Number of Pedestrians Got Hit by Cars Nearly Doubled in 2017

In 2015, there were 74 pedestrian deaths in Los Angeles. That number rose to 134 in 2017, which is the highest number in more than 15 years (Nelson, 2018). When someone walking by foot, a bicyclist, or a young child is hit by a car, reckless drivers must take full responsibility.

Common Pedestrian Accident Injures

  • Broken bones
  • Head/brain injury
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Death

What Should I Do After Getting Hit by A Car

  1. Remain calm and move out of the street.
  2. Call the police.
  3. Ask the driver to please stay there while you wait for the police to arrive.
  4. Collect the driver’s information (i.e.: driver’s license, insurance information, license plate number)
  5. Take tons of photos (i.e.: take photos of yourself, your bike, street signs, the intersection, license plates, etc.).
  6. Give the police an accurate account of what happened.
  7. Seek medical attention and visit hospital if necessary.
  8. Call a lawyer!

How Can I Be Compensated?

If you’ve been seriously injured as the result of a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to claim compensation for your injuries. At State Law Firm APC., client satisfaction is our top priority. We dedicate our time to getting the maximum compensation for pedestrian accident victims. We will take care of negotiating with the insurance companies, while allowing you to recover from the trauma of the accident.

 

State Law Firm APC. can help you recover damages for your:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical bills
  • Future medical bills
  • Medical equipment
  • Lost wages
  • Future lost wages

 

Call State Law Firm, APC. to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury attorney today!

818-625-1800

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