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Self-Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian

By Blythe Donham |

Uber has suspended its self-driving cars due to the first pedestrian fatality. a self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona over the weekend. as a car accident lawyer, our office already knows the many concerns that go along with the idea of self-driving vehicles. and this accident will likely raise more… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed in Van Nuys Hit-and-Run

By Blythe Donham |

VAN NUYS, CA: Police are on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a pedestrian. the pedestrian was struck by two vehicles at 5:35am this morning. the first vehicle who hit the pedestrian stayed at the scene to help the victim. However, the second vehicle took off after dragging the victim… Read More »

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Man in Garden Grove Struck By Car

By Blythe Donham |

GARDEN GROVE, CA: During the evening of January 21, 2017, a man was hit by a vehicle while in the crosswalk. the man was hit by a car going northbound on Haster St and Lampson Ave in Garden Grove. the victim was then taken to UCI Medical Center with life threatening injuries. the man,… Read More »

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Pedestrian Hit In Crosswalk In Buena Park

By Blythe Donham |

BUENA PARK, CA: on Tuesday January 10th, 2017 a woman was fatally struck by a car while crossing the street. the pedestrian was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. the driver of a Toyota Tacoma stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. the woman was then taken to the hospital… Read More »

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Pedestrian Related Accidents on the Rise

By Blythe Donham |

The number of pedestrian related accidents over the last ten years has sky rocketed and has become a great cause of concern. According to the NHTSA, there has been a slow, but steady increase in pedestrian related fatalities, see the chart below. Pedestrian Fatalities As you can see, though the number of fatalities due to a… Read More »

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Rise in School Drop-Off Accidents

By Blythe Donham |

With the new school year already underway in Orange County, more parents are opting to drive their children and their classmates to and from school. Though carpooling is a great way to be environmentally conscious, we are noticing an increase in school drop-off zone accidents. Be it from making illegal u-turns, to parking in red,… Read More »

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Negligence & Pedestrian Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

Many people think assigning fault in car accident cases is simple, especially in situations involving pedestrians. However, officers and courts look at various factors when trying to find out why a crash occurred. One is not guaranteed to gain compensation for injuries when struck by a car. When a collision involving a pedestrian, negligence… Read More »

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Injury Attorney Examines Pedestrian Safety

By Ian Silverthorne |

The most vulnerable people on our roads are pedestrians. Pedestrians lack the steel cage and safety devices of cars. They also lack the speed and maneuverability of motorcycles. Even a low-speed collision can be fatal. A pedestrian is anyone walking across the street. Therefore it is important that everyone be aware of the dangers… Read More »

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Hiring an injury attorney after a car accident

By Ian Silverthorne |

An accident involving a motor vehicle can be especially dangerous when a cyclist or pedestrian is hit. Our Orange County injury attorney reports that a 74-year-old man was riding his bike when he was struck by a car. Unfortunately, the victim died from his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital. While the proper… Read More »

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Huntington Beach Car Accident Kills One

By Ian Silverthorne |

In October, friends, family, and classmates mourned the death of a 17-year-old young woman. the young woman died a day after being hit by a car in Huntington Beach. She was truck by a 2006 Cadillac DTS. She was on her way to a bus stop when the Cadillac hit her. A witness saw the… Read More »

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