Common injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents:Some of the most frequent injuries from pedestrian vehicle accident are as follows:
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries: Permanent Brain Damage
- Fractured Ribcage
- Broken Bones
- Broken Pelvis
- Broken Noses and Teeth
- Facial Lacerations
- Traumatic Eye Injuries
- Emotional Distress and Pain and Suffering
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California Pedestrian Right of Way and Jaywalking Laws:Below are selected California Pedestrian Crosswalk Laws; for a more in depth analysis of your pedestrian injury claim contact our Law Firm and speak with an experienced and knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorney. V C Section 21950 Right of Way at Crosswalks – (a) The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter. (c) The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian. (d) Subdivision (b) does not relieve a driver of a vehicle from the duty of exercising due care for the safety of any pedestrian within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection. 21453(b) CVC – Right Turn on Red Light – [Summary, not verbatim] A driver, after stopping for a steady circular red signal, may turn right. However, the driver shall yield the right-of-way to pedestrians lawfully within an adjacent crosswalk and to traffic using the cross street.
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (213) 389-3765.21954(a) CVC – Pedestrians Outside Crosswalk – Every pedestrian upon a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway so near as to constitute an immediate hazard. (b) The provisions of this section shall not relieve the driver of a vehicle from the duty to exercise due care for the safety of any pedestrian upon a roadway.