Pedestrian Crossing The Street Was Hit By An Oncoming Car

Pedestrian crossing the street a few feet outside the crosswalk after dark was hit by an oncoming car.  The driver claimed he did not see him, although he was under a street light.  The issue was whether the pedestrian had lost the right of way because he was outside of the crosswalk.  The insurance company first said the … Read morePedestrian Crossing The Street Was Hit By An Oncoming Car

Walkers: Beware If You Are Injured While Walking, Winning Your Case Is Very Hard

Contributory negligence is the law.  The injured person must not have ‘contributed’ (done anything to cause) his own injury even in the slightest.  That law is very unfair to pedestrians. An article about a client we recently represented.  She was seriously injured when she tripped over a defect in a sidewalk that had been created and was … Read moreWalkers: Beware If You Are Injured While Walking, Winning Your Case Is Very Hard