pedestrian deaths rose 6% in 2021 – with a total of 128 tragic fatalities recorded on the streets of Los Angeles.
In the sections below, we will look at the Top 10 Causes of Pedestrian Accident Injuries. We’ll also review how to file a claim for financial compensation after a pedestrian accident with the leading personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Dordulian Law Group.
Pedestrian accidents can result in serious and even catastrophic injuries. Due to the number of pedestrian accidents that often involve head injuries, long-term medical care is commonly required for trauma such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussion (MTBI), or post-concussion syndrome. Accordingly, avoiding a pedestrian accident at all costs is imperative.
Let’s look at the most common causes of pedestrian accidents leading to injuries and fatalities.
When you’re injured as a pedestrian due to another driver’s negligence or carelessness, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation for various types of damages:
The best way to ensure that you recover the maximum financial compensation you deserve in a cash settlement after a Los Angeles, California, pedestrian accident injury is by contacting the experienced lawyers at Dordulian Law Group (DLG). We will help you file a claim for your pedestrian accident and then fight aggressively on your behalf to secure the financial compensation you need to make a complete recovery – physically, emotionally, and financially.
Suffering a pedestrian accident injury can lead to a long and difficult road to recovery. When you choose DLG to fight for justice on your behalf, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that while you focus on what’s most important – your overall health and well-being – we’ll focus on the stressful details, like gathering important evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, proving liability on the part of at-fault parties, etc.
At DLG, we’re led by a former Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County who has successfully obtained over 100 jury trial victories throughout his more than 25-year career. Sam Dordulian brings a level of expertise to your pedestrian accident claim that simply can’t be found at most personal injury law firms.
With a 98% success record and history of recovering more than $100,000,000 in settlements and verdicts, DLG is the absolute best choice you can make when searching for a Los Angeles, California-area pedestrian accident attorney who will fight to ensure you receive the maximum financial damages award you deserve.
Contact us today online or by phone at 818-322-4056 for a free consultation and to learn more about all the added advantages available when you choose DLG to handle your pedestrian accident claim. DLG’s team of proven pedestrian accident lawyers provides unparalleled service to each and every client, offering a level of personalized attention and dedication that can’t be matched elsewhere.
Our experienced attorneys can help you pursue a financial award for your personal injury case. Contact us online or by phone for a free consultation today.
And with DLG, you’ll never be forced to accept a lowball offer (a common issue with other settlement mill firms) that will not cover losses like future medical care, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and more. Such losses are often referred to as non-economic damages in pedestrian accident claims – and they can be hard to prove without the right lawyer on your side. But having a skilled, experienced, and proven attorney like Sam Dordulian fighting in your corner can help ensure that you secure all available non-economic as well as economic damages for your claim – ultimately making a substantial difference in the financial compensation you recover.
When you’re injured in a Los Angeles pedestrian accident, don’t settle for anything less than the best team of attorneys around – for your pedestrian accident injury, the best call you can make is to DLG.
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