Ambulance Chasers: Taking Advantage of Your Vulnerability

Many law firms in Southern California use an unscrupulous tactic for trying to obtain cases. Ambulance chasers are sent out whenever there’s a traffic accident. These “solicitors”, “runners”, or “cappers” as they may be called operate with the goal of helping secure new clients. In doing so, they’re take advantage of an accident victim when […]

Pedestrian Fatalities Increase Sharply

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released the latest numbers, showing that pedestrian accidents involving vehicles has risen dramatically. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrian deaths caused by vehicular accidents. Pedestrian fatalities hit a low in 2009, but the latest tally represents a 48% increase in fatal pedestrian accidents. By examining these statistics […]

Pedestrian Accidents: The Latest U.S. Facts and Statistics

Legal Funding for Pedestrian Accidents in California According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 5,376 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle related accidents in 2015. In 2017, the Governors Highway Safety Association reported close to 6,000 fatalities in pedestrian accidents. It also noted, although other traffic-related deaths dropped, pedestrian deaths rose by 27% […]