Posted By The Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno, P.C. Posted in: Pedestrian Accident.
We need to talk more about why there are so many pedestrian crashes in and around San Diego. This is not a pedestrian-friendly city and the numbers show that. How many times have you turned on the news to hear yet another story of a person being struck by a vehicle?
At the Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno, we are here if you or a loved one need a San Diego pedestrian accident attorney. Let us work to secure the compensation you need for all of your injury-related expenses.
A recent article has a quotation from a driver that we wanted to share with you:
“I typically (speed) everywhere I go,” they said. “A combo of impatience and the feeling that the posted speed is too slow for the area I’m driving. When I am going somewhere, I want to get there and not take forever.”
I wish we knew a proper way to respond to this that was not in disbelief. That statement shows one of the many dangers that pedestrians face in and around San Diego.
For the latest reporting year in California, we know that there were over 14,000 pedestrian injuries. Nearly each pedestrian crash results in an injury or a fatality because, as the state reports like to say, “Pedestrians don’t have armour.” They have no protection from the force of a vehicle slamming into them. It is not uncommon for us to handle cases of people suffering from the following injuries after a pedestrian crash:
Each of these injuries can lead to a multitude of expenses for victims and their family. This can include:
The California Highway Patrol says that fatal pedestrian incidents are up 30% in this decade from the previous decade. They say that speeding is the number one contributor to pedestrian fatalities and injuries. We know that other contributing factors are:
Regardless of how a driver causes a pedestrian incident, they need to be held accountable for their actions.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian crash in the city, please seek legal assistance immediately. At the Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno, we are here to help when another person’s negligence causes you harm.
Our qualified and experienced team will work diligently to secure the compensation you need, including coverage for: