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Davis Law Group, P.S.

Pedestrian Accident Attorney & Crosswalk Injury Lawyer

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Handling Crosswalk Collision Lawsuits & Settlements in Washington State

pedestrian accident attorneyDrivers are required to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians who are legally crossing the street.

If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a crosswalk or pedestrian accident in Washington state, pedestrian accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group, P.S. can help you.  We are committed to helping injured pedestrians recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law. 

Statistically, children under age 16 are the most likely to be struck by a car, but elderly victims are the most likely to die as a result of pedestrian or crosswalk accident injuries. Most pedestrian accidents occur on the weekends during the evening hours. Pedestrian accidents in the late afternoon increase when daylight savings time is removed in the winter and the sun sets earlier.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Washington pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to significant compensation under the law.  To get outstanding assistance with your pedestrian accident, call Davis Law Group now toll free at 206-727-4000.

Law Firm Represents Pedestrian Accident Victims - Free Consultations

Seriously injured in a pedestrian or crosswalk accident in Washington state?  Want to know if you have a legal case?  Want to know what your pedestrian case is worth?  Want compensation for your injuries?  Want justice for your loved ones?  Want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen to someone else?

Get the legal aid that you need.  Call attorney Chris Davis at Davis Law Group. The call is free. The advice may be priceless.  Call 206-727-4000 now for a FREE legal consultation about your bicycle, crosswalk, or pedestrian case. There is no obligation to hire a lawyer.  We are usually retained on a contingency fee basis. There is no fee until our pedestrian accident attorneys successfully recover fair compensation for you.

Providing Legal Aid to Pedestrian Accident Victims in Washington State

We have handled cases that involve crosswalks, sidewalks, state parks, national parks, and local cities.  We can help whether you live in Auburn, Bellevue, Bellingham, Bremerton, Cascade, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Kennewick, Kent, Kirkland, Lakewood, Longview, Olympia, Redmond, Renton, Richland, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Yakima or the greater Seattle area. Having substantial experience with pedestrian claims and often trying these cases in court, the Davis Law Group has the skill and expertise necessary to help you.

Pedestrian / Crosswalk Accident Statistics

There was a loss of 4,881 lives in pedestrian/motor vehicle crashes in 2005, almost thirteen people every day of the year (NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts). Though the number of pedestrian fatalities fell from 5,584 in 1995 to 4,881 in 2005, the fatalities in 2005 were the highest since 4,901 fatalities were recorded in 2001. Fortunately, the number of reported injuries involving pedestrians fell from 84,000 in 1995 to 64,000 in 2005. However, only a fraction of pedestrian crashes that cause injury are ever recorded by the police.

  • Pedestrian Deaths in 1995: 5,585 (NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts)
  • Pedestrian Deaths in 2010: 4,280 (NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts)
  • Pedestrian Injuries in 1995: 84,000 (NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts)
  • Pedestrian Injuries in 2010: 70,000 (NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts)
  • According to Safe Kids USA, more than 15,500 children under the age of 14 are injured each year in pedestrian accidents
  • In 2005, the total cost of pedestrian injuries and fatalities among children ages 14 and younger was  approximately $1.2 billion (Safe Kids USA).
  • 69 percent of pedestrians killed in 2009 were males.
  • Almost three out of every four pedestrian fatalities occur in urban areas (74 percent).
  • The top four states for pedestrian fatalities are California, Florida, Texas, and New York. These four states make up 42 percent of pedestrian fatalities nationwide while only accounting for 29 percent of the total traffic fatalities across the country.
  • Nearly half (48 percent) of pedestrian fatalities occur on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

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Christopher Davis
Chris Davis, founder of the Davis Law Group, is a top-rated, award-winning attorney practicing law in Seattle.
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