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Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable when walking the streets of Long Beach or any other Southern California city. Pedestrians have nothing to protect them or soften the impact in the event of a traffic accident. Even at low speeds, pedestrian accidents can involve serious injuries, leaving victims in pain and temporarily or permanently disabled. Contacting a qualified pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible may help recoup compensation for wounds and medical bills.

The Shocking Statistics

Records show that pedestrian-involved collisions in Long Beach climbed for the third consecutive year, up to 356 individuals. In addition, fatalities from vehicle-versus-pedestrian collisions spiked from six to 13 last year, according to data provided by the Long Beach Police Department. [1]

Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Drivers involved in accidents involving pedestrians may be negligent in a variety of events:

  • Traffic rules are disobeyed
  • The driver is distracted, impaired or intoxicated
  • Drivers failing to yield right of way at crosswalks
  • Speeding

Support from a Pedestrian Accident Attorney

If you are a pedestrian involved in an accident, you will likely be overwhelmed. At the Law Offices of Robert Finn, we will provide the guidance you need to get through all the red tape involved in investigating and pursuing your injury claim so you can concentrate on healing.

We will help you:

  • Gather evidence to prove liability for the accident
  • Find proper medical care and compassionate doctors
  • Obtain payment for current and future healthcare costs
  • Interact with insurance companies to protect your rights
  • Avoid financial difficulty while out of work
  • Recover full and fair compensation

Personal Attention

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you need an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.

In these types of legal matters, it is important to speak to a lawyer familiar with the laws in your jurisdiction. Robert Finn serves clients in the communities of Bellflower, Cerritos, Compton, Cypress, Florence, Huntington Beach, Lakewood, Norwalk, Seal Beach, Signal Hill, Torrance, and Wilmington with one-on-one personal attention.

Mr. Finn takes these cases on a contingency fee basis. This means you don’t pay any fees for a pedestrian accident attorney until your case is resolved. Call his Long Beach office at 562-901-3388 today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your issues and put his 40 years of experience to work for you!

[1] http://www.presstelegram.com/general-news/20160508/long-beach-pedestrian-fatalities-and-injuries-on-the-rise