Pedestrian Accidents

After a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to money for missed wages, medical expenses, future medical costs, and noneconomic damages.

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Lancaster, CA

Pedestrian Accidents in the Antelope Valley

If you or a loved one suffered an injury as a pedestrian in Lancaster, California or the surrounding area, Accident Attorneys is the place to turn. We have more than 75 years of combined experience serving clients throughout the Antelope Valley and are ready to use our skill to help you.

Don't risk the future of your case with the wrong firm; contact our office today to see what Accident Attorneys can do for your lawsuit or claim.

What You Need to Know About the Laws of CA

You’ve been injured by a motor vehicle and are already dealing with the pain and suffering, medical visits, and drama of the situation. The last thing you want to do is study legal jargon about what has brought such devastation in your life. For the nuances that impact your case, you can have our team standing by your side and guiding you through, but it is important to know the big-picture laws that can impact your case. 

The basic laws are under CA Vehicle Code 21950, which gives the right-of-way to pedestrians who are crossing the road within a marked or unmarked crosswalk. Motorists are required to yield, and if they don’t, should be held liable. 

“Exercise Due Care”

Additionally, the law requires drivers to "exercise due care" as they approach a pedestrian in a crosswalk. This includes slowing down or any other action needed to avoid harming the pedestrian. These rules apply to marked and unmarked pedestrian crossings.

When a crosswalk law is violated, however, who is liable may change. This law does not allow pedestrians to enter a crosswalk without giving traffic enough time to slow down. According to CA V C § 21950(b), the pedestrian is responsible for his / her own safety as well.

How a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Can Help

At Accident Attorneys, we believe that careless drivers should be held responsible for the injuries that they cause. Motorists are required by the law to yield the right of way to pedestrians and take due care to avoid causing a serious accident. Contact our firm today to learn more about your rights after a serious pedestrian accident.

Do You Have Questions?

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    Your case does not need any prestige or size to qualify for a product liability claim. You deserve justice in your case as have the tens of thousands of individuals who have filed product liability lawsuits each year. If you are ready to take the next step to fight for what you deserve, give our team a call today!

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