Category : Pedestrian Accident

New California Law allows Pedestrain to Jaywalk without being ticketed

November 21st, 2022 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
It’s long been the case that pedestrians in Los Angeles and other cities throughout California could receive tickets for jaywalking regardless of whether they were in any danger of being involved in an accident when crossing the street. That’s set...

Los Angeles & Neighboring Cities Have High Rates Of Pedestrian Accidents

July 12th, 2022 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
The urban policy nonprofit Smart Growth America recently conducted a study in which the most dangerous California cities for pedestrians were identified. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, where Los Angeles pedestrian accident attorneys frequently monitor these topics,...

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

June 14th, 2022 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
You already know that it is very unsafe to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, many don’t realize that it is also extremely dangerous to walk in a busy area when intoxicated. Many...

Why Walking While Drunk in LA is Highly Dangerous

April 12th, 2022 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol is very dangerous. Most people understand this. Alcohol affects your judgment, reduces your ability to respond to hazards, and can even increase your chances of falling asleep or passing out behind...

Why Going For a Walk in Los Angeles Can be Dangerous

March 24th, 2022 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Los Angeles is an exciting city. What makes the city so unique is its appeal to drivers. Since the city’s inception, the city was designed with the driver’s needs in mind. There are very few areas in Los Angeles that...

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Accidents In Los Angeles

September 14th, 2021 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles are becoming an increasing cause for concern. Despite millions of people staying home during 2020, the number of pedestrian accidents across the state dramatically increased. But why? Let’s explore some of the more common causes...

Pedestrian Accidents Fluctuate Year-to-Year but are Increasing Over Time in California 

February 24th, 2021 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
Are people walking with less care, or are drivers driving with more distractions? The truth is incidents fluctuate. Some years seem safer than others. We could assume that because of remote working due to covid-19 precautions, fewer cars on the...

Winnetka Mother Killed in Canoga Park Due to a Hit and Run

January 28th, 2021 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
When we are up and out of the house early, we want to get started on the day. We may be up early enough to see the sunrise, go for a jog, and simply start being productive before anyone is...

Tragic Pedestrian Accident in Los Angeles Leaves One Person Dead

October 26th, 2020 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
The streets should be safe for pedestrians, most of all. Pedestrians cannot move as fast, swerve, or be insulated and protected as a driver in a car. Pedestrians should be able to walk the streets, talk on the phone, chat...

Pedestrian Crashes And COVID-19 – Watch Out As Summer Heats Up

July 16th, 2020 by Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
The unfortunate reality is that pedestrian accidents often end in tragedy. The human body has virtually no protection against the force of a vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds slamming into it. Pedestrian accidents are not uncommon in and around...