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When you injured as a pedestrian, it can be devastating, also can cause a lot of anxiety and stress in your life. It’s vital that you seek trusted legal representation from an Escondido pedestrian accident attorney from the Law office of Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates.
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Escondido Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Living or working in the city means you will do quite a bit of walking to and from work, the store, the doctor, the park, school and other destinations. Spending a lot of time as a pedestrian will help you stay in shape, will keep gas and vehicle maintenance costs low, and will help the environment. It could also wind up leading to a tragic accident. Why? Pedestrians are more difficult for drivers to see, especially at night, compared to other vehicles. Pedestrians have zero protection from the elements, which means any accident with a vehicle could end up in death.

If you or a loved one has been injured while walking to work or the store you need to speak with an experienced and trusted Escondido pedestrian accident attorney about your case. Call 619-543-1789 today to schedule a consultation.

Staying Safe as a Pedestrian

If you do a lot of walking throughout the day in Escondido you should practice the safety tips listed below in order to prevent an accident as much as possible. The pedestrian safety tips you need to follow include:

  • Always walk on the sidewalk
  • Walk as close to the buildings as possible
  • Never jaywalk
  • Always cross at controlled intersections
  • Use crosswalks
  • Make eye contact with drivers
  • Wear reflective apparel at night
  • Never use mobile phone while walking
  • Do not walk with headphones in your ears
  • Walk with someone else
  • Use a light at night
  • Be on the lookout for bicycles
  • Watch for road debris, cracks, holes, and other hazards

Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

The injuries a pedestrian can suffer in an accident with a motor vehicle can be devastating, changing how you live for an extended period or permanently. You never know when a car might jump the curb, run a red light, fail to yield or simply ignore the laws. You need to be on your toes at all times when walking around Escondido. Below is a list of the most common pedestrian accident injuries the team at Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates has experience representing:

  • Broken bones
  • Head trauma
  • Internal bleeding
  • Impalement
  • Loss of limbs
  • Paralysis
  • Incapacitation
  • Organ damage

Being involved in a pedestrian accident, no matter how hard the vehicle hit you, can cause a lot of anxiety and stress in your life. The ability to go to work, to school, to care for your family and to socialize might be altered depending on your injuries. If you are paralyzed because of the accident you might need to have your home renovated to make it wheelchair accessible.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, it’s vital that you seek trusted legal representation from an Escondido pedestrian accident attorney from the office of Edward J Babbitt APC & Associates. Call the office today at 619-543-1789 to schedule a free initial consultation about your case. Our experienced and compassionate personal injury lawyers will explain the law, evaluate your case, and help you recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

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