Pedestrian Accidents

Social Media Can Ruin Personal Injury Claims






Cell phones are dangerous when people use them while driving or walking down the street. Irresponsible and dangerous cell phone use, which is rising, can result in injuries to an unsuspecting person who is driving or walking. California has outlawed the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. See California Vehicle CodesĀ 23123, 23124,
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Pedestrians can be Found Partly at Fault in Accidents






These pedestrians are walking at an intersection, as is proper. The woman at left, however, is walking against a red light. If she were hit by a car, she could be found at least partly at fault if there were an accident. (Wikimedia Commons photo by Charvex) When a car or other automobile hits a
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Pedestrian






Pedestrians are advised to walk on the shoulder or as far to the right as possible, facing traffic, when there are no sidewalks or walking paths available. (Wikimedia Commons photo) There were 4,735 pedestrian deaths in the United States in 2013, and more than 150,000 emergency room visits because of pedestrian-vs.-vehicle accidents. Many of these
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