Pedestrian Accidents

The Growing Risk of Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accidents in the Bay Area

A frightening trend is occurring around San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area: Hit-and-run incidents and car-pedestrian accidents are on the rise. These types of accidents often result in severe injury or the death of victims. In the case of hit-and-run accidents, it can be difficult for victims to recover compensation without a liable party known or present. San Francisco’s Pedestrian …

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What Happens if an Uninsured Driver Causes a Pedestrian Accident?

California, and many other states, are considered “at-fault states” in the realm of auto insurance law. This means that in the event of a car accident, drivers must file a claim with the other driver’s insurance provider to recover compensation for their injuries. To receive damages for a motor vehicle collision in the state of …

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Can a Pedestrian Be at Fault if They Were Hit by a Car?

In pedestrian accident cases, proving negligence on the part of the driver may seem like a simple task: Pedestrians often sustain the worst (if not only) injuries in these situations, and road safety is more the responsibility of the driver, right? Not necessarily. While the majority of pedestrian accidents do result in much greater injury for the …

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