Common Injuries To Pedestrians

Common Injuries To Pedestrians

Auto Accident
Pedestrians are a high-risk class of people when it comes to being injured. The most common injuries to pedestrians occur when a motor vehicle collides with them in some way. Because pedestrians have zero protection from crashes, they can suffer multiple traumatic injuries in one incident. In a recent year, about 137,000 pedestrians sought medical care in emergency rooms nationwide following accidents. Some common injuries to pedestrians include: Lower body injuries - The hood of a car might collide with a pedestrian’s legs or knees, causing fractures, soft tissue damage, dislocations, and more. Spinal injury - If a pedestrian suffers back trauma, it can damage the spinal cord, potentially causing paralysis. Hip and pelvis injuries - Many pedestrians are knocked over by the force of a collision, and hitting the…
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Children Are Prone to Pedestrian Accidents

Children Are Prone to Pedestrian Accidents

Personal Injury
Nothing is more important than the safety of our children. As a team of Beverly Hills accident attorneys, we represent injury victims of all ages, including children injured while they are walking. Below are some safety tips to keep your kids safe from pedestrian accidents - if you want to discuss a specific case, please contact our law firm directly. Children Are Vulnerable to Accidents Reports show that: In 2019, 359 children were killed in pedestrian accidents in the USChildren are involved in nearly 300 non-fatal pedestrian accidents per week12 to 19-year-olds are three times more likely to be killed in pedestrian accidentsBoys are almost twice as likely to be killed as girlsBlack American children were more than twice as likely as white American children to be killedAbout 2/3 of…
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