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San Francisco Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Offering sensitive legal representation to injured pedestrians

Pedestrian accidents occur at an alarming rate in California. There were more than 12,000 pedestrian collisions resulting in injuries and more than 600 fatal pedestrian accidents in 2010, according to the California Highway Patrol. Many of these accidents occurred in the Bay Area.

The attorneys at the Law Office of Michael and Michelle Mandel represent pedestrians who have been injured because of the negligence of others, including drivers and property owners. We understand how devastating a pedestrian accident can be, and we are dedicated to providing compassionate service to you and your loved ones while aggressively protecting your rights.

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in San Francisco

The father-daughter team of Michael and Michelle Mandel has more than 50 years of combined legal experience and is highly skilled at litigation, allowing our firm to offer comprehensive, high quality legal service to injured pedestrians. Our Bay Area lawyers assist victims injured because of all types of driver negligence, including:

  • Speeding
  • Running a red light
  • Failure to observe pedestrian right of way
  • Running through a crosswalk
  • Sideswiping a pedestrian
  • Distracted driving
  • Driving while talking or texting on a cell phone
  • Failure to obey traffic signals
  • Failure to signal while turning
  • Disregard for traffic or weather conditions

Drivers owe a special duty of care to child pedestrians, who are less likely to use caution at crosswalks or while playing in or near streets. Drivers must watch out for children chasing balls or dashing out between cars.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 13,000 children were injured in pedestrian accidents and nearly 250 were killed in 2009.

Injuries caused in pedestrian accidents

In traffic accidents, pedestrians are highly vulnerable and their injuries are likely to be fatal or catastrophic, resulting in long-term disabilities, significant lost wages and lost earning capacity. Our personal injury law firm is committed to using our legal experience to help injured pedestrians recover the maximum compensation for a broad range of injuries caused by the negligence of others:

Speak with a compassionate Bay Area Accident Attorney.

At the Law Office of Michael and Michelle Mandel, our lawyers work hard to obtain the compensation injured pedestrians need after an accident caused by the negligence of others. We also provide exceptional representation to surviving family members of pedestrians killed in San Francisco. Under California law, our lawyers may even be able to assist pedestrians who are partly at fault in causing the accident, such as by jaywalking. To learn more about our skillful representation throughout the Bay Area, please contact us online or call us at 415.626.5400 today for a free initial consultation.

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Law Office of Michael & Michelle Mandel
1438 Market Street
San Francisco, California, 94102 USA
415.626.5400