Orange County Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
It costs you nothing to learn if we can help you. All consultations are free. I represent victims on a contingency basis. You'll pay no attorney fees unless damages are recovered.
Purcell Law has successfully represented individuals and families against insurance companies and large corporations in Orange County and Southern California for the over 20 years. We utilize skill and knowledge to pursue the compensation you and your family deserve through mediation, arbitration or trial.
In pedestrian accidents, we work with investigators and accident deconstructionists to measure skid marks, evaluate damages, and gather evidence or witnesses. We arduously work to have the guilty party held liable for their negligent actions and pursue compensation for past and present medical expenses, emotional trauma and other damages caused by the pedestrian accident.
Insurance companies will try to seek the lowest settlement possible, so don't try to settle with the insurance companies on your own. Contact our Orange County personal injury attorney to obtain helpful legal advice and effective representation.
Pedestrian accidents and fatalities in Orange County
In 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol, there were 864 pedestrians involved in accidents and 41 pedestrian fatalities in Orange County. During the same year there were an additional 370 pedestrian accidents, resulting in 39 fatalities in Riverside County.
Statistically, the most vulnerable to pedestrian injuries and deaths include young children and the elderly.
Driver negligence is generally the main cause of pedestrian accidents in the U.S. Some of the causes include:
- driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
- the use of cell phones, texting and other devices
- various distractions while driving a car
- failure to yield the right-of-way
- failure to stop at a marked or unmarked crosswalk, stop sign or traffic light
- failure to stop before turning right on red at an intersection
- failure to keep a proper lookout in good or bad weather conditions
Some of the most serious bodily injuries that may result from a pedestrian auto accident include:
- traumatic brain injury
- spinal cord injury
- fractured bones
- internal body damage
- loss of limb
With locations in Irvine and Santa Ana, we are here to help
California state laws give pedestrians the right of way and drivers are responsible to stop or yield at all crosswalks to allow pedestrians to cross the road. If the driver fails to do so and causes a serious injury or death to a pedestrian, the driver should be held responsible for any injuries and damages.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured because of a negligent driver, you may be entitled to receive compensation for personal injury and other damages. Contact Purcell Law to learn your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve.
At the offices of Purcell Law, we are prepared to handle your case. Our firm is committed to protect the rights of our clients who fall victim to another's negligence and to pursue the maximum recovery possible.
If you, your child, or someone you know has been affected by a pedestrian car accident, it is highly important that you seek the legal help of an experienced Orange County personal injury attorney to obtain the rightful compensation.
To schedule a consultation and case evaluation with an experienced Orange County personal injury attorney, please contact the offices of Purcell Law today.
We frequently work with clients from the following Orange County cities: Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Tustin, and Westminster. In Riverside County: Corona, Inland Empire, and Riverside
We also work with clients who have been injured on the following highways: I-5, I-405, SR 55, SR 57, SR 73, SR 133, and others.
Purcell Law - Christopher Purcell, Attorney
In Santa Ana:
1539 E. 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
7700 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Toll Free: 888-840-4443
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