For whatever reason, drivers can be very dismissive of pedestrians walking near a roadway, or on a cross walk. Despite a legal obligation to give right of way to pedestrians, drivers all too often decide to aggressively continue on their way, causing serious and, sometimes, fatal injuries to innocent pedestrians. Of course, not all pedestrian accidents in Chula Vista occur due to deliberately dangerous behavior, as negligence and distracted driving also contribute to numerous pedestrian accidents each year. When a pedestrian is struck by a car, truck, or other motor vehicle, they are often left with severe injuries, which can mean they are unable to work, complete what were once everyday activities, or worse.
An experienced Chula Vista pedestrian accident attorney from The Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno can provide the outstanding legal representation, guidance and support you require when you or a loved one have become a victim of this type of incident. You do not need to suffer alone, nor to simply accept the financial impact of a pedestrian accident.
California tends to be one of the worst states in terms of pedestrian accidents and, in 2013, saw high numbers of pedestrians injured on the roads than any other state. Pedestrians in Chula Vista and across California are the most at-risk category when it comes to sustaining serious injuries in a traffic accident.
According to official statistics relating to 2013, as published by the California Office of Traffic Safety, San Diego County, including Chula Vista, saw:
There are several types of accident which can be classified as pedestrian accidents under California law. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
To discuss your case with an esteemed Chula Vista pedestrian accident attorney, schedule your free consultation by calling the Law Offices of Eugene G. Bruno today on 619-577-4077.