Los Angeles & Neighboring Cities Have High Rates Of Pedestrian Accidents

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, we were unhappy but not necessarily surprised to see that some of the communities we… Continue reading Los Angeles & Neighboring Cities Have High Rates Of Pedestrian Accidents

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

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 pedestrian accidents occur when pedestrians are drunk and trying to walk home because they believe… Continue reading 3 Ways Technology Can Help You Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

Why Walking While Drunk in LA is Highly Dangerous

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 the wheel. It’s very important that we continue to educate drivers on the risks associated… Continue reading Why Walking While Drunk in LA is Highly Dangerous

Why Going For a Walk in Los Angeles Can be Dangerous

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 encourage walking for citizens. This means pedestrians who want to walk around the city do… Continue reading Why Going For a Walk in Los Angeles Can be Dangerous

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Accidents In Los Angeles

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 of pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles. LASD Supports Pedestrian Safety Month September is Pedestrian Safety… Continue reading Common Causes Of Pedestrian Accidents In Los Angeles

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

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 road would translate to fewer pedestrian accidents. Until we get the numbers, we can only… Continue reading Pedestrian Accidents Fluctuate Year-to-Year but are Increasing Over Time in California 

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

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 awake. When a careless driver kills a pedestrian and then drives off, that is an… Continue reading Winnetka Mother Killed in Canoga Park Due to a Hit and Run

Tragic Pedestrian Accident in Los Angeles Leaves One Person Dead

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 with friends, or sightsee in their city. But when a driver is irresponsible and doesn’t… Continue reading Tragic Pedestrian Accident in Los Angeles Leaves One Person Dead

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

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 the Los Angeles area. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more pedestrians… Continue reading Pedestrian Crashes And COVID-19 – Watch Out As Summer Heats Up

13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Pedestrian Crash

Despite Los Angeles being part of the Vision Zero initiative, it seems like we hear about pedestrian and bicycle accident deaths every day. A recent crash that occurred in Los Angeles took the life of a 13-year-old boy. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, our pedestrian accident attorney wants to discuss this case… Continue reading 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Pedestrian Crash