A San Bernardino woman died after being struck by a car while attempting to use a crosswalk.
San Bernardino officers responded to reports of a vehicle-pedestrian traffic collision at Baseline and Arrowhead Avenue at around 6 a.m. Local authorities pulled up to find a woman lying still in the street, suffering from obvious and devastating head injuries.
The woman was hit by a red Honda CRV and was quickly brought to St. Bernadine’s Medical Center where she later died.
The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers, a press release from police officials said. The woman was crossing the street and was hit in the middle of the street, witnesses reported.
The woman’s name has not been realized due to pending notification of her family.
San Bernardino Police Department are leading the investigation which is still ongoing.
If you or a loved one have suffered as a result of someone else’s negligent driving, do not hesitate to contact a professional car accident attorney in San Bernardino from Guldjian Law to learn whether or not you’re eligible to receive legal compensation for your injuries.
California has laws in place to protect citizens from negligence, particularly through financial reimbursement. However, California’s statute of limitations says if you’re going to file a claim you must do so within two years of the accident date, this time, is lessened to six months if you plan on pursuing legal action against the state or any other government entity. Anyone can tell you that suing someone is no quick and simple task; this is when hiring a legal professional would be worth the cost.
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Insurance companies are in business for one reason. They exist to make money. Because this is the primary goal of an insurance company, these large corporations are committed to minimizing the amount of money paid out on insurance claims, even in cases involving serious injuries.
The best way an injured person can protect his or her rights and interests in the face of a large, uncaring insurance company is by retaining the services of an experienced Pasadena car accident attorney. There are some ways that a Pasadena car accident attorney can protect and injured person’s interests and work to ensure that he or she obtains necessary compensation.
Fighting the Insurance Company
Automobile insurance companies are notorious for pushing back when an injured person has a valid claim. In other words, large insurance corporations employ a full range of devices and schemes to avoid paying an injured person what he or she is entitled in car accident case.
An experienced Pasadena car accident attorney knows the games insurance companies play. A skilled lawyer knows what must be done to fight for a client seriously injured because of the negligence of someone else.
An experienced Pasadena personal injury attorney also understands what tactics to employ on behalf of a client to maximize compensation in a car accident case. The specifics regarding compensation to an injured person depends on upon the facts and circumstances of a particular instance. With that said, a lawyer typically strives to ensure that an injured person obtains full compensation for:
- pain and suffering
- medical bills
- emotional distress
- lost income
- permanent injury
Filing a Lawsuit
Car accident lawsuits are complicated. Applicable laws are complex, and court procedures can be confusing. To effectively maneuver through a car accident lawsuit, an injured person needs the assistance of an experienced, qualified Pasadena personal injury lawyer. For more information on how to file an injury claim visit www.alllaw.com.
Attorney Fees and a Car Accident Case
The typical arrangement in a Pasadena car accident case regarding payment to an attorney for services is what is called a contingency fee. Through a contingency fee arrangement, an injured person pays nothing to his or her attorney in the way of a fee unless and until that lawyer obtains a favorable settlement or judgment in a lawsuit.
Retaining a Pasadena Car Accident Attorney
A Pasadena car accident lawyer will schedule an initial consultation with a prospective client at not cost. During the appointment, an attorney provides an assessment of the case. Additionally, a lawyer answers any questions a person might have about his or her case.
A Ford pickup truck now resides on top of a Chevrolet Corvette after a Thursday night crash in Costa Mesa, one person was evacuated to a hospital.
Costa Mesa firefighters responded to a call explaining there was report of a crash on the southbound 55 freeway near Victoria Street and that someone was hurt around five p.m. Costa Mesa Fire Department Captain Christ Coates commented that the driver was a man around 30 years old, he was trapped inside his vehicle with a female passenger also in her 30s but she was able to escape on her own.
Coates added that the driver had to be cut out of the Corvette, and that the difficult task took about half an hour.
“It was almost like a game of Jenga when you’re attempting to remove the bottom pieces without trying to topple the top,” Coates replied.
The driver was evacuated to Orange County Global Medical Center with serious but not any life-threatening injuries.
California Highway Patrol officials are still unsure how the big Ford F-150 ended up above the red Corvette, but the accident halted traffic, which was already slow due to the Orange County Fair.
California Highway Patrol officers reported to the scene at around 5 p.m. and issued a SigAlert for about two hours and reported that there were multiple cars that were blocking lanes.
All lanes were declared open at about 7 p.m.
If you or a loved one have suffered emotional, physical, and/or financial hardship as result of another’s negligent driving, you cannot wait, California’s statute of limitation states that you must file a claim within two years of the date of your accident, this time is significantly reduced if you’re attempting to file a claim against a government entity. Do not hesitate, a professional Costa Mesa car accident attorney from the law offices of Guldjian Law APC are here to assist you in determining whether or not you are eligible to earn legal compensation from pursuing legal action. Why wait? You owe it to yourself to receive the most professional and strongest attorneys who will fight relentlessly for your rights. Call now or visit their website today to schedule your free legal consultation.