Are you searching for a proven lawyer for those injured in a pedestrian accident in Southern California? Orange County is known for our nice weather and residents who live an active, healthy lifestyle. Because of this, we have a very high population of people opting for non-vehicular methods of transportation. For the most part, these bicyclists, e-scooter riders, walkers, skateboarders and joggers are safe on the sidewalks, parking lots, driveways and roads in the area.
However, thousands of people are injured in pedestrian accidents every year here in Orange County and Los Angeles. Whenever a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle the sheer force of the vehicle often results in catastrophic or life-threatening injuries. They often experience severe injuries that require medical attention, surgery and ongoing rehabilitation for broken bones, brain trauma or serious burns. In some cases, the injuries prove to be fatal. In these difficult times, it can be crucial to understand the legal options available to victims of these types of accidents.
This is why it is important to engage a proven lawyer for those injured in a pedestrian accident in Southern California. Many victims of a pedestrian accident have grounds to pursue a personal injury claim against a motorist. In order to do this, it will need to be shown that a driver was negligent or reckless. For example, was the driver drunk, distracted or drowsy? Was he or she operating a vehicle in an unsafe way or violating traffic laws designed to keep people safe? If any of these were factors in an accident, the driver can be held liable for damages, which are often extensive in these types of accidents.
The consequences of an collision between a vehicle and a person can be devastating for the victims.
My name is Rivers Morrell and after more than 40 years of representing injured pedestrians I understand the challenges you and your family are facing. I can help. I invite you to review the strong recommendations of former clients and the legal industry and contact us or call to speak with me personally for a free consultation at 949-305-1400.