Surface streets are more dangerous than California Freeways and Highways. Los Angeles Surface street accidents account for a majority of all motor vehicle accidents in this city. As a result of the overcrowding of our highways many workers commute to work using our surface streets resulting on congested and hazardous roadway conditions. According to the California Highway patrol thousands of motorists, pedestrians, bicycle riders and motorcycle riders are injured in surface streets accidents. And between hundreds of persons are killed every year on our streets. If you have been injured in an auto accidents on a California surface street contact our Traffic Accident attorneys today. All initial consultations are free of charge. (855-385-2529)
Common causes of surface street, boulevard, and avenue accidents in California;
There are numerous causes of accident on our surface streets. Some of the most common are as follows:
- Inattentive Driving
- Illegal U Turns
- Not following proper road safety precautions
- DUI or Drunk Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Testing while driving
- Negligent Driving
- Running a red light or stop sign
- Truck driver negligence
- Poor Road maintenance
- Lack of proper signage or sign blocked by trees
- Overcrowded and congested streets
- Pedestrian accidents
Some important safety tips to follow while driving in surface streets include, defensive driving, avoiding driving during congested hours during the day, not speeding or driving while intoxicated, focusing on the road at all times, and not using cellular phones while driving.
California Distracted Driving Laws:
Local ordinances state governments and legislatures have been diligent in enacting anti text messaging and cell phone usage laws while driving as well as other distracted driving laws. Texting while driving is by far the most dangerous of all distractions on our roadways and highways. In reaction to this, President Obama issued an executive order forbidding federal employees from texting while driving on government business or with government equipment. However such regulations have not prevented many from disobeying the law.
Personal Injury Attorneys -Selecting the right legal representation – We are here to help.
Our aggressive and tenacious attorneys will diligently keep on the offensive until you have been compensated for your injuries and vindicated for your loss. We will not hesitate to go to trial and take on drivers that were negligent and their insurance carriers’ so that your rights are protected. In the meantime, concentrate on the most important part of this process – your recovery.
Statute of Limitations can reduce or eliminate your right to compensation: If you have been struck by a distracted driver or a driver speeding of negligently driving in surface streets don’t wait to seek legal representation.
It is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured to report any traffic accident claim before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Common Injuries associated with roadway accident include: Spinal Cord Damage, Traumatic Brain Injury, Severe Neck injuries, broken bones, facial lacerations, skull fractures, emotional distress and post traumatic stress syndrome.
Victims Compensation in auto accident Personal Injury Claims Individuals injured in auto accidents are able to receive compensation for the following.
- Medical Expenses
- Future Medical costs
- Prescription medicine costs
- Pain and Suffering
- Medical Expenses
- Punitive Damages
- Property Damages
- Emotional Distress
The Downtown LA Law Firm will help you get the compensation you deserve in a street accident injury claim. Our experience and qualified attorney are highly regarded in the field of personal injury and auto collisions.