Orange County is a dangerous county for pedestrians. It has a warm and inviting year-round climate, tons of outdoor activities, shopping and a gorgeous coastline. Who wouldn’t want to walk as much as possible and take in the beautiful outdoors? Unfortunately, residents and tourists who choose to walk rather than drive are at a greater risk of harm. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a car accident than occupants of a car.
In 2015, there were 162 fatal traffic accidents in Orange County. Pedestrians accounted for 51 of those deaths. Pedestrians account for more than 30% of traffic accident fatalities in Orange County. Pedestrians who are able to walk away from a traffic accident will still likely be faced with incredibly painful and long-lasting injuries. An experienced pedestrian accident attorney can help accident victims recover damages to compensate for the harms that have been imposed.
If you or a loved one is a pedestrian injured in a traffic accident, you may be entitled to compensation from the negligent party who caused your accident. At Law Offices of John Rapillo, we are here to help you and answer your questions. Call our knowledgeable accident attorneys at the 949-675-5060 today for a free consultation.
Pedestrians who are injured in Orange County traffic accidents are at a greater risk of suffering a serious and/or debilitating injury than those injured while in a vehicle. For over 35 years, the Law Offices of John Rapillo has helped injured pedestrians recover damages for injuries such as broken bones, lacerations, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, loss of limbs and paralysis.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you should not hesitate to contact an experienced attorney. We understand the hardships that can follow a tragic or life-changing accident. Injuries can be painful, and you may face a long road to recovery. As medical bills mount and you are forced to miss time at work, the financial pressure can become overwhelming. Our pedestrian accident attorneys can help you relieve that financial pressure. A personal injury claim for damages can help you recover the compensation you need to get back to your life.
We have also helped families of fatal pedestrian accidents recover compensation for the wrongful death of their loved one.
When we meet for your initial consultation we will review your case, assess causation and liability, and explain your legal rights. We will also answer any questions you may have about your claim or our office. The sooner you contact an experienced accident attorney, the sooner you can get the compensation you need to recover.
For more than 35 years, the Law Offices of John Rapillo has helped pedestrian accident victims recover compensation that has made a difference in their lives. We can help you fight to recover the compensation that can make a difference in your life, too. We offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis. This allows you to hire us without worrying about costly upfront legal fees. We only get paid if we recover a settlement offer or award on your behalf. We want you to focus on your physical and emotional recovery. Let us focus on your financial recovery. Contact our office today for a free, no-commitment consultation.
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Newport Beach, CA 92663