Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Santa Clarita
When a pedestrian crosses the street in a safe and legal matter, but are then hit by a motor vehicle, they can pursue a claim for compensation. If you need assistance filing a personal injury claim, our Santa Clarita pedestrian accident lawyers at Werner Law Firm can help!
Santa Clarita, as well as other cities throughout Southern California, has been built for vehicle transportation and is not often pedestrian friendly. Because of the design focus of the city, pedestrian accidents are quite common when combined with the negligence of vehicle drivers.
Liability in a Pedestrian Accident
Most pedestrian accidents result from a negligent driver who fails to yield to a pedestrian crossing the street. Driver distractions, such as the use of cell phones and other devices while driving are frequent causes of pedestrian accidents.
Some of the common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Failure to look both ways
- Failure to stop at intersections
- Failure to stop at crosswalks
Regardless of the cause of the accident, it is important to pursue the compensation that you deserve from the situation. At The Werner Law Firm, our Santa Clarita pedestrian accident lawyers can stand by your side to help during this fight.
Dealing with Insurance Adjusters
After being involved in a pedestrian accident, an insurance adjuster will call you shortly to take a statement. Until you consult with our firm, do not speak with the insurance company! Each of our Santa Clarita personal injury attorneys are experienced in handling injury claims for pedestrian accident victims and can fight for just compensation on your behalf.
We know that proving liability is not always a simple matter and therefore, we can engage all of our resources to help move your claim in the right direction. We can make use of expert witness and investigators early on in your case to build a solid case designed to hold the negligent party responsible. Call The Werner Law Firm at once!