Auto vs Pedestrian Accident in Canoga Park: Who Is at Fault?

When a pedestrian is struck by an automobile in Canoga Park, serious injuries can — and often do — occur. The injuries can happen not just when the vehicle strikes the pedestrian, but when the person is thrown to the ground or into tree or other object. If you or a loved one were injured in a pedestrian accident by a negligent driver, California law is on your side.

The obvious cause of severe injuries from an auto vs pedestrian accident in Canoga Park is the force of the hit. An individual crossing the street or walking on a sidewalk isn’t as protected from a hard impact as someone driving in a vehicle. Injuries can range from broken bones to long-term brain trauma and paralysis.

Pedestrian Accidents Increase in Canoga Park

Pedestrian accidents can be a terrifying experience for the victims, resulting in long-term emotional pain, such as PTSD, as well as numerous physical injuries. The feeling of the impact, the crunch of metal, and the smell of burning rubber from the tires may be ingrained in your memory for life. Unfortunately for the victims, pedestrian accidents are all too common in Canoga Park.

Types of Pedestrian Car Accidents

Is a City Immune for Failing to Install Signals at a Crosswalk?

Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is seeing more and more serious pedestrian accidents at crosswalks.  In fact, Mr. Goldberg recently posted articles on the most dangerous intersections for pedestrian accidents in Woodland Hills.  However, nearby Canoga Park is notorious for many serious and even fatal auto versus pedestrian accidents.  A common question…

Can Auto versus Pedestrian Accidents be avoided?

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg handles several serious auto versus pedestrian accidents every year.  Recently, the Los Angeles Times identified the most dangerous intersections for pedestrian accidents.  Although the analysis shows most of the pedestrian accidents are clustered in high-density areas near downtown, a surprising number of accidents occur in suburban areas…

The Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrian Accidents in Woodland Hills— Part 1

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg handles more local auto versus pedestrian accidents than you might think.  Most of these accidents occur at only a few select intersections in Woodland Hills.  This Article is Part 1 and discusses the two most dangerous intersections in Woodland Hills.   With the increased foot traffic generated from…

3 Reasons People Hate Hiring Personal Injury Lawyers!

Woodland Hills personal injury lawyer Barry P. Goldberg meets hundreds of accident victims and prospective clients every year.  There seems to be a “unifying theme” from most, if not all, of the clients—they think they hate lawyers and they dread having to actually hire one!  The bad news— for the most part—their concerns are legitimate! …