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San Diego Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

If you were injured as a pedestrian, there’s a good chance you’re not at fault and deserve compensation.

Insurance companies are probably offering you a paltry sum. Don’t give in. A tough pedestrian accident attorney will fight for you and help get you the medical assistance and financial compensation you need and deserve.

The Law Offices of Steven A. Elia in San Diego are tough, expert San Diego pedestrian accident lawyers with a 98.5% success rate in obtaining the maximum allowable compensation for their clients. They will civilly prosecute those responsible for your injury to get you the compensation you deserve. This might include payment for past or future medical expenses, past or future loss of wages, and pain and suffering.

Crossing the street can be deadly!

Sometimes crossing the street can be a deadly prospect. Shockingly, up to 65,000 Americans are struck by cars each year in pedestrian accidents that lead to up to 5,000 deaths annually. And according to a report in July, 2014 by NBC 7, “Pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high in the city of San Diego since 2003.” To fight back the city of San Diego is trying to update its longstanding policy that limits the number of crosswalks throughout the city. But according to the same report that may not matter since at least half of the pedestrian accidents in San Diego happened in crosswalks.

Pedestrian accidents can happen on any road and at any time of day and night.  Though children and the elderly are especially at risk, up to 1.6 per 100,000 people will die in a pedestrian accident each year.  Moreover, up to 12 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities are pedestrians (see also Car Accident Attorney).  This makes sense when you consider the size of motor vehicles compared to delicate human bodies.

Urban areas are at special risk for pedestrian accidents, but rural accidents often have faster drivers and can produce worse injuries.  Intersections are dangerous, but non-intersection pedestrian accidents tend to be far more severe because drivers are not trained to recognize pedestrians at non-intersection crossings.

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents can be extremely traumatic for the victim, who can suffer broken bones, lacerations, even facial disfigurement, paralysis, brain injury, and death.  The higher the speed of the car-on-person impact, the more likely the injuries are to be extremely severe.

Seek medical attention 1st; great legal advice 2nd.

Once pedestrian accident victims seek medical attention, they should call an experienced San Diego pedestrian injury attorney before accepting any settlement or payment from the perpetrator.  Often, victims can be eligible to file a civil lawsuit in which they claim payment of monetary damages to help offset the costs associated with ongoing medical treatment, repeated surgeries and rehabilitation, lost time from work, even emotional distress and suffering.

It is not recommended that victims pursue a pedestrian accident lawsuit without the proper advice from an experienced attorney who understands personal injury law and can assist in constructing a tight legal case based on evidence and substantial investigation.

The Law Offices of Steven A. Elia are expert pedestrian accident lawyers in San Diego.

We are relentless in the pursuit of the maximum compensation for pedestrian injuries. Our proven 98.5% success rate confirms that.

Experienced, reputable, aggressive, and resourceful, the attorneys here at the Law Offices of Steve A. Elia are distinguished San Diego personal injury attorneys who care about their clients.  Together, we fight for – and win – the compensation you deserve after your pedestrian accident.  Call on the experts when you’ve been injured.  Call us for more information and a free case consultation.

Don’t delay. Time is critical. The sooner we go to work, the sooner you can pay for the medical attention you need.


"Words can never express the gratitude that my husband and I have for Attorney Steven Elia and attorney Holly Attiq.. For 2 years, we were put through fire with our personal injury case, but luckily we met Steven and Holly, that made the brutal process of litigation as comfortable as it can be for our family. And even after the dust came down, they still check on us very often and offer their services to try to help us to stand back on our feet."
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Elia Law Firm, APC

2221 Camino Del Rio S, Ste. 207, San Diego, CA 92108

Serving the Greater San Diego community and cities –  San Diego, El Cajon, La Mesa, Santee, Poway, Chula Vista, Escondido, San Marcos, Del Mar, Encinitas (Cardiff by the sea), La Jolla, Carmel Valley, Carlsbad, Coronado, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, National City, Oceanside, Solana Beach and Vista

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