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Expert Glendale Car v. Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Have you or someone you know been injured while out for a walk, jog, or bike ride around the neighborhood?  All it takes is one distracted driver who completely change your life and have you scrambling for what to do.  In today's digital world, a driver can be distracted by their phone or even the digital dash capabilities that are common in vehicles.  Similar to an accident that might occur to a motorcyclist, pedestrians are at a greater risk of catastrophic injury due to the fact that they are not wearing any protective gear and the damage that a vehicle can cause to an unsuspecting pedestrian may result in broken bones, traumatic brain injury, torn ligaments, or more.  It is important to make sure you know your rights and make sure you're not taken advantage of by the insurance company who is trying to settle your case for as little as possible.  At Hamoui Law, our legal experts are prepared to help you navigate this terrible time by setting you up with our expert doctors and getting maximum compensation for the trouble you've been through.  Give us a call at 323-263-9333 for a free consultation today!

What to do if you are involved in a car v. pedestrian accident?

Car v. pedestrian accidents happen in a flash and can leave those involved in a daze. The last thing you need is to add insult to injury by jeopardizing your case because of making a panicked decision after your accident. It is important to stay clam and follow these basic steps to protect your rights and put yourself in the best position to get the maximum compensation for the trauma that ensues after a pedestrian accident. 

Gather Evidence

Evidence from the accident scene can be used to determine who is at fault and ensure your compensation is coming from the liable party. Exchanging the names, addresses, phone numbers, driver's license numbers, and insurance information of all parties involved in the car accident is important.  This information can be obtained very quickly, especially if you snap a picture of the driver's license, and insurance information with your phone.  While your phone is out, do not forget to take pictures of the vehicles and the surrounding scene of the accident.

Obtain a Police Report

A police report can be a crucial piece of evidence a little later in your case.  Police reports may contain a determination of liability and sometimes the police report is the difference between having a winning case or not.  Thus, it is important to call the police to the scene of the accident.

Dont Hesitate to Get Medical Help

Injuries from a car v. pedestrian accident do not always set in right away and the adrenalin of the even may have you feeling like your injuries are minor or even nonexistent.  Soft tissue injuries that may result from a car accident can take hours, days, or even weeks before they set in.  Pedestrians are significantly more likely to be seriously hurt and or die from this type of accident.  Either way, it is very important to get a professional doctors opinion regarding the true injuries as a result from your car v. pedestrian accident. 

Contact an Expert California Bar Certified Car Accident Attorney

An attorney has the know how to deal with the insurance company to ensure you get maximum compensation regarding your pedestrian accident.  A car v. pedestrian accident attorney will handle your case from A-Z so you can focus on getting your life back on track. Put your case in the hands of an expert car v. pedestrian accident attorney and increase your chances of getting the best outcome possible.

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