Each year over 85,000 pedestrians are injured and approximately 6,000 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians cause the majority of these accidents.
Motorists MUST yield the Right-of-Way to pedestrians – but often DO NOT!
Under the law, motor vehicles must yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and on sidewalks. The failure of motor vehicle drivers to exercise proper care around pedestrians can result in serious / catastrophic injuries, and even death. If you or a loved one has been a victim of pedestrian injuries in a motor vehicle accident, Southern California Pedestrian accident Lawyers at Khashan Law know how to help you obtain the just compensation to which you are entitled!