Some ways a driver might not show reasonable care include distracted driving that involves use of a mobile phone or other item while operating the car as well as speeding.

Aug 07, 2016 rooney 0 comments
WHAT IS A DRIVER’S DUTY OF CAR REGARDING PEDESTRIANS?

WHAT IS A DRIVER’S DUTY OF CAR REGARDING PEDESTRIANS? On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, August 21, 2015. When a pedestrian and a motor vehicle are involved in an accident, it is usually the pedestrian that bears the brunt of any related trauma. The laws of physics are pretty […]

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We understand that all pedestrian accidents are serious. We know that victims of these accidents might choose to seek compensation.

Aug 06, 2016 rooney 0 comments
SERIOUS INJURIES IN A PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT DEMAND COMPENSATION

SERIOUS INJURIES IN A PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT DEMAND COMPENSATION On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Thursday, November 19, 2015. In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the facts published by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding pedestrian accidents. Those facts showed just how serious these […]

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We know that you don't want to ruin your chance of getting the compensation you need.

Aug 05, 2016 rooney 0 comments
HOLD THE DRIVER WHO HIT YOU ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE ACCIDENT

HOLD THE DRIVER WHO HIT YOU ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE ACCIDENT On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, February 5, 2016. Being struck by a vehicle when you are walking around Chico is something that can change the course of your life. The injuries that are possible after being hit by […]

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Who is at risk of being in a pedestrian accident?

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WHAT MAKES PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS SUCH A BIG PROBLEM?

WHAT MAKES PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS SUCH A BIG PROBLEM? On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Friday, November 13, 2015. The lovely weather in California makes the state a place in which people might opt to walk outside. For pedestrians who walk near roadways, there is a specific danger that comes from […]

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It is vital that your case is thoroughly investigated so that we can determine the true extent of the financial damages you suffered.

Aug 03, 2016 rooney 0 comments
MEDICAL CARE, RECOVERY AND CLAIMS AFTER YOU ARE HIT BY A CAR

MEDICAL CARE, RECOVERY AND CLAIMS AFTER YOU ARE HIT BY A CAR On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Monday, September 21, 2015. Being involved in a pedestrian accident is a life-changing event. You might suffer from physical injuries, but you are also likely to suffer from emotional or mental injuries. […]

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The CDC reports that men are more likely to experience injury or death in a pedestrian accident than women are.

Aug 02, 2016 rooney 0 comments
PEDESTRIANS CAN TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE THEIR VULNERABILITY

PEDESTRIANS CAN TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE THEIR VULNERABILITY On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 445 individuals in the United States seek medical treatment in the emergency room because of pedestrian accidents, and around one person dies from injuries related […]

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In many cases, a spinal cord injury will be immediately apparent because victims often notice that they don't have feeling in their extremities or below the waist when they are being treated by emergency responders.

Aug 02, 2016 rooney 0 comments
SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES

SUFFERING SERIOUS INJURIES On behalf of Rooney Law Firm posted in Pedestrian Accidents. When people think of catastrophic injuries, they often think of multiple broken bones or internal injuries like a punctured lung. These injuries are very serious, but a catastrophic injury doesn’t always look as bad as it is. Two of the most serious […]

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A settlement conference is a meeting between or among opposing parties to a lawsuit intended to allow them to agreeably resolve the disputed claims without the need for a trial.

Jul 15, 2016 rooney 0 comments
WHAT IS A SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE?

Personal injury claims such as those seeking compensation because someone was injured in a car crash, hit by a car or was involved in a pedestrian accident or other highway mishap don’t always end up as a trial in court. Quite often, in fact, the parties involved settle claims through vigorous negotiation and third-party advocacy. […]

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WHAT IS A PEDESTRIAN?

Jul 12, 2016 rooney 0 comments
CALIFORNIA LAWS: WHAT IS A PEDESTRIAN?

Most of us define a pedestrian as someone who is walking on a sidewalk, crosswalk or roadway. This is a true statement. But according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, a pedestrian is also a person who is using a conveyance such as a skateboard, roller skates or scooter. A disabled person is considered […]

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Experienced advocacy can help individuals seek compensation to provide for the physical and emotional recovery an injured pedestrian needs.

Jul 10, 2016 rooney 0 comments
PEDESTRIANS AT RISK: WHEN AN ACCIDENT HAPPENS

Californians like to walk, ride bikes, cruise the beautiful highways on motorcycles and travel its roads, interstates and expressways in every type of car there is. The ever-increasing traffic is testament to our modern society’s desire to stay on the move – for work and pleasure. Some of the most vulnerable travelers, however, are the […]

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